Head Gardener/Team Leader

Job ID:15833
Title:Head Gardener/Team Leader
Location:Multiple Locations
Employment Type:Full time
Posted: Aug 02, 2019

Job Description

About the business:

Established for over 35 years, Natural Habitats is an award winning Landscaping Company, servicing New Zealand with branches in Auckland, Waikato, Wellington and Christchurch.
We have built up a team of over 130 talented staff and are seeking a Team Leader to add to this growing number.

About the role:

We require a full time Team Leader to join our Care (garden maintenance) team and work across high end residential gardens. On offer is a rewarding career, a generous & top industry rate to the right applicant - in return you must tick all of our boxes.

You will be experienced in the maintenance of high quality residential gardens (or similar) and need to be fully capable, knowledgeable and take pride in your work. Along with care and maintenance, you will be required to take on occasional small gardening projects for your clients. We are looking for responsible applicants with experience managing others; this role involves looking after a small team. Support will be given from Supervisors and other Care Team Leaders.

Skills and experience:

The candidate must have the following skills:

  • Passionate about gardening
  • At least 5 years gardening/landscape experience
  • Comprehensive horticultural and gardening knowledge
  • The ability to build positive and consultative relationships with clients
  • Able to identify opportunities to improve clients gardens, quote and then sell this work to clients
  • Team Leading/foreman experience preferred, however we will also consider those with other relevant managerial experience
  • Full drivers licence and able to confidentially drive manual
  • Able to follow instructions and stick to schedules
  • Capable working alone and in a team
  • Confident interacting with clients and occasionally the public
  • Aware of good health and safety practices to keep you and your team safe
  • A can-do attitude

Benefits and perks:

  • Generous, competitive remuneration
  • Company vehicle for transport between sites
  • Company uniform and tools

If you feel this could be you, please send us a copy of your CV and cover letter today.

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