Senior Curator

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Senior Curator

Northern Territory Cricket Ltd is the peak sporting body for cricket in the Territory. As custodians of the sport, we work closely with Cricket Australia, the seven other State & Territory Associations and our members to serve and grow the game. Our purpose is to unite and inspire our community through cricket, and our vision is to create a thriving sport for all.


Reporting to the Head of Facilities, the newly created position of Senior Curator will play a critical role in the growth and development of cricket in the Northern Territory by:

  •   Leading the preparation and management of turf wickets and playing surfaces at multiple venues throughout Darwin, including DXC Arena and Cazaly’s Arena.
  •   Increasing the volume of elite cricket content in Darwin, including the return of International Cricket, by delivering elite level first class turf wickets and playing surfaces.
  •    Mentoring a small but growing team of casual and apprentice curators that enhance NT Cricket’s reputation as a key development destination for the cricket turf management industry.

As Senior Curator you will act as the Head of Facilities ‘Right-Hand’ and be given freedom and responsibility to drive, deliver and execute key strategic and operational turf deliverables. The ideal candidate will be a ‘rising star’ of the industry; skilled, capable, with a passion and ambition to progress in the cricket and turf management industry.

To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate proven experience, a strong work ethic and be an outstanding communicator and problem solver. You will be highly approachable, adaptable, and have a cool and calm demeanor.

Due to the nature of the sporting landscape in the Territory, this role will offer the successful candidate a genuine career launching opportunity. NT Cricket has a demonstratable track record of providing cricket curators exposure to a broad range of unique turf management experiences and opportunities that prove valuable in accelerating career development.

We are seeking a great fit for our small tight-knit team. An individual who is high character, values driven and looking to build on the outstanding work of others to keep driving positive change and growth.

Job Details

Depending on experience
Required Skills & Experience
· Relevant qualification in Sports Turf Management or equivalent.

· Demonstrable experience in cricket pitch preparation and maintenance using different soil types and turf species.

· Demonstrated experience in surface preparation to a first-class standard.

· Experience in all renovation and maintenance practices on a USGA sand-based soil profile.

· Demonstratable ability to manage multiple venues and facilities, including improvements, repairs and maintenance.

· Sound understanding and knowledge of irrigation systems.

· An ability to effectively teach and mentor.

· Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.

· Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

· Ability to work to high standards and maintain a flexible attitude, particularly with regard to unsocial hours that may be required.

· Community orientated mindset with a strong desire to serve, support and grow the sport.

· Passion for and understanding of cricket.

· Positive, proactive, calm, resilient and solutions focused.


Contact Information

NT Cricket, Abala Road, Marrara NT, Australia