Mullewa Town Leading Hand (Ref: 589)

Employment Details
Closing Date: 29-Jul-2019 04:00 PM

About the position:

Part of the Greater Geraldton region, Mullewa is a town located 98 kilometres east-northeast of Geraldton. Agriculture is Mullewa's largest industry with wheat, wool, beef and lamb as its main products. Mullewa is well known for an abundance of wildflowers in spring and it is one of the few places in the world that the wreath flower grows. With this exciting opportunity, you can be part of working with us to deliver the best for our community and for our region.

The Mullewa Town Leading Hand provides day-to-day supervision and leadership to the Town Maintenance crew, and is responsible for the provision of parks, reserves and general town maintenance services to the Mullewa district.

Key accountabilities:

  • Parks and reserves maintenance including mowing, watering, fertilising, pruning, planting and reticulation;
  • General town site maintenance including road and path sweeping, path repair, verge reinstatement and general maintenance duties;
  • Cost tracking of fortnightly expenditure on parks, reserves and reticulation works;
  • Provide direction, leadership and technical support for direct reports including coordinating materials and equipment for use by the team;
  • Ensure that all work undertaken by team is to a high standard and within budget and agreed timeframes.

For further information view the position description: Mullewa Town Leading Hand

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Darryl Pedlar, Infrastructure Coordinator Mullewa District on 08 9956 6765.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant will have relevant trade qualifications, experience in the maintenance of parks, gardens and reserves and demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a small team.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $62,664 per annum or $31.71 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 18.5% Superannuation 
  • 22 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A completed Selection Criteria Form demonstrating how your qualifications, experience, skills and knowledge match the role requirements (please refer to Information for Applicants for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Monday 29 July 2019.


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