Ganger Mowing Crew

Job No: BRC0299
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Bathurst Regional Council is currently seeking a suitably experienced person to join the Recreation Section in the position of Ganger Mowing Crew. 

As Ganger Mowing Crew, you will be a confident self-starter willing to support and motivate your team. You will be proficient in undertaking mowing maintenance and labouring activities using a variety of plant and equipment. You will also be able to successfully coordinate staff associated with the work crew, and attend to various other maintenance issues as required.

The successful candidate will be required to;

  • Create a positive working environment and support the team
  • To supervise mowing crew staff
  • To carry out all duties to a satisfactory standard.
  • To ensure that safe working procedures are observed and adhered to.
  • To attend to various maintenance issues through Council’s Public Liability Defence Strategy on a daily basis as required.
  • To operate an relieve on items of plan and provide alternative labour as and when required.

Key Requirements

  • MR Drivers Licence 
  • Minimum 3 years previous experience in mowing maintenance activities associated within a parks and reserves environment, including the use of various mowing equipment  
  • Sound knowledge of mowing and labouring operations  
  • WHS Induction for Construction (White Card)
  • Adequate numeracy and literacy skills to fulfil the requirements of the position 
  • The agreement to take leave in accordance with the Recreation Section's leave roster and outside the recognised peak growing season 

What we can offer

  • Work/Life Balance 
  • Rostered day off every third week
  • Generous leave entitlements 
  • Corporate gym membership 
  • Employee education assistance 
  • Access to training and professional development opportunities 
  • Access to confidential employee assistance program  

To view the Position Summary click here

 This position requires a pre employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug & alcohol screen.

Salary: $1068.20 to $1122.28 per week + super  

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Hours of work: 38 hours per week with an RDO every third week

Application closing date: Sunday, 5 February 2023, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: Mark Kimbel, Manager Recreation - 6333 6285

Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. You will then be prompted to attach your resume and copies of any relevant qualifications (please note, attaching a resume is mandatory). You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

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About Bathurst Regional Council

Congratulations on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region’s largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff in a diverse range of careers and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.

Bathurst really is the best of both worlds – a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.