Council is seeking a motivated and committed individual who is keen to undertake a Traineeship, which includes practical on the job training and experience as well as studying to gain formal qualifications.

The Trainee position is a contract position, with Council providing adequate study leave and allowing the Trainee to continue to study part time and achieve a work, study and life balance.

If you are looking to kick start your career and work in a professional environment, this is a great opportunity to join a positive and supportive organisation and leading employer. Bogan Shire Council is a values based organisation and seeks employees with a willingness to contribute to a team environment and the commitment to continuous learning and development.

Trainee Gardener – 2 years

This position requires enrolment and study in Certificate III in Horticulture.

The Trainee position reports directly to the Team Leader – Parks and Gardens, is based in the Development and Environmental Services Department and will be required to develop skills and knowledge in Horticulture to be able to ensure clean and tidy parks and garden areas, identify and carry out general gardening, landscape maintenance and improvement works, tree planting and pruning, irrigation system construction and maintenance, lawn mowing and edging ensuring that Council’s open spaces including parks, gardens, trees and reserves are well maintained.

To be considered for this position, candidates must hold a current class C, P1 or P2 drivers licence and have completed school studies to NSW Record of School Achievement (RoSA) level or equivalent (year 10 School Certificate) to be eligible for tertiary enrolment.

Salary Benefits

  • Remuneration at Grade 3 of Council’s salary system (T3: $602.68 per week to T10: $972.4 / week) depending on qualifications and experience
  • Adverse Working Conditions Allowance currently $15.00/week
  • 9.5% superannuation
  • 38 hours per week
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 4 weeks’ annual leave
  • Sick, Carers and other leave as per the Local Government (State) Award
  • Professional development

A copy of the position description and information pack can be obtained bu clicking the link below, by calling (02) 6835 9000 or in person from 81 Cobar Street, Nyngan NSW.

For further assistance, contact Kayla Volker, Senior Development & Environmental Officer on (02) 6835 9000.

Applications, including a full CV, covering letter and addressing the selection criteria should be marked ‘Confidential – Recruitment’ and addressed to:

The General Manager

Bogan Shire Council

PO Box 221

Nyngan NSW 2825.

Applications close 12.00pm Tuesday 2 May 2017.

Bogan Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer.  Selection is determined by merit to ensure employment of the best person for the job.

Contact Us

Bogan Shire Council

81 Cobar Street 

P.O. Box 221
Nyngan, 2825
New South Wales

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Ph: (02) 6835 9000
Fax: (02) 6835 9011

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