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Supervisor Urban Forest Management

Darwin, Australia

Reference: 5513486

City of Darwin is looking for an individual who is hands on with a can do attitude and who has a talent for leading and motivating a team of hard workers.

We have a full-time opportunity for an experienced leader to oversee our Urban Forest Management team.Reporting to the Senior Coordinator Parks and Reserves at our Operations facility in Winnellie, this position is expected to supervise and deliver Arboriculture works in accordance with City of Darwin's Tree Management plan and relevant Australian standards for the Darwin municipality.

The works will include delivering Arboriculture works in accordance with Tree management plans, recurrent work programs, and other ad hoc needs as they arise given the nature of the region.

As part of the leadership team you will be expected to lead by example and demonstrate a consistent and dedicated focus to all key result areas required by the section. Your average day will be a combination of:-

  • Ensuring all workplace health and safety obligations are met, with a safety first mindset
  • Ongoing operational service delivery in accordance with City of Darwin's Tree Management Plan and standards required
  • Coordinating and implementing work programs as scheduled
  • Regular and professional internal and external stakeholder engagement
  • Budgetary, purchasing and other operational administration
  • Assessment, inspections and reports
  • Supervision of staff, their performance, timesheets and other staff related matters

As a full-time supervisor you will be require to work Monday to Friday, generally from 7.30 am to 4.15pm with an occasional requirement to be available for weekend work. The position has a base salary of $82,612 plus superannuation. City of Darwin also provides generous leave entitlements such as six weeks annual leave, 15 days personal leave and a paid RDO each month.

To be considered for the role you must have:

  • Certificate III in Arboriculture and industry relevant experience (Minimum 5 years)
  • Certificate IV in Leadership and Management and / or equivalent industry relevant supervisory experience (Minimum 2 years)
  • General Construction Industry - White Card
  • Possession of a Class C Drivers Licence

For full details of the position and other desirable requirements please refer to the position description.

If this sounds like you and you are keen to join a motivated and passionate leadership team at our Municipal Depot then we encourage you to apply.

The vacancy closes at 5 pm Monday 21 June 2021.

The City of Darwin is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

As part of Council's recruitment process, applicants may be required to undergo pre-employment assessments, such as a Medical Assessment, National Police Check and Psychometric Assessment.


Applications Close: 21 Jun 2021