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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.

Application kits containing information found on this website can be obtained by phoning (+61 8) 9480 3613 (24 hour answering machine).

All current job vacancies will be posted to this page. Please contact the Human Resources Officer for further information.

Closing Date: 4.00 pm (AWST) 23 October 2017 (closing date has been extended)

Position title: Trainee Horticulturist
Location: Kings Park
Position Number: Various
Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (Operations) General Agreement 2016
Wage: WA Adult Minimum Wage if 21 years or older
12 months contract with possibility of extension x 4 positions available

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 four (4) 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) 23 October 2017 (closing date has been extended)

Position title: Trainee Land Management
Location: Kings Park and Bold Park
Position Number: 96000081
Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (Operations) General Agreement 2016
Wage: WA Adult Minimum Wage if 21 years or older
12 months contract with possibility of extension

Kings Park and Botanic Garden is the most visited tourist 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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Visitor reminder

All cyclists and motorists are required to abide by the Road Traffic Code 2000 and must adhere to signage and directions by the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority.

Naturescape closed 2017

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be closed from Wednesday 1 February for the Stage 2 development during 2017.

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Master Gardeners turn 20!

Kings Park and Botanic Garden warmly congratulate and thank the Kings Park Volunteer Master Gardeners as they celebrate their 20th anniversary in October 2017.

2016 - 2017 at a glance

It was another very busy year in Kings Park and Bold Park, with a near-record 6.3 million visitors coming from all around the world to enjoy our expansive parklands, natural bushland and world-class Botanic Garden.

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