Mullewa Town Leading Hand

Overlooking the Indian Ocean, Geraldton is a thriving regional city at the heart of Australia’s Coral Coast. With a growing population of over 41,000 people it offers a wide range of services and activities. Geraldton is recognised as one of WA’s key growth areas and theopportunities in this regional city are plentiful. You can be part of working with us to deliver the best for our community and this region.

The City of Greater Geraldton actively welcomes, includes and values the unique contributions of all people in its workplace. The City welcomes applications from all age groups, people with a disability, and those from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Benefits which we offer:

  • Up to 18.5% Superannuation
  • 22 Annual Leave days
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance


The Mullewa Town Leading Hand undertakes operational activities associated with the provision of parks and general town maintenance services to the City of Greater Geraldton, working under direction to ensure all work is carried out within agreed programs and budget constraints and in compliance with all relevant state and federal regulations, City policies, procedures and relevant Australian standards.

The successful applicant will hold qualifications in horticulture or other relevant field and have demonstrated experience in the maintenance of parks and gardens, along with basic knowledge of road maintenance.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Provide day-to- day supervision and leadership to the Mullewa Town Maintenance crew
  • Parks and reserves maintenance including mowing, watering, fertilising, pruning, planting and reticulation
  • General town site maintenance including road and path sweeping, path repair, verge reinstatement and general maintenance duties
  • Cost tracking of fortnightly expenditure on parks, reserves and reticulation works

A starting salary of $60,646 per annum or $30.6914 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

This role is based in Mullewa.

Interested in applying?

The position description and further information on how to apply can be obtained from our website To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Jeff Johnson, Infrastructure Coordinator Mullewa District on 0438 747 319.

Applications with addressed selection criteria should be forwarded to the Chief Executive Officer, City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101 GERALDTON WA 6531 and submitted by 4pm, Friday 27 October 2017. Applications can be faxed to (08) 9956 6674 or emailed to

Ross McKim