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Coordinator Cleansing Services

Job No: CB18118
Location: Sydney

  • Permanent Full-Time Position - 38 hours per week
  • Participation in 9 day fortnight scheme
  • Competitive salary per annum + Super

The City of Canada Bay is a thriving, colourful community, surrounded by the beautiful bays of Sydney Harbour. The area is also known for its parklands, cycle paths and walkways. City of Canada Bay Council’s values underpin how we operate: We act with integrity; We empower our people; We are respectful; We work together; We innovate.

About the position

As the Coordinator Cleansing Services, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing and managing our cleansing operations to ensure the cleanliness and hygiene of public spaces within our community. Reporting to the Manager Roads & Traffic, you will be responsible for leading a team of dedicated cleansing staff, implementing efficient workflows, and maintaining high standards of service delivery. 

 Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise and coordinate daily cleansing activities, including street sweeping, litter collection, and public toilet maintenance.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans to optimise cleansing operations, enhance efficiency, and meet service level targets.
  • Conduct regular inspections of public spaces to assess cleanliness standards and identify areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with other departments to coordinate special events, festivals, and community initiatives requiring cleansing support.
  • Manage the procurement of cleansing equipment, supplies, and contracted services within budgetary constraints.
  • Provide leadership and support to cleansing staff, including training, performance evaluation, and fostering a positive team culture.
  • Liaise with residents, community groups, and stakeholders to address cleansing-related concerns and promote community engagement.
  • Supervise and coordinate daily activities of the Community Recycle Centre.

About the person

The successful candidate should have the following. 

  • Extensive experience leading operational teams in service delivery
  • High level knowledge and experience in WHS relating to operational environments and heavy vehicles
  • Experience leading and mentoring a team to achieve set goals and improve performance and efficiency
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written with ability to communicate to a wide range of groups or individuals
  • Excellent computer skills and experience using a number of different systems to obtain information
  • Demonstrated strong customer service experience
  • Proven negotiation and dispute resolution skills with the ability to negotiate and influence people
  • The ability to work autonomously and make sound decisions

What’s on offer

We are offering a remuneration between $92,103.97 to $105,919.56 per annum + Super. The City of Canada Bay also offers excellent employee benefits which include:

  • Rostered Days Off (participation in a 9-day fortnight scheme).
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • 2 days health and wellbeing leave per year and access to Long Service leave after 5 years
  • Health and Wellbeing programs (Yoga classes, Fitness Passport, Flu vaccinations, Head Space, Skin Cancer Checks

Want to know more?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description here, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Franco Guerrisi, Manager Roads & Traffic on 02 9911 6459.

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How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online by clicking 'begin' below. Applications close 11:30pm, 11 April 2024 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

If you have any accessibility requirements, please feel free to contact April McCarthy on 02 9121 0076 or email to discuss.

The City of Canada Bay Council is a Child Safe Organisation that recognises and advocates for the rights of Children and Young People and are committed to a Safe Workplace. 

The City of Canada Bay Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to maintaining, growing and supporting a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQA+, people with disabilities, women, and other diversity groups. 

The successful applicant for this role will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication form. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they are able to meet all requirements in line with Councils COVID Safe Workplace Policy & Procedure (once adopted), WHS requirements and prevailing NSW Public Health Orders. 

 “Formal offers of employment are subject to standard Council pre-employment checks including medical and other background checks”.


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