Gardener Assistant

Job ID 22463510
Auckland, Auckland Central
Full-time
Listed on 28 Mar 2024

About this job

Programmed is 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.

Suitability details + CV to Augustine.Franklin008@msd.govt.nz and Chris.Hunt013@msd.govt.nz

Job Requirements

- Applicants MUST be Drug free. - MOJ will be checked (candidates with serious convictions or trends will not be considered). - Naturally, you will have passion for green spaces and enjoying working outdoors. - Previous experience in horticulture would be viewed as a positive. - Willing to listen and learn how to do things on site. - Want to learn and grow into the horticulture industry. - You should ideally have your own transport (or live local to Henderson). - MUST have a clean FULL licence + the ability to drive a manual car, with confidence. - MUST have 2 recent work references. - You should be very Fit & Agile, which is essential as it is hard physical work, and will be on your feet all day. - You will work in ALL weather. - Yard is located in Henderson.

Days of work
40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (5-day roster). Overtime opportunity at a rate of time and a half after 40 hours worked. (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
$25-$26/hour
Job Category
Garden and Nursery Labourers
Career Level
Entry level (6 months - 2 years)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required
Yes

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