Junior Landscaper

Think junior landscaper super star who can work both long or short days depending on work flow, be both the guy who can support our head landscaper, and on less busy days does not mind washing the vehicles or counting tools.

Whilst Landscape Design graduate / chippy / building knowledge and experience is a great advantage to this role… Being reliable, turning up on time, being helpful and being trainable is far more important… This job can be tough, digging and pushing a wheelbarrow in the hot sun or in the cold rain – so if you don’t think you have the endurance to start here, and with our ongoing training to make a great landscaper of yourself – read no further! Suppose this brings us to your attitude and trustworthiness which means the world to us, meaning we can sometimes leave you on site by yourself, walk away and know you won’t let yourself into our client’s fridge and help yourself to the left-over pizza!

Our ideal candidate has strong communication skills and is able to communicate well with the head landscaper, colleagues and clients. You will need to like your job and use your initiative, please don’t apply if you are in it just for the dosh… you require an authentic passion for the outdoors, design and construction.
…Could this be you?

Your work will need to be accurate and tidy, and your dress presentable. There is no time for sluggishness and sloppy workmanship here – you do your part and we provide opportunities to upskill you and pay you more.

This role includes:  Planting, staking trees, spreading mulch, topsoil, applying fill etc. Assisting to build: Timber structures, decks, fences, steps, retaining walls, concrete works, installing paving, and bricklaying. You will be responsible for tidying up site and collecting all the tools and putting them in the vehicle at the end of each day. You need to be strong and healthy, without pre-existing conditions that my stop you from coming into work. Earning $20 per hour

– Great attitude to learn
– Can act like an adult
– Turn up on time
– Full clean driving licence
– Own car to get to work
– Drug free
– Job starts  04/03/19 ( or asap) )

Application closes 24 February – Email your full CV
+ Cover Letter + 2 contactable references (2 pages max)
Attn: Monika Olson

Website: https://www.olsonlandscapes.co.nz/