Leading Hand - Botanics

Horsham Rural City Council

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 10/18/2020

Horsham, Australia

Reference: 5238584

Parks & Gardens Group

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  • Permanent Full-time
  • 9 day working fortnight (8.5hrs per day)
Horsham Rural City Council is a vibrant community situated in the heart of the Wimmera region of Victoria, approximately 300 kilometres north-west of Melbourne with a population of 19,880.

Horsham is the major provider of retail, community and government services in the Wimmera, with dryland and broad acre agriculture being our major industry. There are a range of quality educational and health care facilities including secondary colleges, a university and an agricultural college.

The region has excellent natural and cultural facilities including the Horsham Town Hall and Gallery, the Wimmera River, Mount Arapiles and the Grampians National Park.

We are looking for someone with experience and passion for landscape and horticulture to supervise the day-to-day activities of the Botanics Team.

Key Responsibilities Include
  • Allocate the day-to-day activities of staff in the Botanics Team, as determined by the Team Leader Streetscapes & Botanics. The position actively promotes operational activity in accordance with all human resources, budgetary, OH&S, traffic management, environmental, legislative, statutory and relevant service authority expectations.

Qualifications And Experience Include
  • Horticultural certification (Certificate IV preferred) and broad horticultural knowledge/experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of municipal works implementation and supervision practices.
For a confidential conversation, please contact Co-ordinator Parks & Gardens, Rod Lawson on 5382 9609

For more information, please see attached Position Description. Applications close Sunday 25 October 2020.

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