Horticulturist

This is a fulltime, contract position for 12 months.Connecting people to deliver services to our community.At the City of PAE, we work Better Together to deliver meaningful outcomes, we Grow & Improve our work every day, to ensure we Make a Difference for our community. Our organisational values underpin our constructive culture. We are supportive, we take on challenges, seize opportunities, build great relationships and we are proud of what we deliver for our community. We are connected!The City of PAE values the diversity of the people we employ and serve. Diversity at the City of PAE means a workplace where individuals are recognised, respected, and engaged in ways that develop and harness everyone’s strengths.We provide excellent working conditions with job security, flexible working arrangements and support for professional development.We currently have an exciting role for you to join our Biodiversity and Urban Greening Team.Key responsibilities of the position include:To lead and participate in the maintenance of Biodiversity Reserves, to ensure that ‘Open Space’ areas are well presented for the enjoyment of our community.Provide duties for the Council in support of Council’s programmed works.Undertake the position in an effective, efficient, and safe manner using Council’s Safe Work Procedures and in line with Council policy.Apply environmentally sustainable work practices for the Wetlands and other sensitive land care sites.Maintain natural areas.Rubbish collection from Roadsides and Wetland sites.Monitor storm water basin levels in the Barker Inlet WetlandsRaise and lower tidal gates in high tide eventsPathway/Driveway inspection maintenance within the Biodiversity reserves.Tidal gates infrastructure maintenance at the PAE Wetlands.Qualifications for the positionAQF Certificate III Conservation Land Management orAQF Certificate III in Horticulture is essentialC Class Driver’s license is essentialMay be required to obtainMR Truck LicenseWork Zone Traffic Management ticketExperience 2-3 years’ experience in a similar roleExperience in conservation and horticultural maintenance, use of machinery and irrigation More information can be found on the Position Description located below.This is a Level 5/6 position which has a current salary range of $71904 - $72811 (plus Super).Confidential enquiries can be directed to Peter Gehling on 8405 6624.To apply, simply complete the application process by clicking the ‘Apply’ button and attach your cover letter and resume. Applications close 5pm on Friday 20 May 2022.The City of PAE values diversity and inclusion and we welcome employees with a mix of background, characteristics, experiences, professional skills, and perspectives.#bettertogether #growandimprove #makeadifferenceHorticulturist - Position Description 71904 AUD Kilburn 5084