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Grounds and Maintenance Manager


About Discovery Holiday Parks


It’s an exciting time for Discovery Parks. Since our inception in 2004 we have experienced extensive growth. We currently own and operate over 65 parks and employ over 1100 people throughout Australia. In 2018 we acquired Top Parks.  Discovery Parks and Top Parks is now Australia’s largest network of holiday Parks. In addition to operating parks, we have the G'Day Rewards program – offering a community of mates exclusive deals and benefits at Australia’s largest network of holiday and workstay parks.


The Discovery Parks Group is a multidimensional business with a strong strategic advantage within the accommodation sector.  Our aim is to be the leading regional accommodation business in Australia.  


We are seeking passionate and adaptable people that enjoy working within a high-performance team that work together to help our customers discover what matters.



About the Role


As the Grounds & Maintenance Manager – Melbourne, you will act as an ambassador for the Discovery Holiday Parks brand, ensuring Discovery Holiday Parks is recognised as a quality provider of value-for-money accommodation.


You will be responsible for leading the grounds and maintenance function and inspiring and developing your team to deliver an exceptional guest experience. Whilst conducting repairs and preventative maintenance to our facilities including cabins, communal areas, buildings, and infrastructure, carrying out grounds maintenance and managing garbage disposal.


Reporting to the Park Manager –  you will also be responsible for delivering on operational capital expenditure projects, providing feedback and suggestions to assist with the preparation of annual business plans. This role also requires you to prioritise operational statutory compliance and maintain a strong safety culture, actively following WHS policies, programs and procedures. There is also an administrative component to the role which includes the provision of exceptional customer service, taking bookings and checking guests in and out of the park (RMS) and assisting with revenue and yielding. 


This position is a live-in role with accommodation provided and as such, you will have a hands-on approach.  

Skills & Experience


We are looking for an individual with the ability to develop park team members and lead the park in the Manager's absence. You will be able to prioritise your workload to achieve daily outcomes whilst also understanding the big picture, always with the customer as the priority.  


You will have completed a high school qualification (Year 10 equivalent), along with a minimum of 5 years demonstrated work experience in a similar role or handy-person capacity, hold a current driver’s licence and proven experience in leading, and managing a team.


A trade qualification, a current chainsaw certificate or elevated platform certificate and a current first aid certificate would be highly regarded.


Being adaptable, flexible and having a great sense of work achievement is important as you build and manage your team as they will look up to you for ongoing enthusiasm, loyalty, energy and a happy and positive outlook.



  • Industry standard base salary plus all inclusive accommodation for YOU & YOUR FAMILY
  • Annual bonus based on KPI's
  • Professional development & opportunities to grow personally as well as professionally
  • Discounted accommodation at our network of parks for you, your family & friends
  • Discounted products from our G'day rewards Partners

 How to Apply

Discovery what matters - APPLY NOW! Visit the careers page at or via the link below. Please have your cover letter and resume together in one file ready to upload.  


Prior to an offer of employment being made, candidates must provide authority for a Federal Police Clearance to disclose any criminal offences or charges.



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