The Role

This page outlines the vacancy and the key skills and responsibilities for the role.

Coordinator Arboriculture

Oaklands Park

Reference: 5088059

  • Full time permanent role
  • Level 6 - $90,983

We're looking for someone who places community at the forefront of everything they do.

At Marion we have 92,000 residents and provide our community over 160 different services whilst maintaining over $1 billion in assets. We pride ourselves on being innovative, and on delivering with respect and integrity knowing that our work is helping improve residents' lives in this thriving community.

The position of Coordinator Arboriculture is a diverse leadership role that supports the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of Council's open space assets including trees in streets, parks and reserves.

This is an ideal opportunity for a person with a strong horticulture and arboriculture background, capable of operating at both a high strategic level but also at an operational level. You will manage our Tree Management Framework, coordinate arboriculture projects, develop and manage tree planting and tree maintenance programs. Planning and monitoring activities for work groups across a structured framework along with supporting Field Supervisors to ensure cost effective day to day planning for resources is a deliverable of this position.

Communication skills are paramount to this role as you will need to build rapport with a broad group of stakeholders and inspire action whilst effectively negotiating outcomes. Written communication skills are also critical as report writing, research and analysing data are key aspects to the role.

Your passion for arboriculture and horticulture is evident but you know how to balance this with a practical approach to doing what is best for the local community. Ideally you hold a Diploma (or higher) in Horticulture (Arboriculture) and have prior experience in local government within South Australia.

Your commitment to displaying the values of our organisation while delivering a quality customer experience to our community will make you a valued team member.

For further information, please contact:
Brett Jaggard - Unit Manager Open Space Operations
on 0432 750 506.

Applications close at 9.00 am, 2 June 2020.

Applications Close: 02 Jun 2020