26 Nov 2020

Full Time Horticulture Trainee – Bowen – Whitsunday QLD

for Whitsunday Regional Council – Far North Queensland

Job Description

Whitsunday Regional Council

Job Type:Full Time Temporary

City:Whitsunday Region

Horticulture Trainee – Bowen

Horticulture Trainee – Bowen

Parks and Gardens / Infrastructure Services Directorate


Temporary Full Time – 9 Day Fortnight

The Whitsunday Regional Council is situated at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. The region encompasses the 74 tropical Whitsunday Islands, the coastal towns of Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Jubilee Pocket, Shute Harbour and Bowen along with the rural towns of Proserpine and Collinsville. The Whitsunday region offers a dynamic environment and is perfectly placed to live, work, play and invest.

The Role

Council is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic person to undertake a Traineeship in Horticulture. Funding for this position has been provided to Council through the Skilling Queenslanders for Work Initiative – First Start Program. The program aims to provide young people and disadvantaged Queensland job seekers with opportunities to gain a nationally recognised qualification and twelve (12) months on the job experience.

The traineeship will involve undertaking tasks such as mowing, whipper snipping, weeding, planting, irrigation and weed spraying as well as completing the requirements of a Certificate II in Horticulture.

To be eligible you must be:

  • aged 15 years or older and no longer at school; and
  • able to meet citizen, residency and visa requirements to undertake an apprenticeship; and

In addition to the above, to be eligible you must be able to identify with at least one of the following:

    • a young person (aged 15-24 years), including those in and transitioned from out-of-home care;
    • a long-term unemployed job seeker;
    • a mature-age job seeker (aged 45 years or older);
    • an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person;
    • a migrant or refuge from a culturally and linguistically diverse background;
    • a person with a disability;
    • a displaced worker (retrenched or redundant);
    • a woman re-entering the workforce;
    • a veteran, ex-ADF personnel or their family member.

Selection Criteria

    • C Class Manual Driver’s Licence
    • Occupational Health and Safety Construction Induction White Card

Apply Now

To view the position description please click on the job attachments tab above. To apply click the ‘Apply’ button above. For any further information regarding this role, please contact a member of our Human Resources team on (07) 4761 3615

Council practices Equal Employment Opportunities and Workplace Health and Safety Principles

Emaill: recruitment@whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au
Website: www.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au
Postal Address: PO Box 104, Proserpine QLD 4800

How to Apply

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Job Locations: Far North Queensland.
Job Categories: Gardening & Landscaping.
Job Types: Full Time.
Job expires in Endless.

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