Singleton Council

Parks Management Officer

Job No: SC1800155
Location: Singleton

New year - new opportunity!

About us

At Singleton Council we are proud of the work we do to make our community better and are always looking for new opportunities to improve the services we deliver. That’s why we are continually evolving – reshaping our approach, our teams, our processes and our systems.

We know we have the potential to be the best at what we do and we also accept that change can take time. So our best people combine a drive to challenge and move us forward, with the resilience and diplomacy to achieve it in the right way.

Singleton itself is a vibrant and diverse regional town, located at the centre of the Hunter Valley. The Hunter Expressway ensures Singleton is easily accessible from Maitland, Newcastle and the broader Hunter Region.

About the role

As part of our continuous improvement program, we have recently created a single business unit that will plan, operate and maintain an integrated open space, facilities and recreational network the community desires. 

A unique opportunity is now available for a passionate Parks Management Officer who will be responsibe for the implementation of maintenance and capital works programs for the parks and recreation areas across council. This role will be responsible for the coordination of staff and contractors to deliver maintenance activities and capital works in a safe and timely manner.

Proven successful experience and skill in the area of stakeholder engagement is a must. Your ability to be flexible and adapt to all the challenges thrown your way in this new and exciting role will be key to your success.

If you bring the drive and the staying power, step up today and join us on our journey to be the best Council in Australia.

What’s on offer

The position is offered on a permanent full time basis, working 35 hours per week and is placed at Grade 12 of the salary system. An attractive remuneration package including a generous car allowance and superannuation is on offer between $98,393 to $108,668.

Council also offers a range of benefits including a rostered day off program, ongoing professional and personal development, a health and wellbeing program and a commitment to support you to find the right balance between work and life.

How to apply

To apply for this position please complete the online questionnaire and ensure you provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter.  Addressing the selection criteria via the online questionnaire will allow the selection panel to understand your knowledge, experience and fit for this role.

For further information please refer to the Information for Intending Applicants and Position Description or contact Damian Morris, Manager Infrastructure Delivery 02 6578 7276.

Closing Date for Applications: 16 February 2018 (11.30pm AEST)

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