Situations Vacant

  • The following positions are listed by Landscaping Victoria members. Interested applicants should contact the advertising business directly for all enquiries and applications. Vacant positions are listed in good faith and are posted for a period of one month unless Landscaping Victoria receives notification that the position has been filled.


  • Office Sales Assistant

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    Martin Kellock Pots and Planters is a supplier of garden pots and features to the landscape industry and garden centres. Based in Seaford, we are seeking someone experienced in the landscape/nursery industry who may be interested in a change to sales and customer relations.
    Being a small company of ten employees some flexibility is required in the job description of everyone employed depending on their capacities but the successful applicant will generally be working in our office at Seaford alongside other sales staff with training on the job.

    The principal duties of the applicant required to work in our Seaford office are:

    • responding to emails and phone call enquiries about product availability and pricing
    • dealing face to face with customers in the warehouse.
    • entering orders and invoices into MYOB ADVANCED
    • liaising with other staff to ensure timely ordering of stock

    Basic requirements:

    • good working knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word etc
    • reasonable keyboard and communication skills
    • a good knowledge of the landscape/nursery industry
    • driver’s licence

    Useful but not essential:

    • forklift licence
    • light rigid truck licence

    Please send a letter of application including resume to accounts@martinkellockpots.com.au or contact Martin or John on 03 9701 8699

    Posted 23 May.


  • First Year Apprentice / Labourer

    NuVision

    Western suburbs based company Nu Vision Landscapes is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual for a full time landscaping/concreting apprenticeship. 

    Must be hard working, able to work Saturdays (when required), have own transport and the ability to work well in a team environment.

    Call Paul : 0402 197 639 for more information, or simply send your resume through to paul@nuvisionlandscapes.com.au

    Posted 19 May.


  • Apprentice Landscaper

    greener landscapes

    Greener Visions Landscapes is a residential landscape construction company building high quality gardens around Melbourne along side industry leading designers.

    We are looking to welcome, a passionate and highly motivated individual; with a high attention to detail, to our team. The position is for 1st or 2nd year apprentices.

    Skills and Experience:

    • Drivers licence and own vehicle
    • Basic knowledge of residential landscape construction 
    • Attention to detail 
    • Reliable, team player attitude with a good work ethic
    • Good communication skills
    • Be willing to learn and develop leadership skills

    Applications can be sent to jayden.w@greenervisions.com.au or call 0433 991 814
    www.greenervisions.com.au

    Posted 17 May

     


  • Project Coordinator

    WhyteGardens

    Recently re-branding to elevate our profile and focus on our core projects; we continually refine our operations and so the need has come about to create a new position within the company for a highly skilled landscaper that can do the following:

    Your duties will include-

    • Liaise with our in-house landscape architects on all compliance tasks including :
    • Obtaine all engineers requirements
    • Prepare all permit applications for Planning Permits & Building Permits
    • Obtain Build Over Easements & SBO permits etc. 
    • Prepare construction specifications document
    • Formulate all quotations and rates for staff and contractors to use
    • Prepare contracts for client and contractors
    • Prepare all OH&S requirements and ensure implementation
    • Liaise with suppliers on delivery dates
    • Formulates all variations from contract for client to sign. 
    • Liaise with Designers on what needs adding to working drawings and verifies them on completion. Apply for warranty insurance. 

    This role is a new position, as such you may be required to do some hands on landscaping as we groove in your role although the intent is for you to be in an admin role. We would also train you on using Vectorworks so you may create the construction drawings for our projects and compliance applications.

    You will be someone with many years of experience that has a wide knowledge of complex construction. Since we do all aspects of residential works on large projects we expect that you will take control of all the above with accuracy and ensure the company is producing excellent results.  An excellent knowledge in horticulture would be great, although not the most important aspect. This role will suit someone who wants to be challenged, can work to high demands to get results, and deal with complex issues professionally. Based at our design studio in Malvern you will work with our Project Manager in all operations.

    If you feel that you are right for this role please send a resume to admin@whytegardens.com.au 

    Posted 17 May


  • Landscaper/Maintenance

    JulianMcCarthyLandscapes

    This position is available for qualified / 2nd / 3rd year apprentice.

