Work Health, Safety & Wellbeing Officer / Nursery Technician


Apace WA


North Fremantle, WA

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Grade 5 Nursery Award 2020. $59,000 p/a. plus super. Full-time.

Work Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer/Nursery Technician

Come and join us at Apace WA!

Apace WA is a community organisation focused on a greener planet and connected world. Our purpose is to advance environmental integrity & amplify social cohesion. Our 2024 - 2030 Strategic Plan positions a new approach for our organisation. It is exemplified by innovation, diversification, and growth.

This position will coordinate the Work Health, Safety and Wellbeing (WHS&W) function within Apace WA in addition to contributing to Nursery production. You will supervise and coordinate Apace's implementation of WHS&W policy and procedures. You will actively promote an organisational culture and practices which create a work environment that provides for the WHS&W of all staff and volunteers. As a Nursery Technician, you will join the Nursery team in the operations of our retail and wholesale nursery.

Key responsibilities include:

  • WHS&W Management, Systems and Reporting.
  • Plant Propagation and Supply.
  • Nursery Maintenance and Stock Control.
  • Customer Relations.
  • Participation in Apace sustainability - meetings, planning sessions and evaluations.

We're looking for someone with the following skills or experience:

  • Certificate in Work Health and Safety.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • Experience in using tools & machinery, such as drills, chainsaws, mowers and brush cutters.
  • Knowledge and experience of plant propagation techniques and practices.
  • Knowledge and experience in planting techniques and practices in a nursery setting.
  • Physically fit and capable of demanding outdoor work in different weather conditions.
  • Able to fit in with a small team and work independently.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interact professionally with customers and volunteers.
  • Current C Class Manual Driver's License.

Terms and Conditions: This is a full time position.Your classification will be Grade 5 in the Nursery Award 2020.


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