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  • An exciting opportunity to join our Parks Management Team
  • Full time, fixed term opportunity until March 2024
  • Werribee based
  • Band 5 salary of $78,200 plus super and a fortnightly RDO


We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.


Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.


Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.


A bit about the role

As a Landscape Technical Officer in Wyndham Councils Open Space department, you will provide technical advice to developers, landscape architects and contractors in regard to landscape and urban design issues.


You will also assist in holding developers, landscape architects and contractors accountable for the quality of landscape and urban design works within the council.


What you’ll do

  • Site inspections and correspond with developers and contractors to ensure landscaping and urban design standards are established and maintained to the highest level
  • Maintaining records for practical completion and handover procedures including internal and external notification
  • Assisting in the management of capital works projects and ensuring they are carried out to the required standard, in a timely manner and within budget
  • Assisting in pre-tender and tender procedures, development of tender documentation and in the evaluation of tenders and quotes


What you’ll bring

  • Knowledge and ability in project planning
  • Community consultation skills
  • General knowledge of local, state, and federal Government interrelationships, program functions and resource allocations and acquisition of funding
  • Understanding of the principles and practice of design of public space as it relates to environmental, social and economic development
  • Ability to read and interpret landscape and similar plans
  • A continuous improvement mindset with a positive, proactive, and flexible attitude


Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 


Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.


So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?


What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.


For a confidential discussion, please contact Thomas Campbell, Team Leader Asset Handover on 8353 4030 or Adam Bell, Coordinator Parks Management on 8734 2761 


Applications will be accepted until 11:59PM on Sunday 2 April 2023.


You will be required to provide evidence of a minimum of two doses of an Australian approved COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencing employment with Council.


We are a proud inclusive employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide diverse, safe, and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

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