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Apprentice Parks & Gardens (1st or 2nd Year) Parks, Trees and Recreation

This is a great opportunity to take on a new and rewarding career. You will enjoy a variety of tasks in a beautiful outdoor environment.

1st year or 2nd year apprentices and school leavers are encouraged to apply.

Temporary Full Time 3 - 4 years

About us

Hornsby Shire is located on Sydney's upper north shore, approximately 25 kilometres north of the CBD. Known as the ‘Bushland Shire’, our local government area is characterised by bushland comprising national park, major waterways, natural reserves and rural landscape. The rest of the Shire combines urban, rural and open spaces.

About the role

This is a varied role where you will enjoy working in an outdoor environment. The duties of the position include;
• Assist in the maintenance of Councils parks, reserves and sports grounds for the safety and enjoyment 
of others
• Assist in the care and maintenance of plant equipment
• Assist in maintaining a safe work place

About you

We are looking for someone with a genuine interest in horticulture, arboriculture and the maintenance of parks, reserves and sports facilities.

You must have started or be willing to undertake tertiary studies through a recognised educational institution such as TAFE and be physically capable of carrying out the duties of the position.

Benefits of Working with us

We pride ourselves on having a fantastic culture with a genuine appreciation for work-life balance. Visit hornsby.nsw.gov.au/careers and click on "what we offer" to learn about the wonderful benefits available at Hornsby Council.

Please note you must be double vaccinated to work in this position and to attend an interview.

For further information, please contact Chris Murphy, Parks Service Unit Co-ordinator, on 9847 4809.

Closing date: 17 July 2024 at 11.30pm

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The Council of the Shire of Hornsby,New South Wales,Australia

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