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Grounds and Garden Hand

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Date: 06-Feb-2021

Location: Chatswood, NSW, AU, 2067

Company: Ventia

Confluence Water Pty Ltd (Confluence Water), Ventia, Downer EDI and Jacobs joint venture, has been announced as one of three consortia to deliver services under Sydney Water’s Partnering for Success program. Confluence Water will deliver design, construction, maintenance and facilities management services in Sydney Water’s North region, which stretches from Sydney Harbour to the Hawkesbury River and includes the Hills Shire. This is a 10-year contract and as part of this contract Ventia are committed to developing people within local communities.


An opportunity for an experienced Grounds and Gardens Hand has become available.
Join the Confluence Water team on a permanent, full-time basis to deliver Ground and Garden maintenance works across the sites in the Northern Region of Sydney.


The Role
•    Maintenance and safe keeping of tools, equipment (including safety equipment), plant items, motor vehicles, and hire plant items.
•    Operate and maintain equipment in accordance with the Operator’s Manual and maintenance schedules
•    Operate plant and equipment according to license / experience and relevant procedures as directed.
•    Upkeep and maintain gardens and lawns as directed
•    To deliver Grounds and Gardens maintenance works so that they comply with and meet expectations from clients, communities, customers, environmental management requirements.


To be successful in this role you will have
•    Certificate II Horticulture or equivalent experience (highly desirable but not mandatory)
•    Demonstrable competence in the safe operation of typical Grounds and Gardens plant and equipment (mowers, tractors, brush cutters, spray units, chainsaws, etc)
•    Level 1 in Chainsaw Operation (trim and crosscut)- preferred or willing to obtain
•    An ability to work flexibly and adaptively in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders.
•    Current Driver’s Licence


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

To apply for this role, please click the apply link on this page.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

Position Reference Number: 111177