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Landscape Maintenance And Planting Crew Member

Natural Habitats Landscapes Rolleston, Christchurch

Job Description


Natural Habitats Landscapes

Located in Christchurch

Fixed term contract initially with an average of 40hrs per week - very weather dependent bad weather can limit how much we can do. This could develop into a more permanent role depending upon our upcoming work.

Natural Habitats Landscape is New Zealand’s premier landscape company. We have been building and maintaining award winning landscapes for over 30 years throughout NZ.

We are looking for a maintenance and planting crew member to join our landscape team working on several projects within Christchurch.

Candidates for this role will display:

Pride in yourself and your work.
A solid work ethic and good attitude to work.
Be physically fit and capable of manual work the work will be physically demanding.
Ability to work long hours and weekends when required.
Happy to work with weed killers/herbicides - training and safety equipment will be provided. This is a large part of the role in the summer.
The work will involve maintenance of planted areas - weeding spraying and line trimming as well as grass cutting/scrub cutting.
In April we will start to undertake mass planting on motorway projects - this is hard work and will last for the whole winter. We ideally expect staff to achieve 450 + plants per day once trained.
Ideally we would like someone who has a drivers license and can drive a manual.
A good level of English is required as well as a sense of humour.
Previous experience is beneficial but not crucial a good attitude is the most important asset.
Employees working on Commercial sites need to be able to pass a drug test.
Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

If you have passion to work outdoors and wish to be part of team enhancing the NZ landscape we can offer you a rewarding and challenging role.

Please send through a CV to the email address provided.

  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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Natural Habitats Landscapes

Member since: March 2019