Tuesday , April 16 2024

Gold Coast Jobs – Leading Hand Horticulturist

Website Gold Coast Council

Job Description:

Would you love to use your horticulture skills while tending to our beautiful open spaces on the Gold Coast? This role is responsible for leading a work team undertaking maintenance and improvements of parks, landscaped and recreation areas within the City’s open space regions on the Northern Gold Coast.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading and building a work team undertaking maintenance and improvements of parks, landscaped and recreation areas.
  • Planning and organising own work priorities and work of others, following designated work practices to maximise outcomes in terms of quality and productivity.
  • Participating in identified training programs to increase skills and knowledge, and provide training and multi skilling of crew members for continual improvement of the section.
  • Working predominately within a spray team, undertaking spraying of public open spaces including road verges and landscaped areas.
  • Taking pride in your work, having passion for our City and constantly improving your landscaping skills with opportunities and learning new techniques and plant equipment.

Job Requirements:

  • Certificate III in Horticulture or related discipline (e.g. Green Keeping).
  • Possess a minimum of 4 years’ experience in horticulture.
  • Drivers licence class ‘MR’ unrestricted and Construction Induction Card (White/Blue Card).
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills including demonstrated capacity for leadership, self-management, decision-making and team building.
  • You have high level customer service and communication skills, a can do attitude and you thrive in a team environment.
  • You possess a high level of motivation and adaptability, with the ability to prioritise and multi task in a dynamic environment.

Job Details:

Company: Gold Coast Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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