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Greenkeepers establish and maintain fine turf, grassed areas and synthetic surfaces used for sporting events.

Fun facts

  • Moderate Future Growth
  • 1237 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 75% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 3% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by greenkeepers. A few are listed below:

  • 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

Specific occupations

  • Greenkeeper
  • Turf Keeper