Full-time
North Sydney
Posted 1 month ago

Parks and Gardens apprentices maintain and care for all aspects of garden and lawn maintenance including residential, local parks, recreational areas and commercial premises. Shaping branches, treating trees with fertilisers and insecticides, install irrigation, use various machinery and advising on general tree care.

 

Certificate III Horticulture Parks and Gardens

Mature applicants welcome – 4 Year apprenticeship on the job including 2.5 years at TAFE

  • No experience required
  • All training is completed on the job including 1 day per week at TAFE
  • TAFE is a paid work day and no fees!

 

If you enjoy your botany, plants and trees this is a great career path.

Duties and Training include:

  • Hedging
  • Mowing both ride on and push mowers
  • Control weeds, plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Identifying soils and plants
  • Pruning plants and trees
  • Irrigation systems

Benefits:

  • Full time employment – no training costs
  • Nationally recognized qualification
  • On completion – start your own business

Skills and Requirements:

  • Driver licence
  • White card
  • Good communication skills and presentation

About our Host Employer:

North Sydney:  Maintenance and upkeep of Parks and Gardens in the local area.  Will rotate with various teams learning about this trade including botanical names of plants.  Nine day fortnight with a rostered day off every 2 weeks.  Drivers licence required, public transport available.

 

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying and can commit to a full time Australian Apprenticeship, apply now and send your resume and cover letter to:  kduck@austrg.com.au

To fast track your application phone Kerry on 0438 984214 to discuss

Job Features

Job CategoryHorticulture – Parks and Gardens
SuburbNorth Sydney
VacancyCertificate III Horticulture (Parks & Gardens)
No. of positions1
Hours per week38 Hours
Start dateASAP
Interview dateASAP
TransportDrivers Licence highly preferred
Skills requiredWhitecard required

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