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LEADING HAND -
FIELD TEAM

POSITION AT A GLANCE

TYPE: Full-time

PERIOD: Immediate start available

HOURS: 40 hours per week

LOCATION: Based out of our Yarragon Depot

  • Help us transform Gippsland and Melbourne's South East with beautiful, biodiverse and sustainable native landscapes.

  • Play a major part in the maintenance and rehabilitation of natural areas and ecosystems.

  • Work with industry leaders in the commercial landscaping and environmental conservation space.

  • Important role based at our Yarragon depot leading and managing on-ground works, with an exciting pipeline of projects ahead.

  • Perks! Fantastic remuneration package and benefits, including paid RDOs and Birthday Leave.

ABOUT HABITAT CREATIONS

Habitat Creations is a family-owned company specialising in Environment, Landscaping, and Open Space Maintenance.

 

Our teams create and maintain some of Gippsland and Melbourne's most beautiful and sustainable soft landscapes, including urban parks, waterways and wetlands.

 

Our Environment teams play a critical role in the maintenance and rehabilitation of high-value natural areas including remnant vegetation, parks and reserves, waterways, remote and modified landscapes. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced large-scale commercial landscaper or environmental bush crew team member, to join our team in a leadership position to help deliver an exciting pipeline of projects throughout Gippsland and Melbourne's South East. This is a hybrid role predominantly working with our Environment team, however, some responsibilities will cross over into urban environments with the Landscaping team. 

WHAT'S ON OFFER

At Habitat Creations our goal is to attract and retain great people, that's why we prioritise training and development, offer clear pathways for progression, and provide employees with a generous Employee Health, Wellness and Incentive Program. You'll also be offered an attractive salary package and benefits, including regular paid RDOs and Birthday Leave! If work/life balance is important to you, you'll be pleased to hear our hours are Monday-Friday 7.30 am to 4 pm so you can keep your weekends to yourself! 

ABOUT YOU

You love working outdoors, where the idea of four walls and a desk couldn't be further away. You enjoy hard work, and when it's knock-off time, knowing that you've spent the day doing something that matters. Sharing challenges and accomplishments with your teammates is what makes you go. You take pride in your work, but you have a bit of fun along the way. Leading and elevating the people around you is a challenge you value.


To be considered for this role, you'll need:

 

  • Experience in large-scale commercial landscaping (or similar) or an environmental bush crew

  • Leadership experience is preferred but not essential as you'll have a strong management team around you

  • Current Driver’s License and reliable transport

  • Construction White Card

  • First Aid Level II

  • ChemCert/ACUP

  • Ability to ID and treat weeds using appropriate control methods

  • Experience operating a chainsaw and brush cutter with relevant ticket (highly preferred)

  • Small plant experience (i.e. skid steer/mini excavator) preferred but not essential  

 

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. 
 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please apply via Seek. Make sure to include a copy of your resume and cover letter detailing any personal traits and professional experience to indicate your suitability for the role. For a copy of the position description or to arrange a confidential discussion, please email jobs@habitatcreations.com.au.

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