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Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can grow and develop while having the benefit of living in an idyllic North Coast location? Here at Clarence Valley Council, we strive to be a progressive employer that offers a rewarding and flexible work environment. Our vision is to create a community full of opportunity and our workforce is where we start to achieve our community aspirations.

Located in the Northern Rivers of NSW, we cover 10,441 square kilometres with the three major community hubs of Grafton, Yamba and Maclean. We are one of the biggest employers in the Valley and can offer you a rewarding career and a new lifestyle. Our goal is to be the employer of choice in the Valley, creating opportunities for those who live here already and for those who want to move here.

We are in an exciting period of transformation with a focus on employee engagement, satisfaction and delivering exceptional services and facilities for the community.

So come and join the team while... enjoying all that Clarence Valley has to offer you and your family.

Learn more about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...
• permanent full time - 76 hours per fortnight
• the package: $56,132 - $66,939 plus superannuation, per annum
• location - Grafton
• 9 day fortnight
• access to fitness passport

About the role

Are you passionate about horticulture, garden maintenance, and outdoor work? Do you aspire to enhance and beautify public spaces? If so, the Clarence Valley Council is looking for someone like you to join our Open Spaces team.

This is a unique opportunity to grow your skills and make a tangible impact in one of the most scenic and geographically diverse regions of the Northern Rivers.

What We Offer: A chance to plan and deliver services highly valued by the community. Opportunities to work on diverse projects involving the maintenance of urban road corridors, community parks, and reserves. A supportive environment where you can develop your professional skills and grow your career in horticulture and public space management.

We Are Seeking Candidates Who: Are genuinely passionate about contributing to the enhancement of public spaces. Have a keen interest or background in horticulture, garden maintenance, or a related field. Enjoy working outdoors and are capable of undertaking physical tasks associated with garden and landscape maintenance. Are enthusiastic about joining a dynamic team dedicated to improving community environments.

How to Apply: If you’re ready to contribute to the horticultural enhancement of Clarence Valley and wish to be part of a team that values hard work and creativity, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your application and resume through our careers portal. Join us in making Clarence Valley a more beautiful place for everyone. We look forward to your application!

Download the position description here.


Robin McLennan, Coordinator Open Spaces Operations on (02) 6643 0273

Closing date

Tuesday 4 June 2024 at 11.30 pm (NSW time).

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Rushforth Road Works Depot, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

How to apply:
• All applications must be lodged online via Council's website www.clarence.nsw.gov.au.
• Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
• For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website
Grafton NSW Australia


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