Team Leader - Sportsground Maintenance

Job No: COR1023
Location: Ryde

  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Excellent career opportunity
  • 'To and From' work vehicle provided


About Us

The City of Ryde was recognised as an Employer of Choice in the Australian Business Awards and is a progressive local Council possessing beautiful natural landscapes, parks and scenic waterways, all centrally located only 12 kilometres from Sydney.

About the Role

This position is known as Team Leader Sports Facilities (official title) within the City of Ryde. As Team Leader you'll lead a small team providing them with day-to-day instruction, guidance and support to effectively and efficiently deliver one of Council's key services.

A key aspect of your role will be to ensure the preparation and maintenance of sporting fields, recreation areas and garden facilities is completed safely, on-time and to the required standards while working as a hands-on member of the team. This is an interesting role that will see you will work on a range of quality sporting fields in the Ryde Local Government Area. 

About You

You bring with you a wealth of experience and knowledge relating to sportsgrounds, recreation and parks maintenance. You bring with you a professional, positive attitude with a demonstrated ability to use initiative and work with a level of autonomy in your decision making onsite. You're an excellent communicator who motivates others to achieve set targets.

In addition you will have:

  • Certificate III in Greenkeeping, Parks & Gardens or Horticulture, or similar
  • Extensive experience in the maintenance of sporting fields, including use of the associated mechanical tools and equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coordinate the work of a small team
  • Sound understanding of WHS procedures as they apply to outdoor work with experience organising work in a safe and professional manner
  • Basic level of computer literacy and written communication skills to carry out the record keeping needs of the position
  • COVID-19 Vaccination

Your salary will be in the range of $62,708 to $75,833 p.a. + superannuation + To and From' work vehicle provided. Your commencing salary will depend on relevant experience and qualifications.

Culture & Benefits

  • Accrue a rostered day off approximately every 3 weeks
  • Opportunity to signup and become a fitness passport member
  • Uniform and equipment supplied
  • Learning & Development opportunities (tickets/licences renewals & updates, training, opportunities to relieve in higher paid positions, etc)
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (fresh fruit delivery, skin checks, flu vaccinations, etc)

How to Apply

Apply now using our fast on-line, application system.  You do not need a password to lodge your application, however, you will need to complete your application without “logging-out” of the system.

In addition to answering the on-line questions shown below, this position requires you to attach your Resume to complete your application (Note: you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria).  

If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or call Richie Griffiths on (02) 9952 8164 or Adam King on (02) 9952 8086 between 7.30 am and 3.30 pm Monday to Friday.


Closing Date:   Sunday 3 July at 11.30pm


City of Ryde is committed to Equal Employment and Child Safety

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