Company Valachi Downs
Location Matamata-Piako, Waikato
Listed Mon 8 Jan, 11:57 am
Type Full time, Permanent
With your genuine interest and passion for working outdoors, you will be responsible for all aspects of general gardening and maintenance work across the Valachi Downs properties.

To be successful in this role you will be technically able, possess a wide range of horticultural skills and will enjoy being hands on and getting your hands dirty. Being a team player with maturity and strong communication skills will also be key to your success.

The ideal applicant will possess the following skills and attributes:

- Previous experience in a similar position, including general farm work, and garden and property maintenance
- Knowledge of safe operation of all applicable equipment, including: mowers, trimmers, edging equipment, ride-on mowers and tractors
- Ability to work independently and to use own initiative, whilst also maintaining a co-operative approach with other team members
- Physically fit with a love for working outdoors in all kinds of weather
- Positive, ‘can do’ attitude and a wiliness to take ownerships of your work. No job is too big or small, easy or hard
- Self-managing with the ability to work to set timeframes in order to meet expectations
- A current NZ drivers licence

Key Responsibilities:

- Provide gardening and maintenance services
- Assist in the upkeep of the grounds by mowing, weeding, tiding pruning, trimming, planting, and spraying
- Any other general gardening/maintenance duties as directed

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.