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Parks & Gardens Apprenticeship

Parks & Gardens
Apprenticeship
Permanent
Vic - Geelong

Gforce Apprentices & Trainees currently have a fantastic opportunity available for a motivated individual to undertake a 3 year, full-time apprenticeship in Horticulture. The successful applicant will complete Certificate III in Horticulture (Parks & Gardens).

Employed by Gforce, you will be working with Bellarine Bayside Foreshore Committee of Management, assisting with all facets of horticultural maintenance along 17km of foreshore in the Bellarine Pensinsula.

The Role:

  • Horticulture maintenance; weeding, mowing, minor tree maintenance and propagation
  • Nursery maintenance and fertilizing
  • Assist horticulturalists in maintenance of plant collections and spraying of appropriate insecticides, herbicides and fungicides
  • Work within all Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • Operate and maintain horticultural plant and equipment

About You:

  • A demonstrated interest and/or experience in horticulture, a passion for plants and willingness to develop skills and knowledge
  • An ability to learn and adapt to new situations, managing and prioritizing a range of jobs efficiently and effectively
  • Experience with working as part of a team and able to work independently
  • Good communication skills and willing to support and participate in team goals
  • Ability to display integrity, responsibility, respect for others and the ability to be innovative
  • Willingness to undertake a Police Check and Pre-employment Medical if required
  • Current driver's license

What to expect:

You will be required to work a 38 hour week (including TAFE training) and be willing to work overtime when required.

As an apprentice of Gforce you will be a valued member of our friendly and supportive staff, while receiving award wages and on-the-job training. Like all our staff, you will be encouraged to develop a long term career

How to apply:

Go to www.gforce.org.au under current vacancies or press the 'apply for this job now' button below and attach your resume and covering letter outlining why you are interested in being a Parks & Gardens Apprentice.

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Gforce currently have a fantastic opportunity available for a motivated individual to undertake a 3 year, full-time apprenticeship in Parks & Gardens.