Technical officer trees

$76,040 to $84,489 per annum
22 Days Annual Leave
Up to 14.5% Superannuation

The Town of Cambridge has recently embarked on a journey to transform the organisation to one that is accountable and high performing, which also has a progressive and positive culture. The organisation is now very much focussed on developing and ensuring a vibrant and sustainable future for the Town, one that better reflects the needs of the community

This position provides technical advice and support in the management of public trees. The position works collaboratively with managers, coordinators, and leading hands within the Infrastructure and Works Directorate, as well as staff across the Town and external agencies, the community, suppliers, and contractors to meet service delivery requirements with regards to the health, safety, and presentation of the Town's urban forest.

Our 'People First' approach emphasises respect, high levels of internal and external service delivery, and a focus on continuously aligning our systems and processes to improve how they serve the people we work with.

Accordingly, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following;

  • Demonstrated experience in the tree management and maintenance field.
  • Knowledge of industry best practice and issues in tree management and maintenance including risk management.
  • Ability to efficiently plan for, prioritise and meet timelines and complete relevant administration, technical and project management tasks associated with the position.
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills and sound communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continual improvement.
  • Proven ability to develop collaborative relationships with peers, stakeholders, customers and community groups and an ability to work as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in computer use with the ability to use various parks operations project related software.
  • Formal qualification/s in Arboriculture or similar qualification and/or demonstrated equivalent experience.
  • Qualification in quantified tree risk assessment or equivalent and experience in preparing arboriculture reports.

The Town welcomes local residents with a desire to work and contribute locally to apply.

Applications can be submitted online and require you to upload a current resume, respond to questions about your experience in relation to the position and complete some online testing as part of the application process.

This is a new process and you may require up to an hour of uninterrupted time to submit your application.

For further information on how to apply for this position please visit the Town of Cambridge Careers page

Applications close 3:00pm Monday 28 October 2019

Town Of Cambridge


Posted: 10 October 2019

Location:  Perth, WA

Salary:  $76040 - $84489