Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) is excited to announce a pilot traineeship program in its Place Management unit. This traineeship will be advertised in the coming weeks, with commencement to take place in April 2023.
The traineeship program was developed to provide additional pathways to entry-level job seekers at TCCS. Trainees will receive mentoring, on-the-job and accredited training in a variety of areas starting as a General Services Officer Level 3 (GSO3).
The Trainee General Services Officer Grade 3/4 positions work as part of a team undertaking maintenance of urban open space areas including mowing, cleaning public spaces, litter collection, garden bed maintenance and weed control services. This role is hands on and operationally focused.
These are entry-level positions, so previous experience is not required however an interest in the city of Canberra’s look and feel, as well as a desire to learn will be highly regarded. This would be a great opportunity for someone who would like to get into ACT Government but doesn’t want a desk job, but someone who enjoys the outdoors and wants to learn new skills which help maintain our beautiful city!
There are six positions available. Two of which are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified.
Qualifications and on-the-job training included in this Traineeship:
1. Workplace Health and Safety Induction (White Card).
2. Asbestos Awareness card.
3. Safe handling of sharps and infectious waste statement of attainment.
4. A range of CIT nationally recognised units which can go towards gaining a certificate level qualification.
Professional / Technical Skills and Knowledge
1. Competent in mobile software applications.
1. Driver’s licence C Class is essential.
2. Permanent resident of Australia.
Should you wish to discuss, please feel free to contact me , Kate Galvin (Entry-Level Programs Coordinator), at Kathleen.Galvin@act.gov.au.