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Urban Forest Officer

  • Leaseback vehicle with fuel card
  • Potential for WFH arrangements
  • Permanent position with generous benefits
  • Flexible work practices (9-day fortnight available)
  Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an innovative Council seeking to make a positive difference in the community you support? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic and suitably qualified individual to join our team on a full-time basis.   Located on the lower North Shore, our leafy suburb has a vibrant and diverse village atmosphere. We aim to provide "best value" community services and facilities whilst promoting the principles of ecologically sustainable development. If you are open to fresh ideas, committed to progressing new initiatives and driven to provide the very best service to our community, we want to hear from you.   Reporting to the Manager - Open Space, you will be responsible for:
  • Assessing Development Applications;
  • Processing of tree pruning and tree removal applications;
  • Advising on urban renewal and capital works projects; and
  • Implementing the Urban Forest Strategy.
The successful candidate will have:
  • Class C Driver's Licence;
  • Diploma of Arboriculture or equivalent;
  • Demonstrated experience in tree hazard and health assessment;
  • Demonstrated experience or comprehensive understanding of managing;
    • Private tree applications under planning controls (Vegetation SEPP, LEP, DCP);
    • Development application assessments, including providing expert advice to relevant stakeholders.
  Attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience.   What we Offer   In addition, you will also enjoy Council's range of generous benefits such as:  
  • Active Social Club
  • Flexible work practices aimed at achieving work/life balance
  • Annual performance bonuses and salary review
  • Extensive career development and training opportunities
  • Access to Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Varied lifestyle benefits programs including an employee wellness program and discounted gym memberships
To Apply To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5977145. Please read the Position Description for the role and address the selection criteria in your online application.


Lane Cove Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides a smoke free workplace.

This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised. As part of our pre-employment process, preferred candidates are required to provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination status.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering Environmental, Environment, Food Technology, Medical

  • Locations:

    New South Wales,

  • Closing Date:27th Jun 2022, 12:00 am


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