Overview

LANDSCAPER / GARDENER – LEAD HAND

Do you want to work with a small team of professionals, using modern equipment to maintain 20 manicured acres of garden in an idyllic country setting? This position is a golden opportunity for either an experienced Lead Hand or somebody ready to take that next step up in their horticultural career. The position reports to the on site Property Manager and although initially casual part time the scope exists to further advance your career to permanent full time.

The Role

  • Garden maintenance – Including safe operation of tools and chemical pesticides
  • Landscaping – Softscape, Hardscape & Irrigation
  • Water management – Maintenance of irrigation systems and water allocation
  • Building maintenance – General handyperson duties and property maintenance
  • Maintain organisation and upkeep of workshop and machinery
  • Coordinate casual contractors and trades people

Key Requirements:

Essential Skills / Experience

  • MR Licence and experience in operating various construction and agricultural plant and vehicles
  • ChemCert ticket or willingness to obtain
  • Garden and land maintenance experience
  • Competent building maintenance skills

Highly Desirable

  • Mechanical experience / skills
  • Administrative Skills
  • Trade background in landscaping or other
  • Farm management / animal husbandry / water management experience

The Successful Candidate will have

  • Highly Developed Organisational Skills
  • Ability to think independently and work autonomously
  • A Self-Starter with the ability to ‘hit the ground running’
  • Exceptional decision-making skills

If this position sounds right for you, please send your resume, with two recent work related referees and cover letter. Contact Ian on 0418 467 884 for any further information.