Parks Operator - Irrigation

$68,649 yearly
  • Perth City Council
  • Perth WA, Australia
  • 05 Aug, 2022
Full time Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints Facilities, Real Estate, and Property

Job Description

$68,649 per annum plus super
Full-time, permanent

The City of Perth is an ambitious Local Government. To achieve our aspirations, we recruit the very best people who understand the City exists to enable and deliver the aspirations of the community.

Our Parks Team is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Parks Operator – Irrigation to join our team and actively manage the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the City’s irrigation infrastructure to ensure our horticultural assets thrive.  

Reporting to the Supervisor - Irrigation, this position will support the City by:

  • Assisting with the development and implementation of daily and weekly irrigation maintenance schedules associated with the City parks, malls, streetscapes, and other landscape areas.
  • Operating and maintaining pressurised irrigation systems and the City’s irrigation central control (this includes the testing, repair, troubleshooting and monitoring of the City’s irrigation systems).
  • Providing expert advice on all irrigation matters to staff, clients, suppliers and the community.

The ideal candidate will operate as part of a team, 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