Grounds Manager


Port Moresby Nature Park is looking for an experienced Ground Manager to join its Senior Management Team and help to lead the growth of the organisation.

Join Port Moresby Nature Park PNG’s premier recreational attraction dedicated to inspiring the guardianship of PNG’s natural environment.

Port Moresby Natural Park is seeking an experienced Grounds Manager to join its Senior Management Team to lead the growth of its charitable organisation.

Key responsibilities

  • Supervises grounds staff to ensure grounds are clean and presentable for visitors to the park
  • Coordinates staff and specific tasks as part of garden maintenance program
  • Continually reviews staffing requirements for the Grounds department ensuring roles and responsibilities are clearly communicated and managed
  • Reviews existing process to identity opportunities for increased efficiency
  • Ensures all garden special projects are followed as per instructions given by the Curator
  • Develops annual garden maintenance and replanting projects for implementation into the Park
  • Overseas off-site landscaping projects & client garden maintenance  projects
  • Ensures all tools & equipment used by the grounds department are well maintained and returned to the appropriate location each day

Job requirements

  • Excellent language skills in both Pidgin and English (spoken and written)
  • Must be reliable and hardworking
  • Ability to manage and lead a team
  • Be able to work within time frames
  • Knowledge of gardening and basic identification of plants
  • Knowledge of health & safety procedures

Education and Qualifications

  • Diploma in Landscaping or Gardening preferred or at least 5years of demonstrated management experience
  • Must have a class 3 and 6 driver’s license
  • Must be mature, honest with good organisation and communication skills
  • Must be passionate about building PNG’s leading attraction

Further information & to apply to this position – refer to job ID: 61853 on

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