Temporary Full Time (Duration of traineeship (3 years))

Trainee Sport & Recreation

  • Positions Available in Tamworth & Manilla
  • Exciting Opportunity to Start Your Career in Horticulture
  • Get Hands-On Experience Whilst Completing a Certificate III or Certificate IV in Horticulture
  • 9 Day Fortnight

The Sports & Recreation Division of Tamworth Regional Council oversees the operations and maintenance of over 70 parks, gardens and reserves, four lookouts, six public aquatic facilities, the Tamworth Sports Dome, over 40 sporting fields, three skate parks and the new Northern Inland Centre of Sporting Excellence.

The Division is experiencing significant growth and a great opportunity has arisen for diligent and enthusiastic individuals who are eager to learn and develop nationally accredited skills in Horticulture in a unique and diverse environment.

We currently have traineeships available in Tamworth and Manilla.

The successful applicants will need to possess a Higher School Certificate or a Record of School Achievement (previous School Certificate) as well as hold a current Driver Licence (P1 or P2 accepted).

A genuine interest in horticulture and the ability to work as part of a team is also essential.

This position has been classified in the training band with a salary range of $529.50 to $834.00 for a 38 hour week. Commencement salary is based on the age and qualifications of the successful applicant.

Tamworth Regional Council is committed to acting in the best interest for our staff, their families and the community at large. As such, Council requires its staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status if you’re invited for an interview. You may also be required to undergo Rapid Antigen Testing as required.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-employment Medical Screening including Alcohol & Other Drugs Testing.

Please contact Anton Logan on 0421 126 702 if you have any questions about this position.

Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 3 December 2021.

Tamworth Regional Council is committed to the principles and practices of Equal Employment Opportunity and Cultural Diversity.