Gardener

Work close to home in beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds, Friendly family environment, Be part of a committed and highly valued staff team.

 EXPERIENCED GARDENER

EMPLOYER

Balmoral Village is a successful, highly regarded Retirement Village located on 20 acres of landscaped gardens and lawns in Wantirna South.

 

POSITION

Full Time Qualified Gardener 35.0 hours per week

Monday to Friday 8.00AM to 3.30PM

 

YOU

With a friendly, helpful personality and a strong work ethic, you enjoy working outdoors and have the ability to undertake manual / physical work.  Possessing great customer service skills, strong horticultural knowledge and experience in the operation and maintenance of gardening equipment and machinery, you are safety focused and enjoy working alone or in a team.  

You will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with the maintenance of the village grounds and gardens including mowing, weeding, pruning, digging, edging, hedging, spraying, watering, re-planting and green waste removal.
  • Helping residents with additional gardening services such as mulching and planting as required.
  • Working within the gardening team to maintain the attractive appearance of the village gardens and lawns and to ensure the village grounds are kept clean and safe.
  • General horticulture duties

 

Your qualifications and skills include:

  • Current drivers licence (truck licence advantageous)
  • Certificate 3 in Horticulture or similar
  • Previous gardening/ horticulture experience
  • Ability to pass a medical
  • Current police clearance or willing to obtain
  • First aid certification (preferred)
  • Ability to communicate with and relate to older people
  • Basic admin, computer and reporting skills

 

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who is motivated, ambitious and wants to join a valued team, using your knowledge and experience to develop a long-term career.

Applications close Friday 19 June 2020.

09/06/2020 $0 Eastern Suburbs 1 Trades & Services
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