Cumberland Council

As a newly formed Council, Cumberland wants to build a clear and progressive vision for the future. Council’s new long-term Community Strategic Plan will focus on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our new organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change

Cumberland Council Greater Western Sydney, NSW, Australia
18/02/2019
Full Time - Flexible
Permanent full time position 1 x Team Member Active Parks About the Organisation As a newly formed Council, Cumberland wants to build a clear and progressive vision for the future. Council’s new long-term Community Strategic Plan will focus on a  commitment to social and cultural cohesion , the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our new organisation, you will have an opportunity to  drive community outcomes , programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being  innovative, inspiring and delivering change .   About the Opportunity In this role you will undertake activities that will assist in the maintenance of Council’s Open Space inclusive  passive parks, sportsgrounds, streetscapes, golf courses, tree operations, recreation facilities, bushland and riparian areas and ensure that these Open Spaces remain in excellent condition, safe and suitable for use by the community. You will also assist in ensuring customer and community satisfaction with Councils parks operations. To be considered for these positions you will have: Relevant qualifications, experience and demonstrated understanding of park maintenance and industry best-practice Demonstrated experience operating parks maintenance related plant and equipment Demonstrated ability to deal in a positive and courteous manner with the public and other workers. Good verbal and written communication skills – ability to write clearly and neatly when completing necessary paperwork Ability to work as part of a team with good interpersonal skills Sound knowledge and practical application of WHS principles and the Work Health and Safety legislation Council is committed to providing an  accessible, safe and inclusive workplace  for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.   Download Position Description  here Salary:  Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award. These positions are placed in Grade 4 of Cumberland / Holroyd salary structure with a salary range of $901.27 to $1,027.46 per week plus superannuation. Commencement salary will depend upon qualifications, experience and competencies. If offered and accepted, the applicant will be transferred to the new position and the salary, terms & conditions will be negotiable. Conditions of Employment:  This role is a permanent full time position, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 6.30am - 3.00pm. This position will work a 70 hour, 9 day fortnight. Position File Number: SP-ED-73 Enquiries :  Telephone  Kerrie Davies on 0408 955 191 for further information. Closing Date: 11:30pm, Sunday 24 February 2019 HOW TO APPLY Please ensure you read the position description at the link above. Answer the questions below and click on the next button. On the following page you'll be asked to attach your  resume and any relevant qualifications (if required) to complete your application. Make sure you have these attachments ready before you apply as your application cannot be submitted until completed.
Cumberland Council Greater Western Sydney, NSW, Australia
18/02/2019
Full Time - Flexible
Permanent full-time position available Be part of a high performing team Enjoy a genuine work/life balance   About the Organisation As a newly formed Council, Cumberland wants to build a clear and progressive vision for the future. Council’s new long-term Community Strategic Plan will focus on a  commitment to social and cultural cohesion , the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our new organisation, you will have an opportunity to  drive community outcomes , programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being  innovative, inspiring and delivering change .   About the Opportunity This position assists the Team Leader of Environmental Health and other members of the Council to ensure that the  organisation meets all of its legislative, management plan and budgetary requirements . The position is responsible for maintaining Cumberland Council (the organisation and the community) at the forefront of Environmental Health. To be considered for this opportunity you will have  Degree level qualifications  in Environmental Health and  knowledge of Environmental Health Practices including relevant statutory Acts  and the regulations contained thereunder. You will have experience in implementing inspection programs for various business premises including food surveillance, regulated systems and skin penetration premises and experience in environmental monitoring, response, investigation and enforcement procedures. You will have excellent written and verbal communication and time management skills to complete the preparation of regulatory notices and engagement between Council departments and external parties. Council is committed to providing an  accessible, safe and inclusive workplace  for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.  Applicants should also be prepared to undergo a medical examination as part of the selection process. Download position description   Senior Environment Health Officer Salary:  Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award.  This position is placed in Grade 14 (over Award rate) of Cumberland / Holroyd salary structure and will receive a maximum salary of $101,984.48 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation. Commencement salary will depend upon qualifications, experience and competencies. Conditions of Employment:  Permanent, full time position with flexible work arrangement to be negotiated and Leaseback vehicle. This position will be based at Merrylands, however the successful applicant will be working across Merrylands and/or Auburn worksites.  Enquiries :  Telephone Stuart Nunn on 02 8757 9631 for further information. Position Number: SP-EP-14 Closing Date: 11:30pm, Sunday 24 February 2019    HOW TO APPLY To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below.  On the following page you'll be asked to attach your  resume and any relevant qualifications (if required) to complete your application. Make sure you have these attachments ready before you apply as your application cannot be submitted until completed. You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.
