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NURSERY HANDS (X2)

POSITION AT A GLANCE

TYPE: Casual or Fixed Term Contracts available

PERIOD: Immediate starts available

HOURS: Minimum 24 hours, up to 40 hours per week negotiable

LOCATION: Longwarry and Trafalgar Nursery

QUALIFICATION: Horticulture (desirable) 

NOTE: 2x positions available

ABOUT HABITAT CREATIONS

Habitat Creations is a family-owned company specialising in large-scale urban landscaping, natural environment remediation and revegetation, and native plant supply via our Wholesale Nursery.

Our Nursery division is where the Habitat Creations story began and is still the backbone of our entire operations, Our Wholesale Nursery grows 2 million indigenous aquatic and terrestrial plants per year, supplying the landscaping industry, state and local government, water authorities, catchment management authorities, private landholders and our own Landscaping and Environment projects.

Together, we work towards our shared purpose; to leave an environmental legacy for our clients and local communities.

OPPORTUNITY

Nursery Hands play an important role in providing assistance to the Wholesale Nursery team, fulfiling a range of general Nursery duties, including pricking out and tubing up seedlings, moving stock, labelling, watering, weeding and other plant and nursery duties.

 

Nursery work is challenging, diverse and rewarding teamwork in the great outdoors!

ABOUT YOU

You love working outdoors, where the idea of four walls and a desk couldn't be further away. You enjoy manual 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.

 

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you! Previous experience working in a Native Plant Nursery will be highly regarded but isn't required as training can be provided.

KEY SKILLS

Essential

  • An enthusiasm for plants and the horticulture industry

  • The ability to complete physical work in all weather conditions

  • Dexterity / fine motor skills

  • A current and valid driver’s license and reliable transport is required for this role (a manual driver’s licence and the ability to tow a trailer are preferred but not essential)

  • Proof of Coronavirus Vaccination (subject to state/federal health requirements)

  • First Aid Level II

Desirable

  • A horticulture qualification is desirable, but not essential.

  • Experience in a native wholesale nursery is preferred, with demonstrated knowledge and skills covering the main duties as described in this position description.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Click the link below to apply via Seek. Make sure to include a copy of your resume and cover letter detailing your experience and skills that indicate your suitability for the role.

APPLY VIA SEEK, HERE.