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Parks & Open Spaces Labourer (Fixed Term 3 Months) - Tara, Queensland

Advertiser: Western Downs Regional Council3.0833 out of 53.1 overall rating (24 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
25 Jun 2020
Location
Toowoomba & Darling Downs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Trades & Services, Labourers

Parks & Open Spaces Labourer (Fixed Term 3 Months) - Tara, Queensland

About Council

A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.

The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.

Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.

Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.

About the role

Based in Tara, you will undertake a range of horticulture duties including the maintenance of Council's parks assets and the operation of horticultural plant and equipment.  

Reporting to the Parks and Open Space Supervisor, you will:

  • Undertake a range of horticultural duties including the operation of horticulture plant equipment including ride on mowers;
  • Demonstrate competence or experience in amenity horticulture; and
  • Possess good time management skills and the capability to complete allocated tasks while working within a team.

About you

The successful applicant will have:

  • a Certificate II in Horticulture or equivalent related experience;
  • a Current C Class drivers licence;
  • an OH&S Construction Safety White Card; and
  • demonstrated experience operating horticulture equipment.

What we offer:

  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Locality allowance

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join an organisation with which your values align apply for this position.  TOGETHER WE MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE

For a full position description copy and paste the below URL into a browser.

https://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Position-Description-Parks-and-Open-Space-Labourer-1464.pdf

WDRC require each candidate for this position to complete a Pre-Employment Questionnaire. Please submit your completed questionnaire to WDRC via email Recruitment@wdrc.qld.gov.au at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this position. To access the questionnaire please copy and paste the below URL into a browser. http://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Pre-Employment-Medical-Questionnaire-002.pdf

Application via Seek 'Apply Now.'

Applications close 5.00pm AEST on Thursday 16 July 2020.

Additional Information
The recruitment process may include candidates completing a pre-employment health declaration and you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.
Applicants for this position agree to WDRC conducting an independent employment check with your current (or most recent) employer prior to your formal appointment to the advertised position.
WDRC reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date, or extend the closing date, without prior notice.

About Council

A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.

The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.

Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.

Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.

About the role

Based in Tara, you will undertake a range of horticulture duties including the maintenance of Council's parks assets and the operation of horticultural plant and equipment.  

Reporting to the Parks and Open Space Supervisor, you will:

  • Undertake a range of horticultural duties including the operation of horticulture plant equipment including ride on mowers;
  • Demonstrate competence or experience in amenity horticulture; and
  • Possess good time management skills and the capability to complete allocated tasks while working within a team.

About you

The successful applicant will have:

  • a Certificate II in Horticulture or equivalent related experience;
  • a Current C Class drivers licence;
  • an OH&S Construction Safety White Card; and
  • demonstrated experience operating horticulture equipment.

What we offer:

  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Locality allowance

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join an organisation with which your values align apply for this position.  TOGETHER WE MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE

For a full position description copy and paste the below URL into a browser.

https://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Position-Description-Parks-and-Open-Space-Labourer-1464.pdf

WDRC require each candidate for this position to complete a Pre-Employment Questionnaire. Please submit your completed questionnaire to WDRC via email Recruitment@wdrc.qld.gov.au at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this position. To access the questionnaire please copy and paste the below URL into a browser. http://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Pre-Employment-Medical-Questionnaire-002.pdf

Application via Seek 'Apply Now.'

Applications close 5.00pm AEST on Thursday 16 July 2020.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you hold a Construction Induction Safety certificate (White Card)?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Have you completed a qualification in horticulture?

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