Job Title: Gardener (full-time)
Reports To: Head Gardener
To assist with garden maintenance and landscaping jobs as assigned
Assist in landscape construction projects as per agreed design
Deliver gardening projects in accordance with clients’ expectations
Mow, trim and fertilize green spaces
Mulch, edge, and weed gardens
Prune and trim small trees and bushes
Maintain all gardening equipment and machinery, like mowers, trimmers, and leaf blowers
Report any vehicle, tool, machinery issues to the Manager
The above list is not exhaustive and the role may change to meet the overall objectives of the company.
Deal with pest problems that could damage plants
Keep assigned vehicle in good working, clean order
Ability to work under pressure
Organisational and time management skills
Excellent attention to detail
A positive approach to change
Horticulture Level 3+
Experience as a Landscaper or Gardener
Horticultural knowledge – local pests, native plants, fertilizers, soil building
Health and safety regulations for landscaping
Skills & Competencies
Customer service focused: committed to providing exceptional customer service across all channels – written, phone and face to face.
Communication: the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, varying communication style depending upon the audience.
Attention to detail: excellent attention to detail and written skills when communicating with others, both internally and externally.
Time management/organisation: accomplish objectives effectively within the time frame given and carry out administrative duties within a portfolio in an efficient and timely manner.
The ability to lift heavy objects
The ability to remain on your feet for long periods of time
Positive approach to change
Honest and loyal
Clean NZ driver licence is essential