Gardener (Casual)

Job Description


  •  Casual
  • Supportive Work/Life Balance
  • $43.14 per hour (LGIA Stream B Level 4 + Site) + Superannuation
  • Location – Various

Your new role

Do you have horticulture, arboriculture or gardening experience and love working in the great outdoors?

Council are seeking Gardeners to join the Parks teams on a casual basis.

With your safety focused approach you will be experienced in safe work practices, following WH&S procedures and policies. You have good attention to detail and use care when operating and maintaining plant and machinery.

This position requires the completion of a satisfactory Criminal History Check - Police Certificate (Australia Wide Name Only Police Check).

What we are looking for

  • C Class driver licence and White Card (Mandatory)
  • Ability to safely operate mowers, brush cutters, chain saws and blowers
  • A motivated, proactive, self-starter with a passion to deliver quality horticulture works
  • Excellent communication, team work and customer service skills
  • Someone who enjoys and is capable of physical and outdoor work

What you'll get in return

As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 900 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

  •  Supportive Work/Life Balance
  •  A large employer with a strong values driven culture
  • A generous superannuation scheme – Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  •  Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Corporate membership discounts
  • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
  • Wages paid fortnightly
  • Employee Assistance Program
  •  Fitness Passport and active social clubs

What you need to do next

To apply for this opportunity, please submit two documents:

  1.   A Cover Letter outlining why you are interested in this position and what skills and experience you have that makes you suitable for the role
  2.  Your current resume detailing your work history

Click the ‘Apply’ button to complete your online application.

Applications Close: Monday, 4 December 2023 at Midnight (AEST)