Are you a passionate plant nerd living in the Eltham VIC area? Check below for job opportunities, or send us an expression of interest today.
Do you have a passion for gardening? Are you willing to wear a uniform that professes your love of worms and weeding?
If you are interested in working with a fun bunch of like minded plant nerds, this position may just be for you!
Mel’s Garden Care & Maintenance is based in Eltham servicing a wide range of gardens in surrounding suburbs. We are growing and looking to add a casual gardener to our maintenance team.
This will be an ongoing position of approx. 25-30 hours per week with the possibility of increased hours in the future. Hours are flexible and there will be no weekend work - yay!
Reporting to Mel, the Chief Garden Lover, our ideal candidate will:
Love working in a team and also be confident to work unsupervised when required
Be skilled in plant identification, particularly weeds, perennial shrubs and trees
Have an understanding of the ongoing maintenance requirements of plants
Be hard working and physically fit
Posses qualifications and/or experience in general garden maintenance tasks including hand weeding, hedging, pruning, planting, and applying soil amendments such as compost, fertilisers and mulch
Be organised and have excellent communication skills
Have a keen eye for detail and be proud of the work they do
Live local or be familiar with the Eltham area
Have their own vehicle and drivers license
Current Horticulture students or recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Remuneration is in accordance with the Gardening and Landscaping Services Award 2020.