Gardener / Mower Operator - Christchurch

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Gardener / Mower Operator to join our Christchurch team. This is a diverse position that requires a variety of skills. Part of the year will be with the mowing team and the other part of the year will be part of the Christchurch annual clean-up team. Reporting to the Team Manager, you will be responsible for general garden maintenance, including hedge trimming, plant identification, planting, pruning, vegetation control, mowing, weed-eating and basic plant mechanical maintenance.

The Success Factors 

  • Have a relevant New Zealand qualification (or equivalent) in horticulture (minimum level 4)
  • A minimum of two years previous practical experience in amenity horticulture maintenance and previous mowing experience.
  • A full class 1 driver license is essential and a class 2 would be advantageous
  • Have excellent relationship building and communication skills
  • Have the willingness to accept responsibility and ownership of jobs
  • Be able to prioritise, and ability to work within timeframes
  • Be motived and have the desire to get the job done and work as part of a wider team

Here’s what we can offer you 

  • To belong to a unique, family orientated company which cares about their people
  • A work-life balance so you can spend time with the people you care about
  • The opportunity to give back to the community
  • An annual tool allowance and $300 annual wellness benefit
  • Performance-based salaries that are reviewed annually
  • We are committed to developing our people and offer opportunities for internal and external training

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate and enthusiastic team, so if your skills and experience match, then we want to hear from you. To apply for this role, click ‘apply’ or email your CV to hr@rs.kiwi.nz 

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