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Assistant Gardener

Date: 23-Jan-2019

Location: West Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Work outdoors in West Auckland at the Henderson Depot
  • Competitive hourly rate                       
  • Opportunity to learn and grow your career in Horticulture

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

AIM Services is a leading provider in open space and full facility maintenance services. We are currently looking for assistant gardeners to join our team at the west Auckland Depot. In this role, you will be responsible for the upkeep of maintaining the site whether, its vegetation control or the garden on the roundabout, a wide range of park and street gardens. You will also be performing several tasks like weed eating, annual bedding, mowing, hedge trimming, mulching and general garden maintenance.

He kōrero mōu: About you

Your will be an Enthusiastic person who enjoys outdoor work and can adapt to all weathers. Previous work experience in gardening or related field would be handy however, we will be keen to look at people with the right attitude to learn and grow their skills.  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.

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 in-house training and support to help you develop your skill set and career. A competitive wage is on offer and hours of work are 40 hours per week Monday to Friday with opportunities for extra 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 Sunday 18th November 2018. 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.