Parramatta City Council
- Supportive team and management
- Flexible working conditions
The City of Parramatta is going through unprecedented change and transformation as it becomes Sydney’s Central City. The intensity of growth and investment in City of Parramatta means that Council, their partners, and community have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape the City’s future and ensure it is culturally, socially, environmentally and economically sustainable.
About the Role
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Arboriculture student, interested in pursuing a career in local government, to join our team as a Student Landscape/ Tree Management Project Officer. This is a temporary part-time role (21 hours per week over 3 days)
for a period up to 12 months. This role is best suited for Arboriculture students or Landscape students with arboricultural experience enrolled at TAFE or University (or equivalent) and are nearing their final year of study (undergraduate).
In this role, you will have the opportunity to participate in project teams that contribute to complex and diverse development projects. On a daily basis, you will be responsible for providing development and tree permit application advice as well sharing in the assessment of tree protection plans and landscape plans in the development application process and may also include regulatory aspects of tree permit assessment.
About the person
We are excited to hear from Arboriculture students who are team players, results driven and work with initiative. You will be interacting with a range of stakeholders, so excellent communication and interpersonal skills is a must. We are also eager to meet students who can demonstrate highly developed planning, problem solving and time management skills.
What’s on offer
We are offering an attractive salary from $64,395 p.a. pro-rata plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.
Want to know more?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Robert Sutton on (02) 9806 5728.
How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online at https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/about-parramatta/careers and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 9 pm, 2nd August 2021 and will not be accepted through any other medium.
This position requires the preferred candidate to undergo a Criminal History Records check. A criminal history does not necessarily disqualify a prospective candidate from selection.
The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.
City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Multicultural backgrounds and people with disability. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.
Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.
Previous applicants do not need to reapply. Students studying in other fields of study will not be considered.
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