Outdoor - Townsville City Council


Outdoor - Townsville City Council

a better career

traineeship – outdoor

earn while you learn

If you are looking to start your working career

with a nationally recognised qualification, enjoy

working in a team environment and want to earn

while you learn, then you need to talk to council.

To apply for these minimum 12-month (nominal

term) traineeships, it is essential that you have

completed a minimum of year 10 with passes in

English and Maths.

Keep on eye on our website for traineeship


Your application will need to include a current

resume and school results (if available).

for a career with townsville city council

visit jobs and careers at www.townsville.qld.gov.au

traineeships – outdoor

Cert II & III Horticulture

Are you interested in maintaining plants, landscaping,

gardens, parks and green spaces Do you enjoy working


If so this could be the traineeship opportunity for you!

job summary: The trainee will undertake a variety of duties,

including maintaining plants and planted areas, operating

tractors and other equipment and machinery, harvesting and

treating plants, constructing horticultural features, applying

chemical and biological agents and maintaining irrigation and

drainage systems.

Cert II Conservation & Land Management

Are you interested in restoring native bushland Do you value

the preservation of natural bushland Do you enjoy working


If so this could be the traineeship opportunity for you!

job summary: This traineeship provides an excellent

grounding for those wishing to work in the bush regeneration/

revegetation industry. Subjects covered in the traineeship

include weed management, plant identification, vegetation

structure, restoration of natural areas and practical skills such

as fencing, machinery maintenance and chemical use.

Cert II or III Vector Control – Pest Management

The Vector Control Traineeship provides an excellent grounding

if you are pursuing a career in pest management or bush

regeneration and revegetation. Trainees will undertake

the necessary requirements to obtain a Pest Management

Technicians Licence.

job summary: Trainees will undertake a variety of activities

including weed management and weed control, plant

identification and practical skills; for example, fencing,

machinery maintenance, chemical use and operation of

chain saws. The role requires the learning of safe operation of

specialised application equipment such as quad bikes (ATVs),

chemical storage and safe handling principles.

for a career with townsville city council

contact 1300 careers or visit www.townsville.qld.gov.au

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