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Horticulture Apprenticeship – Ballina

NovaSkill - Ballina NSW

This is a great opportunity to complete a traineeship in Horticulture whilst you work – apply and expand your skills – and get paid for it! If you love nature, working outdoors and feel that you have the ability to work as part of a team then this could be the role for you.

Working with the council the role will involve working a nine day fortnight whilst completing a four year apprenticeship. Your interest and eagerness to learn in deep detail plant and tree structure and formation and ability to put this in to practice and grow your skills over the apprenticeship period is integral to your success.

You will be:

  • A hands on individual
  • Prefer working outside
  • Interested in obtaining new skills
  • Dedicated to completing an apprenticeship and gaining a nationally recognised qualification
  • Enjoy working in a team environment

You will need:

  • To comply with Occupational Health and Safety regulations and policies
  • Completed school to a Grade Ten Level as a minimum
  • Current drivers licence with manual capabilities

What the position will involve:

  • Contribute to the planting and transplanting of flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns
  • Use a variety of techniques to construct gardens such as importing soil, mulch, fertilising, trimming and watering
  • Assisting in the concreting, turfing and timber work
  • Clean and maintain gardens, irrigation and drainage systems
  • Interpret landscape plans and construct horticulture features
  • Install, operate and adjust irrigation and drainage systems
  • Load and unload gardening supplies and equipment
  • Use, maintain and service equipment such as lawn mowers and gardening tools
  • Assisting in the maintenance and management of trees in private and public gardens, parks and streetscapes
  • Support the removal and transplanting of large trees

The positions are due to start at the start of February

Novaskill is an EEO organisation and we encourage male, female and indigenous applicants to apply for this position

Please forward applications containing a Cover Letter and Resume to:

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