Kaimanaaki Papa

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Groundspeople are in charge of the turf (grass), tracks and pitches at sports fields, golf courses, public areas, schools and racecourses.


Groundspeople with up to two years' experience usually earn

$33K-$60K per year

Head groundspeople, or those in managerial positions usually earn

$60K-$100K per year

Source: Primary ITO, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a groundsperson are good due to steady demand and regular vacancies.
An apprentice with mentor laying turf

An apprentice groundsperson learning to lay turf in a public space

Last updated 7 November 2017