Snapshot

Greenkeepers establish and maintain fine turf, grassed areas and synthetic surfaces used for sporting events.
 
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Greenkeepers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
19,600
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$848
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • preparing seedbeds for new turf
  • establishing and maintaining turf by watering, over sowing or over seeding, and repairing green damage
  • mowing, rolling and levelling turf
  • pegging and marking out lines and logos, installing nets, posts and stumps, and placing other sports equipment on playing areas
  • operating and maintaining hand and power driven equipment such as mowers, aerators, cultivators, corers and line marking equipment
  • constructing cricket wickets, tennis courts, and bowling, croquet and golf greens
  • replanting, repairing, aerating, fertilising and top dressing lawns
  • installing and maintaining synthetic surfaces
  • may maintain buildings, fences and surrounding gardens
 

Job Titles

  • Greenkeeper

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Horticulture

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