Gardener - Hamilton Island

Situated at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island is much more than an idyllic island location. Home to a 1200 strong community, Hamilton Island offers an amazing career opportunity with over 400 positions on offer. The unique 'Multi-Hire' program also allows you to get hands on experience in areas outside your area of expertise, giving you the chance to explore the full range of career opportunities the island has to offer. You'll also get access to a range of tailor made courses at the Robert Oatley College, giving you the skills to turn your job into a career.

We are looking for a qualified Gardener to join our Horticulture team. You will be an integral member of the Resort Presentation department and will undertake horticultural management of existing gardens, participate in a continuous landscape improvement program and assist with the development of new landscape projects in order to achieve a high level of guest satisfaction whilst protecting the environment.

Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

• Undertake turf and garden maintenance, landscape construction activities including irrigation as directed.
• Operate landscape maintenance equipment in accordance with all Workplace Health and Safety procedures.
• Participate in propagation and other aspects of the nursery operation.
• Apply routine pest management and plant nutrition programs as required.

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Previous Horticulture experience
• Love for the outdoors
• Horticulture Certificate, 1, 2 or 3
• Current Manual Drivers license and First Aid Certificate

What will your life be on Hamilton Island? Apart from living in a tropical paradise.....

• Full time hours - Live on island
• Living in basic and reasonably priced staff accommodation
• Social and friendly community
• Recently renovated staff cafe and bar
• Over 60 activities to do on your days off
• Easy access to travel to all major cities from our private airport, or a short ferry ride to the mainland.
• Staff Discounts
• Walk to work – forget city traffic and stress! Enjoy the outdoors and idyllic environment.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to live in paradise and develop your career. Please visit our website or Facebook Fan Page for more information on Hamilton Island Employment.