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Amentum Gardener in Alice Springs, Australia

Job Summary

Amentum has an exciting opportunity for a Gardener to join their team based in Alice Springs.

Reporting to the Horticulturist you will perform gardening duties at residential properties and unit complexes. The gardener will undertake other duties as required.

The responsibilities of the Gardener include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining lawns and gardens at residential properties and unit complexes

  • Maintenance and development of reticulation systems

  • Planting, pruning and maintenance of shrubs and trees

  • Perform routine maintenance on small machinery

  • Undertake all work in a safe and professional manner

  • Report any incidents to management as a priority

  • Work as part of a team

  • Use of computer systems to record and plan work tasks

  • Other duties as directed by the VESTA management team

Minimum Requirements

  • Current NT Driver’s license

  • Australian Government NV1 Security clearance or ability to gain one

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to work professionally with minimal supervision

  • Good interpersonal skills with a customer service focus

  • Good communication skills - verbal and written

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and successfully complete assigned tasks

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and analyze issues and develop solutions to problems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Trade Qualification in Horticulture

  • Chainsaw operator’s certificate

  • HR Driver’s license

  • Small machinery maintenance certificate

  • Sound knowledge of installation and maintenance of reticulation systems

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans. If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability—or unable to use—the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Reasonable Accommodation Helpline at 1-888-877-3181 or 301-944-3299 or email [email protected] for assistance. In order to address your request, the following information is needed:


Upon receipt of this information we will respond to you promptly to obtain more information about your request.