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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Arboriculture Technical Officer

Permanent Full Time

Development & Community

LGO Level 3 - $65,745 pa

Hervey Bay

An opportunity exists for the right person to join our arboriculture team in Hervey Bay.

Do you hold a Diploma/AQF 5 in Arboriculture and have experience in the field?  We are looking for someone with the ability to plan and coordinate the arboriculture work schedule, develop and implement work procedures, someone with a great work ethic and a positive attitude?

The focus of the Technical Officer is to undertake specialist technical activities in arboriculture management and be part of a team responsible for the efficient and aesthetically pleasing maintenance of the regions parks and reserves whilst embracing sound ecological principles.

A Queensland Class “C” drivers’ licence is essential.

Council provides a safe, secure and supportive environment where employees are encouraged and supported to reach their full potential.

TRAITS is an acronym for the values we consider to be integral to the way we go about our work and serve our community. These values are Trust, Respect, Accountability, Initiative,Teamwork and Service.

Council recognises that it is important for employees to be satisfied in their roles, to balance work and life demands and to deliver quality services to the community.

Some of the benefits offered in return for your valued contribution are:

·        Up to 12% employer super contribution

·        Flexible working arrangements

·        Study assistance

·        Reward and recognition

·        Employee Assistance Program

·        Living the Values – Let’s Connect program

Please refer to the attached Position Description for a full outline of the position.

For further information about the role please contact Marshall Nuttall, Parks Coordinator on 0448 213 499 during business hours.  

Applications close: 11pm Sunday 8th September  2019

HOW TO APPLY: visit Before starting your application, please ensure your cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and resume are complete in doc, .docx or .pdf format. PDF format is preferred.

Fraser Coast Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Women, Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability, and members of racial, ethnic and ethno-religious minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Please note that: 

Council undertakes a range of checks and assessment methods to assist in selection, including criminal history checks, Licence checks, psychometric testing, functional capacity testing and competency based testing.


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