Centennial Parklands Supervisor
Contribute to maintaining Centennial Parklands’ reputation as one of the world’s leading public parklands Job Title: Centennial Parklands Supervisor Job Grade / Classification: Horticulturist Level 9/10 Employment Type: Ongoing Full-Time (38 hours per week) Location: Sydney The Opportunity As the Centennial Parklands Supervisor, you will lead a team of motivated horticulturists and manage the day to day operations of horticultural curation, maintenance, programming, restoration and event preparation at Centennial Parklands. About you As the successful candidate you will have the following: Horticultural trades certificate or Diploma or equivalent qualification. Proven experience in the coordination, operational maintenance, curation and development of a large Park or Botanic Garden, in a heritage setting to agreed standards and organisational goals.
Proven experience in management and development of work and maintenance programs, and preparation of complex reports. Current driver’s licence with the ability to drive manual vehicles and willingness to undertake fieldwork for extended periods of time and have the ability to lift and carry a minimum 15 kilos. For more information about the role, click here to view the role description.
Agency overview Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands (‘BGCP’) is the operating name used following the operational integration of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust and the Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust. The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust is responsible for the management and stewardship of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, the Domain, the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan and the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah. The Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust is responsible for the long-term strategic planning of the Parklands, as well as the operational day-to-day management of the three parks - Centennial Park, Moore Park and Queens Park.
BGCP aims to minimise our environmental footprint through pollution prevention practices, and be a role model for others to follow. All staff, volunteers, consultants and contractors are required to adhere to our Environmental Policy, Environmental Management System, and comply with relevant environmental legislation, government regulations, policies and agreements. Good to know: A Recruitment Pool may be established for future roles with similar focus capabilities.
The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from Planning and Environment Cluster and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 18-month period. Our commitment to diversity and flexibility: The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ community, veterans, refugees and those with disability.