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LOOKING FOR FULL-TIME GARDENER Eastern Suburbs Horticulture is one of Sydney horticultural companies who specialize in all aspects of landscape management, both residential and commercial. Eastern Suburbs Horticulture is looking for a Gardener , employed primarily in the residential maintenance department. The successful candidate will ensure a high quality of standard is met daily, along with assuring all WHS & Environmental standards are met and maintained at all time.
This is a permanent full time position and working hours are usually between 6:30AM – 3:00PM basis from Monday to Friday but hours can be flexible. Duties & Tasks • Soil cultivation, digging, forking, mulching, watering, raking, weeding, edging, pruning, bed preparation and planting. • Plans lawns, and plants and cultivates them, using gardening implements and power-operated equipment.
• Plants new and repairs established lawns, using seed mixtures and fertilizers recommended for particular soil type and lawn location. • Locates and plants shrubs, trees, and flowers selected by property owner or those recommended for particular landscape effect. • Mows and trims lawns, using hand mower or power mower.
• Trims shrubs and cultivates gardens. • Maintain high levels of presentation in public parks and gardens • Cleans grounds, using rakes, brooms, and hose. • Sprays trees and shrubs, and applies supplemental liquid and dry nutrients to lawn and trees.
• Dig trenches and install drain tiles. • Keep the borders, thoroughfares and highway footpaths clear and free from litter at all times. Essential requirements: • Relevant qualifications; • 3 years of experience in related area; • Experience on all general gardening equipment light landscaping equipment • Current and valid driver’s license (class C) • Time management and client relationship skills Applicants with the following will be look upon favorably: • Strong Horticultural knowledge • Presentable Salary 55K to 75K per year plus superannuation.