The major objective of Operations is to provide the highest standard of maintenance and construction services for roads, drains, parks and reserves within Greater Shepparton through the use of leading edge technology and developing a motivated and skilled labour force.

Operations is a multi-functional branch which has the staff and equipment to perform both maintenance and construction tasks.

The major activities that Operations staff perform are:

  • Maintenance and management of public open space
  • Maintenance of sealed and unsealed roads, drains, bridges, footpaths and kerbs
  • Road construction
  • Bituminous surfacing of roads, driveways and carparks
  • Grass slashing
  • Weed control
  • Tree removal and trimming
  • Landscaping services
  • Linemarking of roads, carparks and sporting surfaces
  • Streetsweeping
  • Handyman and building maintenance
  • Concreting works - footpath, kerb and driveways
  • Drainage works
  • Emergency response
  • Maintenance of pumps and retardation basins

The Operations Department are located at Council's Doyles Road Complex.

315 Doyles Road
Orrvale, VIC 3631
Phone: (03) 5832 9350
Fax: (03) 5821 6901


The asset maintenance team is responsible for a number of tasks, including:

  • Pavement repairs on sealed roads
  • Grading and resurfacing of gravel roads
  • Concrete kerb and channel and footpaths
  • Linemarking of sealed surfaces
  • Traffic sign and other road furniture maintenance
  • Urban and rural drainage maintenance
  • Street cleaning
  • Emergency response
  • Bridge maintenance
  • Penstocks and retardation basins
Learn more about how we maintain our roads, streets and drainage.

Public Open Space

The public open space team has many key responsibilities involving:

  • The horticultural maintenance of 39 ovals, 87 playgrounds and parks, road reserves, war memorials, child care centres, senior citizen centres, elderly persons units, maternal and child health centres, preschool centres and roadside slashing and spraying, in all, maintaining over 600 services sites
  • Tree maintenance throughout the municipality, including street tree maintenance (pruning, guards and basins), pruning of trees near power lines, tree removal and planting, and shared paths
  • Playground maintenance and infrastructure maintenance e.g. preventative maintenance on seats and bollards, graffiti removal, fences maintenance, skate parks, etc
  • Irrigation maintenance including preventative maintenance to sprinklers and pumps, as well as new sprinkler system installations
  • Cleaning and maintenance of Council operated toilets, Maude Street Mall, local shopping centres and council operated BBQs
  • Horticultural maintenance and operations of Pine Lodge and Kialla West Cemeteries

Electric Line Clearance Management Plan

The Electric Line Clearance Management Plan outlines Council’s commitment to maintain the space between the vegetation and power lines under its responsibility and fulfil its duties as set out in the Electricity Safety (Electric Line Clearance) Regulations.