General Services Officer Level 7 $52,078 -$55,113, Canberra (PN: 9006)
Gazetted: 01 May 2013
Closing Date: 24 May 2013
ACT historic Places are part of the ACT Museums and Galleries which incorporates the Canberra Museum & Gallery and the three historical properties of Lanyon, Calthorpes' House and Mugga-Mugga. We deliver diverse cultural experiences to our community through exhibitions, public and educations programs and the collection, conservation and presentation of the visual arts and cultural heritage of our region. ACT Historic Places is seeking applications from experienced and professional gardeners who possess excellent management and communication skills along with suitable horticultural qualifications for the position of Team Leader, Horticultural Services based at Lanyon Homestead. The initial phase of the position will include playing a part in the recruitment of a permanent gardening team and the production of strategic plans for the care of the gardens. In addition you will organise and delegate daily tasks, ensuring each team member understands their duties and has access to the necessary PPE. Candidates should be enthusiastic and passionate gardeners with good communication skills and be able to motivate and develop their team. The position offers a great opportunity to work within a unique heritage environment.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Horticultural Diploma/Certificate or equivalent. Plant Operator Certificate (tractor and handheld equipment eg. chainsaw). First Aid Certificate (The successful candidate must be willing to gain this qualification upon appointment if he/she isn't already in possession of the certificate.) Current manual drivers licence. Note: 12 month temporary contract with the possiblity of permanent appointment. Applications must address the selection criteria. Contact Officer: Sue Ebejer (02) 6235 5677 email@example.com Applications can be forwarded to: Trudy Collins, HR Adviser, PO Box 939 Civic Square, ACT 2608 or email firstname.lastname@example.org)