Leading Hand - Arboriculture

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28 Aug - 04 Nov 2022

This position is responsible for the maintenance and development of trees in streets, parks, reserves and landscapes with AlburyCity.

About us 
We are the facilitator of a thriving, resilient and liveable city full of opportunities, and the custodians of an environment like no other. We ensure Albury is a great place to live, work and invest. 
The Position 
This position is responsible for the maintenance and development of trees in streets, parks, reserves and landscapes with AlburyCity.

Qualifications & experience 

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Arboriculture and/or extensive relevant industry experience
  • Construction Induction Card
  • Class C (standard) Drivers Licence (compulsory to have and maintain)
  • Demonstrated industry experience with arboriculture practices including and indepth knowledge of associated machinery operation and tree risk management principles.  

Tasks & responsibilities 

  • Coordinate the maintenance of Albury's parks, reserves and landscape areas.
  • Provide advice and recommendations to internal and external stakeholders on all aspects of tree, parks and landscapes maintenance in an informed and professional manner.
  • Undertake all employee management activities relevant to the role, including; recruitment, performance management/reviews, employee development, disciplinary action, rostering and timesheets, as well as ensuring a high level of employee motivation and team harmony.
  • Supervise staff to carry out maintenance and development projects.
  • Assist in preparing designs and coordinate the implementation of arboriculture projects.
  • Respond appropriately to customer requests and complaints in accordance with AlburyCity’s Customer Experience Charter.
  • Engage and manage contractors.
  • Monitor and report on financial performance.
  • Assist in business plan and budget preparation  

This role will  

  • Attract a salary of $67,411 to $74,152 + 10.5% Superannuation 
  • Work a 38 hour week, with actual days and times being Monday to Friday, 7.00am to 4.00pm, with a fortnightly Rostered Day Off.   

Live and work in a culture rich location minutes from the Murray River, just a short drive to one of Victoria’s best wine regions and with the ski fields so close you will be zooming down the mountains in under two hours.  

Our employee benefits include professional development and flexible working conditions. Our conditions of employment support equal opportunities and an ethical, diverse, and inclusive workplace. 

We also recognise and value your priorities beyond work. It’s important to us that you have a sustainable work–life balance, so we offer flexible working arrangements, a nine-day fortnight (full-time staff) and a range of leave options and support programs.

This role closes on the 04 September 2022. The role may close earlier for the right applicant. Should you require any further information for this role please email Leanne Hunichen on leanne.hunichen@alburycity.nsw.gov.au or call on
0418 933 257.

To view a full Position Discription for this role, please visit the AlburyCity Careers page alburycity.nsw.gov.au/careers

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