Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.
The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.
Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.
The Asset Maintenance department is responsible for the maintenance and renewal of Council’s assets throughout the region. The areas of responsibility are primarily Roads and Drains, Parks, Cleansing, Construction, Fleet and Building and Facilities infrastructure. The Asset Maintenance department is one of the largest departments within Council, maintaining essential community infrastructure across the Moreton Bay region.
About the role
The Coordinator Parks is a critical role responsible for delivering quality outcomes in the highly visual natural and embellished spaces used by our residents, visited by day trippers and holiday makers to our region.
Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Coordinator Parks will be responsible for the delivery of parks maintenance services across the region. This includes the management and coordination of maintenance works such as - parks mowing, horticulture, street scaping, tree maintenance, natural area maintenance, beach and foreshore management. These works are undertaken by both internal teams and contracted services. The position is responsible for team management, recruitment, planning, policy development, contractor management along with financial control of the department. This position is also responsible for working with the Councillors as representatives of the community.
With Moreton Bay’s population expected to grow significantly over the next two decades, the Coordinator Parks will continue to develop and implement process and policy that see Moreton Bay continue to provide exceptional outcomes for the ratepayers of, and visitors to our region.
As Coordinator Parks, you’ll have extensive experience in a leadership position of asset maintenance services, with strengths being in team management and motivating an operational workforce. You’ll also have demonstrated experience in open space management in a fast-paced environment, particularly open space, trees, parks and foreshore assets.
Balancing out your technical expertise will be your ability to self-motivate and work both independently, as well as in collaboration with key stake holders. Your highly developed oral and written communication skills to prepare advice, reports and correspondence are a must and ideally you hold a Degree in Horticulture or related tertiary studies, and/or significant relevant experience.
Up to 4 years
$188,472 total package including super and benefits (this role will have a commuter use vehicle )
Generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) Five weeks paid annual leave per year Council’s office locations have local parking on-site and are in close proximity to public transport networks.
How to Apply
Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:
- A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
Please click here for a Position Description
Applicants that do not hold the qualification outlined in the role description are encouraged to apply if they have an equivalent level of expertise and experience to undertake the range of activities required for this role.
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