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Horticulture And Town Services Officer

Longreach Regional Council - Longreach, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency
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Full Job Description

Horticulture & Town Services Officer

Permanent Full Time

Package Value - $64,613.12 per annum


Council is seeking applications to fill the full time position of Horticulture & Town Services Officer.

Applications will be received until Monday, 14 June 2021. Late applications may not be considered.

Previous applicants need not apply.

The Position

Council is seeking the services of a person to fill the position of Horticulture & Town Services Officer in

Longreach. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring that the daily operations and

maintenance requirements of all streetscapes and greenspaces are undertaken to the highest standard,

including, but not limited to, main business area, public open spaces, tourist recreation areas, reserves,

civic spaces, sporting fields, pedestrian and cycle ways, parks, playgrounds, botanical walkways and


Qualifications and Experience

The successful applicant is expected to have demonstrated experience in horticulture maintenance

duties and hold a current MR class driver’s licence and construction white card. Applicants are expected

to have, be working towards, or have the ability to obtain competencies in chainsaw operation, chemical

handling, traffic management and traffic control. The successful incumbent must have or be willing to

obtain their Certificate III in Parks and Gardens.

Salary and Conditions

The position is classified as a Level 3 of the Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream B) Award -

State 2017 and offers an annual salary (including allowances and leave loading) of $59,088.97. This

position will receive 5 weeks annual leave including leave loading of 17.5%, 15 days sick leave, 9 day

fortnight, Rostered-Day-Off system, salary sacrifice options, ongoing training and professional

development and superannuation of up to 12% of salary is also available upon commencement.


Applications must include a current resume, 2 work related references and a letter addressing how you

meet the position requirements. For further information on how to apply please visit Council’s website

www.longreach.qld.gov.au and click on the link under “Information on how to Apply.” Applications can

be emailed to assist@longreach.qld.gov.au

Commitment to EEO and WH&S

Longreach Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a safe

work environment for all staff. In achieving these goals, it is a mandatory requirement for successful

applicants to satisfactorily pass a Federal Police Check and medical screening.

Council operates under a Drug and Alcohol Policy and the successful applicant will be required to

undertake a drug and alcohol test, with a clear result, before an offer of employment is made.

Longreach Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer.

Mitchell Murphy PO Box 144

Chief Executive Officer Ilfracombe QLD 4727

Longreach, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency


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