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Gardener - Retirement Village

Hillsborough, New Zealand

Reference: 5246168

  • Beautiful retirement village environment
  • Full-time position - Monday to Friday
  • Hillsborough location

We are seeking an experienced Gardener to work alongside our Senior Gardener at Selwyn Heights Retirement Village in Hillsborough. The gardening and maintenance department is well resourced with a full range of up-to-date equipment. This is a chance to be part of a village team where you can demonstrate your expertise in floriculture and the care of the village grounds.

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday to Friday - 8am to 4.30pm.

The work is varied and includes lawn mowing along with all the other functions of gardening and plant care, including renovation and remediation of gardens and lawns, seasonal plant care, replacement of annuals, ponds and fountain care and irrigation maintenance. The Gardener is expected to have a range of knowledge and gardening experience, display initiative and work autonomously at times.

The right candidate needs to be strong, energetic, fit and have the stamina expected in an outdoor job. Being a team player, well organised and able to complete projects on time is also essential. As a Gardener, you will be joining the maintenance and resident services team of five, known for its service ethic and results.

A full New Zealand driver's license is also required.

As part of the Selwyn Foundation, Selwyn Heights is a well-established retirement village in Hillsborough. Situated on the eastern border of Monte Cecilia Park, the grounds are attractively planted but have plenty of potential for improvement and intensification. There are many mature trees within the 5 hectares which provide a beautiful backdrop to the existing gardens.

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Applications Close: 11 Nov 2020