    Applicant will be surrounded by great team environment; and will need to bring with them a strong work ethic and high level of motivatation. Office is located in the South Eastern suburbs. 
    Immediate start.

    For any further details contact:

    Julian McCarthy 0417 310083
    Email: julian.mc@bigpond.com 

    Posted 12 May


  • Leading Hand - Foreman - Supervisor

    Maroondah Landscapes

    We have a huge pipeline of confirmed works, as well as a very generous package, that is just waiting for the right person to snap it up!

    All this, and more, could be yours...!

    Package Highlights Include:

    • Solid Salary Package
    • Company Car – with private usage.
    • Incentive and referral bonuses.
    • Great team with a magnificent culture.
    • Immediate start with a secure future.

    So, if you have the desire to enhance your career, have passion and drive, and enjoy hard work that is hands on; and most of all, a desire to create the very best of the best, then call us! We're waiting for someone just like you to come over to the team at Maroondah; where our team are the investment.

    Phone : 03 9761 5319

    Website : http://www.maroondahlandscapes.com.au/www/home/

    Posted May 10.

     


  • Landscape Gardener

    Coolabah Landscaping

    Coolabah Building and Landscapes Construction specialize in high end residential landscape & outdoor constructions and are looking for a full time fourth year or qualified landscaper that is confident and keen to grow into an ever changing role.

    We are looking for someone who has a lot of experience in both soft and hard landscape construction including paving, concreting, timber and use of plant equipment. This person will be coordinating staff and subcontractors to efficiently complete projects, read landscape plans and make decisions, set-out projects, order materials, be a point of contact for clients on-site, have the ability to guide and teach apprentices, keep sites safe and productive and be able to work independently.

    This role requires the candidate to have a good work ethic and be able to produce a high standard of work including attention to detail. Experience in operating a bobcat or excavator machinery is advantageous.  

    Must have a drivers licence and white card.

    The successful candidate will possess good communication and people skills, get along well with others, take direction easily and works comfortably as part of a team. Be enthusiastic, proactive and passionate with an eye for detail. Be punctual, reliable and honest.

    Email resumes to info@coolabahlandscapes.com.au

    Posted May 10.


  • Landscape Gardener

    Exterior Concept Landscapes

    We are a dynamic landscape gardening company specializing in local government and commercial contracts in and around Melbourne and surrounding suburbs. We are seeking an experienced and self motivated Landscape Gardener to join our hardworking and growing team.
    We are seeking a healthy individual experienced in working  from plans and details. The ablility to translate plans to members of a small team and oversee production

    If this sounds like you, send your resume and cover letter to Recruitment  Manager, Exterior Concept Landscapes : michaelillman@bigpond.com.

    Posted May 10.


  • Sales Assistant

    SmartWaterShop

    Smart Water is a leading supplier of Water and Irrigation Equipment to Retail and Trade customers in Victoria.

    We currently have an opening for a full time Sales Assistant to join our team at Hoppers Crossing.

    Become a member of the best sales team in the business. Further develop your Customer Service Skills and your knowledge in Irrigation, Pumps, Water Tanks, Rain Water Harvesting & Water Recycling. Be prepared to role up your sleeves and dive in!

    Previous experience in the Irrigation, Plumbing and/or Pump Industry would be highly valued but not a must.

    Please email a short covering letter, along with a copy of your CV to sales@smartwatershop.com.au 

    Posted April 28.

     


  • Maintenance Manager

    MBF Garden Company

    MPF Garden Company is an established and award-winning business and has grown to become a leading landscape design, construction and maintenance operation.

    Our success stems from a hard-working and dedicated team who together provide customers with great landscapes and excellent service.

    The Opportunity

    We are seeking a Maintenance Manager who has experience in managing maintenance crews and who can supervise with running and working on maintaining numerous properties in Melbourne.

