W115951 - Gardening Assistant

Gardening Assistant
Citywide Service Solutions

Due to Covid-19 there will be no placements available with this employer until at least May 2020. If you are interested in expressing interest in a placement for after May 2020, have your teacher consume via the portal or please email the Inner Eastern LLEN at iellen@iellen.org.au.
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Fantastic placement opportunities with potential paid career pathways after.

At Citywide, we believe communities thrive and prosper in healthy, safe, sustainable and vibrant cities as our cities and communities grow into the future. Responsive and innovative, we shape liveable cities by delivering the full scope of civil infrastructure, open space and environmental services to government and private enterprise. Collectively, our services positively impact more than 12 million Australians every day.

Placements are available working outdoors as part of Citywide’s Parks and Gardens service in Port Philip and are 5 days long which can be extended if both parties agree. Students do not need to be studying a related VET certificate; however those studying Landscaping, Horticulture, Parks and Gardens shall be preferred.

For students with the right attitude and skills, these placements have the possibility of leading to full time apprenticeships, paid work, and supported career pathways through Citywide. Placements are viewed as a trial with a meet and greet prior to placement required.

To find out more about Citywide, please visit: www.citywide.com.au.

Skills You Might Learn

Students participating on a placement at Citywide can expect to learn; Landscape and gardening, maintenance, teamwork, communication, organisation, and interpersonal skills.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Students participating on a placement at Citywide can expect to perform open space maintenance works as required, including: Raking, weeding, garbage and debris removal, pruning, turf maintenance, planting, and watering.

Student Requirements

Students need to be able to make their own way for a 6:30am start to the St Kilda Botanical Gardens Nursery/at the Citywide Depot located at 3 Herbert St, St Kilda. Alternative start time can be negotiated if travel time is high. Negotiated start time should be discussed prior to the placement. Students will need a signed Travel and Accommodation form in case they are required to travel off site.

Students should have an interest in working in the Parks and Gardens space and need to have completed the relevant Safe@Work unit prior to placement (if they are not doing a relevant VET) as well as the Citywide Online Induction program.

They should also be enthusiastic, willing to learn, punctual, have appropriate presentation, and a polite manner.

Dress Requirements

Students should wear appropriate PPE equipment. Students will need their own boots, work pants/overall. Top/jumper, gloves and safety glasses will be provided if the student doesn’t have their own.

Special Transport Requirements

Public Transport options available.

RELATED COURSES INCLUDE

  • AHC20410 - Certificate II in Horticulture
  • AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture
  • AHC21616 - Certificate II in Landscaping
  • AHC30716 - Certificate III in Horticulture
Positions: 4 Positions
ID Number: W115951
Industry Area: AGRICULTURE
Location: st kilda - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Dates and times are to be negotiated when arranging placements. Standard working day is 6:30am to 2:30pm. Students need to be able to make their own way for a 6:30am start to the St Kilda Botanical Gardens Nursery/ at the Citywide Depot located at 3 Herbert St, St Kilda. Alternative start time can be negotiated if travel time is high. Negotiated start time should be discussed prior to the placement. Students will need a signed Travel and Accommodation form in case they are required to travel off site. For 1 day per week Placements - placements should only be for a maximum of 5 weeks. A student can seek another 5 weeks (10 weeks maximum as per guidelines) should both the student and employer agree after the commencement of the first placement.
Added By: Inner Eastern Local Learning & Employment Network

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