Apprentice Gardener

City of Sydney Full Time Permanent 2/12/2019

Division: CITY SERVICES

Unit: CITY GREENING & LEISURE

Section: PARKS & TREE MAINTENANCE

Salary: AUD 33,751.00 per annum plus Superannuation (Remuneration stated is for the full-time position)

Employment status: Permanent

Employment arrangement: Full Time

Location: Sydney CBD

Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

The City of Sydney entry Level employment and Development Programs is recruiting for 2020.

The City believes young people are the bridge to our future. Our entry-level program provides young people with the opportunity to gain valuable organisational experience while preparing them for their future. Our program provides valuable work experience and it supports bringing in talent from a younger generation that enriches our workplace and creates a more diverse, agile workforce.

The City is seeking two enthusiastic and committed 1st year Apprentice Gardeners and 1 vacancy that is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants, reflecting our commitment ti the City of Sydney's Reconcilliation Action Plan, Eora Journey and the Equal Employment Opportunity (Commonwealth Authorities) Act 1987.

Parks and trees are an essential urban asset that can transform the City's streets and provide environmental, aesthetic, cultural and economic benefits.

The successful applicants 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 TAFE Horticultural course.

To apply: Click on 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please note the "Essential Criteria Response" field in the online application does not require you to respond or upload a document.

This role will require a pre-employment medical exam.

Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.

Applications must be made online via the City's website by 11:59pm on Friday 27 December 2019.

For further information contact: Mark Couchman, Parks Operations 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.