Tree Management Officer
City of Sydney (View other jobs from this organisation)
Tree Management Officer
Division: CITY SERVICES
Unit: CITY GREENING & LEISURE
Section: ARBORICULTURAL SERVICES
Salary: AUD 91,426.00 per annum plus Superannuation (Remuneration stated is for the full-time position)
Employment status: Permanent
Employment arrangement: Full-time
Location: Sydney CBD
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 is seeking a Tree Management Officer to join our Tree Management Team.
The City's Tree Management Team is a leader in urban forest management. We are guided by our Sustainable Sydney 2030 and Urban Forest strategies to deliver ambitious goals to increase canopy cover and improve the urban forest.
Working as part of the Tree Management Team, the Tree Management Officer will focus on managing private tree applications, development applications, and other development related activities. Your responsibilities will also include assisting with street and park tree works, driving quality client outcomes for capital works upgrades, and providing expert technical arboricultural advice to a range of stakeholders.
A full description of the position objectives, position accountabilities and essential criteria are set out in the position description attached.
You will have an AQF Level 5 Diploma in Arboriculture, with extensive experience in assessing urban trees for tree health and hazard assessment, and demonstrated experience or comprehensive understanding of tree management for development construction and capital works.
Excellent communication skills are also required, as is a proven track record in meeting strict deadlines, balancing and responding flexibly to competing priorities and to work effectively as part of a team.
Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.
To apply: Click on 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your 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 check and 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 22 April 2019.
For further information contact: Karen Sweeney, Urban Forest Manager 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:
- 22 Apr 2019
- NSW - Sydney
- AUD 91,426.00 per annum plus Superannuation (Remuneration stated is for the full-time position)
- Work Type:
- Full Time