Horticultural Labourer – Blue Mountain Botanic Garden

Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

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  • Horticultural Labourer, Blue Mountain Botanic Garden
  • Ongoing Full Time Opportunity, located at Blue Mountain Botanic Garden Mount Tomah
  • Horticulturist Grade 2/4, salary relative to experience and ranges from $55,416 to $65,152, + super


About the Role

Our friendly Ornamental Gardens & Nursery team are currently seeking a Horticultural Labourer who will contribute to the conservation, construction, maintenance, and regeneration of horticultural and natural areas of the Blue Mountain Botanic Garden.  


What we are looking for

  • Relevant experience in the development, maintenance of turf displays, maintenance and regeneration of horticultural and natural areas and construction and maintenance of landscape areas.
  • Experience in the use and maintenance of relevant turf, horticultural and landscape machinery and equipment.
  • Sound knowledge and demonstrated capacity to implement occupational health and safety policy and practices.
  • Someone that is self-motivated and can work within a team.
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of turf, horticultural and landscape areas in accordance with BG policies and procedures.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a group of world-leading staff from the fields of science and horticulture.


 Essential Requirements

  • Sound knowledge and demonstrated capacity to implement occupational health and safety policy and practices.
  • Current driver’s licence with the ability to drive manual vehicles
  • Has the ability to lift and carry a minimum 15 kilos.
  • Ability to work outside of normal working hours and on weekends if required.


For more information read the full Role Description: Horticultural Labourer


About Us

Transport for NSW keeps our State moving by providing safe, integrated and efficient transport systems. We put our customers at the centre of everything we do – and we do a lot. We connect people, communities and industry and manage how they use our road, rail and maritime networks and services, and active modes like walking and cycling. The work we do connects the journeys you take every day.

We are in the middle of delivering the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia’s history. We work across planning, policy and procurement, harnessing data and technology to develop smarter and more adaptive transport solutions.


The Division


The Cities and Active Transport Division ensures our cities and neighbourhoods are integrated with transport and we make our streets and public places functional, beautiful, inclusive, and inviting for all to enjoy.


We do this through creating alignment across government on strategic outcomes and a focus on excellence in placemaking and quality design.


To Apply

Please note, the Department of Planning & Environment (DPE) currently provides recruitment services to Transport for NSW.


If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role.




Applications close at 11:55PM, Tuesday 21st March 2023


Should you require further information about the role please contact Marion Whitehead via [email protected] or 02 4567 3018.


A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available over the next 18 months.


Looking for more information or assistance in applying?

Our Diversity team can assist to:

  • provide alternative formats to apply
  • make adjustments to the recruitment process
  • offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks


We encourage people with disability to apply. If you have disability and require more information on adjustments and assistance to apply, contact the Diversity team on [email protected]  (please include reference number).


If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander check out Our Mob on Country https://www.dpie.nsw.gov.au/premiers-priorities/our-mob-on-country to see the work we do and get assistance in applying.


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  • Category Horticulture
  • Full Address Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney NSW 2000