Overview

Albury City Council

The Position
The position will be part of a team that plays an important role in maintaining and improving AlburyCity’s tree assets.

  • Working 38 hours per week with a fortnightly RDO
  • Flexible working arrangement
  • Come and work for an engaging and dynamic team

About us 
We are the facilitator of a thriving, resilient and liveable city full of opportunities, and the custodians of an environment like no other. We ensure Albury is a great place to live, work and invest.   

Qualifications & experience 

  • Certificate III in Arboriculture/Horticultural discipline or relevant industry experience
  • Medium Rigid (MR) Driver’s Licence (compulsory to have and maintain) 
  • Construction Induction Certificate (White card)
  • Demonstrated relevant work experience in Arboriculture/Horticulture

Tasks & responsibilities 

  • Assist in the implementation of tree maintenance and replacement programs
  • Assist with tree inspections and associated reporting
  • Assist in the maintenance of other parks, reserves, sporting grounds and landscape areas of AlburyCity, when required.
  • Use a variety of specialised plant and equipment.
  • Assist in the preparation of designs and coordinate projects as necessary.

Hours
Based on a 38 hour week, with actual days and times being Monday to Friday, 7am to 4pm, with an RDO in accordance with AlburyCity’s RDO guidelines. These times may vary due to operational requirements and will be determined by the supervisor.

Benefits 

Live and work in a culture rich location minutes from the Murray River, just a short drive to one of Victoria’s best wine regions and with the ski fields so close you will be zooming down the mountains in under two hours.  

Our employee benefits include professional development and flexible working conditions. Our conditions of employment support equal opportunities and an ethical, diverse, and inclusive workplace. 

We also recognise and value your priorities beyond work. It’s important to us that you have a sustainable work–life balance, so we offer flexible working arrangements, a nine-day fortnight (full-time staff) and a range of leave options and support programs.

AlburyCity is committed to being a child safe organisation by creating cultures, adopting strategies and taking action to empower children. We work hard to keep them safe from harm because child safety is everyone’s responsibility.

This role closes on the 25 Februray 2024 The role may close earlier for the right applicant. Should you require any further information for this role please email Leanne Hunichen on [email protected] or call on 0418 933 257.