Maintenance Officer

About us

City of Palmerston is the Northern Territory’s youngest city and is located 20 kilometres south-east of the Northern Territory’s capital Darwin. It has a population of approx. 40,000 and is currently undergoing a significant period of infrastructure growth and development.

City of Palmerston (CoP) is “A Place for People”. We place people at the centre of all that we do and deliver, by providing excellent services to our community.


Our Commitment to You and Our Customers

At CoP we value

  • Teamwork
  • Commitment and Accountability
  • Sustainability and Self-Sufficient
  • Quality Resources
  • A culture of Continuous improvement 

In addition to our focus on culture, values, and behaviours, we embed our Customer Service Charter in everything we do both internally and externally. The pillars of our Customer Service Charter are:

  • Make it easy for customer
  • Perform with pride
  • Listen, learn and act
  • Evaluate and improve


About the Role

This role assists with the delivery of the Community Plan through completion of:

  • Open space maintenance
  • Weed and vegetation management
  • Plant and vehicle operation
  • Civil infrastructure maintenance


About you

  • Minimum two years practical experience working in minor infrastructure, irrigation and/or landscaping field.
  • Possess a passion for working in the natural environment, positively contributing to the presentation of our outdoor community spaces and be a team player demonstrating a professional, friendly and positive disposition.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of WHS and experience in safe work practices
  • Be physically fit and able to perform the manual labour aspects of the role and lift at least 20kgs


What we can offer you:

  • A great team environment and culture
  • Generous leave entitlements including six weeks annual leave
  • Generous training and professional development opportunities
  • Excellent Remuneration with annual salary increases

At City of Palmerston we embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

To view a copy of the position description and to 'Apply' please see below. 

Applications Close: Monday 15 July 2024  

Vacancy Description - 20230811 - Maintenance Officer PD P4016.docx (142 kB)
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