Senior Horticulturist, Nursery, Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

  • Ongoing, full-time role available
  • Mount Tomah, NSW location
  • Salary starting from $71,711 + superannuation

About the role

As Senior Horticulturist Nursery, you will be responsible for coordinating all nursery and propagation programs, including activities such as plant propagation, horticultural maintenance, stocktakes and research. Records management is a critical aspect of the role. You must be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of plant records management.

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About you

You will have experience in plant propagation with a keen interest in working with a wide variety of plant species. You will enjoy working collaboratively with others, and will be expected to take a pro-active attitude on the operations of the nursery and the associated horticultural management and maintenance.

In order to be considered for this role, it is essential that you are able to provide:

  • An up to date, valid driver’s licence with the ability to drive manual vehicles
  • A Horticultural trades certificate or equivalent skills and experience.
  • Proof of eligible working rights in Australia

About Us

At the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, our vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We focus on some of the biggest issues facing our state. We deliver sustainable water resource and environment management, secure our energy supply, oversee our planning system, maximise community benefit from government land and property, and create the conditions for a prosperous state. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department.

At the Botanic Gardens Greater Sydney, we are responsible for the management and stewardship of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, the Domain, the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan and the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah.

Applying for the role

Please apply by submitting a current resume and cover letter (1 page maximum) which outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

Closing Date: Sunday 13th September 2020 at 11:55 PM AEST

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.

Our commitment to Diversity

The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.

 Our commitment to flexible working

The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.

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07/09/2020 $0 Blue Mountains & Central West 1 Trades & Services
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