Team Member - Operations (Parks & Gardens)

Job type: Full time
Career level: Not Applicable
Application close date: 09 Jun 2023 4-00 pm

Team Member – Operations (Parks & Gardens)

  • Permanent Full-time Position
  • 76 hours per fortnight/9-day fortnight
  • $61,389 per annum ($31.0678 per hour)

Council is seeking to appoint a suitable person to its Operations Department. The position is primarily based in the Parks & Gardens team at the Naracoorte Depot, though there may be occasions where commencement will be from the Lucindale depot.

Duties will include:

  • Mowing, weeding, garden maintenance, landscaping, weed spraying, edging and tree trimming;
  • Minor repairs to infrastructure;
  • Inspect and repair irrigation systems and monitor watering regimes;
  • Preparation and restitution of burial sites and cremation plots in Council’s cemeteries, including excavation, backfilling and re-opening of graves;
  • Inspections, including water quality testing, at the Naracoorte Swimming Lake;
  • Assisting with the delivery of the Works Program

This position involves additional hours outside normal work hours, including weekends and public holidays.

Ability to meet the physical demands of a position requiring manual labour and experience in the use of small equipment and ride on mowers is essential.

Competency in the operation of a small loader and a HR driver’s licence is essential or a willingness to obtain upon appointment.

A copy of the Position Description, Application Guide and Application Cover Sheet can be obtained by contacting the Council office on 87601100 or by clicking on the links below:




Applications must be received by 4pm Friday 9 June 2023.