Gardener - Parks & Gardens St Arnaud

Applications closing on 08 January 2018, 05:00 PM

This position will carry out the routine maintenance and improvements to parks, gardens, recreational areas, roadsides and Council property surrounds in accordance with directions given by the Team Leader Parks and Gardens or Coordinator Parks & Garden to assist in Council's maintenance programs. The employee will also have considerable skill who works alone or in a team environment on specialised Municipal work.

Selection criteria

  • Demonstrated skills and experience in turf management, arboricultural practices, horticultural practices and plant identification.

  • Demonstrated skills in Parks and Gardens maintenance.

To apply for this position download the application guidelines and the position description. Please ensure you address the Key Selection Criteria and submit your application via the “Apply Online” button on this page. For further enquiries please contact Sharon Link, Manager Human Resources on 5358 8700.

Northern Grampians Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Our organisation

Northern Grampians Shire Council values community spirit, innovation and collaboration. We have implemented Activity Based Working, operate on Google platform, and where possible we are upgrading our systems to be cloud-based. This improves efficiency and equips our employees to undertake their roles effectively and efficiently whether they are working in the office or out in the community.

Our core values

Northern Grampians Shire Council is committed to providing a seamless customer experience.

Responsive: We will engage with all stakeholders and listen and respond appropriately to your needs

Innovative: We will be positive and endeavour to find solutions and choice in our service delivery

Continuous Improvement: We will continually strive, within our means, for best possible practice and improvement in service delivery

Prompt: We will respond promptly, within agreed timeframes, to all of your requests

Respectful: We will be respectful and conscious of diversity and make available information and services in an accessible and inclusive manner