Division: CITY SERVICES
Unit: CITY GREENING & LEISURE
Section: TREE MANAGEMENT
Salary: AUD 107,610.00 per annum plus Superannuation
Employment status: Permanent
Employment arrangement: Full Time
Location: Sydney CBD
Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement
At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 - developing a green, global and connected city.
The City is seeking a Tree Contract Coordinator to join our Tree Management Team.
The City's Tree Management Team is a leader in urban forest management. We are guided by our Sustainable Sydney and urban forest strategies to deliver ambitious goals to increase canopy cover and improve the urban forest.
Working as part of the Tree Management Team, the Tree Contract Coordinator will manage the City's street, park and property trees to best practise standards. Your responsibilities will also include managing service and consultancy contracts, implementing safe tree maintenance operations that incorporate sound risk management principles, driving quality client outcomes, and providing expert technical arboricultural advice to a range of stakeholders.
You will have an AQF Level 5 Diploma in Arboriculture, with extensive experience in managing urban trees, including in tree health and hazard assessment, operational and supervisory experience in the delivery of arboricultural services and demonstrated experience or comprehensive understanding of contract management.
Excellent communication skills are also required, as is a proven track record in meeting strict deadlines, balancing and responding flexibly to competing priorities and to work effectively as part of a team.
Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.
To apply: Click on 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please note the "Essential Criteria Response" field in the online application does not require you to respond or upload a document.
This role will require a national criminal check and pre-employment health declaration.
Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.
Applications must be made online via the City's website by 11.59pm on Sunday 16 February 2020.
For further information contact: Karen Sweeney, Urban Forest Manager on 02 9265 9173.
Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.
At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.