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FIELD TEAM MEMBER - 
LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE

POSITION AT A GLANCE

TYPE: Full-Time

PERIOD: Immediate start available, ongoing

HOURS: 40 hours per week

LOCATION: Based out of our Yarragon Depot

QUALIFICATION: Parks & Gardens or Horticulture (desirable)

  • Help us maintain some of Gippsland and South East Melbourne's most impressive native urban reserves and wetland landscapes.

  • We're a progressive family-owned company working with industry leaders in the large-scale commercial landscaping space.

  • Perks! Strong remuneration package with benefits + Monday to Friday work so you can keep your weekends to yourself!

  • Yarragon-based role.

 

ABOUT HABITAT CREATIONS

Habitat Creations is a family-owned company specialising in large-scale urban Landscaping and Open Space Maintenance. Our teams create and maintain some of Melbourne and Gippsland's most beautiful and sustainable soft landscapes, including urban parks, waterways and wetlands.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced gardener / open space maintenance professional to join our growing Landscape division.

 

As a Field Team Member – Landscape Maintenance, you’ll play a critical role in the maintenance and presentation of reserves, parks and other built and natural landscapes using a variety of manual, chemical and mechanical methods. You’ll work with a team of Landscape and Maintenance staff, using your horticulture knowledge and technical skills to undertake a variety of landscape maintenance tasks including mowing, edging, trimming, mulching, planting, pruning, watering, and weed control to achieve a high visual standard and quality to meet and exceed client expectations.

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, and if work/life balance is important to you, you'll be pleased to hear our work days are Monday-Friday with weekend work extremely rare!

ABOUT YOU

Essential:

  • Experience in garden / open space maintenance

  • Experience operating ride-on and zero-turn mowers, and brush cutters

  • Knowledge of environmental weeds including chemical and manual control methods

  • Construction White Card

  • ACUP (or equivalent)

  • First Aid Level II

  • Current Driver’s License and reliable transport

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

  • Can-do, team-first attitude

 

Preferred:

  • Horticulture or Parks & Gardens qualification (or similar)

  • Small plant experience (i.e. skid steer)

  • Chainsaw experience and ticket

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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