Field Worker

Ipswich City Council - Ipswich QLD
Full-time +1

About us
Neighbouring the Queensland capital of Brisbane, Ipswich is both the state’s fastest growing area and oldest provincial city. It is a dynamic blend of rich heritage, proud communities, diverse landscapes and a lively energy all contributing to a region full of liveability and opportunity.

Ipswich City Council currently employs more than 1200 people and promotes a work place culture built on our values of communication, collaboration, integrity, efficiency and leadership. Council teams operate across a range of industries delivering a wide range of services to the community, with one common purpose:

‘To proudly enhance the quality of life for our community'

We achieve this by embedding our values in all that we do. Our high performing teams are making a positive difference in the community and you can be a part of history in shaping the future of this region, which is a catalyst for major growth.

About the role
Works and Field Services – Open Space – New multiple casual positions are on offer!

The Open Space team undertake operational activities to prepare and maintain the City’s green assets for the growing season as part of their normal operations.
We are looking for motivated people to join our team who have an excellent work ethic with a ‘can do’ attitude that demonstrates commitment to deliver these services, as well as exceptional workplace safety and wellbeing practices.

Some key responsibilities that you may expect:

  • Undertake detailed maintenance of garden and turf areas
  • Maintain irrigation systems.

About you
For this role you require:

  • C Class Driver’s Licence
  • General Safety Induction (Construction Industry Card)
  • Hold relevant experience, certificates, tickets and/or qualifications applicable to the positions

It would be highly regarded if you have:

  • Certification II in Horticulture or extensive experience performing the tasks outlined
  • Current competency as a Plant Operator
  • MR Licence

For the full position description click here

How to Apply
Click apply and please submit:

  • a cover letter of no more than 2 pages describing how and why your skills and experience will assist Council to achieve the results required for this role
  • a resume of no more than 4 pages

Closing date: 15 December @ 4.30pm

What happens if you are shortlisted?
If you are short listed, you will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre at our Yamanto Depot. This process is designed to help you feel more confident talking about your skills and help us understand your strengths and what you can bring to the role.
Please note all shortlisted applications will form part of a future talent pool for casual positions and you may be considered within 6 months for a future casual position.

Ipswich City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace by supporting equal opportunities regardless of gender, culture, generation, sexual orientation or disability. We promote a respectful workplace culture that is free from all forms of harassment, workplace bullying, discrimination and violence.

Job Type: Full-time

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