Field Officer Parks and Conservation

Field Officer Parks and Conservation

Website Redlands City Council

Field Officer Parks and Conservation (200754) 

Permanent Full Time – 38 hours per week – 9 day fortnight

$64,960.92  Annually  + up to 12% super  

RCC Employee’s Level 5 (including applicable allowances)

A special place

At Redland City Council, you can help improve lives, while shaping your career in a truly special place. Situated on the stunning Redlands Coast, our team is creating an enriched, sustainable future for Redland City.

Here, every role matters … Together, we’re focused on serving our community. Join us so together we can improve the Redlands for today and tomorrow.

Your opportunity

Are you passionate about Greenkeeping? The Parks and Conservation Services Unit has an excellent opportunity for a Field Officer specialising in Sports Field, Turf and Irrigation Services who will undertake specialist maintenance and general labouring functions in an efficient and timely manner throughout Redland City Council Coast’s parks, roadside and conservation areas.

Guided by our Values, you will:

Use and maintain a broad range of plant, tools and equipment used in operational maintenance services.
Have excellent communication skills to deal with internal and external customers in a professional and courteous manner to achieve positive outcomes for the Group.
Have the ability to identify and report any potential or actual safety hazards / issues within the work environment.

For full details, take a look at the Position Description.

What you’ll bring

First and foremost, you’ll need to live and breathe our Values, as they are fundamental to the way we go about our work and the relationships we build.

We would love to hear from you or someone you know who:

Is a team player and passionate about Greenkeeping.
Has experience and relevant qualifications in greenkeeping, sports field and irrigation maintenance.

Why join us

We asked our people why they choose to work at Redland City Council. They say it’s about two things: feeling connected to the Redlands Coast as a truly special place and the incredible career and development opportunities at Council.

Here, you can:

Improve lives, for today and tomorrow. 
Achieve, for the community and your career. We’ll support you every step of the way and you will have a huge impact on the work we do.
Experience variety, and grow as a result. Upskill, try new roles and broaden your horizons. Council is an amazing place to grow and diversify professionally.
Find the right balance to bring the best you. We offer attractive benefits, ongoing support and flexible working arrangements.

Here are some more reasons for loving working with us:

Generous leave provisions such as paid parental leave and purchased leave scheme including 17.5% loading on annual leave!
Ex-gratia day offered during the Christmas/New Year break
Access to professional and leadership development programs and education/study assistance
Mentoring and coaching opportunities to increase your industry knowledge and business acumen
Diverse secondment opportunities for career development
Reward and recognition programs
Wellbeing programs and social club
Access to discounts with over 400 leading retailers

Visit our careers page to learn more and read the stories of our incredible people.


You’ll hold a minimum 3 years’ experience in the relevant field or qualification.
You’ll have a Certificate III in Sports Turf Management, or Greenkeeping Qualification.
You’ll have a Current Class ‘C’ Drivers Licence.
You’ll will have the availability to perform after hours work on an on-call and call-out basis
To be eligible for employment, applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.

Ready to join us

Applications will only be accepted through Council’s Web Recruitment system or through OURspace for current Council employees. Hard copy and e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

 To be considered, applicants must submit a:

1. Cover letter (one page); and
2. Current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please read the Position Description and resume-based application instructions before applying for this role.

RCC utilises a merit-based recruitment process which may include various testing methods, such as psychometric testing and requesting the submission of a short video application from candidates after the advertisement closes.

Specific information on the position (200754) can be obtained by contacting Laurence Blacka on (07) 3829 8338.  Applications for this position close at 11:59 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 24/11/2024 .

At Redland City Council, we truly value the diverse skills, experiences and perspectives of our people. We’re focused on making Council an inclusive place, where everyone belongs and brings in new skills, diverse experiences and backgrounds that enable us to serve our community better.

Applications will not be accepted from a third party.