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Assistant Gardener - Bayside City Council

Apply now Job no: 494494
Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne - Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Categories: Trades and Services

Assistant Gardener - Bayside City Council

Depot Location - Kilpa Road, Moorabbin

 

Citywide is recruiting for an Assistant Gardener to work on our Bayside City Council contract. This role involves day to day maintenance of parks, gardens and landscape features (i.e. ponds, bluestone retaining walls, boardwalks etc.) as well as the maintenance and installation of non-horticultural space assets (i.e. playgrounds, park benches, sail shades etc.).

 

  • Full-time Monday to Friday (with weekend overtime available - dependent on the volume of work)
  • Attractive working hours - 6.45 am to 2.51 pm

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance, installation and repair of parks, sports facilities, landscape features and community facilities
  • Mowing, detailing, litter removal, weed control, playground soft fall maintenance, irrigation maintenance, machinery use and maintenance
  • Ensure work is carried out in a safe and professional manner
  • Ensure vehicles and worksite are maintained to a high standard

 

Skills and qualifications required:

Mandatory

  • General Horticulture experience
  • Must be team orientated, highly motivated and able to follow instructions however must also be able to work autonomously
  • Knowledge and appreciation of OH&S
  • Current Victorian Driver’s license
  • Working with Children Check

 

Desirable

  • Manual Driver's License
  • Medium Rigid Driver License
  • Knowledge of herbicide application techniques
  • Flexibility to work overtime including weekends
  • Traffic Management experience
  • Chemical Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

 

In return we offer:

  • The job security that comes with our list of long-term contracts
  • The chance to make an impact in a rapidly expanding company
  • The opportunity to further develop your skills in a strong, supportive environment
  • A workplace that focuses on safety first
  • A company with a culture of teamwork and respect
  • Up to 50% off with multiple gyms and fitness providers

 

About Citywide

Citywide is a company with a clear purpose and mission – we shape liveable cities by delivering the full scope of civil infrastructure, open space and environmental services to government and private enterprise. Collectively, our services positively impact more than 12 million Australians every day.

For more information about Citywide we invite you to visit our website at www.citywide.com.au.

 

How to apply?

Click the APPLY button now!!!

Alternatively, email your resume and cover letter to apply@citywide.com.au

 

Please note:

A full drivers licence and good driving record is essential. COVID-19 Vaccine Verification, Reference checks, Driver Demerit Check, Police Check and Medical, including Drug and Alcohol testing are all pre-employment requirements for Citywide.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies. No (search) fee will be paid in the event we hire a candidate whose resume is submitted by an employment agency to any of our employees without a valid written recruitment agreement. Such resumes shall be deemed the sole property of Citywide.

Citywide is an equal opportunities employer, we invite applications from all backgrounds.

*Only successful applications will be contacted.*

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