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Grounds Maintenance Assistant - Darwin City Council

  • Work TypeCasual
  • Positions1 Position
  • Salary RangeAU$25 - 30 per hour
  • Published At:2 months ago
  • Gardening & Landscaping
  • Gardener (General)
  • Landscape Gardener
  • Garden Labourer
  • Job no: FQQ86
  • Category: DCC, Ground Maintenance
  • Training provided

Position Pre Requisites:

  • Open Class C Drivers Licence but Medium Rigid (MR) Licence – preferable
  • General Construction Industry - White Card
  • Minimum of 2 (two ) years grounds / maintenance experience – preferable
  • Covid-19 Booster

Typical Duties:

  • Undertake grounds maintenance duties such as, but not limited to:-
  • §  Operate and maintain hand tools, small plant in accordance with current standards. 
  • §  Maintaining the cleanliness, safety and presentation of playgrounds and park infrastructure including sand pits, bubblers, bollards and park furniture.
  • §  Application of herbicide and pesticide under supervision
  • §  Raking, whipper snipper operation, leaf blowing, weeding and other activities associated with parks and open space presentation. (Deleted sweeping)
  • §  Irrigation system maintenance and minor repair.
  • §  Amenity pruning of trees, hedges, shrubs and other foliage.
  • §  Removal of vegetation, litter and other rubbish from site and ensure safe disposal.
  • §  Scheduled mulching, top dressing and other preventative and proactive maintenance activities.
  • Report all maintenance issues to Leading Hand or Team Leader as soon as practicable.
  • Comply with Cod’s Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) policies and procedures. 


Days of work: Monday to Friday

Hours of work: 7.30am – 4.15pm

8 hours per day ( lunch 45 mins)


Start Date:


End Date:

30 June 2022

Larrakia are encouraged to apply.


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  • Published on 09 May 2022, 6:16 AM