About The City of West Torrens

As a medium sized metropolitan Council in South Australia, the City of West Torrens (CWT) offers you a chance to make a difference to the lives of residents in the community. We are large enough that we offer learning opportunities to support you in your role, and we're small enough so that you're not just 'one of a number'. With around 250 staff across various divisions, there is always something new happening and projects to be involved in.

Work Group Leader City Clean

Job No: CWT513
Location: North Plympton

Work Group Leader City Clean

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Salary Level: CWT 7
  • Salary: $80,873 per annum (FTE) plus superannuation and annual leave loading
  • 9 day fortnight
  • Location: North Plympton


What you'll do

Working within our City Operations team the Work Group Leader City Clean will be responsible for the delivery of road sweeping, storm water maintenance and the proactive collection and reporting of illegally dumped rubbish.

The Work Group Leader City Clean will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating, scheduling and supervising the City Clean team and external contractors to ensure services are delivered efficiently and effectively.
  • Coaching, motivating and training staff to develop the necessary skills to deliver cleansing services.
  • Actively participating in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Maintaining appropriate records for labour, equipment and materials, such as timesheets, work rosters and inspection reports.
  • Ensuring equipment is maintained in a clean, safe and serviceable condition.
  • In conjunction with other Work Group Leaders assisting with the allocation of resources, staff and machinery for the work teams within  City Operations
  • Managing team performance in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.

Who you are 

If you're dependable, motivated, have a high regard for Work, Health and Safety and the capacity to motivate and lead others we want to hear from you!

This role is hands on so it's important that you have the capacity to undertake manual work. You'll need to have great communication skills (both written and verbal) and demonstrate a positive can do attitude.

As each day provides a new challenge, you must be able to adapt to changing situations as they arise and have good administration skills with regard to record keeping

You must also have a minimum essential qualifications as per the following:

  • Certificate 3 or Certificate 4 in Plant Operations, Management or equivalent relevant qualification.
  • Work Zone Traffic Management Certificate.
  • Appropriate licences and certificates to operate plant and equipment associated with the position.

In addition, accordance with the requirements of this role, a National Police Clearance and a current Driver's Licence (minimum class MR) will be required as part of the Recruitment process. 

City of West Torrens' Proposition, Beyond the Paycheck

We are committed to providing a positive and inclusive workplace for all employees, ensuring all are treated fairly and respectfully.  We encourage and support a workplace that values individual differences, experiences and perspectives and aim to foster these to achieve organisation and individual benefit.

We are committed to achieving and maintaining White Ribbon Accreditation.

Our teams are reflective of the communities in which we operate, and we value the unique contribution each member makes. The work we do makes a real difference to the lives of our residents and contributes to their economic and social wellbeing.

We value staff well-being and professional development and offer a range of benefits and support that help balance work and life. In addition to salary you are supported with

  • Excellent work-life balance with a 38 hour working week and 9 day fortnight
  • Freedom to direct contributions to any compliant superannuation fund
  • A holistic health and well-being program offering flu vaccinations, skin checks, health seminars and more
  • Free access up to 3 counselling sessions through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Journey accident insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Uniform provided
  • Study assistance
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • On-site car parking

So are you interested?

If you can picture yourself working with our City Operations team and providing a valuable service to help keep our community safe, click on the position description to find out more about this opportunity.

Enquiries to: Sam Ktisti, Coordinator Civil Works and Services, on 8416 6303.

How do you apply?

Respond to the questions below then submit a cover letter, resume, a copy of your vaccination record, police clearance (if available), driver's licence (minimum class MR), WZTM ticket (if available) and your relevant qualification.

Closing Date: Tuesday 4 October 2022 at 5:00pm  


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