Senior Trees & Landscapes Services Officer

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Senior Trees & Landscapes Services Officer

Website Redland City Council

Naturally wonderful Redlands Coast

Permanent Full Time – 40.25 hours per week


$105,536.94 to $112,629.04  Annually  + up to 12% super


RCC Officers’ Level 6 (including applicable allowances)



A special place


At Redland City Council, you can help improve lives, while shaping your career in a truly special place. Situated on the stunning Redlands Coast, our team is creating an enriched, sustainable future for Redland City.

Here, every role matters … Together, we’re focused on serving our community. Join us so together we can improve the Redlands for today and tomorrow.



Your opportunity


As our Senior Trees and Landscapes Services Officer, you will deliver quality maintenance and enhancement services.


Guided by our Values, you will:


Manage operational projects to achieve the timely delivery of trees and landscapes services.
Provide specialist advice and develop customer focused working relationships.
Lead multiple crews, including performance management, training and succession planning to create an attractive and productive workplace.
Drive continuous improvement, ensuring effective services are delivered to Redlands Coast.



What you’ll bring


We would love to hear from you or someone you know who:


Is experienced with project management, including planning, programming and report writing to oversee a number of projects simultaneously in a challenging work environment.
Possesses contemporary and emerging trees and landscapes techniques, and enjoys keeping their knowledge current.
Can manage financial, information and physical resources to achieve cost effective outcomes.
Is ready to get off the tools and wants to lead crews. Previous leadership experience will be highly advantageous.

Why join us


We asked our people why they choose to work at Redland City Council. They say it’s about two things: feeling connected to the Redlands Coast as a truly special place and the incredible career and development opportunities at Council.


Here, you can:


Improve lives, for today and tomorrow. You will make an impact in our organisation through the delivery of quality trees and landscapes maintenance and enhancement services.
Achieve, for the community and your career. We’ll support you every step of the way and you will have a huge impact on the work we do.
Experience variety, and grow as a result. Upskill, try new roles and broaden your horizons. Council is an amazing place to grow and diversify professionally.
Find the right balance to bring the best you. We offer attractive benefits, ongoing support and flexible working arrangements.
Here are some more reasons for loving working with us:


Generous leave provisions such as paid parental leave and purchased leave scheme including 17.5% loading on annual leave!
Ex-gratia day offered during the Christmas/New Year break
Access to professional and leadership development programs and education/study assistance
Mentoring and coaching opportunities to increase your industry knowledge and business acumen
Diverse secondment opportunities for career development
Reward and recognition programs
Wellbeing programs and social club
Access to discounts with over 400 leading retailers
Visit our careers page to learn more and read the stories of our incredible people.





You’ll have a current Class C Drivers Licence.
Successful applicants will be asked to consent to a police check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
To be eligible for employment, applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.

Ready to join us
Applications will only be accepted through Council’s Web Recruitment system or through OURspace for current Council employees. Hard copy and e-mailed applications will not be accepted.


To be considered, applicants must submit a:


Cover letter (one page); and
Current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please read the Position Description and resume-based application instructions before applying for this role.

RCC utilises a merit-based recruitment process which may include various testing methods, such as psychometric testing and requesting the submission of a short video application from candidates after the advertisement closes.



Specific information on the position (200742) can be obtained by contacting David Katavic on (07) 3829 8331.  Applications for this position close at 11:59 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 28/03/2023 .



At Redland City Council, we truly value the diverse skills, experiences and perspectives of our people. We’re focused on making Council an inclusive place, where everyone belongs and brings in new skills, diverse experiences and backgrounds that enable us to serve our community better.



Applications will not be accepted from a third party.

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