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Project Officer Parks Operations

City of Sydney
  • Division: CITY SERVICES
  • Salary: AUD 82,921.00 per annum plus Superannuation
  • Employment status: Permanent
  • Employment arrangement: Full Time
  • Location: Sydney CBD
  • Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 - developing a green, global and connected city.

Do you have a passion for the City of Sydney's parks and the opportunities they provide for green, connected and vibrant local communities? We are looking for an experienced Parks Project Officer to assist the City Greening and Leisure, Program Delivery unit in delivering our capital works program.

The primary responsibilities of the role are to deliver high quality project management outcomes achieving time, quality, risk management, WHS and value for money objectives for a range of upgrade and renewal works within the City's parks and open spaces. The position will play a vital role in delivering the Sustainable Sydney 2030 Strategy and Greening Sydney Plan objectives.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrated experience and capabilities in project management, landscape architecture/design or engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, managing and controlling multiple parks and open space projects and contracts that respond to stakeholder expectations, provide value for money, are delivered on time and achieve corporate objectives.
  • Park and open space project management experience and a track record in managing all stages of the project lifecycle including feasibility, consultants and contractors, documentation, authority approvals, procurement processes, contract administration, risk management and handover.
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking community consultation and liaising and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of the current materials, products, services, technologies and best practice methods in the landscape construction industry.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and demonstrated time management and problem-solving skills, including the ability to effectively manage competing priorities and interests in a high volume environment.
  • Sound working knowledge in the following software packages: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Project and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Current Class C NSW driver's licence.

At the City of Sydney you will join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger - delivering great things for our city's dynamic future.

Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.

To apply: Please visit our Career Opportunities page by clicking Apply Now to complete your online application and view or download the position description. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please note the "Essential Criteria Response" field in the online application does not require you to respond or upload a document.

This role will require a criminal history record check and pre-employment health declaration.

Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.

Applications must be made online via the City's website by clicking Apply Now below the close date.

For further information contact: Michael Woolley, Program Manager Park Services on 02 9265 9670.

Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.

At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

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