Park Maintainer (Basin)

Shoalhaven City Council is seeking an experienced Park Maintainer to join Work and Services Department.

Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

About the role

This is a full-time permanent position, Monday to Friday 7.00am - 4.00pm. This position is located at Woollamia Works Depot.


 Reporting directly to the Team Supervisor Parks Basin, the focus of this position is to:

 To operate plant and/or light truck associated with Parks construction and/or maintenance, commercial / industrial cleaning and property maintenance works as directed by the Team Supervisor and/or Team Leader

Skills & Experience

In order to be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Certificate III in Horticulture or Arboriculture or Turf Management or Nursery Practice or Commercial Cleaning or equivalent.
  • Current National WHS Construction Card (WorkCover).
  • MR Licence or commitment to obtain MR Licence as soon as practicable as needed to meet operational requirements.  


We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs


How to Apply

You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  1. At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  2. Please describe any plant items you have experience using, and detail what specific duties you were undertaking with those items.
  3.  Please describe any Parks or Facilities maintenance experience you may have.

Contact:  Tristan Gibbs – Ganger 1 (02) 4406 2010.

Applications Close: Tuesday, 22 June 2021 (at Midnight)


When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email

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