Gardener

City of Sydney Full Time Permanent 20/07/2021

Division: CITY SERVICES
Unit: CITY GREENING & LEISURE
Salary: AUD 69,315.00 per annum plus Superannuation
Employment status: Permanent
Employment arrangement: Full Time
Location: Inner-City
Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 - developing a green, global and connected city.

The City is seeking qualified Gardeners to join our dedicated team responsible for the care and maintenance of over 400 parks, gardens, sporting field and open spaces across the city.

You will supervise and mentor Council workers and apprentices to deliver best practice horticulture and landscape services to the community and local stakeholders, and are completed in an effective, efficient and safe manner in line with the City's Safe Work Procedures and other service specifications.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Horticulture Certificate III in Parks and Gardens or Tertiary and Graduate qualifications in related discipline
  • experience using computers/ iPads and Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel or other platforms
  • a current NSW recognised Drivers Licence and willing to obtain an MR Class licence
  • demonstrated ability to plan and execute horticultural work tasks, including chemical application.
Previous applicants need not apply.

Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City might be the right career move for you.

To apply: Click on 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please note the "Essential Criteria Response" field in the online application does not require you to respond or upload a document.

This role will require a pre-employment medical examination.

Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.

Applications must be made online via the City's website by 11.59pm, Sunday 8 August 2021.

For further information contact: Mark Couchman, Parks Operations Manager on 02 8512 4260.

Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council.

The City will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via recruitment@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).