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Team Member - Parks Operations

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Job Ref:  CC560
Employer:  Cumberland Council
Job Type:  Permanent Full Time
Merrylands NSW 2160, Australia (Show on map)

Team Member - Parks Operations

  • Permanent Full Time - 9 positions
  • 1 X Passive Parks East (Tractor Operator)
  • 1 X Passive Parks East
  • 2 X Bushlands
  • 1 X Active Parks East
  • 1 X Active Parks East (Auburn Golf Course)
  • 1 X Active Parks East (Woodville Golf Course)
  • 1 X Irrigation Services
  • 1 X Playgrounds

About the Organisation

As a newly formed Council, Cumberland wants to build a clear and progressive vision for the future. Council’s new long-term Community Strategic Plan will focus on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our new organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change.  

About the Opportunity

Council is currently recruiting for various positions as Team Members in its Parks Operations area.

In these roles you will undertake activities that will assist in the maintenance of Council’s Open Space inclusive  passive parks, sportsgrounds, streetscapes, golf courses, tree operations, recreation facilities, bushland and riparian areas and ensure that these Open Spaces remain in excellent condition, safe and suitable for use by the community. The roles are suitable for people with parks maintenance, horticulture, turf management, or green keeping skills and experience.   You will also assist in ensuring customer and community satisfaction with Councils parks operations.

To be considered for this position you will have:

  • Relevant experience and demonstrated understanding of park maintenance and industry best-practice with reference to the role you are applying for
  • Demonstrated experience operating parks maintenance related plant and equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to deal in a positive and courteous manner with the public and other workers.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills – ability to write clearly and neatly when completing necessary paperwork
  • Ability to work as part of a team with good interpersonal skills
  • Sound knowledge and practical application of WHS principles and the Work Health and Safety legislation

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.  

Download Position Description here

Salary: Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award. These positions are placed in Grade 4 of Cumberland / Holroyd salary structure with a salary range of $879.29 to $1,002.40 per week plus superannuation. Commencement salary will depend upon qualifications, experience and competencies. If offered and accepted, the applicant will be transferred to the new position and the salary, terms & conditions will be negotiable.

Conditions of Employment: These roles are permanent full time positions, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 6.30am - 3.00pm. This position will work a 70 hour, 9 day fortnight.

Position File Number: SP-ED-73

Enquiries: Telephone Bradley Reynolds on 8757 9559 for further information.

Closing Date: 11:30pm, Friday 15 June 2018

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