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Horticultural Tradesperson

Grow and maintain plants, establish and maintain horticultural areas, implement plant nutrition and protection programs and practices.

Alternative Titles

  • Arboriculture Worker
  • Floriculturist
  • Arborist
  • Greenkeeper
  • Landscape Gardener


  • Identify and treat soil deficiencies, pests and diseases affecting plants
  • Prepare fields, garden beds or lawn areas
  • Maintain gardens by fertilising and pruning
  • Maintain lawn and grass areas using machinery, fertilisers and chemicals
  • Operate and install irrigation and drainage systems

Personal Requirements

  • enjoy outdoor work
  • physically fit
  • enjoy manual activities
  • able to work as part of a small team