First listed on: 19 May 2017


Trainee (Horticulture)


Clarence Valley Council performs a range of functions and is one of the valley's largest employers. We have a reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment.  Benefits include:

  • a 9 day fortnight
  • the opportunity to accrue time in lieu
  • support for study at TAFE and University level
  • the opportunity to 'purchase' leave
  • access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Special Leave for RFS and SES volunteers
  • Defence Leave for members of the ADF Reserves 

The traineeship on offer is a two year full time position within Council's Open Spaces and Facilities Section. Successful completion of the traineeship will award the trainee with a nationally recognised Certificate III in Horticulture.

Commencement salary will be dependent on the highest year of school completed plus years out of school.

Candidates must be eligible for a Government funded traineeship. Please ensure the traineeship/apprenticeship eligibility form is completed or your application will not be considered.

There are two positions available one located in Grafton and one in Yamba.

For further information please contact Andrew Auglys, Supervisor (Arboriculture & Recreation) on (02) 6645 0308.

To view the position description download here.

To view the traineeship/apprenticeship eligibility form download here.

A probation period applies to this position.

Closing date: Monday, 5 June 2017 at 4:00 PM. (NSW time). 

How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online via Council's website.

Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later.  You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and past into the fields below.

You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.


For this application you will not be required to supply a resume, only relevant certificate and licences.