Landscape Gardener – 1397

Position: Landscape Gardener with Traffic Control Experience

Start: ASAP

Location: Oran Park

Our Government Client is seeking a temporary contractor for a period of up to 3 months to assist in their operational parks and gardens high profile team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Complete maintenance activities and requested works relevant to Open Space network; including mowing, gardening, landscaping, turf maintenance, litter removal, playground maintenance, park infrastructure maintenance, irrigation system maintenance, removal of dumped rubbish or other work relevant to open space maintenance.
  • Provide updates and report on maintenance roster progress and issues preventing progress.
  • Efficiently set out and sequence your own work process
  • Work effectively with team to set out and sequence work
  • Undertake other duties as requested by your supervisor
  • Safely and proficiently; drive trucks and utilities, tow trailers and operate small area mowers, small plant, and equipment used in open space maintenance
  • Safely operate Tractors, with associated implements, and broad area mowers up to 150hp in a proficient manner
  • Assess suitability of plant & equipment for intended use
  • Undertake daily minor maintenance of plant and equipment
  • Undertake traffic control
  • Identify and report hazards and participate in risk assessments.
  • Comply with and provide input into Safe Work Method Statements
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Comply with safety practices and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Demonstrate a strong customer focus which is accurate, responsive, timely and courteous

Essential Requirements

  • Experience in undertaking Parks and gardens maintenance activities
  • Experience in operating a variety of horticultural plant & equipment; small area mowers, brush cutters and tools used in turf and garden maintenance
  • Demonstrated ability to apply EEO, WHS and ethical practice principles and to act with probity at all times.
  • Ability and willingness to gain OH&S Card
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to undertake training to gain necessary qualifications to undertake work required
  • Experience in operating landscape plant & equipment (including tractors with mowing/slashing decks)

Desirable Requirements

  • Ability and willingness to gain further qualifications including AQF3 Working with Chemicals, RTA traffic controller certificate (Blue and Yellow or equivalent), First Aid, chainsaw operations, Cert III Horticulture, manual handling.
  • Previous experience in driving Light truck/Ute and trailer combinations
  • Experience in Small plant maintenance
  • Experience and/or training with Manual handling training

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Job code: 1397

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