First listed on: 13 August 2020

Certificated Gardener Playground & Infrastructure)

  • Work for one of the most dynamic and diverse inner-city Councils
  • $70K - $72K + Super
  • 12 month fixed term positions to 2021


At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000 residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Located in Hadfield, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

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As part of Moreland City Council’s in-house Area Maintenance team, you will play a vital role in helping to maintain our Parks and Open Space for all Moreland’s citizens to enjoy. You will specifically maintenance of our Council playgrounds and open space infrastructure in accordance with Council’s Open Space Maintenance Service plans. You will play a key part in ensuring Moreland’s playgrounds are a safe and vibrant space for the public to enjoy.


  • Certificate III in Horticulture
  • (Desirable) Playground Safety accreditation - AHCPGD206A Conduct visual inspection of park facilities & AHCPGD305A Conduct operational inspection of park facilities or equivalent
  • Extensive experience in landscaping and garden maintenance
  • The ability to use horticultural machinery
  • (Desirable) Familiarity with AS 4685 Playground Equipment and Surfacing
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence and Medium Rigid Level or equivalent would be highly regarded


  • Fortnightly RDO
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development
  • A real sense of work-life balance
  • Wellness programs

For further information please contact Paul Brennan on 8311 4379.

Applications close: 5pm, 24 August 2020 (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date). 

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

Applicants for Council positions must be entitled to work in Australia.

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