Metlifecare's Pinesong is a peaceful resort-style retirement village and boutique care home located in the heart of Titirangi, with sweeping 180 degree sea views, and an artistic community.
At Pinesong, we're passionate about enabling people to get the very most out of their retirement; and we're just as committed to helping our team get the most out of their careers.
About the roles
Our dedicated team are looking for two fixed term part time Gardeners to join us in creating and maintaining an attractive community environment for our residents.
This role requires a motivated and reliable person with a 'can-do, will-do' attitude, who has the ability to work well in a team as well as with minimal supervision.
This is a job that requires someone who can do a bit of everything. You will assist with the gardening and general upkeep of the grounds as well as assisting with the maintenance of our comprehensive range of village facilities.
On offer are two 4-month fixed term opportunities, 1x full time position working 40 hours per week and 1x part time position, working 30 hours per week.
Please specify in your application if you'd prefer the full time and part time position.
Skills and experience required
To be considered for this role, you need to have the 'right stuff' including common sense, reliability and a healthy, robust physical condition.
You will thrive in a team environment and be confident and capable with hand tools, power tools and operating maintenance machinery.
Previous experience with large landscape or amenity gardening and a clean driver licence are essential and a formal qualification or proof of relevant training, particularly First Aid and Grow Safe, will be advantageous.
The ideal candidate will possess a good knowledge of general gardening, spraying, weeding, pruning, and operating garden machinery, including using a lawn mower.
You will demonstrate a respectful, patient manner which is essential in our aged care environment.