horticulturist - brisbane city council in Brisbane

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cameron mcdonald, randstad
job type
temporary
salary
AU$ 34.00 - AU$ 36.00 per hour

job details

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location
brisbane, queensland
specialism
trades & services
job type
temporary
working hours
Full-Time
salary
AU$ 34.00 - AU$ 36.00 per hour
experience
2 years
reference number
90M0394520_1604561323
contact
cameron mcdonald, randstad
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job description

Are you a qualified and experienced gardener? 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.

  • Park and landscape maintenance
  • Planning and maintenance of gardens
  • Identification of plant disease and application of appropriate treatments
  • Operation and maintenance of machinery


What you will need to exceed

We are looking for an experienced gardener 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.

  • Cert III Horticulture or trade equivalent
  • MR licence
  • ACDC Commercial Operators Licence
  • Work Safely in the Construction Industry (white card)
  • Chainsaw ticket

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 Gardener, please apply follow the links on this page.

Have a question before applying? Please contact bcc@randstad.com.au

If this role isn’t right for you, we often have other Trade and labour positions including electrical, mechanics, panel beating, plumbing, fitting and turning, carpentry, automotive and general labour related vacancies. Email bcc@randstad.com.au to be added to the talent pool.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

skills

Gardener, Gardening, Landscaper, Landscaping, Horticulture, Horticulturist, Maintenance

qualification

Cert III Horticulture or trade equivalent, MR licence, ACDC Licence, White Card, Chainsaw License

educational requirements

Primary School/Junior High