Gardener/Grounds Person
Metlifecare
Mt Roskill, New Zealand
25d ago

About us

Hillsborough Heights is a picturesque retirement village situated in Mount Roskill, offering panoramic 360 degree views over Auckland.

At Hillsborough Heights, 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 role

Our dedicated team are looking for a Gardener 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.

On offer is a part time opportunity, working 35 hours per week. Flexibility to work a variety of shifts is essential.

Skills and experience required

Previous experience with large landscape or amenity gardening and a clean drivers licence are essential. 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 appreciate how important this position is in delivering an outstanding service to our residents, so you will have empathy for the older person;
  • excellent written and spoken English with the ability to communicate in a clear, considerate fashion; and an industrious, diligent approach to ensuring that the job is done to the highest standards.

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