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Type of contract:
Full-Time Permanent
Industry field:
Parks and Gardens / Horticulture
Type of position:
Application Closing Date:
June 30, 2022

Remuneration negotiable based on experience.

Garden Maintenance Team Leader (Canberra, ACT)

*Join a highly regarded and well established Canberra landscaping company
*Strong focus on flexible work and wellbeing
*Friendly, professional and inclusive work culture

Our Maintenance Team Leader will be relocating back to Sydney and we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced residential Garden Maintenance Team Leader to join our growing team.

Manuka Gardens offers Landscape Design, Construction and Garden Maintenance to the Canberra region. We pride ourselves on providing not only top quality workmanship but our extensive horticultural knowledge ensures our clients' gardens grow and thrive for years to come.

Garden Maintenance Team Leader Position:
You will be responsible for maintaining our established and new maintenance clients' gardens, ensuring their gardening needs are met and exceeded. You will be able to lead and supervise a small team, ensure safety procedures are adhered to, take pride in your work and have the ability to use your initiative.

Being able to communicate effectively with clients and our team, and high attention to detail are a must.

This is a stable role within our business and would suit a candidate with long term tenure in mind who is passionate about their work and mentoring junior team members.
At times you will also have exposure to work alongside our construction team assisting with site prep, planting, turfing, irrigation amongst other ad-hoc duties.

Job Type and Benefits:
• Full time (38 hours per week)
• Wages negotiable
• Dynamic work environment with a friendly, inclusive and professional team
• Company phone, vehicle, trailer and all tools will be provided
• Great team culture and social activities
• 2 - 3 weeks off over Christmas Holidays
• Flexible working environment with the opportunity to make the role your own and help develop new and existing gardens for years to come

The requirements

Skills and experience:
• Minimum 4 years garden maintenance experience including supervisory experience
• Cert III Parks & Gardens / Horticulture or similar
• Current Australian Full driver's licence and White Card
• Complete all aspects of garden maintenance to a high quality as well as managing one or two other team members
• Excellent plant, weeds and pests & disease, irrigation knowledge
• Monitor the health of gardens with the view to always improving them
• Technical skills to use job management software app (Service M8), training will be provided
• Good time management, motivated and honest

How to apply

Please include a cover letter addressing why you would be suitable for this position and a CV with your application and send to Victoria Davies via email

Or call Simon Davies on 0401 489 602 for an informal chat to discuss the position.

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