Maxima, in conjunction with the City of Charles Sturt Council, are currently seeking a passionate individual who loves being out in nature to kick-start their career in horticulture and arboriculture with a traineeship.The City of Charles Sturt Council is located West of the CBD and is the perfect combination of beach and city life living. With a range of outstanding sporting grounds, reserves, and heritage areas it takes a committed team to make this happen, and are they are looking to add to this.This exciting and diverse opportunity will see you working to maintain local plants, parks, gardens, and streetscapes for one of Adelaide’s fastest growing councils. Interacting with a residential customer base within the local council, you will learn and work to build a brighter community to all.Across 3-years you will be working fulltime receiving paid, on the job training whilst studying towards a nationally accredited Certificate III in Horticulture.  Duties Include:Gardening duties including mowing, pruning, mulching, plantingArboriculture duties including tree removal, planting, maintenanceWeed and pest controlGarden and grounds maintenanceLay irrigation pipes and install watering systemsMinor landscaping worksUse of garden tools and machinery including woodchippersAbout You:Love being outdoorsNot afraid of hard work and enduring all weather conditionsTake initiative to complete tasksGreat problem-solving skillsEffectively works as part of a team with great communication skillsCan be trusted to work with limited supervisionRole Requirements:Current P’s or C-class drivers’ licence and own vehicle (desirable)White card (desirable)Physically fit and healthy due to manual labour workAbility to pass a pre-employment medical assessment and Drug testHow to Apply: Please note that you must identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander to be eligible for this role.Complete the online application form and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.This role is entry level and recent school leavers are strongly encouraged to apply.Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.National Traineeship wages apply. 30000 AUD Australia - SA Adelaide Beverley 5009
Job Opportunity | Horticulture Traineeship | Indigenous Identified | Maxima Group Training

Horticulture Traineeship | Indigenous Identified

Maxima, in conjunction with the City of Charles Sturt Council, are currently seeking a passionate individual who loves being out in nature to kick-start their career in horticulture and arboriculture with a traineeship.

The City of Charles Sturt Council is located West of the CBD and is the perfect combination of beach and city life living. With a range of outstanding sporting grounds, reserves, and heritage areas it takes a committed team to make this happen, and are they are looking to add to this.

This exciting and diverse opportunity will see you working to maintain local plants, parks, gardens, and streetscapes for one of Adelaide’s fastest growing councils. Interacting with a residential customer base within the local council, you will learn and work to build a brighter community to all.

Across 3-years you will be working fulltime receiving paid, on the job training whilst studying towards a nationally accredited Certificate III in Horticulture.  

Duties Include:

  • Gardening duties including mowing, pruning, mulching, planting
  • Arboriculture duties including tree removal, planting, maintenance
  • Weed and pest control
  • Garden and grounds maintenance
  • Lay irrigation pipes and install watering systems
  • Minor landscaping works
  • Use of garden tools and machinery including woodchippers

About You:

  • Love being outdoors
  • Not afraid of hard work and enduring all weather conditions
  • Take initiative to complete tasks
  • Great problem-solving skills
  • Effectively works as part of a team with great communication skills
  • Can be trusted to work with limited supervision

Role Requirements:

  • Current P’s or C-class drivers’ licence and own vehicle (desirable)
  • White card (desirable)
  • Physically fit and healthy due to manual labour work
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical assessment and Drug test

How to Apply:

Please note that you must identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander to be eligible for this role.

Complete the online application form and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

This role is entry level and recent school leavers are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

National Traineeship wages apply.

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