    Key Selection Criteria

    • Must have horticultural experience and/or qualification
    • Reporting to Director
    • Manage the Maintenance Team
    • Maintain and adhere to schedules
    • Prepare schedules and tasks for Team
    • Input data into software package for processing
    • Contacting clients
    • Schedule equipment repairs and maintenance
    • Purchase of stock and garden supplies

    What We Can Offer You

    • Attractive salary package with vehicle, phone and ipad
    • Great working environment and culture
    • The opportunity to grow even further in our organisation
    • Now is the time to make your move to MPF Garden Company!

    Please submit your CV to careers@mpfgardencompany.com.au or call 0420 455 588.

    Posted April 26.  


  • Landscape Construction Apprentice

    MBF Garden Company

    From one man with a shovel and a ute, to an established and Award-Winning business – MPF Garden Company has grown to become a leading landscape company in Melbourne.  Success stems from our hard-working and dedicated team who together provide customers with great landscapes and excellent service.

    The Opportunity

    We are seeking someone who has an interest in the landscape construction industry. The Certificate III in Landscape Construction will allow you to work alongside qualified tradespeople and gain knowledge and skills that are essential in this industry.

    The Criteria

    • An interest in landscape construction
    • Are able to attend both work and TAFE (to study away from work hours)
    • Are well presented, polite and courteous and has the ability to follow safe work practices effectively
    • National Police Check (or willing to obtain)
    • Own vehicle and licence desirable but not essential
    • Any exposure to the construction industry desirable but not essential
    • An opportunity to grow as a tradesman in our environment

    What We Can Offer You

    • Great working environment and culture
    • The opportunity to fast track your career in a growing organisation
    • Now is the time to make your move to MPF Garden Company!

    To apply, please submit your CV to careers@mpfgardencompany.com.au or call on 0420 455 588.

    Posted April 26.


  • 1st. year Apprentice - Landscape

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    Ingardens Landscaping are offering an apprentice position to join our landscape construction team.

    The company provides a broad range of landscape services in the residential sector within the Melbourne Metro area, with the majority of works carried out in Bayside, and Inner Eastern suburbs.

    • The successful applicant will be provided full training in all aspects of Landscape, including paving, retaining walls, turf, irrigation, and planting.
    • There is also the requirement to attend TAFE for one day a week, for the term of the apprenticeship.
    • The successful applicant must have a genuine interest in the industry. They also must be enthusiastic, punctual, and reliable and motivated to learn.
    • The applicant should be able to apply themselves, in improving their skills and knowledge within the landscape industry, to the best of their ability.

    Pay will be based on Award Rates, a valid driver’s licence would be preferred, although not essential for the right applicant.

    Please send a cover letter with your CV with references to: info@ingardens.com.au

    Posted April 26.


  • Landscape Leading Hand

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    Ingardens Landscaping provides a broad range of landscape services in the premium residential sector within the Melbourne Metro area, with the majority of works carried out in Bayside, and Inner Eastern suburbs. The company was formed in 1994, and is based in Brighton East. 

    Ingardens Landscaping are seeking skilled landscaper, to fill a Leading Hand position in our landscape construction team.

    The successful applicant must be:

    • Experienced, with a high skill levels in a diverse range of construction tasks.
    • Hold a current Victorian Driver’s License, and White/Red card. 
    • Have the ability to understand and interpret landscape plans and documentation.
    • Have the ability to work unsupervised, delegate tasks and Lead a team.
    • Have the ability to communicate with clients, and other subcontractors.
    • Have a desire to deliver a quality finish, with an eye for detail.
    • Have an ability to pass on skills to younger members of the team.
    • Prepared to stretch themselves to learn new skills.

    Tools and equipment

    • Alll tools and equipment will be provided.
    • Phone provided (or allowance).
    • Uniform.
    • Company vehicle during work hours.

    Remuneration:

    • Full time position.
    • Salary package negotiated based on your skills and experience.
    • Based on a 40 hour week

    Please forward your application, with resume to info@ingardens.com.au

    Posted April 26.


  • Qualified Landscaper

    Str8line

    Str8line Landscaping Pty Ltd is an established, award winning landscape business offering high quality landscape construction to residential properties in the south-east, and inner eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

    With further business growth due to strong business relationships we are seeking a Qualified Landscaper for immediate start.

