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Gardener / Labourer - HorticultureCairns Regional Council
Gardener / Labourer Horticulture WS779 Salary: $52,441.56 per annum Location: Stratford Depot, Arnold Street, Stratford Reference Number: 13659 Close Date: Monday 23 August 2021 Primary Objectives of the position:- To perform on-site labouring, gardening, mowing and driving tasks primarily associated with Landscape Maintenance within the High Profile areas of the Northern District. To work in an environmentally sensitive manner whilst ensuring maximum productivity with a high standard of workmanship and personal and public safety.
To be successful in this role you must have:- Hold a current Queensland Medium Rigid (MR) class drivers licence. Secondary education to Year 10 with good writing and communication skills and an understanding of basic mathematics. Certificate II in Horticulture or demonstrated experience to perform the duties.
Working in Proximity to Traffic – Awareness Part 1 or ability to obtain. For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please ensure you obtain a copy of the information kit and how to apply by clicking on the Position Description, select on "Open" to download the attachment. How to Apply: Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following: Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
Copy of your Resume. Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted. Pre-Employment Assessment: As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following assessments/checks:- Preâemployment medical assessment, which will include a functional capacity assessment and drug and alcohol test.
National Police/Criminal History Check. Practical Assessment Numeracy and Literacy Assessment Computer Skills Assessment Qualification/Licence Verification Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification Right to Work in Australia Check Directorship Check Employment Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:- Permanent resident of Australia Australian Citizen New Zealand Citizen Entitlement to Work Visa We off the following benefits: Full-time Permanent Position 9 day fortnight work roster Up to 5 weeks annual leave Up to 3 weeks sick leave 12% contribution to superannuation 17.5% annual leave loading Subsidised Corporate Uniform Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym/swimming pool) On-going opportunities for learning and professional development relevant to the position.