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Job Vacancy: Gardening / Landscaping Team Leader Required

Gardening / Landscaping Team Leader Required

Gardening / Landscaping Team Leader Required

Location Sydney

Pacific Building Management Group is a proudly Australian-owned company that provides a comprehensive integration of high-quality services to Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Retail and Public Facilities.

An opportunity has become available for proactive Gardening Labourer Team Leader to join our growing Landscape and Gardening team.  A motor vehicle will be made available to facilitate your travel between sites.

The Role:
Under limited supervision, responsible for overall landscape maintenance and supervision of staff.  Oversee efficient productivity and timely completion of duties in various locations within the Sydney Metropolitan area  Physically perform garden labour.

Duties and Responsibilities included but are not limited to:

  • Physically perform general landscape maintenance for specific garden area, including planting, mowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing, spraying, doing minor irrigation repairs, pruning, pest control, trash removal, and trimming, according to written maintenance and safety standards.
  • Supervise garden crew, and interns assigned to area. Contribute to team effort.
  • Establish and meet garden project completion schedules on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis under the guidance of the General Manager.
  • Train and develop gardeners and landscape assistants in garden area to increase their knowledge of plant materials and landscape maintenance.
  • Train, evaluate, and effectively manage/schedule personnel; complete required personnel documentation in a timely manner.
  • Provide technical assistance when required.
  • Responsible for securing all equipment at the end of the day and notifying supervisor of any supply needs.
  • Apply pesticides (when trained) using appropriate safety procedures as provided and according to departmental policies and procedures; supervision provided.
  • Monitor irrigation system and pump systems (where applicable), repair minor problems, and report malfunctions.
  • Assist in group and special projects as required.
  • Assist with educational and research projects as required, example: horticultural demonstrations during special events.

 To be considered in this position the candidate:

  • Must have a minimum two (2) years experience in a similar role
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks through use of effective organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to effectively organise workflow for timely completion and develop staff to work as a team
  • High work ethic with a commitment to quality
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must hold a C Class drivers licence
  • Certificate in Parks and Gardens or Landscaping at a recognised training institution is highly essential

If this sounds like you, do not delay. Apply now! On offer is an attractive salary package commensurate with your level of skill and experience as well as an opportunity to develop your long term career within an established organisation.

Only suitable applicants will be contacted.

No agencies please.

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