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Employment Opportunity - Casual Pool - Labourer Parks & Gardens


Location: Wedgefield Depot   Occupation: Parks & Gardens/Irrigation   Division: Infrastructure & Town Services -

Casual hourly rate from $20.87 - $32.96

The Town of Port Hedland is currently taking expressions of interest from reliable and motivated individuals to join our Parks & Gardens team.

This position will play a vital role in effectively maintaining the Town’s Parks and Open Spaces, which incorporates 4 ovals, 14 neighbourhood parks and 4 sports grounds, as well as various community facilities, landscaped areas and entry statements. Our ideal candidate has previous experience in the horticulture field, is passionate about the industry and thrives in a fast paced environment.

This is an open casual recruitment pool. The panel will regularly monitor this recruitment pool for applications, and will assess any applications received against the requirements of the particular vacancy. Suitable candidates will then be contacted to discuss the requirements of the role, after which casual appointments may be made.

For further information about these positions please contact Sarah Warren, Human Resources Officer, on (08) 9158 9344.

Your Experience

  • Demonstrated experience operating small plant equipment related to horticulture, irrigation or turf management fields
  • Broad understanding of the role of horticultural, turf management and irrigation standards and techniques
  • Developed time management and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated team building skills and active involvement in team
  • Developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to follow detailed instruction either verbal or written
  • Punctual and reliable

Casual positions are not eligible for subsidised housing or housing allowance. Prospective applicants should make themselves aware of the accommodation situation in Port Hedland prior to submitting an application.

Work Related Requirements

Work related requirements are defined in the relevant position description for each area. As a minimum, preferred applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role as well as possess:

  • Sound knowledge and competency in the correct use in design, installation and Maintenance of commercial irrigation/park management systems
  • Current ‘LR’ class drivers licence
  • White Card

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post: PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand: Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Applicants are advised to provide detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full.

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Attachments : - 170617 PD Labourer Parks and Gardens.pdf - PreApplicationFormASAP_309967.pdf

Posted on Apr 12 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 16:00:00

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