Parks and Gardens Labourer

$61,301 yearly
  • Perth City Council
  • Perth WA, Australia
  • 05 Aug, 2022
Full time Facilities, Real Estate, and Property

Job Description

$61,301 per annum plus super
Full time, permanent 

Liveable, sustainable and prosperous – our aspiration for the City of Perth. As a city with 14,000 businesses, almost 30,000 residents, 134,000 workers and 230,000 visitors, the City is committed to providing excellence in leadership to support our community.

The City of Perth Parks Team is responsible for the preservation and management of 120 hectares of open parkland, including reserves, heritage gardens, pocket parks and streetscapes, all in a CBD environment.  We are seeking two motivated and proactive Parks Operators to join our Parks maintenance team.

As the Parks Operator, you will support the City by:

  • Actively assisting with the establishment and maintenance of day-to-day horticultural, landscaping and turf management, while operating under the general direction of the Team Leader.
  • Providing feedback on any faults/accidents or machinery maintenance requirements to the Supervisor or Team Leader.
  • Operating a wide range of horticultural equipment and machinery, with the understanding that Occupational Health and Safety is your highest priority.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of current horticulture practices and equipment and ensure all machinery (plant) and hand tools are maintained in a clean, workable and safe condition. You will operate as part of a team, providing high-quality customer service to residents and members of the public, including tourists, shopkeepers and visitors.

Above all, you will live our values of commitment, teamwork, courage and respect that allow us to come together to lead and support the community.

How to apply

By clicking the ‘apply’ button, you will be directed to the City of Perth’s employment page. You can access the position description and apply online with your current resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria.

The application process

Applications will close at 5pm on Wednesday 17 August 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.

Applicants may be considered for similar positions within the City of Perth.

We’re continuing to build a gender-equitable team and a culture that’s just as diverse, inclusive and welcoming as the City of Perth Community. We encourage applications from people of all ages, cultures (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples), abilities, sexual orientation and gender identities.

Canvassing of Elected Members during the recruitment process will disqualify your application.

The City of Perth is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to provide employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

For further information please contact Blake Humble , Parks and Environment Manager, 9461 3905 .

Job Closing Date

17 Aug, 2022