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Manager Parks & Open Space

Job title: Manager Parks & Open Space
Contract type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Industry: Local Government
Salary $55 - $60 per hour + Super
Reference: 659225
Contact name: Natalie Panov
Contact email: npanov@ivorygroup.com.au
Job description
ABOUT THE COMPANY.

Join a local council as the Manager Parks & Open Space. This small Council located in Inner-West Sydney, prides themselves on a collaborative team environment that ranges from junior to senior staff. 
  
ABOUT THE POSITION.

As the Manager Parks & Open Space you will prepare short and long term budgets for the Parks & Open Space business area and manage multi-faceted projects from project definition to delivery ranging from playground operations, reserves mowing and maintenance, nature strip mowing, tree maintenance, turf mowing and landscape. 
  
DUTIES.
  • Procure and manage external contractors and consultants
  • Monitor staff performance and provide guidance when required 
  • Track completion of Parks & Open Space related customer requests 
  • Undertake assessment of work sites and ensure they comply with standards and regulations
  
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE. 
  • Tertiary qualifications in Park Management, Turf Management, Horticulture or relevant
  • Previous experience in Local Government is highly desirable 
  • Prior experience in managing a team to ensure productivity and collaboration 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  
CULTURE.

Expand on your skills and experience within this diverse and driven team. Enjoy being a part of a positive team environment that is based off a high level of collaborative work and a strong team ethic. This team prides themselves on continuous development for growth.
  
BENEFITS.
  • 38 hours per week, Monday - Friday 6:30am - 3:00pm 
  • Competitive hourly rates ranging between $55 - $60 per hour + Super
  • Initial 3 month contract with opportunity for continuous extension 
  
HOW TO APPLY.

Click "Apply for this job", or contact Natalie Panov at npanov@ivorygroup.com.au for a confidential discussion.

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