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VACANT POSITION – GARDENER / GENERAL HAND

GARDENER / GENERAL HAND

 

The Shire of Kent is seeking applications for the position of gardener/general hand.  The successful applicant will be responsible for maintenance of parks, gardens and town maintenance in Pingrup and providing assistance to the Nyabing based gardener and works crew as required.

Conditions of employment will be as provided by the Local Government Industry Award 2010 and Outside Staff EBA with a salary of $69,500, negotiable dependent upon experience, with a 9 day (88hr) fortnight being applicable.  Horticultural qualifications will be highly regarded.

Housing may be available at a subsidised rental.

The successful applicant will work under the direction of the Works Manager /Leading Hand and will join an enthusiastic and committed works team.

A Position Description and Application for Employment Form can be obtained by contacting Michelle Bamess on 9829 1051, or email dceo@kent.wa.gov.au.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Works Manager, Gary Mathewson, on 0429 993 987, for further information about the position.

Applications should consist of a covering letter, Application for Employment Form, CV and statement of not more than 5 pages addressing the selection criteria.  All applications are to be marked Private and Confidential and addressed to the Chief Executive Officer.

All applications must be received via email to ceo@kent.wa.gov.au or post at the Shire of Kent, 24-26 Richmond Street NYABING WA 6341 by 2.00pm Friday 11th September 2020.

RICK MILLER
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER