Gardener

History

 

Founded in 1928 with a course layout designed by Alex Russell, the business partner of legendary golf architect Dr Alister Mackenzie, Lake Karrinyup has maintained a wonderful bush setting for golfers while providing a tranquil haven for an abundance of native flora and fauna.

Lake Karrinyup is a club of strong traditions and the lovely washed limestone and hardwood jarrah timber-lined walls of its magnificent clubhouse reflect the history of its many famous visitors. The first Australian Open to be held in Western Australia was held at Lake Karrinyup in 1952 and Norman Von Nida had to overcome a strong field that included old rivals such as Peter Thomson and Kel Nagle to become national champion. Over the ensuing years in which Lake Karrinyup hosted the Australian Open it has seen some of the worlds best golfers attempt to tame the tough course. Some who did so and became Australian Open Champions included Bruce Devlin (1960), Jack Nicklaus (1968), and Gary Player (1974) who made Lake Karrinyup the home of his seventh Australian Open Championship.

The Lake Karrinyup Country Club of today is one which constantly upgrades its demanding world class golf course and fine clubhouse facilities. It is an island of tranquillity and natural charm well hidden from any sign of the busy bustling urban landscape that surrounds it. Simply put, it is a wonderful place to play the constantly challenging, great game of golf.

 

 

Gardener

 

Lake Karrinyup Country Club is seeking a qualified Gardener to join its Course Maintenance team. Reporting directly to the Course Superintendent, you will be an enthusiastic and experienced individual that will be hands on in the day to day maintenance of the gardens surrounding our clubhouse.

 

This position is based on a Monday to Friday 40-hour week with rostered overtime. The successful application will receive an attractive hourly rate and penalty rates for overtime worked.

 

The applicant should be trade qualified and have previous experience as a Gardener. Experience in horticulture and turf management including plant knowledge, reticulation and all aspects of mowing. They must also have experience using Brush Cutters, Blowers, Hedge Trimmers, and various hand-held/ride-on mowing equipment. The applicant will have a professional demeanour, high levels of initiative and be a responsible person with a great work ethic. They must be reliable, show initiative and be able to work autonomously or as part of a team when required.

 

Criteria

 

The successful candidate will ideally possess the following key qualifications, skills, attributes and experience;

 

  • Trade Qualification in Horticulture (essential)
  • WA Pest Licence (desirable)
  • Previous experience as a Gardener (at least 5 years)
  • Exhibit a high attention for detail and can multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Understand, comply and be pro-active with WH&S

 

 

25/11/2019 $0 Perth 1 Trades & Services
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