$89, 674 plus 9.5% Superannuation
Temporary to 30 November 2024
We are the City of Melbourne, a place to be bold and inspirational.
We are rapidly transforming to meet the evolving challenges faced by a global city. With a vision of being a leading organisation for a leading capital city, our mission is to create positive impact for our community. Each day, we work with passion and purpose so that together we achieve incredible things.
Together we Make the Difference
How this position will Make the Difference to City of Melbourne…
Reporting to the Team Leader Urban Forest and Ecology, you will provide expert advice on a range of tree matters on behalf of Council, working to protect, grow and diversify the city’s urban forest to meet Council goals. You will work to ensure compliance with Council’s Tree Retention and Removal Policy, including management of the tree removal process.
Your resilience, energy and ability to juggle competing priorities will be key to your success in this dynamic, reactive and fast-paced role. Strong interpersonal skills will help you to collaborate with many areas and at all levels across Council. You will build strong stakeholder relationships within and outside of the organisation to achieve the best urban forest outcomes in a complex capital city environment. Your excellent customer service skills will support your regular interactions with the community.
You will work closely with the wider Urban Forest and Ecology team and support a wide array of projects, but also demonstrate confidence in working autonomously and leading consultative processes and conversations. Familiarity with using asset management programs and spatial mapping software will be beneficial, and you will be well-versed in data management, record keeping and adhering to process.
You can bring… (Selection criteria)
•Ability to demonstrate and display City of Melbourne Values – accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and striving for excellence.
•Well-developed data management skills.
•A tertiary qualification in Arboriculture, Horticulture, Forest Science or equivalent.
•Experience working in arboriculture consultancy or a related role.
•Highly developed organisational skills with an ability to manage multiple, competing and complex tasks in a fast paced environment.
•Proven ability to direct and manage contractors, consultants and staff, including budget management
•Outstanding customer service, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
By joining us, you will become part of a remarkable team who work in a constructive and inclusive culture to shape the future of this city. Together, we champion difference, celebrate achievement and recognise positive impact.
How to apply…
As part of the online application form you are required to:
•attach your resume
•attach a separate cover letter, responding to the selection criteria (no more than two pages), as listed above under ‘You can bring…’
Please address your covering letter to Kelly Hertzog, Team Leader Urban Forest and Ecology.
Applications will be accepted up until 11:45pm Tuesday 24 November 2020.
The position description for this role will not be provided at this stage of application.
For those interested in working with us, the City of Melbourne offers a great range of benefits.
City of Melbourne is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity. Our commitment is for our people to be safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people regardless of their gender identity and expression, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation, disability and age. We look for the right values, skills and knowledge to build our capabilities so that we can best deliver for our community.