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Parks / Playgrounds Infrastructure Maintenance Team Members

Apply now Job no: 494774
Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne - CBD & Inner Suburbs
Categories: Trades and Services

Parks/Playgrounds Infrastructure Maintenance Team Members


  • Monday to Friday - 7am to 3.06pm
  • Depots located in Melbourne’s CBD


Citywide is recruiting for Parks and Playgrounds Infrastructure Team Members to work within our prestigious open space contract in Melbourne’s CBD. In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day review, maintenance and repair of parks and playgrounds assets including, paths, fencing, decking, shade structures, basketball/netball courts, fitness equipment, benches, bollards etc.

Duties of the role include but are not limited to: 

  • Maintenance, installation and repair of parks, landscape features, path networks, fencing, decking shade structures, sports courts, benches, bollards and other park assets.
  • Inspect playgrounds and surrounding areas daily for hazards and litter.
  • Playground auditing assessments and repairs (AHCPGD206).
  • Checking uprights and supports, condition of steps, decking and handrails, checking of fittings, shade structures, soft fall and rubberised surfaces etc.
  • Undertake inspections for specific issues including functionality of equipment, stability, wear & tear, surfaces and supports.
  • Monitor tree condition in open space areas.
  • Facilitate Events in parks as required e.g. pre-event site inspections, litter collection, placement of bins etc.
  • Use and maintenance of machinery such as tractors, loaders, small plant equipment and tools
  • Ensure work carried out is compliant with regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as required.

Essential Skills & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • AHCPGD206 Conduct Visual Inspection of Park Facilities – Highly Desirable
  • AHCPGD305 Conduct Operational Inspection of Park Facilities - Highly Desirable
  • Trade certificate AQF Level 4 or equivalent
  • Experience using tools and machinery
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and problem solving
  • Team orientated as well as able to work autonomously
  • Police Check Clearance
  • Victorian Employment Working with Children Check
  • Current valid Victorian Drivers Licence

Desirable Skills & Qualifications:

  • Current valid Victorian Medium Rigid Driver Licence
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Traffic Management
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Must be team orientated, highly motivated and able to follow instructions

In return we offer:

  • The job security that comes with our list of long-term contracts
  • The chance to make an impact in a rapidly expanding company
  • The opportunity to further develop your skills in a strong, supportive environment
  • A workplace that focuses on safety first
  • A company with a culture of teamwork and respect


About Citywide

Citywide is a company with a clear purpose and mission – we shape liveable cities for more than 14 million people in communities up and down Australia’s eastern seaboard. We manage and maintain all aspects of civic amenity, assets and infrastructure for government and private enterprise customers, to the benefit of the host communities in which we work and whom we serve.


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Please note:

A full drivers licence and good driving record is essential. Reference checks, Driver Demerit Check, Police Check and Medical, including Drug and Alcohol testing are all pre-employment requirements for Citywide.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies. No (search) fee will be paid in the event we hire a candidate whose resume is submitted by an employment agency to any of our employees without a valid written recruitment agreement. Such resumes shall be deemed the sole property of Citywide.

Citywide is an equal opportunities employer, we invite applications from all backgrounds.

*Only successful applications will be contacted*

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