Gardener/groundsperson

We are looking for someone to work as part of our team in maintaining large gardens and lawns on private and commercial properties. We offer interesting and varied working environments with opportunities to gain and improve a range of practical skills.

Legal requirements:
* Able to work legally in NZ
* Clean police record

This role requires:
Ability to follow safety procedures and guidelines
Strong attention to detail
Ability to complete tasks unsupervised as required
Use of a range of machinery including petrol and electric garden tools, hand tools and ride on mowers
Reasonable physical fitness as work includes standing for long periods, lifting, carrying, pushing, stooping, bending, kneeling, crawling and reaching
Working outdoors all year round
Drivers license and confidence in driving a trailer preferred
Previous experience in lawn and garden care preferred, however training may be considered for the right candidate.

The ideal person will be:
Tidy and well presented
Punctual
Hard working
Honest
Team player
Good communicator
Someone who enjoys working outdoor and takes pride in their work

Key tasks and responsibilities will include:
Hedge trimming
Trimming small tree branches
Topiary and shaping of trees and shrubs
Trimming lawn edges with weed eater
Mowing lawns with ride on mower and hand mower
Blowing leaves and debris off pathways and lawn
Weeding garden beds
Water blasting pathways, patio areas and driveways
Picking up leaves and garden debris
Helping with landscaping or planting projects including:
Preparing garden beds
Planting flowers, trees and shrubs
Spreading garden mulch

Hours of work:
Part time or permanent position
There may be seasonal differences with longer days in summer and shorter in the winter. Occasional weekend work may be negotiated. Work may be affected by weather.

Wage or salary range:
Depending on experience level.

Interested?
Please send your CV to info@supremelawnservices
We look forward to hearing from you

Website: http://www.supremelawnservices.co.nz