Date Posted
6th Dec 2021

Are you our next grounds hero?

We are *still* on the hunt to fill the big boots of our current groundsman....detail of duties below.

Please email Dave on president@papakuracityfc.org.nz with any questions about the role.

Papakura City Football Club (PCFC) Groundsman Duties

Liaise with 

  • PCFC Executive Committee (Exec) or Director of Football (DoF) re condition of PCFC assets.
  • Northern Region Football (NRF) Competitions Manager re field allocations.
  • Auckland City Council (ACC) parks representative re maintenance and repairs of grounds, lights, carparks and all buildings except clubrooms.

Inspect 

  • field condition weekly, update either DoF or Exec monthly, or as condition changes, whichever is more frequent. 
  • all buildings interiors and exteriors for damage and graffiti on a weekly basis. Report ACC building issues to ACC and Club building issues to the Exec.
  • nets when possible, easiest when they’re up on goals during games, and replace broken straps/clips as required.
  • And repair damage to any goals, if possible, or arrange repairs with Exec or DoF.
  • Monitor gas levels for the ACC changerooms, re-order gas on Rockgas app as required.

Measure and Mark out

  • Stadium field, all Small Whites and Kura Kicks grids, junior & youth fields and re-mark as required throughout season.
  • 5 a-side fields as required for club or other parties.

Game Day and General Duties

  • set up all required items (corner posts, nets etc) for stadium field appropriate for 1st team men’s games and women’s games for home games.
  • Ensure net bins for required fields are out on a Saturday morning before 8am and are secured in container by 5pm approx.
  • Open public toilets and all ACC change rooms on a Saturday morning 30 minutes prior to first game starting and either secure or arrange them to be locked up after last teams have left.
  • Be available to assist coaches and/or parents when on site. 
  • Assist with tournament set ups or get out required gear for use.
  • Set up/assist with New Zealand Secondary Schools (NZSS) tournament, this usually takes place in early September.
  • Any other related jobs that the Exec or DoF may require you to assist with….