Gardener Operator Level 3

  • Full Time

Website Shire of Broome

About this Job

Broome is one of the most stunning places in Australia. It has magnificent beaches and a natural environment that boasts desirable lifestyles, active and dynamic cultural, sporting and social scenes, with all the features and benefits of a small town! 

At the Shire of Broome our people are fundamental to our success. We are focused on creating an inclusive workplace with the right people in the right roles, who are proactive, empowered and appropriately rewarded.

We strive to be a workplace filled with employees who live and breathe our values of PEARLS (Proactive, for Everyone, Accountable, Respectful, Listening, Sustainable).

 

About the Position:

The Gardener Operator will be responsible for participating in the effective maintenance of Parks, Reserves and Streetscapes with the Shire of Broome. The day to day operations of work will include undertaking the maintenance and improvement of the parks, reserves, verges, public open space, drainage, streetscapes and associated assets within the Shire of Broome as well as providing weed control, pest management and community education services.

A full position description can be found here: Gardener Operator 

About You:

Our ideal candidates will be:

  • Flexible
  • Self-Motivated and reliable
  • Able to follow instructions and use initiative.
  • Fit to undertake manual labour in the tropical Broome climate.
  • Ability to work positively within a small team environment.
  •  National Police clearance or willing to obtain one.
  • Current C-class drivers’ license is a requirement of this position

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, give us a call to talk further. Our recruitment process considers both technical and cultural fit, and how our development program can support individuals to grow into roles.  You may just be the right candidate for this or another position at the Shire of Broome.

 

About the Shire:

Broome is one of the most stunning places in Australia. It has magnificent beaches and a natural environment that boasts desirable lifestyles, active and dynamic cultural, sporting and social scenes, with all the features and benefits of a small town!

Working for the Shire of Broome means you will enjoy:

  • Base salary range between $71,761 per annum.
  • In addition to base salary there are generous allowances ($6,240 Broome location allowance plus $1,391 Industry Allowance) and employer matched super.
  • Generous leave entitlements well above industry minimums, including additional annual leave.
  • Flexible work, with fortnightly rostered days off – giving you every opportunity to enjoy that Broome lifestyle!
  • Salary sacrifice options for rental assistance.
  • Family Membership to the Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre.
  • A comprehensive Wellness Program including discounts on local services such as Pilates and Yoga.
  • An active and engaging social club.

The Shire of Broome is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. 

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume that best demonstrates your suitability for this position, as well as your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Job Applications are to be submitted through Shire’s website at https://www.broome.wa.gov.au/Council/Join-the-Shire-of-Broome-Team/Current-Vacancies

For more information contact People and Culture on 08 9191 3456 or hr@broome.wa.gov.au.

Application Deadline:

Applications for this position are to be received no later than 4:00pm Monday, 17 June 2024.

The Shire of Broome reserves the right to close an advertisement early should a suitable pool of candidates be received. This means the vacancy may close without notice. If you are interested in this position, we highly recommend you apply as soon as possible. Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify.

To apply for this job please visit broome.elmotalent.com.au.