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Leading Hand Horticulture Parks

Date: 23-Jan-2019

Location: West Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Work outdoors in Auckland area based at 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 qualified/experienced gardeners to join our team at the west Auckland Depot. In this role, you will be responsible for the upkeep of a wide range of parks and streets gardens. You will be working with the team toward a better looking Auckland for our rate payers.

He kōrero mōu: About you

You will be an Enthusiastic person who enjoys outdoor work and can adapt to all weathers. 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.

What will set you apart from the rest is as valid Growsafe certificate, proven long term  experience or National Horticulture Certificate level  3 or 4, however, we will be keen to look at people with the right experience in the field to provide them certified training.

People Leader Skills are highly required   for this role as you will be coaching, training, supervising, assessing the quality of the work and leading the team by example.

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 team operates a modern fleet of vehicles and professional machineries so you will be provided with in-house training and support to help you develop your skill set and career. Competitive hourly rates are on offer, on a contract based on 40 hours per week Monday to Friday with opportunities for overtime.

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

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.