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Grounds Person - Casual

Department: Grounds and Landscaping

Australia Zoo is seeking a hard working, enthusiastic Grounds Labourer to join the team.You will be part of a team that continually work towards providing improved facilities. They do this with enthusiasm and motivation towards their individual learning and training.

Duties include:

  • General gardening
  • Mowing
  • Use of Whipper-snipper
  • Weeding
  • Pruning
  • Watering/irrigation
  • Planting
  • Operation and general maintenance of machinery
  • Assist with nursery operations
  • Maintain Australia Zoo's customer service standards
  • Work within guidelines of health & safety procedures to ensure security and safety of self, staff ,visitors and animals.
  • Other duties as requested by the Operations Manager or Zoo Director.

Preferred Criteria:

  • Physically fit to perform role
  • Topiary skills/experience
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Current QLD manual driver's licence
  • Available to work weekends, public holidays and school holidays

Apply for this job below. Applications close 15th of September 2019

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

Please allow 20 minutes to complete the application.