    The successful applicant to join our team will have the following essential skills and attributes: • * Qualified landscaper with the ability to work unsupervised and also manage a team.

    • Ability to read from plans, and solid knowledge of OH&S
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Possess a strong attention to detail
    • Victorian driver's license and white card.
    • Passionate, highly motivated and well organised
    • Experience in all aspects of landscaping, including, paving, brickwork, concreting, retaining walls, irrigation and lighting.

    A very attractive, above award salary will be paid to the successful applicant. We would be looking to grow this role as the business develops accordingly.

    To learn more about what we do please visit our website www.str8linelandscaping.com.au

    If your skill set meets the above criteria and you are looking for long term employment in a fast growing company with a great culture, please send your cover letter and resume to chris@str8linelandscaping.com.au Or call Chris 0422 111 677.

    Posted April 28.


  • Apprentice Horticulturalist

    Garden Tarts

    We are a fast growing Garden Design, Construction and Maintenance business, seeking an Apprentice Horticulturalist to join our friendly team.

    We are based in Ashburton and predominately our work is within the City of Booroondara and   Stonnington          

    The successful applicant will be working toward a Certificate III in Parks and Gardens.

    The duties of an Apprentice Horticulturalist include:

    • Sampling soils and analysing results
    • Identifying weeds
    • Implementing plant establishment program
    • Compost and mulch distribution
    • Implementing landscape maintenance program
    • Planting out as per design
    • Controlling plant pests and diseases
    • Establishing and troubleshooting irrigation systems
    • Laying and Establishing turf
    • Small paving areas
    • Installing garden edging.

    The suitable person will need to have a genuine interest in gardening and sustainable solutions. Not afraid of hard work, enthusiastic and friendly, be physically fit, energetic, self motivated and a desire to learn.

    This person will also need to work within a small team, possess a positive and friendly attitude and keen to start their career in Landscape Horticulture. Attention to detail and using initiative within the work assigned is highly regarded.

    • A current drivers licence and own car is required.

    If you think this is a job for you, please send a resume to the email address below, a covering letter on why you would like to join the Garden Tarts team, outlining any relevant experience.

    If you have any questions please call Michele on the mobile number below.

    Attention: Michele Farrugia/ Director
    Email address: tgardent@ bigpond.net au
    Mobile: 0432 328 495
    Web: thegardentarts.com.au

    Posted April 24.


  • Civil Site Foreman | Construction Supervisor

    LandscapingPlus

    About Us

    Landscape Plus Group is a commercial builder specialising in civil construction & hard landscape services within the commercial sector based in Mulgrave, Victoria. We complete civil landscape projects that extend into car parks, structural concrete, boardwalks those interesting projects that are in the too hard basket.

    The Role

    Reporting directly to the Project Manager, this role has huge potential for an individual looking to firmly establish a long term career within a company experiencing solid and consistent growth.

    Seeking an experienced Civil Foreman | Supervisor

    Ideally we are looking for a flexible individual willing to learn the multifaceted trade of commercial construction.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Overseeing of construction site and coordination of all trades and/or subcontractors.
    • Pre project planning, involvement and organising of project documentation.
    • Reading of construction plans and drawings; working to RLs.
    • Liaising with clients, subcontractors, project managers and local authorities.
    • Establishing the site with OHS requirements including on site inductions.
    • Ensuring productivity, efficiency and timeframes are being met on site.
    • Lead, support and mentor staff.
    • Schedule and manage deliveries.
    • Communicating and developing strong relationships with site team.
    • Order and arrange for deliveries of all site materials.
    • Attend project meetings.

    Skills & Experience

    The Successful Applicant will have the following skills:

    • Minimum of 7years' experience in a supervisory or foreman capacity
    • Strong leadership, communication and organisational skills
    • Be self motivated and driven to excel
    • Have strong business management skills
    • Any relevant qualifications or certification an advantage

    Remuneration

    Please note the right candidate will be offered a healthy salary, based on experience and get up and go! Remuneration includes fully services ute, phone allowance and RDO's.

    As a market leader, we offer client offers the advantages of a secure job and the opportunity for development and growth.

