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February

Senior Operations Technician (Horticultural Trades - Landscape)

Bayside Council (NSW) - Sydney, NSW

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Location : Bayside Council, Sydney, NSW, Australia

  • Full time permanent position based at multiple locations across Bayside area
  • Lead a crew keeping the Bayside landscape pristine and presentable
  • From $60,912.43 to $68,222.03 per annum ($30.72 to $34.41 per hour) plus 9.5% superannuation

At Bayside Council, we are committed to a positive, flexible and supportive workplace culture, where our people and customers feel respected and valued. We are proud to serve our community through operating with transparency, integrity and in the best interests of the Bayside community to deliver exceptional service.

Purpose of the Role

The City Presentation directorate ensures that our area is presented in an aesthetically pleasing manner, that is clean, enjoyable to live in and instils pride in our community.

The ideal candidate will act as the face of Council to the general public leading multidisciplinary teams to deliver essential services in the area of planned and reactive activities to maintain the quality of Council's parks and open space areas.

If you love the freedom of being outdoors and have a passion for open space AND horticulture and enjoy being fit and working in a team then this is an opportunity for you. You will provide services to a diverse community, surrounded by beautiful green parks and expansive open space areas.

Key Responsibilities

This role is responsible for leading a small crew of professionals in all aspects of Horticulture Maintenance, ensuring that all allocated work and/or programs are met within a timely and safe manner.

Duties will involve:
  • Maintaining preservation of Council's parks, trees, open space and related assets
  • Determine day to day work priorities in line with the teamwork program and schedule
  • Carrying out works in response to the effects of extreme weather conditions, storms and natural disasters
  • To be part of a supportive culture and inclusive team
  • To report all incidents and take corrective action immediately
  • Delivering essential services across Council including; but not limited to;
    • turf maintenance
    • landscape maintenance
    • tractor operation
    • traffic management activities


Essential Requirements
  • Trade certificate or equivalent tertiary qualification (Cert III) and/or relevant experience
  • Current Driver's Licence Class C
  • A willingness to obtain an MR Class driver's licence
  • A Safe Work NSW White card (general construction induction card)

What Can We Offer You?

As an employer, Bayside Council offers a flexible and family-friendly working environment supported by a generous and tangible reward and recognition program with ongoing training and development opportunities.

On top of the competitive salary, our people enjoy:
  • A rostered day off every fortnight
  • 15 days sick leave each year
  • 2 days health and wellbeing leave from your sick leave balance each year.
  • Additional parental leave entitlements for both parents

Apply Now

Before applying for this position, please take the time to read the job description.

Your application should include an up-to-date resume (max 3 pages) and a covering letter (max 2 pages), outlining how your skills and experience are relevant to the position and meet the focus competencies, key accountabilities and challenges of the role and how you espouse Bayside Council Values.

Applications must be submitted by email at recruitment@bayside.nsw.gov.au or via mail to Bayside Council, PO Box 21, Rockdale, NSW 2216

Deadline: Thursday 25 February 2021

Salary Range: From $60,912.43 to $68,222.03 per annum ($30.72 to $34.41 p/h) plus 9.5% superannuation

Enquiries: Terry Parker - Coordinator Parks & Open Space directly on 9562 1523