Apprenticeship - Horticulture (Parks & Reserves)

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Closing Date: 2020-02-09

The Northern Midlands Council, one of the largest and most diverse municipalities in Tasmania, is seeking to appoint a Horticulture Apprentice to join their Works Department, based in Longford, Tasmania.

This opportunity will allow the successful candidate to gain on the job training and experience, professional development and a nationally recognised qualification upon successful completion of their apprenticeship.

If you think this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for. Ask yourself, the following questions: Do I have a good work ethic? Am I physically fit? Am I reliable and punctual? Am I motivated, and do I have a strong desire to learn? Can I follow instructions, and can I think on my feet? Do I have good communication skills? Am I a team player? Do I have a Tasmanian Drivers Licence? If you answered yes, to each of these, we want to hear from you.

This position will be offered on a full-time basis, working a nine-day fortnight. Remuneration will be dependent on your age and any previous qualifications you may have.

Terms and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Local Government Industry Award 2010.

Your application must include a cover letter and your current resume. Your cover letter should outline your interest in this apprenticeship opportunity, your motivation to complete the qualification and how this apprenticeship will assist you in reaching your career goals.

Applications should be addressed to: Samantha Dhillon, People & Culture Business Partner, Northern Midlands Council, PO Box 156, Longford, Tasmania, 7301 or alternatively by email to

Applications close on 9 February 2020 and all enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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