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Team Leader Amenities

Job No: CB18120
Location: Sydney

  • Permanent full time position - 38 hours per week
  • Participation in 9 day fortnight scheme
  • $63,022.29 to $72,475.63 per annum + Super
  • Tool of Trade Ute (does not incorporate private use)

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. 

Council is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the position of Team Leader - Amenities. This position plays a vital role in overseeing and managing the efficient operation and maintenance of public amenities within our Council. You will need to lead a team and work collaboratively with various stakeholders to ensure the provision of high-quality amenities and facilities that meet the needs of our community.

You will need to have a willingness to start early - 4.00am – 1.00pm (with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break).


  • Supervise and manage a team responsible for public amenities; including public toilets, sports fields, BBQ’s and surrounds.
  • Develop and implement maintenance schedules and procedures to ensure amenities are kept in optimal condition and meet safety standards.
  • Coordinate and oversee regular inspections of amenities, identifying maintenance and repair needs and taking appropriate action.
  • Respond to community feedback and concerns regarding amenities, addressing issues promptly and effectively.
  • Implement and enforce relevant policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to amenity cleaning and maintenance.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and support to the team, fostering a positive and productive work environment.
  • Organise reactive cleaning work when required.
  • Operate minor plant associated with cleaning activities including blowers and high pressure cleaners.
  • Cover rounds in team members absence/RDO

Qualifications /Skills:

  • Significant experience in the cleaning industry, preferably the cleaning of public infrastructure
  • Proven experience in managing and leading a team, preferably in a local government or public sector environment.
  • Strong knowledge of amenity operations, maintenance, and safety standards.
  • Performing manual labour and an interest in working outdoors.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively liaise with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to analyse situations, make informed decisions, and implement appropriate solutions.
  • Basic computer skills, especially the use of mobile devices to support field work.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and complete basic forms.
  • A WH&S White Card
  • A current Class C Driver’s licence


  • Experience in the operation of high pressure cleaning plant/machinery
  • A current Chemical User Certificate

What’s on offer

The City of Canada Bay offers the following benefits: 

  • 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 Craig Obrien, Acting Coordinator Cleansing Services on 0410 911 171.

Please click the below link to learn more about working at City of Canada Bay Council. 

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How to apply

Candidates MUST apply online by clicking 'begin' below. Applications close 11:30pm, 10 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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