Horticultural Technician

The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne is seeking an experienced and passionate horticulturist who has an ability to optimise plant performance in a large landscape such as a botanic garden.
Job Details
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Department: Royal Botanic Gardens
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Agriculture / Primary Industry
Classification: RBGV 2.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/421736
Closing Date: 01-May-2017
Salary Range: $55,490 - $61,303
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 421736- Horticultural Technician-1.pdf (PDF, 228KB)


Contact: Michael McNabb
michael.mcnabb@rbg.vic.gov.au.

Position Details

  • Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
  • Seeking an experienced and passionate horticulturist

We are seeking an experienced and passionate horticulturist who has an ability to optimise plant performance in a large landscape such as a botanic garden. 

The successful applicants will have the following skills;

Demonstrated experience in horticultural operations and sound knowledge of plant curatorial principles and practices.

  • Excellent plant identification skills
  • Proven horticultural techniques to include the ability to optimise plant performance
  • Previous experience in plant record keeping

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their career and enhance their knowledge of horticulture.

If you’re keen to work with a team of passionate horticulturists and increase your knowledge of horticulture then we would love to hear from you. 

For more information and to apply for this role, please visit the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria’s website at http://www.rbg.vic.gov.au/about-us/job-opportunities or http://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au by COB Monday 1 May 2017

Enquiries can be directed to Michael McNabb at michael.mcnabb@rbg.vic.gov.au.

Applications should address the key selection criteria as stated in the position description found under the ‘Attachments” heading on the Victorian Government website.


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