Melbourne, VIC

Posted 4/8/2021

One of Australasia's largest dedicated infrastructure service providers, Ventia is a new and dynamic organisation with a rich history. Our clients are the owners and operators of major infrastructure that is critical to our communities. No one else does exactly what we do in the way we do it. Making infrastructure work for our communities is at the heart of who we are and it's what unites and excites us.

Ventia in partnership with Australian Defence Force are seeking an enthusiastic and physically fit Ground Person to join their team at the RAAF Base in Laverton. This is a permanent, full time opportunity.

About the role:

  • Carry out prestart inspections and non-technical maintenance on machinery
  • Operation of front-end loader excavator, tractors, ride on mower and chainsaws
  • General gardening duties-weeding, pruning, mulching, leaf blowing and pressure water cleaning
  • Sports field marking and rubbish collection
  • Develop skills set with additional training throughout the role: Snake Relocation, Front End Loader Backhoe Operation and Chemical Application and Handling
Skills and experience required:
  • Australian Citizen with a current Victorian Drivers Licence (Manual)
  • Level 1 first Aid
  • Level 1 Chainsaw Certificate
  • Experience (or trade/tertiary qualification) in natural resource/horticulture management or related field;
  • Experience in Horticultural, Environmental or Agricultural highly regarded
We acknowledge the importance of our people's diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.


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