- Permanent Full Time Opportunity
- IE-LW LGEA
- Salary $64,599.60 - $67,350.40 + Superannuation (Dependent on experience & qualifications)
The City of Mitcham is a ‘place people choose to work.’ We have recently embarked on an exciting journey enhancing our Culture Brand which supports our purpose of building a great community.
As one of South Australia’s premier Councils we are pleased to offer the role of Lead Worker Playgrounds and Park Furniture Maintenance and call for applications from people who are passionate, collaborative, highly organised and prepared to embrace the culture at the City of Mitcham.
About the Role
The Lead Worker Playgrounds and Park Furniture Maintenance is responsible for the day-to-day coordination of the Playground and Park Furniture Maintenance team to ensure the effective and cost-efficient delivery of services across civil and horticultural areas. This role will be responsible for:
- Motivating, inspiring, coaching and mentoring staff to deliver individual and team outcomes, maintain service outcomes and improve productivity.
- Carrying out inspections on playgrounds and park furniture as required by the Team Leader.
- Working in collaboration with relevant teams and making safe any urgent job for the Council operations department.
- Actively participating in assessments for improvement and efficiency opportunities in prioritisation, work effort, equipment, team make-up, skills required, plant issues, maintenance, and methodology to incorporate in next generation plans.
- Ensuring correct cost allocation and recording of work undertaken in accordance with Council’s business requirements.
To be successful in this position you will have:
- Certificate III in Horticulture/Green Keeping, Level 3 Certified Playground Safety & Inspection, Workzone traffic management ticket, MR License, Load shifting ticket front end loader, skidsteer or forklift – essential.
- Experience in most aspects of Civil or Horticulture maintenance, inspecting and auditing playgrounds including maintenance of playground equipment and park furniture – essential.
- Knowledge and understanding of legislation, guidelines and standards relevant to the area of operation – essential.
- Experience in operating specialist machinery like the skidsteer, front-end loader or backhoe – essential.
- Experience in supervising and coordinating individuals and teams to achieve outcomes – essential.
This is your opportunity to be part of a business with a passionate focus on customers and quality services.
If you are ready to share your skills and experience in a challenging and highly rewarding sector, this opportunity is for you.
Please provide a Resume and a Cover Letter introducing yourself and outlining your experience, knowledge, and personal capabilities relevant to the role, and address your application to Simon Ruminski, Team Leader Parks and Sports Ground Maintenance.
Applications close 5.00pm Tuesday 29 October 2019