Gardener / Landscaper

As a member of Pacific Building Management Group’s Gardener/Landscaper Division your role and duties will include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing and removing thatch, and trimming and edging around flower beds, walks, and walls.
  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
  • Mow and edge lawns, using power mowers and edges.
  • Plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, and shrubs, and apply mulch for protection, using gardening tools.
  • Attach wires from planted trees to support stakes.
  • Decorate gardens with stones and plants.
  • Rake, mulch, and compost leaves. Gather and remove litter.
  • Haul or spread topsoil and spread straw over seeded soil to hold soil in place.
  • Maintain irrigation systems, including winterizing the systems and starting them up in spring.
  • Plan and cultivate lawns and gardens.
  • Prune and trim trees, shrubs, and hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.
  • Trim and pick flowers, and clean flower beds.
  • Water lawns, trees, and plants, using portable sprinkler systems, hoses, or watering cans.
  • Build forms and mix and pour cement to form garden borders.
  • Install rock gardens, ponds, decks, drainage systems, irrigation systems, retaining walls, fences, planters, and/or playground equipment.
  • Maintain and repair tools, equipment, and structures such as buildings, greenhouses, fences, and benches, using hand and power tools.
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, burial sites, and other grounds features.
  • Use irrigation methods to adjust the amount of water consumption and to prevent waste.
  • Care for natural turf fields, making sure the underlying soil has the required composition to allow proper drainage and to support the grasses used on the fields.
  • Operate powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.
  • Use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge and brush trimmers, and axes.

To be successful in this position the candidate:

  • Experience in a similar role is ideal
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks through use of effective organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to effectively organise workflow for timely completion as a team
  • Great work ethic with a commitment to quality
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Company Information

Pacific Building Management Group is a proudly Australian owned company that provides comprehensive facilities management services to residential, commercial, industrial, retail and public facilities. We pride ourselves on our innovation and ability to develop strong relationships with our clients through the provision of quality and cost effective services. As an industry leader we provide our employees with sustainable careers and ongoing opportunities for training, growth and development.

This is a great opportunity offering comfortable working conditions within a team environment. If you’re ready to join a family and expand your knowledge, apply within!

Salary, although negotiable, will be commensurate with skills and experience.