Position Description

Gardeners & Gardening Assistants - Hamilton Island
Location Hamilton Island - QLD
Department Resort Presentation
# of openings 1
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Hamilton Island is currently seeking 3 x Gardeners and 2 x Gardening Assistants! Both roles are integral members 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. All roles are permanent full time positions on 38 hour/week basis, location on Hamilton Island. Available immediately!

About the Gardener Roles

  • Full-time, permanent position
  • M-Th 6:30 am – 3:00 pm and F 6:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Work in a large team 30+ in the Resort Presentation department
  • Manage turf and garden maintenance across the island
  • Inner and outer resorts, main retail and restaurant zone, nursery, church and airport
  • Irrigation, pest management and plant nutrition as required
  • Participate in propagation and other aspects of the nursery operation
  • Operate landscape maintenance equipment in accordance with all Workplace Health and Safety procedures
  • This position is paid as per a Grade 3 role of the Hamilton Island Enterprise Agreement plus an over grade allowance

About You

  • Certificate I, II or III in Horticulture
  • Valid Manual Driver licence
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Love for the outdoors
  • Hospitality/Tourism experience an asset

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About the Gardening Assistant Roles

  • Full-time, permanent position
  • M-Th 6:30 am – 3:00 pm and F 6:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Assist the gardeners with lawns, nursery and irrigation works
  • Work in a large team 30+ in the Resort Presentation department
  • Learn from our experienced gardeners!
  • Operate landscape maintenance equipment in accordance with all Workplace Health and Safety procedures
  • This position is paid as per a Grade 3 role of the Hamilton Island Enterprise Agreement 

About You

  • Valid Manual Driver licence
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Love for the outdoors
  • Hospitality/Tourism experience an asset

Culture and Benefits

  • Largest inhabited island in the Whitsundays
  • Award-winning international holiday destination
  • Pick up extra shifts through our multi-hire program
  • Opportunity to progress quickly in your professional career
  • Gain a qualification at the Robert Oatley College on island
  • Subsidised staff accommodation - opportunity to save money
  • Employee discounts on a range of restaurants and activities
  • Discounted ferry tickets
  • Close-knit social environment and work culture
  • Walk to work - forget city traffic and stress

To apply, click the Apply button or visit www.hamiltonisland.com.au/careers

 

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