Horticultural labourer Government Australia


APG is currently seeking an experienced Horticultural labourer for a 1 Year contract for a Government Sector based at the Royal Botanic Garden Mount Annan.

Pay Rate: $34.00 Per Hour + Super
Location: Royal Botanic Garden Mount Annan.
Contract: 12 Months + Possibility of extension 

The Role:
The Horticultural Labourer role contributes to the conservation, construction, maintenance and regeneration of horticultural and natural areas within Botanic Gardens Greater Sydney sites

 Key Accountabilities

  • Support the development, construction, and maintenance of horticultural displays and conserve natural
    areas in accordance with BGGS policies and procedures.
  •  Monitor equipment for maintenance purposes, report faulty equipment, and ensure the safe use, storage, and custody of BGGS assets.
  •  Implement health and safety policies and practices to ensure the health and safety of staff, visitors, and other stakeholders.
  • Use and maintain horticultural machinery and equipment for the management of horticultural displays and natural areas appropriate to the level of training and qualifications held by the individual in
    accordance with industry standards and practices and established BGGS policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the implementation of weed control appropriate to the site including accurate herbicide
    application to avoid impact on desirable native species.
  • Assist with the collection of propagation material.

Knowledge and Experience

  •  Relevant experience in the development, construction, or maintenance of horticultural displays or
    conservation of natural areas in parks or gardens.
  •  Sound knowledge and demonstrated capacity to implement occupational health and safety policy and
  •  Experience in the use and maintenance of relevant horticultural machinery and equipment.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Current driver’s licence with the ability to drive manual vehicles
  • Willingness to undertake manual work for extended periods of time and the ability to lift and carry a minimum of 15 kg     
  • White card
  • AQF3 Chemical application (desirable)
  • Forklift licence (desirable)
  • Tractor training (desirable)

APPLY NOW, if interested in the above role.

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