We are seeking a Plant Operator to commence employment in the Parks & Gardens Team of our local council. You role is to assist in the delivery of Parks & Gardens maintenance including landscaping, mowing and irrigation work programs.


  • Assist the Team Leader/Leading Hand in delivering operational maintenance programs for Parks & Gardens operation.
  • Operate small plant equipment including ride on mower, whipper snipper, hedge trimmers, blowers and edgers.
  • Operate large plant equipment including tractors and slashers


Position Requirement:

  • MR class drivers licence
  • White Card

Essential Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience or formal Qualification in, design, installation and Maintenance of commercial irrigation/park management systems
  • Demonstrated experience operating small plant equipment related to Horticulture/Irrigation or Turf management fields
  • Broad understanding of the role of horticultural turf management and irrigation standards and techniques

Desirable Experience:

  • Operating experience of large plant equipment such as tractors and slashers.
  • Experience in the operations of commercial irrigation systems/park management systems.
  • Hold current Australian Chemcert licence
  • Basic Worksite Traffic Management and Traffic Control qualification
  • Current First Aid qualification

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