Employment

Your interest in employment opportunities at Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) which manages both Bold Park and Kings Park and Botanic Garden 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.

Employment principles

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is very proud of its past achievements and current levels of service delivery. It is committed to sustaining and continuously improving its high quality services and recognises its success is dependent on ongoing support from Government, the community, sponsors, partners, volunteers and importantly an appropriately skilled, passionate and dedicated workforce.

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The Authority is committed to the principles of Respect and Equity and this includes working with people, visitors, lands and our diverse heritage with respect and providing a safe and accessible work and visitor environment where each individual is valued equally. It is also committed to the principles of Inclusiveness and Excellence which includes building and sustaining an effective community of staff, volunteers and stakeholders and striving to achieve excellence through continuous innovation and improvement.

The Authority maintains a workplace environment and culture that is conducive to optimum performance and employee satisfaction. The Authority ensures that equal employment opportunity practices are adhered to and this is reflected in its workforce. The Authority is committed to sustaining an effective and efficient workplace free from all forms of discrimination, harassment and victimisation.

All employees are treated in a fair and equitable manner and the Authority ensures that employees are appropriately recruited, inducted, trained, guided, supported and recognised throughout their employment. If you are interested in employment opportunities, please consider applying for an advertised job vacancy stating your relevant skills, experience and motivation to join this dynamic organisation. We actively encourage all people, including those with disability, Aboriginal Australians, young people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.

Positions vacant

On 1 July 2017, the BGPA became a part of the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA), an amalgamation that also includes Parks and Wildlife Services, Perth Zoo and Rottnest Island. The BGPA remains a statutory authority with a governing board.

All current job vacancies at BGPA will be posted on Jobs WA website. Please contact the Recruitment Coordinator for further information.

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Christmas and New Year services

Visitors are advised that a number of services within Kings Park and Botanic Garden will be unavailable over the Christmas and New Year period.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden from December 2018 until May 2019 due to concert events.

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Call for Aboriginal tourism operators

Kings Park, or Kaarta Koomba, invites local businesses employing, owned or run by Aboriginal people to provide new tourism and cultural experiences for its visitors.

Stay cool in Kings Park this summer

Kings Park will host the coolest line up of events this summer, including a stunning repeat of smash hit 'Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak' during the 2019 Perth Festival.

Students thank Fugro!

More than 1,000 primary school students, teachers and parent helpers converged on the WA Botanic Garden earlier this month for Kings Park Education’s annual Djilba Festival.

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