Vacancy Details

   Gardener Assistant


·         Full-time, permanent role

·         $29.91 per hour, starting rate

·         Great organisational culture and supportive team environment


The Role

The Gardener Assistant assists in the delivery of services to the specified standard for the programmed work allocated to the Gardens team.

The role will provide support to the Natural Resources, Roads, Parks and Gardens teams by working with them when they require additional labour and plant resources. The objective being an integrated works team that uses all of the council’s resources across all teams when the need arises.


About you

To be successful in the role you will be a great team player who is quick to develop good relationships, is driven, hardworking, collaborative, solutions-oriented and passionate in delivering quality outcomes for our organisation.

As the successful candidate, you will also be able to demonstrate the following key selection criteria.


1.    Relevant qualifications in gardening or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.


2.    Demonstrated experience in gardening and mechanical maintenance.


3.    Proven ability to follow instructions and work according to established processes.


4.    Ability to provide good customer service and ensure the quality of work outputs.


Working with Wodonga Council

Wodonga is a vibrant and growing city ideally situated on the Murray River with surrounding hills, rich agricultural valleys, adjacent wineries and historic towns. Wodonga is one of the fastest-growing cities in Victoria and is undergoing major redevelopment in the city. Experience a sense of pride by joining an organisation that works directly with and for our local community.

Locals enjoy short commute times, an extensive track and trail network in which to soak up the great outdoors and a lifestyle at the centre of a diverse region offering award-winning wineries, historic townships, snow and water play and much more.

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including employee health and wellbeing programs, flexible work arrangements and career pathways and opportunities.

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect.

Wodonga Council strongly encourages applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity; and, from every age and ethnic background.


As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of:

  • flexible work arrangements;
  • a healthy and safe environment;
  • access to our fitness passport; and
  • learning and development opportunities. 


Applications and Enquiries
Visit our website; and click the Position Description to view more information about this position.


Application method Applicants will be required to attach a document addressing each of the key selection criteria (listed above), resume and a brief cover letter.


Support on how to address selection criteria can be found here; applications not addressing selection criteria will not be considered.


The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment functional assessment, and provide a copy of a National Police Check prior to commencement.


Applications close Monday 5:00pm, October 25, 2021.


Enquires: Team leader gardens, Michael Power | 02 6022 9377 |