First listed on: 13 November 2018

Field Operator (Parks Maintenance)

When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • Permanent full time position - 76 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $48,065 - $57,318 per annum
  • a 9 day fortnight
  • location - Rushforth Road Works Depot
  • the opportunity to accrue time in lieu
  • the opportunity to 'purchase' leave

About the role

In the position of Field Operator (Parks Maintenance) you will be required to undertake works within the Open Spaces area, including;

  • bush regeneration, general grounds, parks, reserves, garden and tree maintenance activities;
  • minor construction activities;
  • traffic control duties;
  • operation of designated items of small plant

As well as ensuring that activities comply with all WHS policies and procedures.

Download the position description here.

A probation period applies to this position.


Greg Williams, Supervisor (Open Spaces) on 6643 0273.

Closing date

Sunday, 2 December 2018 at 11.30 pm (NSW time) daylight saving time

 How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Applications received via Seek's "Apply for this job" function will not be considered.
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 


For this application you will be required to supply relevant certificates and licences

Council is an EEO employer and indigenous people are encouraged to apply. 


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