Cumberland Council Greater Western Sydney, NSW, Australia
11/02/2019
Full Time - Flexible
Permanent Full-time Irrigation Services About the Organisation As a newly formed Council, Cumberland wants to build a clear and progressive vision for the future. Council’s new long-term Community Strategic Plan will focus on a  commitment to social and cultural cohesion , the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our new organisation, you will have an opportunity to  drive community outcomes , programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being  innovative, inspiring and delivering change .   About the Opportunity Council is currently recruiting for a Team Leader - Irrigation in its Park Operations area.   In this role you will lead a small team in undertaking maintenance and repairs of Council’s irrigation infrastructure to ensure Sportsgrounds and Garden areas can be maintained to the highest standard to reflect community expectations. As service demands warrant, you may also work across other service areas including passive parks and sportsgrounds. You will assist in ensuring customer and community satisfaction with Councils parks operations by presenting and servicing our facilities in accordance with service specifications. You will also ensure individual Work Health and Safety responsibilities under Council policy and legislation are met at all times, and at all levels within the team to ensure a safe place of work. To be considered for this position you will have: Relevant trade qualifications e.g. Greenkeeping, Horticulture, Landscape Construction, Building Trades, Irrigation or Floodlighting Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of park maintenance and parks infrastructure related issues, current trends, industry best-practice and new developments relating to maintenance  and management of parks Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate staff and materials, to undertake maintenance activities relevant to the position including but not limited to irrigation repair and asset inspections as relevant to the role Proven ability to effectively supervise and co-ordinate team members and external contractors in the delivery of maintenance and project works Demonstrated ability to deal in a positive and courteous manner with the public, and council staff whilst providing sound leadership to others in the workplace  Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills Ability to work as part of a team and with contractors - ability to complete necessary paperwork and communicate effectively with team members Sound knowledge and practical application of WH&S principles and the Work Health and Safety legislation Council is committed to providing an  accessible, safe and inclusive workplace  for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.   Download Position Description  here Salary:  Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed in Grade 7 of Cumberland / Holroyd salary structure with a salary range of $1,074.11 to $1,235.23 per week plus superannuation. Commencement salary will depend upon qualifications, experience and competencies. Conditions of Employment:  This role is a permanent full time position, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 6.30am - 3.00pm. This position will work a 70 hour, 9 day fortnight. Position File Number: SP-ED-72 Enquiries :  Telephone  Bradley Reynolds on 8757 9559  for further information. Closing Date: 11:30pm, Sunday 17 February 2019   HOW TO APPLY Please ensure you read the position description at the link above. Answer the questions below and click on the next button. On the following page you'll be asked to attach your  resume and any relevant qualifications (if required) to complete your application. Make sure you have these attachments ready before you apply as your application cannot be submitted until completed.
