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Gardener (Trade Qualified) – Forresters Beach

Forresters Beach Retirement Village

Application end date: 29 Jun 2017

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Trade Qualified Gardener to join our dedicated and hard working Forresters Beach team on a Permanent Full Time basis working 7am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday.

Forresters Beach Retirement Village is situated on the beautiful Central Coast and offers luxurious independent living villas. Our professional gardening team takes pride in providing and maintaining exceptional manicured gardens for our residents and their guests.

The function of the Gardener’s role is in providing gardening services to the residents of the village in a professional, friendly and courteous manner whilst maintaining the high standard of presentation within the village gardens.  If you are successful for this role you will be working amongst a team lead by experienced and professional Horticulturists. 

Duties include but are not limited to;

  • Maintain gardens and grounds to a high professional standard, as directed by the Village Manager;
  • Coordinate with maintenance personnel when required;
  • Attend to requests from residents in a respectful and enthusiastic manner to their garden areas;
  • Renovation and refurbishment of existing gardens;
  • Other tasks from time to time as required by the Village Manager.

To be successful in this position you would have worked within a similar environment and hold the following:

  • Trade qualified with a minimum of Cert 3 in Horticulture, Parks and Gardens or similar; 
  • Minimum 3 years proven experience within a similar role;
  • Sound gardening knowledge (including extensive hedging experience);
  • First Aid Certificate (desirable);
  • Current National Police Clearance (or willingness to obtain one);
  • Current Drivers Licence (minimum red P’s);
  • Knowledge of legislative HS&E requirements;
  • The ability to work well within a team and also autonomously;

The Company aims to attract and retain high quality employees through a flexible, positive and friendly working environment. 

Eligibility to work in Australia on an unrestricted basis is essential, along with the ability to provide (or be wiling to obtain) a current national police clearance and conduct a Pre Employment Medical assessment.

For a copy of the Position Description; PD – Gardener – Forresters Beach (Trade) – JUNE 2017

If you feel this could be your next career move, and MUST have the required qualifications, please submit your application promptly by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.  Shortlisting for interview will commence immediately.

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