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Parks Operations Manager
Division: CITY SERVICES
Unit: CITY GREENING & LEISURE
Section: PARKS & TREE MAINTENANCE
Salary: AUD $121,262 per annum plus Superannuation (Remuneration stated is for the full-time position)
Employment status: Permanent
Employment arrangement: Full Time
Location: Inner Sydney
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’s parks and open spaces are highly valued by the community, providing a natural space for our vibrant communities to relax, play and connect.
We are seeking an experienced Parks Operations Manager to join our City Greening and Leisure team. This role manages the City’s large multi-disciplinary day labour workforce who maintain half of the parks in the City’s local government area. You will implement strategic directions, align resources, people, systems and processes to deliver high quality parks, open space and street garden maintenance.
To be successful, you will need well developed leadership skills, including day to day people management and long term planning, experience in delivering programs from idea to implementation, and applying the principles of fairness, transparency and productivity to manage performance and drive cultural change.
It is essential that you hold tertiary qualifications in horticulture or a business management discipline, and have demonstrated technical competence in landscape maintenance and infrastructure improvement or equivalent.
At the City of Sydney you will join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger – delivering great things for our city’s dynamic future.
To apply: Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your cover letter, current resume and address the essential criteria (selection criteria) as stated within the position description that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.
This role will require a national criminal record background check and a 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 Monday 11 February 2019.
For further information contact: Karen Sweeney, Acting Manager, City Greening and Leisure 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
- Closing Date:
- 11 Feb 2019
- NSW - Sydney
- AUD $121,262 per annum plus Superannuation
- Work Type:
- Full Time
Parks and Public Space