Bush Regenerator - Gardener

City of Sydney Full Time Permanent 4/08/2022

Salary: AUD $70,701.00 per annum plus Superannuation 

Employment status: Permanent / Full Time

Option to work under a 19-day month arrangement


The City of Sydney is a capital city council and our Local Government area covers approximately 26 square kilometres within the Sydney metropolitan area. The City is responsible for the commercial, financial and cultural hub of the greater Sydney area. The City’s parks and open spaces are an important urban asset that can transform the City’s streets and provide environmental, aesthetic, cultural and economic benefits.


The City is seeking a qualified Bush Regenerator to join the dedicated Parks and Trees team to care for 90 hectares of trees in parks, gardens and open spaces. These spaces also play a very important role in supporting biodiversity as they provide much of the habitat necessary to enable plants and animals to survive.


You will have the following:

  • Certificate III in Conservation & Land Management or Certificate III in Natural Area Restoration
  • demonstrated experience and capacity to deliver bush regeneration projects, including site preparation, revegetation, weed control and best practice maintenance in the Sydney region
  • strong plant identification skills including native and weed species of the Sydney region
  • demonstrated experience in managing freshwater wetland vegetation
  • current NSW recognised Drivers Licence.


Certificate III in horticulture and Chainsaw user’s accreditation is desirable.

Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.


To apply: Click on the 'Apply' button 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.

This role will require a pre-employment medical examination and pre-employment health declaraiton.

The City of Sydney has mandated vaccination for all employees. The successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.


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

Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11.59pm, Sunday 21 August 2022.

For further information contact: Scott Sherwood, Parks Maintenance Supervisor on 02 8512 4263.

Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.


We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council.


The City will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via recruitment@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).