The Shire of Perenjori is seeking the services of a highly motivated Gardener to work within the Shires works department. The Shire of Perenjori promotes a flexible team oriented working environment.
The position is predominately in the area of Parks & Gardens maintaining these areas along with assisting in other Infrastructure Services areas.
Chief Executive Officer
PO Box. 22
PERENJORI WA 6620
Applications close 4:00 pm, 19 November 2020.
SHIRE OF PERENJORI
1. TITLE: Gardener
LEVEL: Gardener Level 2-3
DIVISION/SECTION: Infrastructure Services/Parks and Gardens
Objectives of Position:
To carry out development and maintenance works to public Parks, Gardens and Reserves in an efficient/safe manner throughout the Shire.
To operate as an effective team member by completing tasks involving light plant operation and gardening/laboring duties in order to achieve the completion of Councils works program, under the direction of the Team Leader- Parks & Gardens and General Services.
To ensure the achievement of Councils Parks and Gardens objectives by operating plant/equipment and completing duties in a safe, efficient and effective manner.
REQUIREMENT OF THE JOB:
Developed plant operation and user maintenance skills- mowers, slashers, tractor, brush cutters, spray equipment, etc.
Developed landscape construction and maintenance skills.
Skilled in use of basic/intermediate horticultural techniques pruning, planting, etc.
Good chemical application and handling skills.
Good verbal/written communication skills.
Basic construction plant operational/user maintenance skills.
Sound knowledge of safe working practices and procedures.
Sound knowledge of appropriate plant species.
Developing knowledge of local area;
Developing knowledge of Council Policies relevant to work area.
Experienced in development and maintenance of public parks, gardens and reserves.
Experienced in chemical application and handling.
Experienced in installation/maintenance of reticulation systems.