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Green Space Assistant

Date: 12-Jan-2019

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Work outdoors at the Auckland Domain
  • Gardening, landscape and grounds
  • Opportunity to learn and grow

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

AIM Services is a leading provider in open space and full facility maintenance services. We are currently looking for a green space assistant to join our team at the Auckland Domain, one of Auckland’s most iconic parks. In this role, you will be responsible for the assets on site, gardens and other features. You will also be performing several tasks like weed eating, mowing, hedge trimming, mulching and general maintenance.

He kōrero mōu: About you

Previous work experience in gardening or related field would be handy. Ability to work in a team and comply with health and safety requirements will be key to your success. Stamina with a good level of fitness and agility is required and you will need a clean NZ drivers’ licence with manual driving skills. A Growsafe certificate would be a bonus but training will be provided for the right applicant.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

You will be joining a hard-working and dedicated team where you will be given the opportunity to grow and improve. AIM Services operate a modern fleet of vehicles, plant and machinery and you will be provided with on-going training and support to help further your career. A competitive wage is on offer and hours of work are based on 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, with rostered occasional weekend work.

Our friendly and collaborative team are committed to making a positive contribution to the local community and we would love for you to come join us! Please contact Marshal Nazareth on 021 1945160 or email Marshal.Nazareth@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz. 

Applications close 25th January 2019. However, please note that we will review applications as they are received – so apply now to avoid disappointment.

Please note this position is deemed as safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.