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Parks & Gardens Operative – Maintenance (Part Time 20 hrs per week) – PV 15/21

Applications are invited for the below position:

Parks & Gardens Operative – Maintenance (Part Time 20 hrs per week) – PV 15/21

Salary: Broadband Grade 4/5 in Councils Salary Structure. $25,679.78p.a – $28,955.78p.a + Allowances + 9.5% superannuation.

Tenterfield Shire is seeking a highly motivated person with knowledge and experience in maintenance works relating to public parks, gardens, sporting fields, horticulture, open space and public facilities.

Tenterfield Shire offers a supportive workplace culture built around our values of “ICARE”, with fantastic working conditions and a range of additional benefits to help you enjoy life in our local community, including:

  • Pro Rata accumulative annual sick leave;
  • Pro Rata Annual Leave;
  • Further learning and development opportunities in Council’s regulatory training program where required; and
  • Further opportunity to gain additional knowledge, skills, and experience of parks, gardens, horticulture and open spaces maintenance and construction works through further training and development in a Parks & Gardens qualification.

You will possess a great attitude and work ethic, with the ability to work collaboratively within our diverse Open Space, Regulatory & Utilities team. If you have an interest in the local community, and would like the opportunity to obtain a challenging and rewarding position, we encourage you to apply.

Further information and details can be obtained in Council’s Position Information Package, or by contacting Councils Manager Open Space, Regulatory & Utilities, or HR, Workforce Development & Safety on 02 6736 6000 (during business hours).

Applications addressing the selection criteria should be emailed to the Acting Chief Executive at quoting the reference number and be submitted by no later than 4.00pm, 24 June 2021.

Tenterfield Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and proudly embraces the following values: Integrity, Community Focus, Accountability, Respect & Excellence (ICARE).

Applicants must be an Australian citizen/resident, or hold a visa that allows employment in Australia.

Kylie Smith

Acting Chief Executive