Blue Mountains City Council

Principal Urban Forest (readvertised; previous applicants need not reapply)

Posted: 07 Apr
Closes: 02 May


Ref:  V21/5132

This is a hands-on, fast-paced role leading the tree management team in an environment of high-level community interest in tree management decisions in both the public and private domain. You will develop policies & systems that contribute to a sustainable future for the Blue Mountains Urban Forest, including a transition to an asset management framework, with a focus on proactive tree management.

You are a tertiary qualified Arboriculturalist preferably with local government tree management and compliance experience with demonstrated team leadership skills. You will bring your high level critical thinking, conflict resolution and communication skills to contribute to customer service excellence. Qualifications and/or experience in Environmental Management; and experience in development assessment will be high regarded.

The successful candidate will have the option of entering into a vehicle use agreement (VUA) allowing private use of an allocated vehicle outside of work hours.  Private use costs are recovered in a fair and equitable manner.

Salary:  commencing at $4062.66 gross per fortnight.

For further information contact:  Craig Martin on (02) 4780 5753.

Closing date:  Sunday, 2 May 2021.