Horticulture TraineeOpal Holdings Programmed Training Services specialise in the employment of Apprentices and Trainees.PROGRAMMED, in partnership with Opal Holdings Calliope has an exciting opportunity for 2 Horticulture traineeships commencing January 2024. Opal Holdings is a family owned and operated company started 21 years ago in the Gladstone region. We employ locals and are a diverse workplace. Opal Holdings delivers safe, flexible, and cost-effective project solutions in urban and regional locations for the landscape and hard space sectors. Programmed are seeking motivated applicants that have an interest in working outdoors carrying out horticultural activities including, parks and garden maintenance, noxious weed control and tree work with a strong desire to work in the horticulture - parks and gardens industry and have the drive to commit to a 12-month Traineeship. Working as a Horticulture Trainee at Opal Holdings in Calliope/Gladstone region may see you completing the following tasks:mowing, snipping, brush cuttingtrimming and hedgingmulching and weedingturf preparationirrigation worksprayingplanting and tree maintenanceplant identification (native and exotic species)work as a team memberattend safety Toolbox Talks, contribute to the team's safety To be considered you must have the following:competent numeracy and literacy skillspositive attitudecurrent drivers' licence and reliable transportcompleted year 10 education at a minimumGeneral Construction Induction Card (White Card) prior to commencementdemonstrated enthusiasm for horticulture industrydemonstrated capacity to work as a team memberdemonstrated capacity to work safely with a zero-harm attitude Work Location:The position can be directed to work anywhere within the Opal Holdings Gladstone region however the trainees will be rotated between 3 main depots located in the Gladstone region. TAFE Requirements:You will also be required to attend TAFE one day per fortnight in Gladstone at CQ University Gladstone.Prior to any offer of employment, the successful applicant will be required to attend a pre-employment medical which will include passing a drug and alcohol screen.Additional training may be required prior to and during the traineeship. Applications Close: Friday 8th December 2023 Who we areAs one of Australia's largest employers, we work with great companies all around Australia and New Zealand to give you the best opportunities to work when and where you want to.At Programmed, we are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment which values and respects diverse styles, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.We welcome and encourage women, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.So it's over to you. If you would like to join our team, APPLY now.To learn more about working with Programmed, we encourage you to visit our website.