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!
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
An exciting opportunity has become available within our Public Spaces Maintenance team for an Operations Coordinator – Cross City on a permanent full-time basis. The Operations Coordinator – Cross City is responsible for the development and implementation of integrated Public Space maintenance strategies for the purpose of improving the amenity and function of public spaces across the City. This position is also responsible for ensuring maintenance programs are completed in accordance with adopted service outcomes within defined budget requirements.
The successful applicant will ideally have previous experience in leading and developing a diverse team of staff members with a strong focus on driving performance. Previous experience and knowledge of using technology devices for asset maintenance tracking is also required.
This position requires an ongoing commitment to training, flexibility and multiskilling within the Public Spaces Maintenance team to develop and maintain the required skills and competencies for the position. You will be required to work from any of Council’s depots.
- Tertiary qualification in Business, Frontline Management, Project Management and/or relevant field.
- Extensive experience in the coordination of day-to-day field operations including the supervision of field staff and contractors.
- Demonstrated ability in conducting field audits to ensure compliance with WHS requirements.
- Demonstrated experience in identifying opportunities for service enhancements and efficiency gains.
- Extensive experience involving the supervision of large work teams and the coordination of multi-disciplinary projects in the construction and maintenance of Publics Spaces across a large geographical area.
- Demonstrated sound written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to WHS and EEO principles.
- Demonstrated computer and Microsoft Office skills.
- Previous Local government experience.
- Experience in Public space Maintenance and Cleaning.
- Understanding of emerging trends in technology applicable to the management of a large operational workforce.
Commencing Salary: $113,864.00 per annum, plus 10% Superannuation
Access to a Leaseback Vehicle is available with this position; however, it is not a condition of employment.
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 John Gordon, City Presentation Manager on 4732 7558.
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.