At Penrith City Council, we’re passionate about people; in our community and in our workplace. We want you to be able to be your best self and we get that work is just one part of your life, so we’re here to support you in the moments that matter. As the winner of the 2020 Local Government Excellence in People and Culture Award and an Excellence Award winner in the 2020 Australian HR Awards, you can be confident in joining a workplace that offers truly outstanding benefits, including:
- A range of flexible work arrangements
- 18 weeks paid maternity leave
- Health and wellbeing leave
- 15 days personal leave
- Significant financial and leave support for undertaking further education
- Diverse salary packaging
- And much, much more!
About City Presentation
City Presentation delivers a range of services that provide clean, well-presented public spaces in the Penrith Local Government Area. Comprising over 200 qualified and driven staff, areas of opportunity for employment include civil construction and works, horticulture and landscaping, fleet management and workshop servicing, trades and public cleansing and maintenance.
Our team ensures that Council spaces are well maintained and always ready for use by our residents, are sustainable into the future, and significant assets, community buildings, roads, drainage, fleet, parks and open spaces provide the required level of service in a cost-effective manner for present and future residents.
In City Presentation, we seek staff who are organised, take pride in their work, and are willing to go that little bit further to ensure the little details make their work speak for itself. We encourage personal and professional development, and pride ourselves on a culture that encourages staff contribution and involvement.
About the Role
Exciting opportunities are available within our Civil Operations section for highly motivated individuals with the required skills and qualifications to lead, plan and coordinate the delivery of day-to-day activities in the construction and maintenance of civil infrastructure assets within the Penrith LGA.
In the role of Field Supervisor - Construction, you will be responsible for the direct supervision of a work team consisting of between 5 to 10 labourers and plant operators, hands-on and leading by example to undertake activities associated with the construction of roads, drainage and concrete assets, ensuring the activities are carried out in an efficient, safe and cost-effective manner.
- Tertiary qualification in Civil Construction or similar discipline
- Extensive experience in Civil Construction and maintenance works
- Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and allocate work
- Experience in planning and coordinating day to day activities
- Knowledge of and commitment to WHS practices and EEO principles
- Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White) Card
- Current Class C Driver licence
- First Aid Certificate
- Current RMS Traffic Control Tickets
- Previous experience in Local Government
Commencing Salary: $73,342.00 per annum, plus 10% superannuation and an Adverse Working Conditions Allowance in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award.
You may be required to undertake background checks, as relevant to the position for which you have applied.
Visit careers.penrith.city to view the position description and to find out more information about employment with Penrith City Council. To submit your application, please apply online using the link below.
In addition to a cover letter and resume, applicants are required to submit comprehensive responses to the selection criteria (listed above) as a part of their initial application. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.
Completed applications must be received by 11.55pm on the closing date. Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.
For further information about the position, please contact Noel Wright, Acting Operations Coordinator - Civil Works, on 4732 8594.
Council practices EEO and WHS principles.
Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.
Penrith City Council is committed to ensuring the safety of our people and community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many of our employees are currently working remotely or in a way that is different to normal, which may impact our recruitment processes including time to respond to applicants and conducting online interviews instead of in-person. Some roles may also require temporary remote working arrangements; if applicable, this will be discussed with you at the time of interview.
We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.