Grounds and Garden Hand

An opportunity for an experienced Grounds and Garden Hand has become available on the recently awarded Confluence Water Contract. We are seeking for a qualified Grounds and Garden Hand. Join the Confluence Water team on a permanent, full-time basis to deliver Grounds and Gardens maintenance works across the sites in the Northern Region of Sydney.

The Role

  • Maintenance and safe keeping of tools, equipment (including safety equipment), plant items, motor vehicles, and hire plant items.
  • Operate and maintain equipment in accordance with the Operator’s Manual and maintenance schedules
  • Operate plant and equipment according to license / experience and relevant procedures as directed.
  • Upkeep and maintain gardens and lawns as directed
  • To deliver Grounds and Gardens maintenance works so that they comply with and meet expectations from clients, communities, customers, environmental management requirements

Skills and Experience

  • Certificate II Horticulture or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrable competence in the safe operation of typical Grounds and Gardens plant and equipment (mowers, tractors, brush cutters, spray units, chainsaws, etc)
  • Level 1 in Chainsaw Operation (trim and crosscut)- preferred or willing to obtain
  • Experienced in Herbicide Use, and ideally be a licensed Pest Controller under WorkCover legislation or have completed, Farmcare, Chemcert, or SMARTrain training and or reassessment within the last 5 years
  • Aptitude for Vegetation Management (Arboriculture, Horticulture, Land Management) 
  • An ability to work flexibly and adaptively in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders.
  • Current Driver’s Licence

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

14/09/2020 $0 North Shore & Northern Beaches 1 Trades & Services
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