Current Vacancies Gladstone – Parks and Gardens Labourers

Website Gladstone Regional

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to support Council by undertaking a broad range of maintenance in horticulture, landscape, arboriculture, mowing, playgrounds, public amenities, litter collection, infrastructure and plant operation. You will perform your duties as part of a team that is responsible for the upkeep and presentation of Council’s parks, reserves and urban streetscapes in accordance to Council’s priorities and standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct routine visual inspections of parks assets to identify visible hazards and existing and/or potential risks.
  • Follow Council Policy, Corporate Standards, procedures, instructions and report non-compliance to Team Leader.
  • Action customer service requests; and report issues of concern to Team Leader.
  • Ensure plant and equipment is maintained, serviced and returned to storage area after use.
  • Ensure that cargo and loads are securely restrained prior to transporting.
  • Work in a safe manner in or near roadways.
  • Carry out labouring, maintenance activities, mowing and cleaning tasks to deliver quality outcomes consistent with Council’s standards and industry best practice.
  • Carry out daily pre-start checks.
  • Erect road signage for construction or maintenance work ensuring compliance requirements are met.
  • Work with chemicals, fuel and oil products and take immediate action if spill occurs.
  • Undertake safe operations of small plant and equipment including powered and non-powered hand tools, pole
    saws and chainsaw.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience and competency operating under a current Medium Rigid (MR) licence
  • Strong work ethic
  • Be energetic and enjoy working in the great outdoors
  • Desire to contribute to the appeal and maintenance of the region we live in
  • Be reliable
  • Labouring skills to carry out maintenance activities daily
  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Enjoy a physical, hands on job
  • An interest in gardening and horticulture
  • Enjoy a wide variety of tasks

Job Details:

Company: Gladstone Regional

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Gladstone, Queensland, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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