Horticulturalist

About the role

The Horticulturalist will supervise the day to day maintenance of defined horticultural (garden) areas including State and Regional Parks, road reserves, playgrounds and open spaces. The position holder will be required to undertake all aspects of plant propagation, nursery activities, plant selection and maintenance, along with assisting and contributing to the programming, budgeting and administration of maintenance activities.

Skills and experience

The successful applicant will hold a Certificate IV in Horticulture or equivalent and possess experience working in horticulture or similar relevant industry. There will be a requirement to supervise and coordinate the day to day activities at a worksite through planning, controlling, organising and leading staff.

About Coffs Harbour City Council

Council is committed to the pursuit of excellence, which means we strive to deliver the excellent services that are desired and valued by our community, now and into the future. We stand by the values of delivering excellence in our services through innovation, recognising that our customers are at the heart of what we do, supporting our people to provide them the scope to deliver outcomes, working together to seek solutions both internally and externally and being transparent and responsible in all that we do.

Council provides a number of benefits to our staff including:

  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Flexible work opportunities
  • Learning and development programs
  • Performance based rewards including bonus schemes
  • Opportunities to purchase additional annual leave

What we offer

Starting salary of around $54K (Grade D) + Super. All other conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Coffs Harbour City Council Enterprise Agreement 2017 and the NSW Local Government (State) Award 2020.

This is a permanent, 38 hour a week role, offering a stable career choice.

 

Applications close 18 Oct 2020

05/10/2020 $0 Coffs Harbour & North Coast 1 Trades & Services
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