Full-time (average of 38 hours per week)

The City of Rockingham is located 40km south of the Perth CBD and is one of the fastest growing local governments in the south metropolitan area.  We are responsible for the provision and delivery of high quality services, facilities and events that meet or exceed community expectations.  Providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees is important to us and we are committed to employing team members who share the City’s Values of Recognition, Ethics, Service, Professional Development, Empowerment, Communication and Teamwork – RESPECT.  These Values are incorporated into all aspects of employment at the City.

Based at the City’s Works Depot in Crocker Street, Rockingham, you will work in a team and be responsible for undertaking arboriculture maintenance to the City’s trees and vegetation in parks and streetscapes.  Other duties will include planting, mulching, staking, and operating a chainsaw, chipper and elevated work platform.

You will possess excellent team working skills and the ability to operate equipment to perform best practice arboriculture maintenance.

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria as part of your online application:

  1. Certificate in Arboriculture or Horticulture or relative experience
  2. Current ‘MR’ class driver’s licence
  3. Ability to work and in a team environment and in all kinds of outdoor weather conditions
  4. Well-developed knowledge and application of work health and safety policies and procedures
  5. Demonstrated experience in the Arboriculture or Horticultural industries field including maintenance practices

This position offers a weekly wage of $1,403 (gross) which incorporates all allowances and penalty rates, as well as:

  • 11.5% superannuation with the option to co-contribute up to a further 5%
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programs including a physical health reimbursement subsidy payment of up to $150 per annum, free flu vaccinations, free skin cancer checks, mental health programs and Employee Assistance Provider (EAP) services
  • Flexible working arrangements, including rostered days off and two additional paid days of absence per annum
  • A culture of learning with training/development opportunities including paid study leave and study fees
  • Salary packaging opportunities for motor vehicles, etc.

An information package, including the position description, is available on our website.  

Applications must be submitted online by 4pm, Sunday 14 July 2024. Applications will be assessed as they are received and candidates may be invited to interview prior to the close date. If you are interested in the position, we highly recommend you apply as soon as possible.

This process may be used to fill future similar permanent or fixed-term positions that may become available in the City during the next 12 months.

The City of Rockingham encourages applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including First Nations people, people living with disability and people who speak a first language other than English.

- Information Pack - Tree Pruner - June 2024.pdf



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City of Rockingham,Western Australia,Australia

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