Leading Hand – Parks & Gardens


Barunga West Council is located on the “Top of the Yorke” – the northern end of the Yorke Peninsula – and boasts popular fishing destinations and historic inland townships. Just two hours from Adelaide the key townships include Port Broughton, Bute, Alford, Kulpara, Mundoora, Melton and the coastal destinations of Fisherman Bay and Tickera.

Be part of a team that takes pride in ensuring our gardens, parks, and streetscapes are maintained to the highest possible standard for our community.

Council are looking for a motivated person to lead our Parks and Gardens team, located at the Port Broughton depot.

Reporting directly to the Supervisor (Parks and Garden), the key requirements of this supervisory position will focus on the safe delivery of operations and maintenance of the Council parks and gardens, infrastructure, and Community Wastewater Management Scheme (CWMS).

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in the maintenance of parks and gardens, have good customer service skills, a strong work ethic, and a willingness to work outdoors with minimal supervision.

Relevant qualifications will be highly regarded, with experience in parks and garden maintenance and CWMS, and a strong commitment to Work Health & Safety is essential.

Hours of work shall be based upon (76) hours per fortnight with the spread of hours being from 7am to 5pm covering Tuesday to Friday.

A pre-employment medical and police clearance is a requirement for this role.

To apply, please visit mcarthur.com.au and reference job number J3987.

Confidential enquiries may be directed to Paul Coyle on 08 8100 7000.

Applications close 9am Monday 11th December 2023.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.