Landscape Surveillance Officer

$91,754 yearly
  • Whittlesea City Council
  • Whittlesea VIC, Australia
  • 05 Aug, 2022
Full time Facilities, Real Estate, and Property

Job Description

Position No: 3077
Division: Urban Design & Transport
Location: Northern Suburbs
Work Type: Permanent - Full Time

Permanent Full time
Band 6
Salary $ 91,753.50 + Super/ + RDO + Flexible Working

About Us

The City of Whittlesea is one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Australia. As a local government organisation, we play a pivotal role in the everyday lives of our community. Our vision is to make Whittlesea 2040: A Place For All by ensuring our residents can enjoy access to local services, facilities and infrastructure.

The City of Whittlesea Public Realm

The City of Whittlesea public realm includes a sprawling open space system of over 2,000 spaces. and Melbourne’s largest portfolio of protected Eucalyptus camuldulensis. The City covers an area of approximately 489km2, located North of Melbourne, a short train trip to the CBD, sharing borders with Darebin, Nillumbik, Hume and Mitchell LGA’. The Urban Growth Boundary separates the well-established and developing suburbs to the south, and rural and designated Green Wedge Land to the north.

Our staff are passionate, skilled and diverse, providing a great environment to work in and succeed.

The Role

Make a difference in our community!

This role presents a unique opportunity to drive high-quality, functional and vibrant landscape outcomes for our emerging growth suburb communities. The role provides surveillance of landscape works for parkland, streetscapes and other public open space areas constructed by land developers through the subdivision process, including liaison with consultants and contractors.

About you

This role suits a professional with landscape construction experience with qualifications in Landscape Architecture or other relevant tertiary qualification. The successful applicant will have highly effective interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and gain cooperation from internal departments, developers, consultants and contractors. You are interested in the opportunities the City of Whittlesea offers in shaping your career and with structured internal training programs, personalised development plans and professional development opportunities.

If this sounds like you, then you should definitely apply!

Want to know more?

For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description via the link below or If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Susan Hecker, Unit Manager Landscape and Open Space on 0429 854 711.

To apply for this position, you must address the Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description in your cover letter. Please note, applications that do not address the Selection Criteria may not be considered.

Applications close at 11.45 pm on Wednesday, 17 August 2022

Interviews will take place as suitable candidates are identified.

Please note all applicants must apply online, and no late applications will be accepted.

We are happy to take applications from international candidates if you have a valid Visa to work in Australia.

At the City of Whittlesea, we value diversity and appreciate everyone’s strengths. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects our municipality. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people with a disability and people identifying as LGBTIQ. The City of Whittlesea is also a Child Safe employer.

In line with the directions issued by Victoria's Chief Health Officer, all roles at the Council require staff to be mandatorily vaccinated to perform duties and/or deliver services to the community. Therefore, if you are successful in the selection process, you will be required to provide evidence of an approved Covid-19 vaccination or authorised medical exemption.

Council is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that encourages employees to participate, without discrimination, in both work-related and other activities conducted within a work context, with the support of workplace adjustments. Where possible, the Council will identify and resolve potential barriers to the recruitment and employment of people with disabilities within the organisation.

If you require a workplace adjustment to support you during the interview process, please email human.resources@whittlesea.vic.gov.au with your request outlining your preferred method of contact. Workplace adjustment (also known as “reasonable adjustment”) is defined as: “Whatever is considered necessary and achievable to enable an employee to perform their job role efficiently and to the best of their abilities”. A Workplace adjustment can be requested at any stage in the recruitment process and/or as a part of the employment of an individual.

Job Closing Date

17 Aug, 2022