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Applications open on Thu, 09 May 2019 and close on Mon, 27 May 2019



Position Description

About this position

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Then join the team and make a difference to your community. Griffith City Council offers the chance to work in a stable and secure environment while providing excellent opportunities to develop your skills and career potential.

Council is seeking applications from enthusiastic motivated individuals for the following position.


The purpose of the Groundsman is to maintain the Council Parks, Reserves, Assets and Sports Grounds in an efficient and safe manner recognising the communities’ expectation in regards to maintaining a high standard of work.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will require a Certificate 111 in Horticulture, an MR licence and a General Construction Induction Training card (GIT or white card).  Please include copies of all relevant licenses and qualifications with your application.

Hours of work: 38 hours per week.

Salary and conditions: The commencement annual salary is from $53,670.24 to $59,035.60 (Grade 7). Rostered day off once a fortnight.

Special conditions: Only those with current rights to work in Australia may apply

Applications close:  4.00pm, Monday 27 May 2019

If you have any questions about the role please contact Jemaile Irvine on (02) 6962 8100


  • We are no longer accepting late applications therefore please allow yourself enough time to submit your application prior to the deadline. 

Conditions of Employment

Conditions of employment are in the Local Government (State) Award and relevant Council policy, procedures and agreements. 

Special conditions: 

Only those with current rights to work in Australia may apply.

How to apply

Follow these steps to apply for a position at Griffith City Council:

  1. Download the Position Description for the vacant position. Please Download a copy of the Position Description here.
  2. Download a Position Application Form. All applications must be accompanied by a completed Position Application Form.
  3. Download the Information Sheet for Applicants. This will give you important information to help you complete your application successfully.

Need help?

If you have any questions or are unable to download documents, please contact Nick De Martin on 02 6962 8100.

What do I need to submit?

Make sure your application for a vacant position at Council has the following:

  1. A completed Position Application Form with contact details of at least two most current work related referees (supervisor or manager is preferable, must not be a work colleague)
  2. Your letter of Application which addresses each of the Essential & Desirable Selection Criteria as detailed in the Position Description
  3. Your most current Resume or CV
  4. Copies of all relevant licences, tickets and qualifications (Please do not include a copy of the Position Decription)