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Manager Parks and Urban Services

Location Coonamble
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2011-102208_1609368155
Posted 26 days ago

Coonamble Shire offers both opportunity and lifestyle. Located in the Central West of New South Wales and bounded on one side by the Warrumbungle National Park, and on the other by the Western Plains and Macquarie Marshes, the area offers the perfect combination of a rich history and country living.

Role Summary

This position reports directly to the Executive Leader Infrastructure and has responsibility for a team focused on providing delivery of functional, visually appealing, and reliable recreational facilities and open spaces across Coonamble Shire. Additionally, this role will be managing the Council's Depot operations in a safe and efficient manner.

This is a fabulous opportunity and would suit an individual from either a Parks & Gardens, Urban Spaces/Maintenance, or minor civils background.

Key Position Responsibilities:

Management and Staff Supervision

  • Manage the Parks & Urban Services section on a day to day basis, including staff supervision, ensuring Council's compliance with all relevant legislation, codes of practice, guidelines, policies and procedures related to urban services
  • Management and effective supervision of staff, including monitoring performance, encouraging development and continuous improvement and development of suitable work plans

Parks & Urban Services Operations

  • Ensure the provision and maintenance of a suitable and attractive network of urban and rural facilities, including opens spaces, parks and gardens that enhance lifestyle and visual amenity and cater for recreational needs throughout the Council area
  • Monitor and act to maintain and improve streetscapes, town approaches and landscape, footpaths, pedestrian ways, cemeteries, and other public facilities
  • Oversee the operation of pool facilities, including ensuring operations meet required safety and compliance regulations, as well as the completion of effective and efficient maintenance schedules
  • Oversee aerodrome facilities, including ensuring operations meet required safety and compliance regulations, as well as the completion of effective and efficient maintenance schedules

Depot Facilities

  • Oversight of the Council's depot facilities to ensure efficient operations, maintenance and compliance requirements are met
  • Liaise with other departments and staff to ensure depot resourcing is adequate
  • Cleaning of facilitates, in addition to other Council buildings and facilitates

Technical Requirements

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Parks and Gardens Management, or other related discipline (Degree or Diploma Level)
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role

Benefits include a competitive remuneration package, leaseback vehicle, 9 day fortnight and overtime allowance.

Please contact me directly to request an information pack on 0402 639 431 or e-mail gareth.broadrick@davidsonwp.com

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Gareth Broadrick on 02 8093 0605, quoting ref no. JO-2011-102208. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at www.davidsonwp.com