- Job posted on: 24th Feb 2020
- Applications close:
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.
The City is seeking a Tree Contract Coordinator to join our Tree Management Team.
This position offers the opportunity to significantly expand your arboricultural and professional skills. If you are looking to progress your career in arboriculture or urban forestry, this position provides you with exposure to a unique range of projects, contracts, consultancies and strategy development within an international city.
The City's Tree Management Team is a leader in urban forest management. We are guided by our Sustainable Sydney and urban forest strategies to deliver ambitious goals to increase canopy cover and improve the urban forest.
Working and being supported as part of the Tree Management Team, the Tree Contract Coordinator will manage the City's urban forest (street, park and property trees) to best practise standards. Your responsibilities will also include managing service and consultancy contracts, driving quality client outcomes, and providing expert technical arboricultural advice to a range of stakeholders.
You will have, or be currently studying for, an AQF Level 5 Diploma in Arboriculture, with experience in managing urban trees, including in tree health and hazard assessment, operational or supervisory experience in the delivery of arboricultural services and demonstrated experience or comprehensive understanding of contract management.
Excellent communication skills are also required, as is a proven track record in meeting deadlines, balancing and responding flexibly to competing priorities and to work effectively as part of a team.
Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City might be the right career move for you.
This role will require a national criminal check and pre-employment health declaration.
Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.
For further information contact: Karen Sweeney, Urban Forest Manager on 02 9265 9173.
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.