Advert ID: 20007741
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Mount Tomah, Blue Mountains, NSW
Salary starting from $ 71,711 p.a. + super
About the role
As Senior Horticulturist, you will be ensuring the effective delivery of horticultural services including maintenance, programming, restoration, and preparation of horticultural assessments. You will also develop and implement WHS policies and manage and analyse plant records data for the living collections.
Overseeing a team of horticulturists, horticultural labourers and apprentices; you must be a positive team player who is able to work autonomously and lead form the front, ensuring the expected standard of work is maintained at all times.
Passionate about horticulture, you will enjoy working collaboratively with others and will be expected to take a pro-active attitude on the horticultural management and maintenance operations. You will have excellent communication skills, a keen eye for detail along with a passion for plants and all things horticulture.
To be considered for this role, it is essential that you have:
At the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, our vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We focus on some of the biggest issues facing our state. We deliver sustainable water resource and environment management, secure our energy supply, oversee our planning system, maximise community benefit from government land and property, and create the conditions for a prosperous state. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department.
At the Botanic Gardens Greater Sydney, we are responsible for the management and stewardship of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, the Domain, the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan and the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah.
A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.
Our commitment to Diversity
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.
Our commitment to flexible working
The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.
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Applying for the role
Please click here to apply by submitting a current resume and cover letter (1 page maximum) which outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.
Closing date: Sunday, 18th April 2021 at 11:55pm AEST.