Parks and Gardens Officer

Employment Details
Date Added: 15-Mar-2023
Closing Date: 11-Apr-2023 04:00 PM

Shire of Denmark

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Denmark is a happy, healthy and eclectic community that embraces creativity, celebrates the natural environment and is invested in a strong local economy.

Position:                           Parks & Gardens Officer

Status:                              Full-time (9 day fortnight), part-time/job share may be considered for this role

Salary:                              $62,625.00 per annum plus up to 15.5% superannuation & additional benefits

About us:

The Shire of Denmark is a high performing local government with 99% of staff rating the Shire as a positive place to work and appreciate the people they work with.


The positive values and culture demonstrated by staff at the Shire, create an environment where co-workers can connect and EMBRACE a workplace that empowers staff to bring the organisation’s values to life through their daily business interactions with the community.




The Shire of Denmark is seeking a suitably qualified person to fill the Parks & Gardens Officer position within the Shire's Assets & Sustainable Development Directorate.


We’re looking for someone who;


  • Will carry out routine maintenance duties and improvements of the Shire’s parks, gardens, and reserves such as planting, mowing, turf management, weed control and pruning.
  • Brings experience and a passion for horticulture.
  • Can operate equipment safely and has experience in the use of mowers, tractors and minor plant.
  • Can work autonomously with minimum supervision.
  • Will maintain the protection of the natural environment.
  • Delivers customer service with a high level of inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Champions the Shire’s vision, values and mission statement.


In return we can offer you


  • A challenging and rewarding position, additional superannuation contributions, professional development opportunities, as well as the opportunity to work in a friendly environment and contribute to a forward-thinking Local Government organisation.


The Shire welcomes you to apply


For more information on the position or to apply, click on the Candidate Information Package and Application for Employment Form attachments.


If you have any questions about the position, Human Resources can be contacted on (08) 9848 0305.


Applications are to be received no later than 4.00pm on Tuesday 11th April 2023.



David King

Acting Chief Executive Officer

PO Box 183, Denmark WA 6333

Telephone: (08) 9848 0300



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