Reserves General Hand (Ref: 653)

Employment Details
Closing Date: 27-May-2019 04:00 PM

About the position:

The City is seeking a skilled Reserves General Hand to maintain the City's parks, ovals, reserves and other open spaces to a high standard.

Key accountabilities:

  • Working within the Reserves team to maintain the City's parks, ovals, reserves and other public open spaces to a high standard on a daily basis as directed, including turf renovation, fertilising, mowing, slashing and all facets of turf care;
  • General operation of plant and hand tools, carry out maintenance and/or labour duties as required;
  • Ensuring that regular routine daily maintenance is carried out and that relevant log books and pre-start are completed.

For further information view the position description: Reserves General Hand

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Jim Sweetman, Supervisor Reticulation & Mowing on 08 9956 6711.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant must have previous experience with turf care and maintenance in a commercial/public environment, hold a valid MR licence and be able to operate tools and machinery safely.

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 $54,588 per annum or $27.6253 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 27 May 2019.

Ross McKim


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