Sunshine Coast Job Vacancies – Parks and Gardens High School Work Experience Program

Website Sunshine Coast Council

Job Description:

This program has been established to support the recruitment and development of school leavers within a chosen technical field within the Parks and Gardens Branch at Sunshine Coast Council.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Horticulture – General garden duties such as mulching, pruning, planting, rubbish collection
  • Arboriculture – General labouring duties, pruning techniques, general tree knowledge, tree identification
  • Turf and Irrigation – Soil testing, estimates, integrated pest management
  • Nursery Operations – Soil Management, seedling control, planting procedures, use of fertilizers and pest control
  • Infrastructure Maintenance – Infrastructure maintenance and routine inspections

Job Requirements:

  • Administration  General office duties such as organisational skills, time management, taking meeting minutes and working within Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Placement will be a period of 5 days
  • Students can choose 2 x fields to gain work experience within the 5 day period
  • Correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must be worn during the period of the program – this will be provided
  • Students need to be covered for public liability and personal accident insurance by a recognised educational institution

Job Details:

Company: Sunshine Coast Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Caloundra, Queensland, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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