    Email resumes to c.keay@landscapeplus.com.au.

    Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted.

    Posted April 24.


  • Landscape Designer

    Gary Winter Design

    Gary Winter Landscape Design is in search of assistance from an experienced and passionate Landscape Designer. Our design style is geared toward a more natural landscape environment and therefore, we are looking for the right person to become part of our team and join us on our mission. This role is of a casual nature to begin with working toward an increase in hours with a more permanent role as the business continues to grow. Our office is located in East Doncaster and all work is conducted here.

    Requirements

    Personal Attributes

    • Punctual, Reliable & Honest
    • Enthusiastic, Proactive & Passionate with an eye for detail
    • Ability to work independently
    • Great customer and everyday people skills of high importance
    • Extremely organised and efficient
    • Drivers Licence and own transport a must
    • Physically fit an able.

    Work Skills

    • Very Proficient in Vectaworks
    • Experience & Knowledge in all levels of design delivery including 2D & 3D drawings through to perspectives & working drawings
    • A very good understanding of landscape construction practices – previous hands on experience helpful but not essential
    • A very high level of plant knowledge and horticultural practices is a must
    • Good research and problem solving abilities also required
    • Plant placement and potential planting on landscape sites may be required from time to time

    All enquires go to

    Gary Winter

    M:0408 570 504
    E: gary@garywinterdesign.com.au

    Posted April 21.


  • Landscape Tradesperson

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    Essendon Landscaping and Construction provides all aspects of landscape construction to residential and commercial properties across Melbourne. We are part of both the Master Builders and Landscaping Victoria and have been operating since 2002.

    We are seeking a qualified and highly skilled individual to join our team. You will be involved in all aspects of landscape construction including site set out, liaising with clients, working from plans, retaining walls, concreting, paving, irrigation, lighting, timber works and soft landscaping.

    You must have exceptional communication skills, the ability to delegate and assign tasks, work within a team, be results driven and completeassigned projects within a designated timeline. 

    You will have:

    • Minimum 3 years trade experience
    • Certificate III in landscaping or equivalent 
    • Valid drivers license with own car capable of towing a trailer
    • Dingo digger experience or similar 
    • Experience reading and interpreting plans
    • White Card
    • Working with Children's Check (or willing to obtain)
    • References required

    Interested applicants should contact Matt at matt@essendonlandscaping.com

    Posted April 20.


  • Social Media Marketer

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    Kilby Park Tree Farm is a horticulture oasis, situated on ten acres of stunning land in Kew. We have a huge selection of Native and Ornamental tree and shrubs, which makes Kilby Park Melbourne’s most beautiful wholesale nursery. We also have a retail site in Hawthorn, which is included in the overall marketing of the business.

    We are a sustainable business. Our use of minimal fertilizers’, recycling of water and materials equate to a very low carbon footprint. We help the environment in the most basic way, we grow trees.

    Kilby Park Tree Farm is looking for a resourceful and efficient social media marketer. You will be operating a cross-platform marketing  campaign for two businesses functioning as separate entities. The nature of the role is broad, and requires basic photography, editing and graphic design skills, an understanding of Facebook’s Business Manager tool, proficiency in managing and adjusting budgets and a keen eye for content creation and discovery. Preferably you will have formative experience in copywriting and are eager to develop this skill though your fast learning.

    Applicants should have:

    • Aligned values with Kilby parks aim of selling the best trees in the industry.
    • Belief and interest in the benefit of trees and the environment.
    • Experience with: Facebook (Business Manager), Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google +.
    • Desired experience with: Google Adwords, SEO, Wordpress, Budget Management, Analytics and Reports,
    • A capacity to create content for social media streams (ideally you will be able to operate Photoshop and InDesign)
    • Research skills: i.e. capacity to think broadly and research other social media pages that would be well aligned with Kilby Park
    • Energy and enthusiasm to brainstorm ideas and develop creative ways of engaging the community
    • Strong organisational skills and reliable with deadlines
    • Previous experience with social media in a vocational capacity but values driven and keen to be involved in something meaningful that is having a huge positive impact in the world.

