City of Hobart
Horticulture Tradesperson – Parks (9706)

Posted: 09 May
Closes: 28 May


Unit: Open Space
Division: City Life
 Clearys Gates 
Employment status:
Permanent Full-time
Municipal Trades Level 1
Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement 2021
Salary range:
$67,977 per annum + 12.5% superannuation. 

About the role

This role contributes to the success of the City by undertaking a high quality planned horticulture maintenance and work programs within the City of Hobart's Parks & Reserves.

Role accountabilities include:

  • Maintenance and enhancement of parks, gardens and reserves offering a variety of landscapes for passive recreation. Including heritage parks and natural environments.
  • Undertake regular inspections of parks assets to ensure that all faults and damage are identified and formally reported.

Learn more about the role in the position description: Horticulture Tradesperson - Parks

About you

The desired applicant will have Certificate III in Horticulture or related field, coupled with proven experience in the horticulture sector and the ability to organise and undertake work programs to a high standard.

About us

The City of Hobart offers something for everyone, with connections between nature, history, culture, businesses and each other. We are proud to provide a range of services and facilities that support the wellbeing, safety and participation of the community as well as continuously look to improve and embrace new approaches to achieve better outcomes for all. With an industrious and diversified economy, wherever your skills, talents and passions lie, we can offer you the opportunity to have a rewarding career with ongoing learning and development opportunities.

We recognise contributions to our workforce and offer:

  • Above Award wages and Employer Superannuation at 12.5% with salary sacrifice options.
  • Flexible work arrangements including the option to apply for a nine-day fortnight.
  • A wide range of paid leave entitlements.
  • Health and Wellness programs, including onsite gyms.
  • Discounted membership at Hobart Aquatic Centre.
  • Ability to purchase additional leave after 12 months of service.
  • An Employee Assistance Program that offers onsite visits.
  • Corporate Health Plan discounts with BUPA, St. Lukes and Medibank.

Learn more about what the City of Hobart can offer you.

The City of Hobart is committed to building an inclusive community and workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities, ages and identities.

City of Hobart has a strong commitment to health and safety. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment background checks. These will include reference checks, National Police History record check, and Medical Assessment including drug and alcohol testing.

Learn more about our vision, mission and values.

How to apply

If you require any further information specific to this role please contact Sean Black, Manager Open Space, on 03 62382477 or email 

All applications must be made in the online portal, and you can save your application as you progress through the stages until you submit your final application. If you have any issues with submitting your application, please email details of the issue to Please note that we do not accept applications after the position has closed so if you have issues submitting your application, please contact us prior to the closing time.

Before you begin

You will need to read the position description prior to commencing your application as you will be required to address the key duties, skills and knowledge for this role in 600 words or less.

Please ensure you have copies of your resume, qualification/s, and your Driver Licence ready to attach at the end of your application.

Selection process

Candidates are initially selected for interview based on the details provided in their application.

The City of Hobart assesses all applications based on merit.

Positions are filled, based on how well the successful candidate meets the requirements of the position.

Learn more about the selection process on our website.

Applications close 11:59 pm Monday 20 May 2024 (AEDT).