The successful candidate will lead the functions of:
• Specialist environmental and landscape support and advice to the Development and Building Services Branch;
• Council’s private lands and public lands tree officers including approvals to remove trees and urban tree management programs; and
• Council’s urban weeds program.
The successful candidate will have relevant tertiary qualifications in environmental science, environmental management, environmental health, landscape design, arboriculture or a related field.
We are looking for a strong team player who will work as part of the leadership team in the Compliance and Specialist Services Branch.
Experience in staff supervision, program implementation and contract management will be highly desirable.
Limited private use of a Council vehicle is available to the position through a leaseback arrangement, subject to negotiation.
Salary: commencing at $3879.21 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact: Brian Crane on 4780 5753.
Closing date: 8 September 2019.
Program Leader Customer Services - V19/4700
Position Description will be available Wednesday, 28 August 2019
The position develops, manages and co-ordinates the professional operation of a strategic and centralised customer service function for Blue Mountains City Council. The position is focused on providing a proactive, informative and responsive service consistent with council’s objectives, its vision and core values and which enhances the council’s image as a caring, responsive and effective service. The role is responsible for providing and managing all the customer services provided across the Council to the community and is an important point of first contact between Council and our Community. The role is also responsible for promoting a customer service culture within Council and developing and managing the processes and systems that support this objective.
Extensive personal experience and knowledge across a range of contemporary customer service issues and a sound working knowledge of governing legislation. They will have relevant tertiary qualifications, a proven record of integrating new technology and experience in introducing creative alternatives to improve customer services. High level conflict resolution skills will also be required. They will need to have excellent written and oral communication skills, experience in building a strong team and creating an environment that embraces change.
Salary: commencing at $3524.77 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact: Vicki Edmunds on 4723 5055.
Closing date: 15 September 2019.
General Operational (Maintenance Labourer) - V19/4703
Council is seeking a motivated individual to join the Operations Branch of the role of General Operational. The focus of this position is to undertake road maintenance throughout the local government area. The successful applicant may also be required to work on drainage and public space maintenance, as directed by their supervisor. You will be comfortable in dealing with the public, be a team player and committed to providing excellent service to the people of the Blue Mountains. This role works within Councils 35 hour 9 day fortnight arrangement.
You will have:
• Class MR Drivers licence or be willing to obtain within 12 weeks of employment
• An OH&S construction induction card
• Traffic control blue card
• Experience in the operation and maintenance of small plant (plate compactors, chainsaws etc) is essential
• Experience in stormwater drainage maintenance and general road repairs
Salary: commencing at $1819.80 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact: Warren Gracey on 4780 5373.
Closing date: 15 September 2019.