Position Details
Reference Number 17832
Position Title Team Leader- Tree Crew
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Directorate Engrg & Infrastructure
Location Operations Centre
Award Classification Knox City Council Enterprise Agreement No. 9 2015 - 4
Full Time Salary $60,466.72 to $64,897.45
Hours Per Week 38
Position Summary

Knox Council has an exciting opportunity available to join our trees team in the role of Team Leader Tree Crew on a full time permanent basis.

In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of reactive and programmed tree maintenance undertaken by Knox Council’s in-house tree crew. You will lead the Tree Crew in the field to ensure the team delivers works to high standards in the required timeframes and where required, undertake reactive tree inspections and work allocation to contract staff.

Our ideal candidate will hold a Diploma in Arboriculture or a Certificate IV in Arboriculture with the Assess Trees module. You will also have a sound understanding of the relevant Acts and regulations which must be considered when undertaking tree works, coupled with substantial experience in tree management, including tree inspections and work allocation.

Proven experience in leading a team to achieve high quality results, the ability to prepare reports, read plans and utilise computer programs such as Excel, Word and are also a must.

If this sounds like you, we look forward to seeing what you have to offer!

Knox Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusion. We are committed to a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Screening Criteria Essential: Demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate staff and contractors to achieve established standards of performance with timeframes.
Essential: High level communication skills both verbal and written.
Essential: A minimum certificate IV in arboriculture with the assess trees module and substantial experience in tree management, including tree inspections and works allocation.
Desirable: Medium Rigid License
Contact Person Lara Wilson
Contact Number 0447 258 363
Closing Date 22/03/2019
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