Jobs with paid training now available in horticulture

employee in green house holds tray of baby plants in pots

Want to work outdoors and have a passion for plants? You can learn on the job and grow your career in horticulture.

Through our ‘earn and learn’ program, you will get a job for at least 12 months with paid training. You could be planting seedlings, pruning plants and working outdoors. No experience is necessary.

We particularly encourage applications from:

  • young people aged 18-25
  • women 45 and over
  • people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • people facing long-term unemployment
  • people seeking asylum and refugees
  • newly arrived migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds; and
  • people with disability.

Nursery and garden roles

Got green fingers? We now have roles available in partnership with Nursery and Garden Industry Victoria (NGIV), across Melbourne’s south-eastern and eastern suburbs.

Horticultural roles for young people

Are you aged 18-25 and have relevant experience? The Brotherhood of St Laurence, together with local employers, is looking for young people interested in garden maintenance. You’ll work in a crew of like-minded people to beautify open spaces.