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Supervisor Arboriculture
  • Permanent, Full-time position with a Fortnightly RDO plus commuter use of fleet vehicle
  • Band 6 salary range from $82,922 to $89,577 per annum plus statutory superannuation 
  • An exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic and passionate team

The Role

The Supervisor of Arboriculture will play a pivotal role in ensuring the management and maintenance of the City of Ballarat's unique urban forest (100,000+ trees) using best industry practice and in accordance with City of Ballarat's Tree and Road Management Plans. 

Reporting to the Coordinator Urban Forest and Open Spaces, the Supervisor Arboriculture will be responsible for:

  • Leading a team in developing, setting and monitoring outcomes to achieve work area programs and projects.  
  • Positively assist their team in delivering the technical aspects of the role to ensure that the organisation is able to meet its corporate objectives.
  • Proactively contribute towards the development of forward plans for the work area that enable the organisation to deliver on the community strategic plan. 
  • Complying with all relevant organisational codes, policies, procedures, guidelines and standards, and with the requirements of the appropriate legislation. 

About You

Do you possess the following?

  • Diploma in Arboriculture or equivalent knowledge and experience 
  • Business management qualifications an advantage 
  • Understanding of Arboriculture Minimum Industry Standards 
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in leading a successful team
  • Local Government experience an advantage  
  • Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ or QTRA) 
  • Extensive knowledge of workplace health and safety in relation to the Arboriculture Industry 

To Apply

To apply for this position please click the Apply button and submit your application. Applications close Friday 8 March 2024. 

Please ensure that you provide a cover letter and a current resume and address the key selection criteria

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check. 


For further information on this position, please contact Luke Ives, Executive Manager Operations on (03) 5320 7452.

The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values diversity, flexibility and child safety. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace and reasonable adjustments will be made to the process to ensure equitable access.  We undertake an employment screening process to ensure this commitment is upheld, this includes ensuring the successful candidate holds a valid working with children check and satisfactory criminal history record check. 

Job Ref: SH000094
Submitted: 09-02-2024

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