Maintenance Team Leader

This Award Winning company is looking to employ a Maintenance Team leader to lead the expansion into Melbourne CBD, SE and Geelong area providing the state with the highest standards of Landscape Maintenance. 

We are looking to employ a Horticultural Team Leader to Maintenance sites across the Metro, South East and Geelong Region. 

The successful applicant for this role would be expected to be an enthusiastic, self-starter with a keen eye for detail and can manage and work unsupervised. The position of Team Leader is a key role within Stone Will that requires you to lead a small team to ensure all required works are executed in a safe, productive manner that meets the contractual requirements of our clients. They are required to plan, organise and manage all the day to day working set out by the Maintenance Manager/ Account Manager. 

Stone Will sets a high standard of quality and expects the same from all staff. It is your responsibility to ensure this is maintained at all times on your sites. Whilst using your high technical skills in horticulture you must be able to understand the contracted scope of works and programming requirements, whilst carrying out clear concise communication to staff, management and our clients. 

You will take responsibility for your allocated jobs and the development of your team. An analytical mind is required to resolve complex problems and resolve potential and current project issues. Communication skills both written and verbal, along with demonstrated negotiation and analytical skills are critical. The ability to remain productive while working independently is essential as is the ability to interface and be a crucial influence on the Project Team.

This is a hands on position that will reward the right person with job satisfaction, financial rewards and the opportunity to gain career progression and step up into the next stage of Leadership/ Management.  


  • Ensure the effective and safe execution of onsite works by you and your Team. 
  • Manage and carry out all horticultural works as per the contracted scope of works. 
  • Carry out all risk assessments and safety requirements to adhere with all company policies. 
  • Ensure all staff onsite understand and adhere to all company policies and standards. 
  • Show initiative with ideas, changes of procedures and problem solving skills. 
  • Must have a keen eye for detail and be able to identify site improvements. 
  • Complete relevant company paperwork and submit to the office for processing. 
  • Be proactive and recommend upgrade ideas to the Maintenance Manager. 
  • Assist Maintenance Manager to recommend ideas to help increase productiveness of site staff.
  • Relay all requirements regarding ordering of stock and machinery to Maintenance Manager. 


  • Certificate III (minimum) in Parks and Gardens or Turf Management required. 
  • Must hold a current manual drivers licence 
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in the horticultural industry required with proven experience in leading staff. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership position desired. 
  • Must be a self-motivated individual who is accustomed to operating in a fast paced team environment. 
  • Excellent people skills, open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done. 
  • Strong knowledge and use of all relevant machines utilised within the Horticultural industry. 


16/11/2020 $0 South West & M5 Corridor 1 Trades & Services
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