City of Rockingham – Youth Employment Program #3

  • Choose a career that suits YOU with a vibrant, diverse team who are passionate about planning for the future with the City of Rockingham
  • Working with their passionate and experienced teams, you will develop your knowledge and skills in your chosen industry
  • Fantastic opportunity to earn while you learn and undertake a qualification while being part of a welcoming and inclusive community

The City of Rockingham, in partnership with Nudge, is giving you the opportunity to work full time while undertaking a qualification. Working with their passionate and experienced teams, you will develop your knowledge and skills in your chosen industry.

What is a traineeship/apprenticeship?

If you are successful in gaining a position with the City of Rockingham, you will undertake a certificate related to your field. A traineeship is a great way to become qualified by learning on the job from those who know the ropes. You will earn money while you’re gaining your qualification and get real workplace experience. See below the traineeships on offer by the City of Rockingham.

Civil Maintenance Apprenticeship

Successful candidates will undertake a Civil Construction Apprenticeship.

You will work with the Technical Services team. This team is responsible for:

  • Construction and repairing of footpaths, roads, drains and other infrastructure.
  • Concrete works
  • Paving works
  • Drainage maintenance and cleaning
  • Other labouring tasks

Park Services Traineeship

Successful candidates will undertake a Horticulture traineeship.

You will work the Parks Services team. The team is responsible for:

  • Parks and garden maintenance including planting, weeding and watering.
  • Street tree planting and pruning.
  • Irrigation maintenance
  • Litter management
  • Environmental maintenance (managing the natural environment including native plants and animal habitats in the City of Rockingham region)
  • Other labouring tasks

Business Administration Traineeship

Successful candidates will undertake a Business Administration traineeship.

As part of the Administration team, you will carry out a wide variety of administrative tasks to assist in the daily operations of the team. The Administration team is responsible for:

  • Customer service
  • Document preparation and filing including mail merges
  • Assist in paying contractors and consultants
  • Provide general business support

In addition you will have the opportunity to work with:

  • Designers and landscape architects
  • Engineers (traffic and civil)
  • Project Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Coastal Asset Managers

Who is Nudge?

Nudge is a for-purpose charity that focuses on getting young people into jobs and training opportunities in various industries throughout Western Australia. Nudge is working in partnership with the City of Rockingham to offer these exciting opportunities for you as a trainee. Nudge will play a continued active role in the process, providing mentoring support to successful applicants.

To apply you should:

  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Be positive, enthusiastic and flexible
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Numeracy and literacy skills
  • Willingness to listen and learn
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Able to apply yourself to a task
  • Be willing to provide a nationally recognised Police Clearance
  • Be willing to undergo a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol screening.