Gardeners

Last updated 10 days ago
Location:Wellington
Job Type:Full Time

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long-term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

The Downer Open Space Management team in the Wellington have a reputation built through having great people, access to first class plant and equipment along with leading edge technology that allow us to deliver to the highest standards across New Zealand. Our teams are professional, focused on delivery of best practice on Parks Maintenance/Horticulture services to our clients and the members of the public.

We are now on the hunt for experienced Gardeners to join our expanding team and have an amazing opportunity for a Trainee who has an interest in cemetery interment operations. You will learn and train in this area in conjunction with parks horticulture gardening. As Gardener, you will undertake gardening work ensuring that high quality, timely and planned maintenance is delivered at all times. Duties will vary dependant on contract requirements. You will also ensure a high level of safety is adhered to in order to protect the public, other team members, and yourself.

We have positions available ranging from prior experience or a recognised industry qualification up to Level 4 (and or advanced would be preferable). Through to trainee opportunities into the Horticulture industry,

You must also have great honest work ethic along with the following:

  • For the Trainee role, willing to learn and train Horticulture qualifications
  • Reliability and a willingness to learn and share knowledge
  • Minimum Full Class 1 Drivers Licence - Class 2 is preferable
  • Keen to work as part of a great team
  • Great communication skills

A role with us can advance your career and expand your skills. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team, working in a collaborative environment. We provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools of trade you need to do your job.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 579019 to apply.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.