Apprenticeship - Horticulture Parks and Gardens

Job No: TSC457
Location: varied throughout Tweed Shire

PROGRAMMED TRAINING SERVICES specialise in the employment of Apprentices and Trainees

PROGRAMMED, in partnership with Tweed Shire Council has an opportunity for a Parks and Gardens apprenticeship commencing in April 2019.

We are seeking motivated applicants that have a passion for plants, gardening, landscaping and turf preparation. If you are an outdoors person and have a strong desire to work in the Horticulture – Parks and Gardens industry with a strong commitment to safety then we want to hear from you. 

Working as an apprentice in this trade may see you completing the following tasks:

  • Mowing, snipping, brush cutting
  • Trimming and hedging
  • Mulching and weeding
  • Turf preparation
  • Irrigation work
  • Spraying
  • Planting and tree maintenance
  • Plant identification (native and exotic species). 

To be considered you must have the following:

  • Competent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Positive Attitude
  • Current Drivers Licence and reliable transport
  • Completed Year 10 Education at a minimum
  • OHS White card prior to commencement
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for Horticulture industry
  • Demonstrated capacity to work as a team member
  • Demonstrated capacity to work safely with a zero harm attitude.

Location:

The position can be directed to work anywhere within the Tweed Shire however the apprentice will be rotated between 3 main depots located in Tweed Heads, Cabarita and Murwillumbah. You will also be required to attend TAFE one day per week in Lismore/Alstonville NSW (Wollongbar Campus). 

What Programmed Training Services and Council are offering:

  • Competency based Apprenticeship (4 Years)
  • On the job training as well as nationally accredited training
  • Ongoing coaching, mentoring and support to complete Certificate III in Parks and Gardens
  • Fulltime contract with Annual Leave, Sick Leave and Public Holiday pay
  • Potential career in the industry.

Prior to any offer of employment the successful applicant will be required to attend a pre-employment medical which will include passing a Drug and Alcohol screen.

Position close:

Monday 18 March at 3.00PM (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

For further information, please call Programmed on 1300 440 784.

How To Apply:

IMPORTANT: PROGRAMMED Training Services is hiring for this apprenticeship position, Tweed Shire Council will be the host organisation ONLY.

Apply for this apprenticeship position directly via PROGRAMMED website click here to apply. 

IMPORTANT: PROGRAMMED Training Services is hiring for this apprenticeship position, Tweed Shire Council will be the host organisation ONLY.

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