Victoria Daly Regional Council
Council Operations Officer

Posted: 10 Apr
Closes: 30 May
Kalkarindji, Northern Territory


  • Earn a remuneration package ranging between $48260.26 - $55685.45 plus superannuation.
  • Play a pivotal role in maintenance and construction at parks, gardens and council facilities. 
  • Benefit from a comprehensive range of perks, including remote area allowance, salary sacrifice options, 6 weeks of annual leave plus 10 days of personal leave, and more!

Our passion for community is at the heart of everything we do

Our vision is to be a leader within the Australian Local Government and develop a broad range of strategies that will help shape our vision for the region through excellent service delivery and community engagement. We also aim to build one of Australia's most sustainable, vibrant, and diverse regions. Victoria Daly Regional Council runs a range of programs to engage the Indigenous communities.

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How you’ll make a difference

Victoria Daly Regional Council is looking for a full-time Council Operations Officer based in Kalkarindji, NT. 

Perform maintenance and construction at parks, gardens and council facilities and Assist in minor civil works and ensure delivery of waste management services

More specifically, your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Perform maintenance and construction at parks, gardens, road verges, airports, cemeteries, and recreational areas throughout the Council including but not limited to.
  2. Plant and tree maintenance 
  3. Grounds maintenance 
  4. Reticulation installation and maintenance 
  5. Turf care, fertilizing, weed and pest control. 
  6. Whipper snipping and Mowing Operations 
  7. Removal of disposal of debris and litter from parks and gardens 
  8. Assistance with other community landscaping and gardening projects 
  9. Assist with the waste collection, disposal and the ongoing maintenance and minor works at the community landfill site as per Council Standards. 
  10. 1Assist in the construction, maintenance and delivery of minor civil works. 
  11. Maintain all equipment and plant used in a safe, clean and serviceable condition.
  12. Advise the Council Operations Team Leader when equipment and machinery is not working or has been damaged. 
  13. Maintain a safe working environment and ensure WHS regulations are adhered to
  14. Ensure the policies and procedures of the Council are adhered to and all resources effectively deployed. 

What you’ll bring to the team

Education Requirements

  1. Tertiary qualifaction or experience in Parks and Gardens (desirable)
  2. Relevant Plant Competencies (desirable)
  3. White Card (desirable)

Other Requirements

    1. Criminal History Check (issued within the last 3 months)
    2. Current Working with Children’s Clearance (Ochre Card)
    3. A valid driver’s licence

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Ready to Apply?

To be considered for this role please include your resume and  cover letter. Apply Now!