Vegetation & Control Operator - Whakatane District Council

Here at Whakatāne District Council, we are passionate about delivering well-needed services to our communities, making sure that we are providing what is needed to support our communities to be the best they can be and support our vision of being the place of choice for people to live, work and play. Working with us means being part of a close-knit, customer-focused team in one of New Zealand's sunniest locations. We pride ourselves on employing talented professionals who like to have fun, embody our values of trust, excellence, learning and teamwork and enjoy living in our superb environment. In a world full of turmoil, come and enjoy some more life in life!

If you enjoy working with machinery; are motivated, conscientious and well-organised; and would like to be involved in keeping our reserves, playing fields and road reserves in excellent condition, then this is your dream job.

We'll provide the support and professional development; you'll provide the skills. To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Operating and maintaining tractor-drawn and ride-on mowers and other vegetation control equipment
  • Weed spraying and herbicide application
  • General reserve and playing field maintenance activities
  • Keeping timely and accurate records
  • Maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Working safely, at all times
  • Above all else, a good sense of humour and a great work ethic. All with a big smile!

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please phone Paul Camburn Team Leader Open Spaces or a member of our People & Capability team on 07 306 0500.

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5735140. Applications close 30 November 2021.  

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