Gardener Assistant

Job ID 22422793
Auckland, West Auckland
Full-time
Listed on 2 Feb 2024

About this job

We are a leading provider in open space and full facility maintenance services. We are currently looking for assistant gardeners to join our Hort team. In this role, your main responsibility is to look, learn and act with the new skills you have been shown. You will be assisting to upkeep of a wide range of parks and streets gardens. You will be performing general garden maintenance tasks of annual bedding, perennial beds, mass plantings, re-veg areas that also includes pest weed & insect control, general weed control, vegetation control, pruning, hedge trimming, line trimming & mulching activities. With the right attitude you will get enough experience and training to go for a Qualified role and progress your career in Horticulture. About you: Naturally, you will have passion for green spaces and enjoy working outdoors. Previous experience in horticulture would be viewed as a positive but not a must have. A Clean full or restricted New Zealand Class1 driver license and the ability to drive manual vehicles is a MUST for this role. Willing to listen & learn how to do things on site. Learn & grow into the horticulture industry.

We are proud to be contributing to Auckland Council's vision of creating a world class city. We offer competitive rates of pay, as well as continuous ongoing growth and development.

The work will offer you a great opportunity to develop skills across the wider range of services deliver, rather than a single skillset (e.g. horticulture and turf management)

You will be working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (5-days roster).

There is also some overtime opportunity at a rate of time and half after 40 hours worked. To apply email your CV to janet.douglas019@msd.govt.nz

Job Requirements

Minimum of restricted class 1 license, but full license is preferred. This must be a manual vehicle license. You must also have your own reliable transport to get to site for early morning starts. Ability to pass pre-employment drug test

Days of work
Monday-Friday with early morning starts. (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
$25-$26p/h
Job Category
Gardeners
Career Level
Entry level (6 months - 2 years)
Driver Licence
Full, Restricted
(Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required
Yes

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