POSITION AT A GLANCE
PERIOD: 2 Years
HOURS: Up to 40 hours per week (Work and Tafe)
LOCATION: Melbourne - South East (Pakenham)
QUALIFICATION: Parks and Gardens Certificate III
BENEFITS: Access to Employee Incentive Program
ABOUT THE JOB
We have an exciting opportunity for a hardworking and responsible individual that loves working outdoors to undertake a Parks and Gardens Apprenticeship.
As a Parks and Gardens Apprentice, you'll enjoy a permanent role with Habitat Creations under the guidance of an experienced Landscape Maintenance Leading Hand, providing you with the opportunity to learn on the job and gain valuable experience as you complete your TAFE training.
You'll complete a variety of duties including the operation of mowers, brush cutters, and blowers. Other tasks will include pruning, weeding, watering, planting, mulching and chemical application.
To be considered you will need to meet these requirements:
Undertake a Certificate III in Parks and Gardens
Hold a valid driver's license and have reliable transport
Strong safety, environmental, and quality focus
Reliable and willing to learn
Enthusiastic and energetic
Understand and implement instructions
Ability to work in the outdoors in all conditions
Proof of Coronavirus Vaccination
The successful candidate will be someone that meets the selection criteria and demonstrates genuine enthusiasm for building a career in grounds and open space maintenance.
Please apply via the form below or email firstname.lastname@example.org, and include a copy of your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Habitat Creations is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We’re committed to hiring great, capable people that have a passion for horticulture and the environment, regardless of their age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or nationality. Our workplace diversity is a badge of honour to our people and something we're committed to growing and protecting.
APPLY FOR THIS JOB
If you'd like to apply for this position, please complete the form below and upload a copy of your resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly address the qualifications and experience described in the position description.