Position Details
Reference Number 17125
Position Title Bushland Team Member
Employment Type Permanent
Department Parks & Gardens
Location Parks Office, 268-270 Banksia Street, Bellfield 3081
Salary $66,195.51
Hours 38.00
Position Summary
  • Parks & Gardens role
  • Permanent Full Time 38 hours per week
  • Bellfield/ Heidelberg location


Banyule City Council is an award winning organisation that prides itself on a customer-focused culture of innovation, best practice and continuous improvement. We uphold an enviable reputation for customer service and work diligently to maintain high quality services to provide the best possible opportunities and outcomes for the community we represent.Our Parks and Gardens is responsible for the care and development of over 200 parks and reserves 50 sports field, 163 playgrounds, over 75,000 street trees.


About the role


As the Bushland Team Member you will carry out works on the Yarra Reserves and various Bush reserves within the Yarra/Plenty and Darebin region of the municipality under the direction of Yarra Senior Ranger.



  • To assist with on site preparation, weed control and maintenance works within Bush Reserves
  • Assist in conservation and habitat protection activities
  • Remove rubbish from parks and reserves
  • Demonstrate environment activities to school and community groups
  • Maintain records, i.e., timesheets, planting records
  • Operate, maintain and adjust all plant equipment



  • Study in Natural Resource management or related field
  • Two years’ experience on urban revegetation/ regeneration projects
  • Ability to operate four wheel drive vehicle
  • Experience working with Community / Friends and School groups
  • Demonstrate Knowledge of flora indigenous to Banyule’s Parks and reserves



  • $66,195.51 plus super
  • Permanent full time 38 hours per week
  • Learning and development opportunities and health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Based in Bellfield/Heidelberg
  • 9 day fortnight
  • Position requires a Functional Capacity Assessment and police check


For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description via our website – www.banyule.vic.gov.au 


We encourage you to contact Chris Callahan 9490 4412  for a confidential conversation.


To apply for this position, please include your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. For more information on how to apply, please refer to the Application Guidelines via our website.


Applications Close at 11.45pm on Sunday 20 October 2019.


Banyule City Council is a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Contact Person David Legat
Contact Number 0400806489
Closing Date 20/10/2019
Position Description
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