21345, Several


Leading Hand, Tree Operations
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 02 April 2020

Classification: General Service Officer Level 5/6
Salary: $55,841 - $61,456 plus superannuation
Position No: 21345, Several
Directorate: Transport Canberra and City Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 20 March 2020
Contact Officer: Lachlan Taylor on lachlan.taylor@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 7852


Details: The Urban Treescapes section within City Services is recruiting to several permanent vacancies in our Tree Operations team. The Urban Treescapes Leading Hand positions will be responsible to lead and work with a small team of workers carrying out urban tree maintenance activities. This will include responsibility for carrying out site specific risk assessments and ensuring that crews work safely, allocation of plant and equipment for jobs, record keeping, reporting and carrying out tree assessments as required. We are looking for several Leading Hands to work within the Urban Treescapes teams based at any of our current and future depots across Canberra.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment National Police Check, and a pre-employment medical assessment.
Note: The tree teams are engaged in an ongoing nine-day fortnight trial. Locations may be subject to change based on work priorities and team dynamics. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: Please submit your curriculum vitae and application demonstrating your experience against the Selection Criteria in the attached Position Description (no more than half a page per criteria).
Applications should be submitted via the Apply Button now.
Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

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