City of Sydney Full Time Permanent 13/01/2022

Division: City Services 

Unit: City Greening & Leisure  

Salary: AUD $70,701.00 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 a qualified Gardener 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.

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 the 'Apply' button 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.

This role will require a pre-employment medical examination.

The City has mandated vaccination for all employees. The successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.

Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11.59pm, Sunday 30 January 2022.

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

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 or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).