Parks and Recreation Superintendent

Job Description


About the Role

Gladstone Ports Corporation is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the role of Parks & Recreation Superintendent.
You will be required to manage the GPC’s landscaped precincts, including landscape design, construction, environmental revegetation, house-keeping and tree planting. Ensure the Corporation’s parklands are maintained to high standards for the enjoyment of Gladstone’s community, visitors and for the enhancement of the Corporation’s public image.

In addition, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the GPC aesthetic environment and horticultural activities
  • Coach and Mentor employees and trainees to ensure the effective management of the GPC parklands
  • Ensure that the landscaping workgroup meet or exceed the Health, Safety and Environment Management System requirements by fostering HS & E aligned working behaviours, conditions and practices, targeted at achieving zero incidents and injuries
  • Prepare budgets and manage financial resources through analysis of the workgroups financial position and the implications on the greater departmental budget

About You

Qualifications in Horticulture and relevant experience in this field is essential. You will have a positive “can-do” approach, be a problem-solver, and self-motivated.

Direction is provided through collaboration on strategies and initiatives with expectation that the incumbent will be autonomous and show initiative. The role will maintain constant contact with the Asset Management & Project Services General Manager to ensure that the approach remains relevant to the Department and the overall organisation.

For further details on the role and requirements, please refer to the full position description. 

Confidential enquiries can be made by contacting the careers team on (07) 4976 1686.

Applications are to be received prior to 4:30pm, Thursday, 1 December 2022, and must be submitted via GPC's Careers page.