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Contracts Supervisor Parks


  • Community engagement
  • Contract & Asset Management
  • Supportive & flexible work environment


Join a dedicated team and utilise your outstanding customer service skills to help us manage our city's vegetation and landscape.


As a knowledgeable Contract Manager with a high level of tree and plant knowledge, you will liaise with a range of stakeholders including contractors and community members.


The majority of the role is office based where you will manage, administer and carry out landscape planning works associated with street trees and gardens, including roadside vegetation maintenance and clearance, and coordinate our city's summer hanging basket display  You will also manage our contracts, ensuring we provide the best service for our community.


To be successful in this role, you will need:


  • parks knowledge and a strong understanding of how parks are managed in local governement
  • demonstrated experience managing contracts
  • a strong customer service focus along with effective communication skills
  • system skills, including GIS, budgeting, asset data capture and management, report and letter writing
  • a tertiary qualification in a relevent area such as parks, recreation, landscape, arboriculture or horticulture.


If you think this is the role for you, please address the above experience and qualifications in your cover letter. 


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"Working together to make Nelson an even better place"


Nelson City Council is an organisation filled with supportive people who love this beautiful city of ours. We have amazing weather and a gorgeous natural environment to play in, and our city always has something going on. It’s a great place for all ages.


Applications close: Midnight on 28 February 2021

For more information about the role itself please contact:  Peter Grundy, Team Leader, Parks & Facilities: +64 35460376