Position Details
Reference Number 15129
Position Title Unit Manager Open Space Design & Development
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department City Infrastructure Department
Branch Open Space & Street Cleansing
Location Operations Centre, Walter Street, Hadfield
Banding Level SEO/SO Position
Salary $127,000.00
Hours Per Fortnight 38.00
Position Summary


• Circa $127 (Including Super and  Transport Allowance)

• Key Leadership Role

Council is seeking a highly motivated individual to lead the dynamic Open Space Design and Development Unit. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a team to deliver significant strategies, policies, programs and projects.

You will have a wide range of knowledge and experience in developing, implementing and monitoring policies and initiatives to plan, design, develop and conserve quality open space for the City of Moreland. This role will require the capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders including strong engagement with the community.

Candidates will have a proven track record in managing teams, project management in the field of open space as well as possess qualifications in one or more areas of Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Open Space Planning or related disciplines and/ or relevant experience in the public realm and Local Government environment.

Applicants must address the key selection criteria to be considered for this role.


We are an equal opportunity and child safe employer, super inclusiveness and diversity, and are Values based. Moreland - One Community Proudly Diverse.

Selection Criteria Essential: 1. Significant experience in open space project design, management and delivery, including strategic open space planning, natural resource management, and capital works projects.

Essential: 2. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement capital works programs and manage associated performance of agreements

Essential: 3. Ability to proactively lead and inspire staff to work with a team spirit, focused on and committed to organisational goals and objectives.

Essential: 4. Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and report on strategy and policy

Essential: 5. Ability to prepare and implement a reporting framework on performance and measuring against program and service levels

Essential: 6. Experience in testing and measuring alignment of service levels with community expectations

Essential: 7. An understanding of key relevant legislation and regulatory requirements, including OH&S, Local Government Act, etc.

Essential: 8. Ability to prepare program budgets and achieve budget targets.
Contact Person Andrew Dodd
Contact Number 83114367
Alternate Contact Person Grant Thorne
Alternate Contact Number 92401111
Closing Date 02/06/2017
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