Vegatation Control Operator
Recreational Services
Christchurch, NZ
6d ago

Reporting to the Team Manager, we are looking for a Vegetation Control Operator to take total Ownership of the vegetation control duties for the Christchurch park and reserves.

This position involves but is not limited to spray operations and vegetation control; including plant and pest identification, application of organic herbicide to control weeds, general parks vegetation maintenance, planting, pruning roses, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, mowing, rubbish collection and turf maintenance.

You will also participate in the annual clean-up which includes pruning, hedge trimming and pest control.

The Success Factors

  • Ideally, you will hold a National Certificate in Horticulture Level 3, a current grow safe certificate and have previous spraying experience operating a gator
  • A full driving license and be confident driving a manual vehicle is essential for this role
  • You will be able to prioritise and have the ability to work within timeframes
  • You will be a hardworking, reliable team player and demonstrate a positive attitude and behaviours towards working safely
  • A great work ethic and a positive attitude is essential for this role
  • 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, a work mobile phone (including 1GB data) 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
  • Recreational Services is a family-owned business that offers full facility parks maintenance services, operating across New Zealand.

    Recreational Services prides itself with its very special culture that is committed to professionalism, ownership, people and knowledge.

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