Ranger - Horticulture (PVO2)

Job posted: 17/03/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Until 13 August 2023

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $57,188 - $76,519

Occupation: Agriculture/Primary Industry

Reference: VG/1420000000

Reference: VG/1420000000

Occupation: Agriculture/Primary Industry

Salary Range: $57,188 - $76,519

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Parks Victoria are looking for a Ranger Horticulture to deliver horticultural and environmental programs within Werribee Park's heritage listed formal gardens and surrounds.

  • A great opportunity to work within a diverse range of gardens, formal, rose, orhard and community gardens.
  • Working closely with volunteer and community groups
  • On the job training is provided to set you up for success

About the role

  • garden maintenance, including plant displays and rose garden
  • support fior volunteer groups and community garden
  • contractor supervision
  • propagation and nursery
  • irrigation
  • supporting all delivery of all-abilities gardening programs

We're looking for someone with:

  • certificate in Horticulure (or currently enroled in)
  • displays, community activities
  • in horticultural operations
  • experience in all-abilities gardening programs

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A Cover Letter

Application Closing date: Sunday, 2 April 2023

About Parks Victoria

Parks Victoria's vision is to be a world-class parks service, ensuring healthy parks for healthy people. It is a statutory authority with responsibility for managing an expanding and diverse estate covering more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria.

The Horticultural Services team is a committed team with a range of skills that work alongside community to deliver high end horticulultural displays in a heritage garden.

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to help build on our horticultural activities at Werribee Park, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Adam Smith on 0438 690 048 or apply online!

Organisational Commitments

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. All prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria recognises diversity and inclusion is everyone's business. We value a culture where everyone can be themselves at work, regardless of background, orientation, age or gender, that brings out our best, values everyone's contribution and works within a flexible working environment, ultimately reflecting the community we serve.

Please note that only current Parks Victoria employees who are engaged through the Parks Victoria Enterprise Agreement 2021 are eligible to apply for internal only and EOI opportunities.

Parks Victoria's policies require the successful applicant to be up-to-date based on Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) vaccination advice. The successful applicant for this role will be required to provide evidence of vaccination or exemption status as part of the recruitment process 

Only people with Australian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights may apply for this position.

Ranger - Horticulture (PVO2)

Job type:

Full time / Until 13 August 2023

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Adam Smith | 0438 690 048

Ranger - Horticulture (PVO2)