Leading Hand - Parks and Gardens

$58,263 yearly
  • Whitsunday Regional Council
  • Bowen QLD, Australia
  • 26 Aug, 2021
Full time Engineering, Architecture, and Construction

Job Description

Infrastructure Services Directorate / Parks and Gardens
Bowen
Permanent / Full Time - 9 Day Fortnight
Level 6 - $58,263 per annum + Leading Hand Allowance

The Whitsunday Regional Council is situated at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. The region encompasses the 74 tropical Whitsunday Islands, the coastal towns of Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Jubilee Pocket, Shute Harbour and Bowen along with the rural towns of Proserpine and Collinsville. The Whitsunday region offers a dynamic environment and is perfectly placed to live, work, play and invest.

The Role
An exciting opportunity exists with our Parks and Gardens team for a Leading Hand. As the Leading Hand you will be responsible for coordinating and delegating labouring duties associated with maintenance, development and construction of Parks and Gardens assets and open spaces in the Whitsunday Region.

Essential

  • C Class “Manual” Drivers Licence
  • MR Licence or the ability to obtain
  • Construction Safety Induction (White card)
  • Certificate II or III in Horticulture

Desirable

  • Traffic Management Implementation
  • Certificate II in Chainsaw Operations
  • Commercial Operator’s Licence for the application of herbicides
  • Playground inspection qualification Level 1 and 2
  • Certificate in Traffic Control
  • Backhoe Licence

Apply Now
To view the position description please click on the job attachments tab above. To apply click the ‘Apply’ button above. For any further information regarding this role, please contact a member of our Human Resources team on (07) 4761 3615 or (07) 4761 3622.

Council is committed to providing a healthy work environment for individuals working, visiting or conducting business at Council workplaces and is transitioning to a Smoke Free Workplace.

Council practices Equal Employment Opportunities and Workplace Health and Safety Principles.

Job Closing Date

26 Oct, 2021