Team Leader Parks

$78,313 yearly
  • Perth City Council
  • Perth WA, Australia
  • 05 Aug, 2022
Full time Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints Facilities, Real Estate, and Property

Job Description

$78,313 per annum plus super
Full-time, permanent 

Liveable, sustainable and prosperous – our aspiration for the City of Perth. As a city with 14,000 businesses, almost 30,000 residents, 134,000 workers and 230,000 visitors, the City is committed to providing excellence in leadership to support our community.

The City of Perth Parks Team is responsible for the preservation and management of 120 hectares of open parkland, including reserves, heritage gardens, pocket parks and streetscapes, all in a CBD environment. We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Team Leader to join our team and help shape the future of the City.

As the Team Leader Parks, you will support the City by:

  • Leading and managing a team, allocating work and resources (people & equipment) to achieve targets in accordance with operational requirements of the Parks & Environment Operations service.
  • Ensuring all team members are informed of their role accountabilities, performance standards and their performance is managed through effective two-way communications, monitoring, evaluation and the provision of appropriate feedback and development opportunities.
  • Participating in the development and implementation of training and performance shaping programs within a team environment and with individual staff.

The ideal candidate will lead a team in a hands-on role assisting the management of the City’s parklands, landscapes, street trees, public places, horticultural presentations and boutique precinct gardens.  You will also be providing high-quality customer service to residents, members of the public and contractors.

Above all, you will live our values of commitment, teamwork, courage and respect that allow us to come together to lead and support the community.

How to apply

By clicking the ‘apply’ button, you will be directed to the City of Perth’s employment page. You can access the position description and apply online with your current resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria.

The application process

Applications will close at 5pm on Wednesday 17 August 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.

Applicants may be considered for similar positions within the City of Perth.

We’re continuing to build a gender-equitable team and a culture that’s just as diverse, inclusive and welcoming as the City of Perth Community. We encourage applications from people of all ages, cultures (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples), abilities, sexual orientation and gender identities.

Canvassing of Elected Members during the recruitment process will disqualify your application.

The City of Perth is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to provide employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

For further information please contact Blake Humble, Parks and Environment Manager, 9461 3905.

Job Closing Date

17 Aug, 2022