    This role is part-time in nature, equating to roughly around two days per week. Please email a CV and cover letter to robert@kilbytreefarm.com.au.

    Close date for CV’s is 30/04/17

    Posted April 20.


  • Full-time Skilled Landscaper

    Ben Harris Gardens

    Ben Harris Gardens is a landscaping company based in the eastern suburbs that specialises in creating natural water features and informal gardens. As a result of ongoing growth, we are seeking a full-time skilled landscaper to join our small team to assist in all aspects of hard and soft landscaping.

    Some of the tasks you will be doing include:

    • Natural water features – ponds, streams, dry creek beds
    • Soft landscaping – garden beds, edging, irrigation, turf
    • Hard landscaping – paving, pergolas, bridges, stone walls, rock placement
    • Helping to organise materials for jobs, and assist with project management and job logistics

    To be successful you must have:

    • formal qualifications (Cert III in Landscape construction, or a Cert IV or higher horticulture qualification)
    • 4+ years of experience in landscape construction
    • good level of fitness and strength
    • current driver's license and own vehicle
    • interest in horticulture and/or natural water features

    In addition, you will be:

    • a good communicator
    • reliable and punctual
    • able to work alone or part of a group
    • able to receive instructions and follow them through - open to training and feedback, with willingness to learn and improve

    Please send your resume through to jobs@bhgardens.com.au.

    Posted April 18.

     


  • Lead Landscape Designer

    Phillip Withers Gardens

    Who are we

    Phillip Withers Landscape Design was established in 2012 and prides itself on their respect to both nature and sustainability by establishing a wealth of Landscape Design work across Australia's East Coast through a large residential and growing commercial portfolio.

    Why work with us

    Phillip Withers Landscape Design is a multiple award winning team of dedicated designers and horticulturists based in a showroom/studio in Richmond. We have defined ourselves with back to back sustainability awards in 2014 and 2015 and Best in Show at the 2017 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. We are a growing brand known for having an ability to create environments that celebrate nature and softly combine architectural elements through pattern, colour and texture. We also pride ourselves on delivering a personal service from design through to design procurement and planting.

    What can you bring to the Lead Landscape Design Role

    We are looking for an inspired and professional individual looking for an amazing opportunity to report to the director of our Melbourne office and build on one of the most exciting times within the business. You will help lead the studio into some exciting projects both in the natural and built environment. You would report to the Director to help continue a structured workflow of planning and help identify some of the most creative and innovative ideas with a strength in plants and timeless nature within the design of our garden environments. You would look to exemplify the passion and enthusiasm that’s rich in our team and display this through a commitment to the studio to help uphold and maintain a structured landscape design and design procurement service.

    Lead Landscape Designer expectations

    • Min 3-4 years experience
    • Proficient in CAD and Adobe suite
    • High level of plant knowledge and creative use of plants
    • Ability to assist in leading projects from inception to completion
    • Communication skills, client focused and results driven
    • Organisational skills
    • Flexible, adaptable and responsive to work situations

    Your application is to include

    1. A brief written response to this position, indicating your suitability to the role
    2. Sample images of your work or a link to view your folio/gallery online
    3. Your resume
    4. Your availability

    Please email your application to:  info@phillipwithers.com

    Posted April 18.


  • 1st or 2nd Year Apprentices

    Elk Landscaping

    Elk Landscaping is on the hunt for 1st or 2nd year apprentices. We have two to three available places.

    Applicants must be hard working, reliable and honest.

    Please contact Luke on 0416 793 991 or beilbyluke@gmail.com

    Posted April 18.


  • Landscape Design & Project Co-Ordination

    Outdoor Creations

    Do you:

    • Want to be off the tools?
    • Have good communication skills?
    • Have you reasonable computer skills including auto cad?
    • Want to work with a small team in design and project coordination?

    Outdoor Creations is looking for a person experienced in Landscaping to work in our office, assisting with design, liaising with councils, coordinating  with contractors and having an exciting time doing all that it takes to have a project move from concept to completion.

    If this is for you,  then we have the position for you;

    Please send an application to:  design@outdoorcreations.com.au

    Posted April 18.