Hamilton Island

QLD - Other, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 25/05/2017

Job Category:

Trades & Services / Gardening, Landscaping & Horticulture

Job description:
Job Category: Horticulture & Resort Presentation
Location: Hamilton Island - QLD
Job Code: 10563
Living Arrangements: Live on Island


We are looking for a qualified Gardener to join our Horticulture team. You will be an integral member of the Resort Presentation department and will undertake horticultural management of existing gardens, participate in a continuous landscape improvement program and assist with the development of new landscape projects in order to achieve a high level of guest satisfaction whilst protecting the environment.
About the role:
  • Undertake turf and garden maintenance, landscape construction activities including irrigation as directed.
  • Operate landscape maintenance equipment in accordance with all Workplace Health and Safety procedures.
  • Participate in propagation and other aspects of the nursery operation.
  • Apply routine pest management and plant nutrition programs as required.
About you:
  • Previous Horticulture experience
  • Love for the outdoors
  • Horticulture Certificate, 1, 2 or 3
  • Current Manual Drivers license
Culture and Benefits:
  • Largest inhabited island in the Whitsundays located on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Award-winning international holiday destination
  • Explore a range of work opportunities through our multi-hire program - pick up extra shifts in other outlets/departments
  • Opportunity to progress quickly in your professional career. Work your way up the ladder on Hamilton Island!
  • Gain a qualification whilst working through the Robert Oatley College on island.
  • Subsidised staff accommodation paid out of pre-tax earnings
  • Employee discounts on a wide array of restaurants, transport and island activities!
  • Close-knit social environment and work culture
  • Walk to work - forget city traffic and stress! Enjoy the outdoors and idyllic environment.
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