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Town Maintenance Officer

Town Maintenance job roles can also be described as Municipal Employee, Outside Works Crew and similar. Councils own and maintain many civic assets, including garden beds, pathways and trails, toilets and other buildings, BBQs, tables, seating, waste and recycle bins, as well as retaining walls, and other structures related to drainage and roads for example. Town Maintenance Crew staff help build and maintain these structures for the public to use. Also, the job of Town Maintenance can overlap with the job of Landscaping and Horticulture, working on park, reserves, sports fields and more.


Training available in Tasmania

  • With a Traineeship, students can study the Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations, see for example Tas Training Services.
  • Explanation

    Job titles can vary a lot. If you are uncertain about what an advertised job involves, obtain a copy of the Position Description or similar, or contact the specific council advertising that job.


    Information on training courses and providers are examples only. You should make further careful inquiries with potential training providers about cost and quality before committing to any training. For further information on entry requirements for advertised jobs, contact the relevant council . Use the links to professional associations described in meet the people for additional information. Relevant training providers are encouraged to approach LGAT with requests to link their web pages to ours.