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.

  • 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.


    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

    Posted April 21.

  • Landscape Tradesperson


    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

    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

    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

    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:

    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

    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:

    Posted April 18.

  • Qualified Landscaper or Landscape Apprentice


    We are currently looking for a 2nd / 3rd year apprentice or qualified landscaper to join Irwin Landscapes.

    We are a small design and construction company doing high end residential work in Malvern, Hawthorn, Caulfield and Glen Iris. Our jobs range from small courtyards, large gardens, pool design, through to country properties. Our aim is to create practical yet beautiful gardens that our clients and their families can enjoy for years to come.

    This position represents a great opportunity for those seeking to further their landscape construction and site management skills. As second in charge you will be exposed to all elements of the business.  

    The application needs:

    • Previous soft & hard landscaping experience
    • Attention to detail a must
    • Self-motivated and passionate about the end result
    • Current driver license and own vehicle
    • Excellent communication skills

    Please email applications to James –

    Posted April 7.

  • Qualified Landscaper


    Due to our exceptional workmanship and passion for quality we continue to win major projects in and around the Bayside, Brighton and Hawthorn areas

    We are seeking a Qualified Landscaper to join our team

    The Qualified Landscaper Applicants must:

    • Be experienced in hard and soft landscaping including paving, concreting and irrigation
    • Be enthusiastic, proactive and passionate with an eye for detail
    • Be able to work independently and manage a small crew
    • Hold a current drivers licence
    • Be punctual, reliable and honest

    If this sounds like you please email your resume to Ben at

    Job Type: Full-time

    Posted April 5.

  • Qualified Landscaper and 2nd/3rd Year Apprentice


    Bayon Garden is seeking a qualified landscaper and a 2nd/3rd year apprentice to join our growing team.

    You will be an honest, reliable and passionate landscaper who works well in a team and has pride in you work.

    Our friendly & professional team provide opportunities to further your skills and career. View our website to see the landscape construction projects you will be a part of creating.

    Please send your CV to or call Sean for more info 0448 877 051.

    Posted April 4.

  • Qualified Landscaper/Leading Hand


    Stone Circle Landscapes is a landscape design and construction business based on the Surf Coast. We pride ourselves on offering a high quality, sustainably orientated service. We highly value constant growth and skill development for our staff. In return you will be rewarded with above award wages and excellent working conditions.

    We are looking for someone to become a key member of our growing construction team, with the view of taking on a senior onsite position. You will be working closely with skilled tradesmen and apprentices, while building high quality, rewarding projects.

    The successful candidate will possess the following:

    • Construction qualification, and a minimum 4 years landscape experience.
    • A strong work ethic, honesty, maturity, and reliability.
    • A mature, career minded approach towards their job.
    • An ability to confidently lead and motivate team members.
    • A well-presented appearance and manner.
    • Excellent communication skills and a professional attitude.
    • High level of pride towards quality of work and customer service.
    • Own suitable car and manual driver’s licence.
    • Pro-activeness and the ability to work unsupervised.
    • The ability to meet the physical demands of the role.
    • Willing to undergo police checks and a physical assessment.

    If you are ready to advance your career, and think this position sounds right for you, please forward your CV to or call David on 0407 705 706 for further details. Applications close 1/6/2017. Previous Applicants need not apply.

    Posted April 3.

  • Labourer


    We are currently seeking a landscaping/concreting labourer for our established business.

    We are based in Derrimut – western suburbs.

    Looking for a hard-working, honest individual who is interested in a full time labouring role – Saturday work will sometimes be required.

    Experience in concreting and natural stone coping/paving would be a plus.

    Must have own transport – manual license preferred.

    All entitlements, super, r.d.o per month.

    Immediate start required.

    Call Clint – 0412.110.713.

    Email resumes to :

    Posted March 31.

  • Landscape Maintenance & Construction - Leading Hand/Supervisor


    Newgrow is a young, exciting upcoming company based in Melbourne. We focus on the commercial landscape, utilising the principles of sustainability and enhancement of the natural environment.
    In this role you will be responsible for:

    • Managing and leading the crews, to ensure all projects are delivered and performed effectively and efficiently in accordance with performance targets, relevant OHS legislation and quality standards.
    • Building and maintaining effective working relationships with clients, staff and management to support and facilitate the effective and timely completion of projects.
    • Maintaining the quality and integrity of the company and the services provided.

    To be successful in this role you will have a relevant tertiary qualification in landscaping or horticulture, have proven management and leadership qualities, excellent communication skills, experience with engaging and managing clients, a good general knowledge of plants and the ability and willingness to work hard and lead the team. Above all, the willingness to learn, and lead from the front.

    If you're looking for the next step in your career, and to be part of a dynamic and growing company please apply.

    The successful applicant will be on a salary package with company vehicle and phone.

    To apply for this position please contact Erj Ustundag, at

    Posted March 28.

  • 1st or 2nd Year Landscape Apprentice


    Executive Landscapes is offering an apprentice position to join our landscape construction team.

    The company is based in the South Eastern suburbs and provides a broad range of landscape services in the residential and commercial sectors. 

    The successful applicant must have a genuine interest in the landscape industry. They also must be enthusiastic, punctual, hardworking, reliable and motivated to learn. The applicant should be able work in a team environment and be continually striving to improve their skills and knowledge within the landscape industry.

    The applicant will be provided full training in all aspects of Landscape, including earthworks, paving, decking, retaining walls, turf, irrigation, and planting.

    Pay will be based on Award Rates, a valid driver’s license would be preferred, although not essential.

    Please send a cover letter with your CV with references to:

    Posted March 28.