Cumberland Council Greater Western Sydney, NSW, Australia
29/01/2019
Full Time - Flexible
Start an exciting new career in childcare Use your childcare experience to become a registered educator and run your own business from home Be part of team that delivers quality education and care services Be part of an innovative Council About Council As a newly formed Council, Cumberland wants to build a clear and progressive vision for the future. Council’s new long-term Community Strategic Plan will focus on a  commitment to social and cultural cohesion , the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our new organisation, you will have an opportunity to  drive community outcomes , programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being  innovative, inspiring and delivering change .   About the Opportunity Are you interested in becoming a Family Day Care Educator and want to run your own business from home? Council coordinates the Family Day Care program with the aim of providing a quality home based service which abides by National Regulations and Laws, and adheres to the guiding principles and policies of Council's Children's Service. Cumberland Council Family Day Care (previously known as Merrylands/Holroyd FDC) is a  home-based quality early education and care service , with a family and community focus. We have been operating under Cumberland Council for 25 years, offering professional and supervised care for children up to 13 years of age. Care is provided in the Educator's private homes, registered with Cumberland Council Family Day Care. Cumberland Family Day Care has achieved the rating of 'Meeting the National Quality Standards' in accordance with the Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) National Quality Framework. If you respect the rights of the child; understand and care for children's growth and development;and believe every child is an individual; then you have the skills and attributes to be a successful Family Day Care Educator. Key requirements include (but are not limited to): A passion and desire to work with young children and their families A minimum of Certicate III in Children's Services A current First Aid, Asthma & Anaphylaxis and CPR Certificate Excellent communication skills  Creativity and flexibility The ability to offer more than one year's commitment to the service Council is a Child safe, Child friendly organisation. Council fully supports the aims and objectives of NSW Child Protection Legislation, and associated provisions, and will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supporting Council environment, which endeavours to promote child safe child friendly practices. It is essential for applicants to submit your Working With Children Check number with your application. It is an offence under NSW legislation for barred workers to apply for or otherwise attempt to obtain, undertake or remain in child-related employment. All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits. View the job description here View the handbook 'How to become a Family Day Care Educator' here  How to apply for a Working With Children Check number There is a simple two-step process for getting a new Working With Children Check 1. Fill in an  on-line  form or call the helpline to have someone fill in a form for you. 2. Take the application number to a  motor registry , pay the fee (if applicable) and have your identity confirmed (you will need to take  appropriate identification  with you).   The new Working With Children Check will cost $80 for paid workers and self-employed people for a five-year period. There is no fee for volunteers, adults living in a FDC Educators home and students on placement. Find out more at  http://www.kids.nsw.gov.au/
Cumberland Council Greater Western Sydney, NSW, Australia
29/01/2019
Casual
Join an innovative council Be part of a team that delivers quality education and care services Multiple opportunities for people who thrive in a busy and varied role! About the Organisation As a newly formed Council, Cumberland wants to build a clear and progressive vision for the future. Council’s new long-term Community Strategic Plan will focus on a  commitment to social and cultural cohesion , the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our new organisation, you will have an opportunity to  drive community outcomes , programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being  innovative, inspiring and delivering change . About the Opportunity We are seeking  Childcare professionals, ranging from Educators to Early Childhood Teachers,  to join our team where they will care for and educate children from birth to thirteen (0-13) years of age. Within this role you may be requested to work at any Cumberland Council Children’s Services location at any time. Casual work is not regular work and may fluctuate from hours to block work, depending on your availability and flexibility. Council Childcare centres are open from 6am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Key requirements include (but are not limited to): Experience in a Childcare environment Relevant qualifications are desirable ranging from Cert III in Early Education and Care to Degree qualified  (depending on the position) Excellent communication skills  with the ability to communicate at various levels Creativity and flexibility A passion and desire to work with young children, their parents and other Educators Council is committed to providing an  accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all . If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.  Applicants should also be prepared to undergo a medical examination as part of the selection process. Council is a Child safe, Child friendly organisation. Council fully supports the aims and objectives of NSW Child Protection Legislation, and associated provisions, and will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supporting environment, which endeavours to promote child safe child friendly practices. It is essential for applicants to submit their Working With Children Check number with their application. It is an offence under NSW legislation for barred workers to apply for or otherwise attempt to obtain, undertake or remain in child-related employment. All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits. View the job descriptions below: Job Description Children's Services Casual - Grade 1 Job Description Children's Services Casual - Grade 2 Enquiries:  Telephone Jennifer Kingston on (02) 9840 9641 for further information. Please note:  The casual list is culled every 3 months, if you have not been contacted for an interview within 3 months from submitting your application, please re-apply. How to apply for a Working With Children Check number There is a simple two-step process for getting a new Working With Children Check 1. Fill in an  on-line  form or call the helpline to have someone fill in a form for you. 2. Take the application number to a  motor registry , pay the fee (if applicable) and have your identity confirmed (you will need to take  appropriate identification  with you).   The new Working With Children Check will cost $80 for paid workers and self-employed people for a five-year period. There is no fee for volunteers, adults living in a FDC Educators home and students on placement. Find out more at  http://www.kids.nsw.gov.au/