Natural Areas Tree Management Officer


Sunshine Coast Council


Caloundra, Queensland

Salary etc:

$73,000 - $79,000 p.a.



Why work with us?

There is no better place to live and work than on the Sunshine Coast, especially with an outstanding organisation like Sunshine Coast Council.

With the vision to be Australia’s most sustainable region - Healthy, Smart, and Creative, council is at the forefront of delivering a number of region-shaping projects that will see the region become a hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity, along with opportunities and a lifestyle for all to enjoy. 

About the Role

Undertake proactive and reactive risk based management reports and advice. Coordinate delivery of works through contractors and staff to ensure Natural Areas service levels are maintained. Where possible protect and enhance tree habitat values through use of innovative habitat creation. Undertake a range of projects to deliver the required outcomes within the reserve network. 

About you

Do you have extensive arboriculture experience and are looking to take your career to the next level? The Natural Areas Management Team are looking for a knowledgeable tree management officer with supervisory experience to join their operational team.

Knowledge of tree maintenance activities, along with your ability to provide expert technical arboriculture advice will be strengths of yours, as will be your ability to provide a high level of service across several delivery areas. As someone who will also be required to undertake administrative tasks, you will have well developed written and verbal communication skills, and be confident in undertaking audits using quality assurance systems.

Additionally, you will have a Certificate IV in Arboriculture or an appropriate discipline, or equivalent competency gained through structured training or experience in the arboriculture industry.

In return, you’ll be working with an outstanding organisation which strives to be our best and work as one team to deliver high standards of service excellence and a healthy, smart, and creative future.

Plus you’ll enjoy all of the lifestyle benefits the Sunshine Coast has to offer.  

Our Culture & Employee Benefits

Council is committed to creating an inclusive, culturally diverse, healthy, skilled and dedicated workplace culture. As an employee you will enjoy a range of benefits which include but are not limited to:

  • 9-day fortnight - to support your enjoyment of the lifestyle benefits Sunshine Coast has to offer.
  • Pay you 17.5% loading when taking annual leave (4 weeks entitlement per year)

Development opportunities through corporate learning and development programs.

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