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June

Park Maintainer - Northern

SHOALHAVEN CITY COUNCIL - Northern Heights, SA

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Salary: $51,017 - $57,350 p.a. plus 9.5% Superannuation
  • Permanent Full Time
  • 9 Day Fortnight

Shoalhaven City Council is seeking two Park Maintainer to join our Northern Maintenance Team.

Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

About the role

These two positions are both permanent full time 38 hours week roles, with 9-day fortnight based at Bomaderry Works Depot.

Duties

Reporting directly to the Team Supervisor – Northern Maintenance, the focus of this position is to:

  • Undertake a variety of tasks such as landscaping installation, maintenance works, cleaning, hand digging, mulching, mowing operations, tree pruning, park maintenance, litter collection, irrigation systems maintenance and installation with the ability to work on above ground platforms and ladders, fencing and traffic control.
  • To operate plant and/or light trucks pertaining to maintenance and/or construction works as directed by the Supervisor and/or Ganger.
  • To carry out routine manual labouring tasks without direct supervision, whilst accepting responsibility for correctness and quality of tasks assigned by the Supervisor or Ganger.
  • Support and supervise staff in the day-to-day operations of the District.
  • Ensure the work area’s compliance with relevant legislation and Council policies and ensure that risks are managed.
  • Undertake Risk Management inspections of Council’s assets using electronic mobile devices as required.
  • Assist in Council responses to emergencies and other operational needs, including being available for ‘call back’.
  • Projects and asset types may include, but is not limited to, parks & reserves, boat ramps, recreational facilities, seawalls, viewing platforms, roads and road related infrastructure, drainage, kerb & gutter, bus shelters, footpaths / cycleways / walking tracks, parking areas, traffic facilities, bridges, fences, and flood mitigation assets, etc.

    Skills & Experience

    In order to be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Certificate III in Horticulture, Arboriculture, Turf Management, Nursery Practice or equivalent.
  • Minimum NSW Class MR Driver’s Licence or equivalent licence valid in NSW.
  • Current NSW General Construction Induction card (white card) or acceptable interstate alternative.

Please see job description for further essential skills

Benefits

We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply

You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  1. At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  2. Please describe any plant items you have experience using, and detail what specific duties you were undertaking with those items.
  3. Please describe any Parks or Facilities maintenance experience you may have.

Contact: Jatish Singh – Unit Manager District Engineer (02) 4429 3777

Applications Close: Wednesday, 30 June 2021 (at Midnight)

When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email

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