Employment Opportunity - Leading Hand - Irrigation


Location: Wedgefield Depot   Occupation: Parks & Gardens/Irrigation   Division: Town of Port Hedland

$93,308.90 per annum (including Port Hedland Allowance)

  • Professionally rewarding role without the stress and commute of the city
  • Manage a number of work crews
  • Work in a positive and high performance culture

An exciting position is now available for an experienced Leading Hand to join a dynamic Parks & Gardens team at the Town of Port Hedland. Situated on the beautiful West Australian coast the town offers the unique combination of professional career opportunity in a relaxed family friendly location.

Sitting in the Infrastructure Services Directorate, the role will effectively lead the teams responsible for the operational maintenance and upkeep of the town’s potable and non-potable irrigation systems. Reporting to the Coordinator Landscape & Irrigation.

Previous experience at a Team Leader or Leading Hand role and delivering maintenance programs for irrigation systems will be highly regarded. A safety first approach coupled with strong organizational and communication skills will enable the successful candidate to lead, coach and develop the team.

The full position description is available at www.porthedland.wa.gov.au/employment. For more information about the role please contact Grant Voss, Manager Infrastructure Operations on 08 9158 9731

In addition to the remuneration package The Town offers a range of benefits which may include:

  • Six weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading
  • Wellness program (includes discounted gym membership, pool passes etc.)
  • Superannuation co-contribution scheme
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Family oriented and lifestyle supportive working conditions.

This position is not eligible for housing and prospective applicants should make themselves aware of the accommodation situation in Port Hedland prior to submitting an application.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply with a resume and cover letter online at www.porthedland.wa.gov.au/employment. Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process. As part of the recruitment process applicants will be required to provide a National Police Clearance and attend a pre-employment medical which will include drug and alcohol testing.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” by post to PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721 or by hand to the Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland.

Applications close 11:45 pm Wednesday 12 August 2020. Late applications will not be accepted or submissions via external agencies will not be accepted. 

  The Town of Port Hedland is Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Attachments : - 20200729GV Position Description Leading Hand Irrigation_.pdf

Posted on Jul 29 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Wed, 12 Aug 2020 23:45:00

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