About us

The beautiful Eurobodalla Shire is located on Yuin Country on the far south coast of NSW and offers an enviable coastal lifestyle with easy access to Canberra and Sydney. From our beaches to our bushlands, rivers and mountains, the Eurobodalla is a place of inclusive communities embracing sustainable lifestyles.

With 143km of coastline, 83 beaches, 20 lakes and four major river systems, Eurobodalla is known as the land of many waters. Over three-quarters of our land area is open space, consisting of 10 national parks and 15 state forests.

Over 40,000 people call the Eurobodalla Shire home, and we attract over 1.2 million visitors every year.

About the role

Our Tree/Parks inspector is full-time in the Parks team and will undertake all physical tree inspections and assessments, as well as the administering of tree risk management activities within Council controlled or managed lands.

Your main duties will include:

  • Conducting physical inspections and reporting requirements for Council’s parks asset, such as playgrounds and reserves.
  • Investigating and following up on inquiries related to Tree Management.
  • Providing quotes and budget control for relevant projects.
  • Reviewing inspection performance and achievements against code of practice and general service standards.

Salary Information

Total remuneration for the role is in the range of $3,436.24 to $3,908.63 gross per fortnight comprising:

  • $3,043.99 to $3,467.66 base salary
  • $37.84 Adverse Working Conditions allowance
  • $354.41 to $403.13 superannuation (calculated at 11.5%)

A fully maintained Council vehicle for to/from home use is also available with this position!

 An offer of employment for this position is subject to medical clearance to verify that you are safely able to undertake the duties of the position.

What we offer

We promote equal access to opportunities and pride ourselves on creating a safe and engaging working environment that fosters wellbeing. We are dedicated to looking after our staff, knowing our people are our biggest asset, to ensure we are best placed to look after our community.

Culture and benefits

  • Work/life balance through a range of flexible work options.
  • 35 hours per week for administrative staff and 38 hours per week for operational staff.
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including access to free counselling through our Employee Assistance Program, Uprise Wellbeing App, Fitness Passport, Social Club, flu vaccinations and skin checks.
  • Up to 3 days leave to cover Council closure at end of year period.
  • 9 weeks Council provided paid maternity leave (conditional).
  • Generous leave provisions including Long Service Leave after 5 years of continuous service, study leave and 3 weeks sick leave annually.
  • Annual Award increases, performance reviews and a rewards and recognition program.
  • Salary packaging program.

About you

You enjoy outdoor activities and thrive in a team environment, bringing experience in writing reports related to tree management. As an excellent communicator, you can easily work with a range of people at Council and in the community. We are seeking an individual with a strong background in tree management who appreciates the value of environmental improvement and safe practices. A Certificate IV in Horticulture (Arboriculture modules) is required to help Council meet those standards. To be successful, your application should further show:

  • Minimum Cert IV in Horticulture with essential Arboriculture units.
  • Experience in undertaking visual tree assessments and well-developed tree management report writing skills.
  • High level computer literacy particularly in email, databases and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to make independent decisions and provide accurate timely advice.

A Diploma in Arboriculture and other relevant horticulture/natural resource studies will be a bonus!

Please read the Information Package for full details. If you have any further questions about the role, please contact Brett Izzard on 0488 475 961.

To apply for this position, please complete the form below or go to the Eurobodalla Shire Council Vacant Positions website page if you found this vacancy via a job search website.

Applications close: 11.00pm Wednesday 24 July 2024.

Applicants found suitable through this recruitment process may be contacted for fixed term contract opportunities of less than 12 months where the position is similar in nature – meaning the position requires the same nature of duties, abilities, qualifications, experience and standard of work performance.

Please note there is no ability to save your application partway through. Please ensure you have enough time to complete your application prior to starting, by considering and preparing your answers to the selection criteria questions shown below in advance.



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Eurobodalla Shire Council,New South Wales,Australia

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2 weeks ago
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Eurobodalla Shire Council,New South Wales,Australia