Weed Technician




Garden Island (Rockingham), Western Australia



The Company

Broadspectrum is an operations, maintenance and construction services organisation, operating globally in the resources, energy, industrial, infrastructure, rail, property and defence sectors. This is a diverse and growing business offering the training, opportunities and support you need to begin and build a successful career. 

The Role

Broadspectrum are currently looking to engage an experienced Weed Technician for an ongoing full-time position. This role will see you based at Garden Island (HMAS Stirling) alongside the grounds maintenance team.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Chemical spraying for general amenity upkeep of the estate
  • Monitoring and control of priority weeds across the estate and in bushland areas
  • Application of different control methods
  • Weed mapping
  • Use and general maintenance of spray equipment
  • Use of chainsaws, brushcutters, ride on mowers, utility vehicles etc.
  • The role will also require the successful candidate to assist with general grounds maintenance duties on the estate from time to time

Skills and Experience         

  • Must hold a current WA manual driver’s license
  • Must have Chemical handling certification or Pesticide License
  • Certificate 3 in Horticulture or Conservation & Land Management will be highly regarded

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following: 

  • Experience in a weed management role
  • Excellent weed Identification skills
  • Knowledge of selection, mixing and use of herbicides and spray additives
  • Understanding of weed control techniques
  • Sound knowledge of native flora or able to distinguish weeds from native plants
  • Self-motivated and organized, and able to self-manage time and tasks whilst keeping up the lines of reporting
  • Can demonstrate drive and initiative along with common sense
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well-as being able to work autonomously in unsupervised locations

To Apply:

If you enjoy a challenge and would like to be part of our dynamic, growing and exciting company, apply now.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and create a high-performance business.  Broadspectrum has an ongoing commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through our Elevated Reconciliation Action Plan.  
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

Position Reference Number: 108746 

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