gardeners needed! moreland, manningham & hume council locations in coburg

posted
job type
temporary
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job details

posted
location
coburg, victoria
job category
trades & services
job type
temporary
reference number
90M0327889_1525402256
phone
0466771505
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job description

We are currently seeking multiple people to work with local councils across Melbourne in a wide range of positions.

You will be assigned to a council in your local area and be responsible for the maintenance of parks, reserves and council facilities. You will be required to carry out established horticultural work practices and procedures.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Cut grass using ride on mowers and small plant and equipment in accordance with an established program;
  • Perform routine maintenance of garden beds in parks and reserves including weeding, planting and mulching
  • Drive and operate all equipment and carry out basic daily maintenance and minor repairs to equipment to ensure safe and proper operation
  • Apply pesticides when requested
  • Load, unload and move materials and equipment
  • Provide ‘on the job’ training to apprentices as and when required
  • Carry out landscape improvement works as directed

Some of the specialist skills and knowledge you will need to have:

  • Safe and competent operation of:
  • a ride-on mower
  • a 2 axle rigid vehicle greater than 8 tonnes GVM
  • a range of hand tools and light mechanical plant
  • a pesticide application unit

Some of the licences and qualifications you will need to have:

  • Satisfactory completion of Trade Certificate (Cert III) and relevant open space maintenance experience related to the responsibilities and duties specified
  • Demonstrated experience in the basic maintenance and minor repair of relevant equipment
  • Level 2 First Aid
  • Traffic Management course is desirable
  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence is essential and a heavy vehicle drivers licence is desirable

If you believe you meet the above criteria or wish to discuss these positions in more detail including hours, rates of pay etc then we are interested in hearing from you.

Simply click on the apply button and attached a current copy of your resume. Or call our office on (03) 9377 0700 and ask for George Bujukovski to discuss further.



skills

Maintenance of Parks, Reserves and Council Facilities. Carry out established horticultural work practices and procedures

qualification

Qualification in arboriculture/horticulture also highly desirable, Traffic Management Certificate is desirable, Medium Ridgid truck license desirable, Chainsaw and chipper experience required

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School