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Gardening Assistant

Posted June 10, 2021

Hilton Cairns
Cairns, Queensland, Australia

About This Job


A Gardening Assistant is responsible for assisting the Gardener with planting, clearing, and mowing the property to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience.


What will I be doing?




As a Gardening Assistant, you are responsible for assisting the Gardener with planting, clearing, and mowing the property to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Gardening Assistant will also be required to ensure the lawns, trees, and hedges are kept to the required standard. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:



  • Plant seeds and maintain for maximum growth

  • Ensure lawn is well kept and mowed regularly

  • Ensure trees and hedges are trimmed to the required standard

  • Apply pesticides in a safe manner

  • Ensure leaves are cleared from the pathway

  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned

  • Ensure monthly safety inspections take place


What are we looking for?



A Gardening Assistant serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:



  • Positive attitude

  • Good communication skills

  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service

  • Excellent grooming standards

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to work on their own

  • Qualification in a suitable field

  • Previous experience in a similar role


What will it be like to work for Hilton?




Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!









About this Employer

Hilton Cairns

34 Esplanade
Cairns, Queensland 4870


262 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

Boasting a great waterfront location and surrounded by lush greenery, Hilton Cairns is the perfect base from which to explore the diverse wonders of this unique region. Our modern rooms and suites are luxurious oases of comfort and convenience, while our recreational amenities provide plenty of fun things to do. Culinary indulgence awaits you in our acclaimed restaurants, and the hotel’s spectacular scenery is a perfect backdrop for any event.

Our wide range of meeting spaces is perfect for small gatherings as well as gala events for up to 350 guests. Overlooking Trinity Inlet and the mountain, our Waterfront Terrace makes an ideal venue for special occasions. All meeting rooms are located on the same floor and many boast natural light.

  • Wonderful waterfront location just 10 minutes from Cairns Airport
  • Close to Cairns Convention Center, Reef Fleet Terminal and shopping
  • 7 meeting rooms for 2-300 with WiFi and 24-hour business center
  • Outdoor pool, gym, spa and a short drive to local tennis and golf
  • Versatile dining venues with great views and al fresco options