+60d ago

Parks and Gardens Field Worker


Base pay $28 - $33/hr
Temporary Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company
Our client is an established local council based on the Fraser Coast. They are looking for workers to maintain their parks and gardens. This council prides themselves on being innovative and community focused.

Your new role
You will be joining the Council's Parks and Gardens team looking after their parks and reserves on a large, commercial scale. This will include carrying out horticulture and landscaping tasks such as:

  • Planting, weeding, mulching and pruning
  • Mowing
  • Irrigation
  • Turf management
  • Plant propagation
  • Remove and dispose of debris and litter from parks and gardens;
  • Assist and undertake landscape construction and maintenance
  • General labouring; and
  • Spray and control pests in parks and gardens.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Construction Industry White Card.
  • Current “C” class driver’s licence
  • Certificate II or III in Horticulture or relevant experience.
  • Physical agility and the level of fitness, strength and dexterity to carry out labouring and frequent heavy lifting and bending.
  • Experience and ability to operate relevant equipment (eg mowers, chainsaws, mulchers, brush cutters, etc.)
  • AC/DC Licence.
  • Medium Rigid (MR)/Heavy Rigid Licence (HR) desirable.

What you'll get in return
In return, this is an excellent role to give you a foot-in-the-door towards council work, with the potential for ongoing work.

What you need to do now
If this role sounds like it could be for you please click ‘apply now’ or call Miranda Cropper on (07) 5313 8244.

LHS 297508 #2631233

Pay comparison
Market average based on all Gardener jobs in Central Coast QLD
Base pay range
$28 - $33/hr
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Job details
Date posted
28 Apr 2022
Trades & Services
Landscaper & Gardener
Base pay
$28 - $33/hr
Work type
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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