Division: CITY OPERATIONS
Unit: CITY GREENING & LEISURE
Section: PARKS & TREE MAINTENANCE
Salary: AUD $31,387 per annum plus Superannuation (Remuneration stated is for the full-time position)
Employment status: Term Contract
Employment arrangement: Full time
Location: Inner-City Sydney
This vacancy is open only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants, reflecting our commitment to the City of Sydney’s Reconciliation Action Plan, Eora Journey and the Equal Employment Opportunity (Commonwealth Authorities) Act 1987.
At the City 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.
Parks and trees are an essential urban asset that can transform the City’s streets and provide environmental, aesthetic, cultural and economic benefits.
The City is seeking an enthusiastic and committed 1st Year Apprentice Gardener to undertake horticultural work as part of the Parks and Tree Maintenance teams.
The successful applicant will be physically able to carry out manual work and have demonstrated an interest in horticulture. A current NSW Driver’s License or Provisional Licence is desirable.
To be eligible to apply, you must be currently enrolled or be prepared to enrol in a 1st Year TAFE Horticultural course.
Please note that appointment will be for the term of the apprenticeship only (up to 4 years).
The City strives for equity and diversity in the workplace, and to promote a culture of opportunity. Through its services, the City seeks to represent, connect and engage with all of the Australian community.
To apply: Click on 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and address the essential criteria (selection criteria) as stated within the position description that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.
Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.
Applications must be made online via the City’s website by Sunday 24 December 2017.
For further information contact: Gary Barnett, Parks Maintenance Manager on 02 8512 4260.
Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.
At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.