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Nature Care Assistant - Community Planting Sites

Trillion Trees Western Australia (formerly Men of the Trees)
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Garden and environmental enthusiasts - our environment needs a helping hand. We need your help to assist with after care of our treasured plantings.

Nature Care at Trillion Trees is an all-year-around activity that takes into account the planting and then the aftercare/maintenance of sites to ensure success. This position requires the person to have a good level of fitness and be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions. The activities are as follows: Plantings • Land preparation – using augers • Planting seedlings during the winter month using planting equipment provided. • Ensuring the plant is planted by the dripper if it is an irrigated site. • Watering in the plants if required (on the day). • Staking and placing guards around each seedling. • Mulching. Maintenance • Weed management, including hand weeding using mattocks, etC. • Using small machinery such as wiper snippers and brush-cutters. • Maintaining, cleaning and storing equipment after use at designated location. • General maintenance and servicing of tools and equipment. Watering • Loading water tank (IBC) onto the ute. • Filling the water storage tank and ensuring all the pipes are present and watering cans. • Using watering cans to transport water to seedlings from the water tank. • At Whiteman Park Trillion Trees Challenge site checkingthe irrigation including cleaning the water filters at the pump and flushing the line.

Full support will be provided.

This is a great opportunity for those who have experience in these areas. Or perhaps graduates that seek some experience! If you are passionate about making a difference to the environment, please get in touch with us today.