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Your interest in employment opportunities at Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is welcomed. The Authority actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people in our workplace. We encourage all people, including those with disability, Aboriginal Australians, young people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for vacant positions.

Applicants should read the Job Application Guidelines and the Job Description for each position. It is strongly recommended that you read this information as it will assist you in producing a correctly formatted job application. You may also be interested in our employment principles.

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Closing Date: 4.00 pm (AWST) Monday 3 October 2016

Position title: Technical Officer
Location: Kings Park
Position Number: 96000271
Specified Calling Level 1
Wages: $65,165 to $89,345 per annum pro rata
Part-Time (0.5FTE) - Twelve (12) month contract (with possible extension)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced person to join our dedicated team as a Technical Officer. This is a part-time, fixed-term position available for twelve (12) months (with the possibility of extension).

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Closing Date: 4.00 pm (AWST) 3 October 2016

Position title: Trainee Horticulturist
Location: Kings Park
Position Number: 96000083, 96000255, 96000301, 96000303 and 96000304
Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (Operations) General Agreement 2016
Wage: WA Adult Minimum Wage if 21 years or older
12 to 36 Month Contracts x 5 positions available

Please note that these opportunities will not start until January 2017.

Kings Park and Botanic Garden is the most visited destination in WA and offers a prestigious work environment among some of the highest profile gardens in Perth. We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic applicants for five Trainee Horticulturist positions to join our committed and passionate horticultural division. Successful applicants will gain invaluable on-the-job training and exposure to all applications of horticulture via a comprehensive in-house training program, complemented by formal study.

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Closing Date: 4.00 pm (AWST) 3 October 2016

Position title: Trainee Horticulturist (Arboriculture)
Location: Kings Park
Position Number: 96000081
Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (Operations) General Agreement 2016
Wage: WA Adult Minimum Wage if 21 years or older
12 to 24 Month Contract

Please note that this opportunity will not start until January 2017.

Kings Park and Botanic Garden is the most visited destination in WA and offers a prestigious work environment among some of the highest profile gardens and bushland in Perth that include significant avenue and individual trees within the extensive tree canopy. We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic applicant for a trainee Horticulturist (Arboriculture) position to join our committed and passionate Arboricultural division. The successful applicant will gain invaluable on-the-job training and exposure to all applications of arboriculture via a comprehensive in-house training program, complemented by formal study.

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Closing Date: 4.00 pm (AWST) 3 October 2016

Position title: Trainee (Land Management)
Location: Kings Park
Position Number: 96000080
Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (Operations) General Agreement 2016
Wage: WA Adult Minimum Wage if 21 years or older
12 to 36 Month Contract

Please note that this opportunity will not start until January 2017.

Kings Park and Botanic Garden is the most visited destination in WA with a large area of remnant bushland while Bold Park is one of the largest remnant bushlands on the nearby coast. Both parks offer a prestigious work environment for their employees. The agency prides itself on its bushland management and conservation initiatives which help make Kings Park and Botanic Garden and Bold Park unique and iconic places. We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic applicant with a passion for the environment to join the Bushland Management team as a Land Management Trainee. The successful applicant will gain invaluable on-the-job training and exposure to all applications of Land Management via a comprehensive in-house training program, complemented by formal study.

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Closing Date: 4.00 pm (AWST) 3 October 2016

Position title: Apprentice (Turf Management)
Location: Kings Park
Position Number: 96000297
Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (Operations) General Agreement 2016
Wage: WA Adult Minimum Wage if 21 years or older
4 Year Contract

Please note that this opportunity will not start until January 2017.

Kings Park and Botanic Garden is the most visited destination in WA that offers a prestigious work environment that comprises many hectares of high quality turf. We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic applicant for an Apprentice Turf Management position to join our experienced and passionate Turf team. The successful applicant will gain invaluable on-the-job training and exposure to all applications of turf management and horticulture via a comprehensive in-house training program, complemented by formal study.

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