About the role
As part of the Projects and Contracts team with Parks Services,you will undertake high quality maintenance activities for parks,reserves and streetscapes within the City of Rockingham. You willneed to be able to make informed technical and operationaldecisions and provide support, leadership and advice to staffmembers and apprentices as required.
Horticulturist duties can include mentoring, develop andmaintain work programs, prepare maintenance schedules, landscaping,garden refurbishment, pruning, litter removal, fertilising,mulching and general garden maintenance.
You will be required to work to daily maintenance schedules,undertake maintenance with various types of horticultural equipmentand ensuring the safe operation.
You in the role
You possess well developed interpersonal skills and enjoyworking independently or as part of a team. You have relevantpractical experience and knowledge in commercial horticultural andgrounds maintenance activities, including landscaping, gardenrefurbishment, plant identification and species selection.
A Trade Certificate in Horticulture is essential for this role,or the possession of relevant experience in a Parks maintenanceenvironment. It is also essential to hold a current and valid MRlicence, and an OSH General Induction for Construction card (WhiteCard).