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Job Opp: Horticultural Apprentice – Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

2015 January 28
by anthea

The Sydney Botanic Gardens and Centennial Parklands are recruiting for a Horticultural Apprentice

Applications close Friday 13 Feb

From the Job Description….

“Horticultural Apprentice (Aboriginal)

Location: Sydney Gardens

Job Grade / Classification: Horticultural Apprentice

Employment Status: Temporary Full-time

Vacancy Ref: OEH 009-15

About us: The Office of Environment and Heritage leads policy and reform in environment regulation, sustainability, biodiversity and native vegetation, coastal protection, and Aboriginal cultural heritage. We manage 6.8 million hectares of national parks and reserves and the Heritage branch within OEH works with communities to identify important places and objects and provides guidance in looking after heritage items.

Area Intro: Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust (RBG&DT) manages and conserves the horticulture of the living collections at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, The Domain, Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan and Blue Mountain Botanic Garden Mount Tomah.

Duties: The Horticultural Apprentice will assist with and be trained in the hands on horticultural development and maintenance of horticultural collections and displays within controlled environments and in ground. This includes nursery, plant production, pest and disease control, weeding, mowing, edging, record keeping, curation of collections, and the use and maintenance of associated plant and equipment.

The Horticultural Apprentice will undertake and complete formal academic training in the Horticulture, Parks and Gardens Trade Certificate III, , as required for qualification for a Certificate of Competency in terms of the NSW Apprenticeship and Traineeship Act…..”.To access the full Job Description and How to Apply¬†CLICK HERE¬†

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