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Horticulture Apprentice

Wonthaggi VIC, Australia
Sunday 05th May 2019

• Replacement position

• Temporary Full Time (3 years)

• Gain qualification and valuable practical experience (Certificate III Parks and Gardens)

Looking for that next step in your career?

Bass Coast Shire Council is an employer of choice that focuses on creating an inclusive culture in which diversity is recognised and valued. We offer valuable work experience in a supportive and encouraging environment, whilst enabling and assisting you to complete a Certificate III in Parks and Gardens.

Working for Council gives you the opportunity to help others and make a difference in your community.

The Horticulture Apprentice is for a fixed term of 3 years.

Working within the Horticulture team, the Horticulture Apprentice will gain varied experience to enhance their career opportunities in the future.

This opportunity will suit a motivated, enthusiastic and well organised team player with attention to detail and the ability to show initiative, enthusiasm and adaptability.

You will take pride in your work; demonstrate a customer service focus and the ability to build strong relationships.

To be eligible for a traineeship it is important that the applicant does not hold any other nationally accredited qualification at Certificate III level or above.

Applicants must address the key selection criteria, and attach a cover letter and resume.

For more details on this position you can download the Position Description or contact Joel Goodall, Coordinator Buildings and Open Space, on 5671 2433.

Applications close Sunday, 5 May 2019

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Supporting documentation

Applicants must address the key selection criteria (found in the position description), and attache a cover letter and resume.
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Equal Employment Opportunity

At Bass Coast Shire we value the right of every employee, councillor, contractor, volunteer, and customer to be treated with respect, dignity, and courtesy.

We do not tolerate any forms of:

  • bullying
  • harassment
  • discrimination
  • threatening behaviour
  • sexual harassment
  • equal opportunity breaches

Council is committed to providing a workplace that provides fair and equal opportunity to all in accordance with equal opportunity principles.

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Occupational Health and Safety

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With this in mind, please complete the next questions truthfully and in full.

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I declare that the information provided in this application is, to the best of my knowledge, true and correct. I understand that my failure to fully disclose a pre-existing injury or illness may lead to my employment being terminated.

I understand that if I fail to disclose a pre-existing injury or illness, and that condition reoccurs or worsens, I may not be entitled to WorkCover compensation for this condition, in accordance with the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation & Compensation Act 2013 (section 41). I understand that should I make any other false declarations in this application, that this may also lead to disciplinary action, which may include instant dismissal and/or prosecution for any relevant offence.


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