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Turf and Irrigation Coordinator
  • Full-time, ongoing position
  • Supportive team environment
  • MOA Level 5 $88,696 to $92,495 per annum + super

Who we are:

The City of Salisbury has been recognised as a progressive and innovative Council particularly renowned for its visionary work leading the way in environmental initiatives. 

We are a progressive, sustainable and connected community, where we celebrate our employee's and community's diversity and where people are valued and feel safe, included, connected and have a sense of belonging. 

To deliver the best service to our customers we strive for a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. We value diversity and the skills, knowledge and experience a diverse workforce brings to our organisation. 

Our values (ReACH) encompass Respect, Accountability, Collaboration and Helpfulness. Do you want to lead a team-based environment, delivering projects for the benefit of the community? 

The role:

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to lead Council's Turf and Irrigation Services Team, where your experience in all aspects of irrigation and turf maintenance will ensure the efficient delivery and maintenance of Council's extensive irrigation and turf network, contributing to the quality of open spaces for the community. 

 Specialist Skills, Required Knowledge and Conditions:

  • Leadership and contract management skills
  • A current SA driver's licence.
  • Experience operating centralised irrigation control systems
  • Significant experience in sports turf and irrigation maintenance operations.
  • Plumbing Worker Irrigation Works Licence (Plumbers Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995) (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of Irrigated Public Open Space Code of Practice (IPOS) (Desirable)
  • MS Office suite. 

Who you are:

As the ideal candidate, you will demonstrate high levels of leadership and operational management skills.  You will possess the ability to empower, motivate and develop the turf and irrigation team, and have a strong commitment to safe work practices, be a team player, and have excellent problem solving abilities. 

What's in it for you?

Ability to become part of a high achieving and dedicated team, making a difference to the community delivering on an exceptional customer experience with the flexibility to manage what's important through an excellent work life balance. 

Further information is available by accessing the Position Description

People who are of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity as well as people of culturally diverse backgrounds and of diverse abilities are encouraged to apply. 

Specific enquiries regarding this opportunity can be made to Nigel John, Team Leader, Parks & Landscape on 0466 022 655. 

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 19 December 2022.

Job Ref: AH000417
Submitted: 24-11-2022

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