Tree Management Officer

City of Sydney Full Time Permanent 26/05/2021

Salary: AUD 95,118.00 per annum plus Superannuation
Employment status: Permanent
Employment arrangement: Full Time
Location: Sydney CBD
Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

The City is seeking a Tree Management Officer 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 2030 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 Management Officer will focus on managing private tree applications, development applications, and other development related activities. Your responsibilities will also include assisting with street and park tree works, driving quality client outcomes for capital works upgrades, and providing expert technical arboricultural advice to a range of stakeholders.

A full description of the position objectives, position accountabilities and essential criteria are set out in the position description attached.

You will have an AQF Level 5 Diploma in Arboriculture, with extensive experience in assessing urban trees for tree health and hazard assessment, and demonstrated experience or comprehensive understanding of tree management for development construction and capital works.

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 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 medical examination.

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 Tuesday 15 June 2021.

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.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council.

The City will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).