Gardeners & Grounds-maintenance opportunities
Auckland Council
Auckland, NZ
3d ago
  • Permanent Positions
  • Continuous Career Development
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the community
  • Work out west
  • He angitūtanga : The opportunity

    AIM Services is a Full Facility maintenance provider looking after Auckland's parks, sports fields, streetscape, community buildings, stormwater, and the Airport.

    AIM Services is also responsible for the full facilities contracts of the North Shore Memorial Park, Waikumete and Manukau Memorial Gardens cemeteries.

    We are currently looking for experienced gardeners and grounds maintenance operators or simply people interested in growing their career in Horticulture to fill different roles in our team.

    In these roles you will be generally responsible for maintaining vegetation and grounds in Parks, Streets, Cycleways and Cemeteries.

    You will be performing tasks like weed control by hand and with herbicide spray, pruning to promote healthy plant growth, mowing, weed eating, annual bedding, hedge trimming, planting, mulching and general garden and ground maintenance, according to your level of experience

    He kōrero mōu : About you

    Naturally, you will have passion for green spaces and enjoying working outdoors.

    Previous experience in horticulture or soft landscaping would be a bonus.

    A strong Health and Safety focus is important.

    Being able to positively interact with other team members & the public, that result in beneficial outcomes is essential.

    Have a good ability to pick things up quickly and to offer result-oriented options to issues that that may arise.

    Have a positive attitude to life where you are the answer the not the problem.

    A Clean full New Zealand Class1 driver licence and ability to drive manual vehicles is a must for this role.

    Qualifications such as Growsafe or National Certificates Level 3 or 4 in Horticulture are a real bonus but not necessary.

    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 operate a modern fleet of vehicles, plant and machinery and you will be provided with in-house training and support to help you develop your skill set and career.

    A competitive wage is on offer and hours of work are 40 hours per week Monday to Friday with opportunities for extra work.

    You will also enjoy a suite of other council benefits for you and our family.

    Please note that we will review applications as soon as they are received so please apply now to avoid disappointment.

    This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol 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.

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