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Parks Labourers (Full time and Casual positions)

Job No: SHELL294
Location: Shellharbour NSW

Shellharbour City, located just 1 ½ hours south of Sydney, is home to almost 72,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres. It's a place of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment.

  • Exciting, rewarding career opportunities
  • Relaxed coastal lifestyle
  • Flexible working arrangements and work/life balance
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a flexible, contemporary environment in a Local Government area currently experiencing rapid growth?

Use your skills and experience to undertake labouring activities for the Parks & Gardens and Natural Areas team to maintain Council's areas through the city. 

We offer:

  • 38 hours per week, 9 day fortnight
  • Permanent full time positions, Temporary full time position (Parental Relief)
  • Salary up to $988.70 per week, plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Adverse working condition allowance 
  • Great organisational culture and access to local government benefits. 
  • Casual positions with a salary of $30.64 per hour plus adverse working condition.

Please Note: An eligibility list will be created from this recruitment process for future vacancies. 


For further information about the position, click here for the position description.


Contact: Michael Dwyer, Parks Supervisor on 0408 718 324 (Monday to Friday, between 7am to 4pm).

Closing date: Sunday, 20 September 2020 at 11:30pm.



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Our core values of Collaboration, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability represent who we are and what we expect of one another.

To work for us, you must be committed to role modelling our core values.


Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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