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Tractor Driver - Parks

22 days ago: Moreton Bay Regional Council

Job Description

Term:Up to 3 years Award/Level:Qld Local Government Industry Award - Level 5 Location:Petrie Package:$56,152 pa 9 day fortnight up to 12% superannuation leave loading 76 hour fortnight 4 weeks annual leave

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a physical and hearing assessment with an independent professional nominated by MBRC as part of the recruitment process for this role as well as a National Police History Check.

Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.  

The role 

Your responsibilities will include operating a tractor or ride-on-mower, general park maintenance activities including mowing, landscape maintenance, turf management, trimming, pruning, weed control, mulching and planting.  You will assist with routine inspections and reporting of council's open space assets to ensure all parks, gardens, road and bush land reserve surfaces, park equipment and structures are maintained in safe working condition.

Requirements 

To be successful in this role you will hold a MR class driver's licence (or higher), current AC/DC Herbicide Application certification or willingness to obtain and experience in operating large mowing equipment and tractors. You will have the demonstrated working knowledge of parks and gardens maintenance and the physical fitness to safely perform the manual aspects of this role.

Benefits

This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year. Council’s work locations have local parking.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has depots located at Arana Hills, Bribie Island, Burpengary, Dayboro, Deception Bay, Caboolture, Margate, Petrie, Samford, Woodford and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Role Description

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Further Information

To obtain further details please contact council's Customer Service Team, telephone (07) 3205 0555.


Term:Up to 3 years Award/Level:Qld Local Government Industry Award - Level 5 Location:Petrie Package:$56,152 pa 9 day fortnight up to 12% superannuation leave loading 76 hour fortnight 4 weeks annual leave  Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a physical and hearing assessment with an independent professional nominated by MBRC as part of the recruitment process for this role as well as a National Police History Check. Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australias third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting...