Team Leader Public Place Projects

Garden Boulevard
Fixed Term Full Time

  • High Performing Team
  • Career development opportunity in a leadership role
  • Full time fixed term position.
  • Band 7, $97,850.10 - $109,619.57 plus Superannuation

About us

Kingston Council’s collective focus is on delivering exceptional service that achieves our vision and meets community expectations.

The role

An opportunity exists for a suitably passionate person to step into the role of Public Place Team Leader for 6 months to lead a contemporary team of landscape designers to create beautiful, safe and welcoming open spaces throughout Kingston.

Integral to the role will be advising other departments to ensure the delivery of high quality spaces in the public realm as well as providing technical input into many major projects underway across Kingston (including Suburban Rail Loop). 

You will be responsible for overseeing a capital works budget of $2.5M and an operating budget of over $500K.

About you

You will have:

  • Ability to demonstrate the City of Kingston’s values of Future Orientated, Accountable, Dynamic, Expert, Community and Celebration
  • Tertiary qualifications in Horticulture, Open Space, Landscape Design, or substantial demonstrated experience   
  • Expertise and demonstrated experience in Management/Leadership roles
  • Experience working in a Local Government or in an organisation having strong links with Local Governments.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with project, OH&S and budgeting practices

What we can offer

This is a full-time fixed-term position for 6 months.

As an employee of the City of Kingston you will be part of an inclusive culture and have access to ongoing professional development and a range of employee benefits designed to promote a positive work/life balance including flexible working arrangements, wellbeing initiatives, discounted gym membership, social club events, employee assistance program (EAP) and discounted health insurance.  Full time employees also have access to a planned day off every four weeks.

How to Apply

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Kingston values diversity and is committed to creating a workplace where all employees can be their true self every day. We are a child safe and an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from wide-ranging backgrounds, identities and experiences are encouraged to apply.

Applications Close: 08/04/2021

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