Narromine Shire Council

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Team Member Recreational Services

Job No: NARROMINE15
Location: Narromine

About Narromine Shire Council

Narromine Shire is located in the heart of the Macquarie Irrigation Valley, only 20 minutes to the rapidly growing regional centre of Dubbo.  It is a rich agricultural area with moderate climate and boasts excellent medical and educational facilities.  It also offers a wide range of sporting and recreational facilities, and is experiencing considerable growth in both business and industry. Our mission is to enhance our Shire's image, lifestyle and environment through effective leadership, community involvement and commitment to serve. 

About the position

Narromine Shire Council are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced candidate to join our recreational services team. 

The objective of this position is to contribute to the overall effectiveness of Council by assisting the team to carry out operations within Narromine Shire Council.

The incumbent will safely and competently operate Council plant and equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and Council procedures

The position holder will have an intimate knowledge of turf maintenance and care particularly with the maintenance of turf in the area of grounds keeping and sporting field maintenance.

The position holder will have knowledge of irrigation maintenance and requirements to maintain Sporting fields to an acceptable standard.

The position will maintain the grounds of Councils aquatic centres.

To be successful in this position you will need to have:

  • Class "HR" Drivers Licence
  • Current ChemCert Certificate
  • Work Safely in the construction Industry - White Card
  • Certificate in Turf Care, or willingness to obtain
  • Ability to Work in a team environment
  • Appropriate experience in parks and gardens maintenance/construction maintenance
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of WHS requirements

 It will be desirable for you to have: 

  • Backhoe/Loader operators ticket
  • Chainsaw Operation Safety Certificate ‘Level 1’
  • RMS Traffic Controller “Blue Card”
  • RMS Apply Traffic Control Plans “Yellow Card”
  • Ability to obtain a WorkCover ‘High Risk Licence’

 The details relating to this position are:

  • The position is graded 4 within Council's salary structure
  • The salary range is from $879.61 to $995.08 per 38 hour week plus allowances. The salary step is determined by an annual competency assessment. 
  • Narromine Shire Council will pay a further 9.5% superannuation to your super fund
  • 38 hour working week applies. NSC has a RDO system whereby every second Monday is a rostered day off for most outdoor staff. 
  • Employment conditions are as per the Local Government (State) Award
  • Narromine Shire Council promotes the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and diversity across our workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Before you apply for this position, please read the Position Description carefully to assess your eligibility and suitability for the position. You will be required to answer a few questions that relate to the criteria on the online application below. You will also be required to attach your current resume which should include two recent employment related referees. Please note that you cannot submit your application without attaching your resume. Council will only accept applications submitted online. Please include in your resume, evidence of qualifications that you possess. 

Please click here to view the full Position Description

Pre-employment screening

Should you be shortlisted for interview, and are then selected to progress to the next stage following interview, you may be required to undergo the following pre-employment screening process as part of the selection process:

  • A functional assessment (at Council's expense) including hearing and drug and alcohol testing
  • Reference checks from your 2 work related referees
  • Any other additional screening that may be relevant to the role
  • Council will check the authenticity of certificates and qualification

Privacy Statement

As part of the recruitment process, Narromine Shire Council will be collecting information about you. This information is private information for the purposes of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act. This information will be included in the recruitment file and only accessed by members of the Recruitment Selection Panel. 

Contact and notes

Enquiries: Manager Human Resources Belinda Hollingworth on (02) 6889 9992

Closing date: 5pm Monday 23 October 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONCE YOU START TO COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION, YOU CANNOT SAVE IT AND RETURN TO IT LATER. PLEASE TAKE THE TIME AND BE PREPARED WITH YOUR RESUME READY TO UPLOAD WHEN YOU COMMENCE THE PROCESS.

Good luck and we look forward to receiving your application.

 

 

 

 

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