The City of Albany is one of Western Australia’s most important and historic regional Cities. The services, facilities and activities that we offer are continually evolving and expanding. As an employee of the City, you can help us to reach our full potential. We employ around 450 staff members and provide an exceptional and committed service to the City of Albany and we create an environment where every employee has an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to a more diverse workforce and promote diversity and equal opportunity employment.

Status: Permanent, Full Time (1.0FTE)

Salary range: $65,838.06 - $71, 661.79 per annum dependent on skills, qualifications and experience.

Job Description

The City of Albany’s Developed Reserves Team is looking for enthusiastic and passionate individual to join our Mowing Team. This role is available from level 4 to 6 dependent on you experience and qualifications.

As part of this role, you will work a Monday to Friday rostered 9 day fortnight, reporting to the Leading Hand, this position will see you responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Maintaining the turf areas with the City’s open spaces;
  • Undertaking manual tasks;
  • Operating and basic maintenance of plant and equipment; tractors, mowers, whipper-snippers, brushcutters; and
  • Cohesively work in a small team environment.

Whilst this role will operate predominately within the Mowing Team there will be opportunities to work outside the normal scope of this role.

Desired Skills and Experience

Possession of excellent interpersonal skills, basic first aid, and the ability to undertake physically demanding work are essential for this role. Completion of a Certificate III in Horticulture or equivalent is required to be considered for levels 4 and above.

Additional tickets such as elevated work platform, Chemical handling, HR licence and traffic management as well as experience in plant operation is highly desirable.

If you meet the above requirements, have experience working in a similar position and are passionate about working for the City of Albany, please apply.

What We Offer: The City offers some great benefits including flexibility in when and where you work to ensure a work-life balance. You will also enjoy a range of other benefits including:

  • Superannuation co-contributions of up to $4,500 per financial year
  • Professional development opportunities, including training, memberships, and study assistance
  • Excellent leave entitlements including annual leave loading and the ability to purchase up to an additional 8 weeks’ annual leave per year
  • Employee health and wellness program and initiatives including yearly flu vaccinations, skin checks and health assessments
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Discounted ALAC Memberships
  • Festive leave days
  • Volunteering support
  • Employee assistance program
  • Generous study assistance
  • Employee recognition program
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Novated Leasing (where applicable)

Interested? Please review all job information below

To be eligible for an interview, applicants must submit a separate document that clearly covers the selection criteria outlined in the Conditions and How to Apply.

If you are having any difficulties or for further assistance with the process please contact People and Culture at or on 6820 3110.

Role related queries should be directed to Peter Bockman, Team Leader Natural Reserves at or on 6820 3953.  

Deadline: Applications close 5pm, Thursday 18 July 2024


The City of Albany is dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion across all its organisational practices and is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, individuals from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with lived disabilities, and individuals of all ages, sexual orientations, and gender identities.



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City Of Albany,Western Australia,Australia

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