Job vacancy Horticulturist - Brisbane City Council

Level 7, 123 Pitt Street 2000, Sydney
  (02) 8298 3898

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Job Type
Temporary / Contract
Job Status
Full Time
24 February, 2021
Job Title

Horticulturist - Brisbane City Council

Job Location
Job Presentation

Are you a qualified and experienced Horticulturist? We have an opportunity within our Parks and Gardens team with Brisbane City Council. As part of the team, you will be working on council projects and various sites around Brisbane.

About your new role

This is an opportunity to be involved in the full scope of parkland landscape construction and maintenance. Some maintenance may include garden beds, hedges and turfed areas. You will also work to identify and treat diseased plants and control specific pests and pathogens.

  • Enhancing and maintaining parklands and street scapes.
  • Identification of plant disease and application of appropriate treatments
  • Operation and maintenance of machinery
  • Provide a high level of customer service to internal and external customers

What you will need to exceed

We are looking for an experienced horticulturist who is reliable and enjoys providing high-quality garden maintenance services. A strong sense of teamwork, a commitment to safety and ability to ensure that all machinery and operations are conducted according to specific guidelines.

  • Certificate III Horticulture, Trade Equivalent or Equivalent Experience
  • Open Class C Licence with an MR licence highly desirable
  • Work Safely in the Construction Industry (white card)
  • Ability to work within a team enviroment

What you will get in return

Brisbane City Council is one of the biggest civil construction and maintenance employers in Queensland. There are many benefits including

  • competitive rates - $34-36/hr
  • uniforms supplied and all tools provided.

Next steps

If you are ready to apply for this role as a Horticulturist, please apply follow the links on this page.

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Experience1 year
SkillsGardener, Gardening, Landscaper, Landscaping, Horticulture, Horticulturist, Maintenance, Parks and Gardens, Conservation, Conservationist, Habitats
QualificationA certificate of Horticulture (level 3) or trade equivalent and/or equivalent experience A current class C licence with MR licence highly desirable
Educational RequirementsPrimary School\/Junior High
AU$ 34.00 - AU$ 36.00 per hour (AUD)
Reference number
Valid Till
25 Mar, 2021 (22 days left)

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