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Liverpool City Council



Parks Coordinator (Trees)
1 x Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week
Closing Date: 14 November 2019

The Role

This position oversees the development and coordination of tree maintenance and management activities associated with Liverpool City Council’s public areas in parks, open spaces and street trees, efficiently and within budget to achieve operational objectives.

Key responsibilities include:

·        Management of urban tress within Liverpool City Council’s public areas in parks, open spaces and street trees.

·        Conduct tree health and hazard assessments

·        Management,supervisory and delivery of arboriculture services.

·        Monitoring the maintenance activities of all the teams to ensure work practices are efficient.

·        Ability to coordinate a response to KPI measures in accordance with the determined timelines and provide reporting monthly.

·        Manage the communication and response to all customer requests directly or indirectly within reasonable time frame.

·        Ensure all Work Health and Safety policies and procedures, as applicable, are adhered to.

·        Ensure members of the teams have adequate skills to perform the required tasks in accordance with procedures and standards.

·        Ensure teams are adequately resourced to undertake their tasks.

·        Prepare annual budgets for all teams and accurately complete quarterly reviews

To be successful in the role you will have:

·        Diploma in Arboriculture AQF Level 5

·        Relevant experience in parks project management

·        Current Class C Drivers Licence.

·        Demonstrated extensive understanding of managing urban trees.

·        Demonstrated experience and understanding of contract and program management.

·        Demonstrated experience in the supervising staff and contractors.

·        Excellent people and customer service skills

Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience and competencies of the successful applicant. This position also comes with a Council Leaseback Vehicle.

For further information about the position please contact Steven Hodosi - Coordinator Environmental Operation on 02 8711 7032.
 

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button above. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the selection criteria questions which will be shown once you commence your application.

Liverpool City Council is committed to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential.

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.



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