Director & Grounds Manager - Damien Shack
Damien has a wealth of experience gleaned from years of hands on service in the turf industry operating a busy mowing round and then with his flourishing landscaping business. In taking on the ownership of this company he moves naturally into the reigns of leadership of a willing and loyal team of staff who are equally committed to the success of the company and the service it provides to its clients.
Turf Wicket Curator, Fletcher Park - Ben Wilson
Damien brings his own skill-set and a fresh new perspective on the exciting times ahead and is an articulate communicator with people from all walks of life. His 'attention to detail' is his calling card and he will ensure the work is complete and the detail faultless. He is adept in the use of all the necessary equipment associated in the service, maintenance and management of fine turf surfaces.
Ben brings a wealth of knowledge working at specialist sporting grounds. He is familiar with all aspects of turf management and has achieved Certificate III in Turf Management. Ben is the Curator at Fletcher Park for Perth Cricket Club. He has made a marked improvement to the state of the grounds and wicket blocks lifting the ground rankings in the competition. He is familiar with all renovation equipment and holds a commercial nationally-accredited Pesticide Spray licence. Ben's keen work ethic and eye for detail make him an important part of the Fine Turf team.
Leading Hand - Doug Smythe
Initially in the landscaping business, Doug moved into the turf industry with the acquisition of Fine Turf Management. He has developed quickly in this new environment and is knowledgeable in the use of all renovation equipment. His sharp eye for detail of all areas under his supervision is a great asset to the company. Doug is a loyal and dependable member of the team.
Groundsman - Vance Thompson
Vance is the resident Groundsman at Emmanuel Catholic College. His duties are many and varied from mowing to building maintenance. He is a carpenter by trade but equally talented with his mowing and gardening skills. He conducts himself with the highest integrity and is a valued staff member.
Facility Management - Bob Senn
Bob fits the bill in a multi-task environment able to assist with matters relating to minor issues of general building maintenance, plumbing, reticulation repairs, minor electrical repairs including electrical appliances, mechanical, auto-electrical repairs, and wide-ranging handy man tasks. He has a proactive approach towards his work and has solved many 'unsolvable' problems for our clients. Bob is aware of all aspects of on-site safety and his problem-solving skills and common-sense approach will see a fitting resolution to each and every challenge. He has a strong work ethic, is very technically-minded, reliable, trustworthy and efficient in the operation of his work.
Damien is supported by a team of experienced people in the fields of turf, gardens, grounds maintenance and landscaping. The Company has additional well qualified and capable staff available for specialised playing surfaces including grass tennis courts and bowling greens.
Karl Jesske, former Manager Turf Services is an active consultant offering advice and guidance as required. All staff members of Fine Turf Management hold current Police Clearances and are certified members of the Working With Children Check.
The Director is supported by a highly competent Bookkeeper familiar with all aspects of company accounts, taxation and MYOB and an Administration Officer who has a wealth of experience in all office procedures.
All staff are approachable, practical, common-sense individuals whose focus is the client's interests.