The City of Unley is a vibrant and dynamic local council that provides a range of valued and diverse services to the surrounding community. Based on the city fringe, less than 4 kilometres from the Adelaide CBD, the Council engages with their community across local business initiatives, community events, arts, environmental sustainability, community services and volunteering programs.
We are passionate leaders in many fields and believe that what we do makes a positive difference to our community.
This role will undertake open space, biodiversity, and sports and recreation maintenance using professional horticultural techniques in accordance with approved plans, policies and hours allocated. This role is accountable for completing work schedules to a high standard to meet the expectations of the Community. We are seeking passionate applicants that have a budding desire to contribute to the horticultural improvement and general maintenance of Council's parks, reserves, ovals and biodiversity gardens.
To be considered for this role you will have demonstrated experience in horticultural, biodiversity, parks, reserves and turf maintenance. You will have exceptional communication, organisational and time management skills with the ability to embrace new technologies in relation to streamlining operations that ensure efficiencies.
To succeed in this role, you will have a:
- Certificate III in Horticulture and/or Certificate III in Conservation & Land Management and/or Certificate III in Sports Turf Management;
- Drivers licence and MR Truck licence;
- Work Zone Traffic Management Certification; and
- Competency in chainsaw use.
The role offers outstanding conditions of employment and benefits that are designed to attract and retain the best people. As a member of our team you will benefit from:
- competitive salary and conditions
- salary sacrifice contributions to your nominated Superannuation fund
- generous support for your ongoing education and development
- complimentary insurance to protect your income
- comprehensive programs designed to improve your health and wellbeing and
- a great workplace culture to be part of!
Applications should include a Cover Letter and Resume expressing the skills, experience and qualities you can bring to this position.
Applications close midnight Sunday 25 October 2020.
All enquiries will remain private and confidential and can be directed to Steve Shepherdson, Team Leader Open Space, Sports and Recreation on (08) 8372 5169.
This position is being offered as full-time permanent with a starting salary at the team member classification level commencing at $69,609 + 9.5% superannuation.
It will also be critical that you hold a Department of Human Services Screening or have the ability to obtain one as part of the recruitment process.
We will be reviewing applications throughout the advertising period, and we may close this advertisement before the specified date.