Landscaper - Waikato Region

The Opportunity

We are currently searching for an experienced Landscaper with expertise in Residential and Commercial landscaping to help us create beautiful backyards in the Waikato area, for which we are renowned for.

As a Landscaper, you will play a vital role in our success. You will work as a team and report to the Team Leader. Your responsibilities will vary from site set-out to planting, timber work, lawn care and much more, depending on the project work available. Every day will be different, and you will be working on exciting projects that will allow you to showcase your skills and creativity.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Landscape Construction - you install hard scapes and/or soft scapes to our clients' specifications. Depending on the project and your skills, that can include planting, mulching, timber works, concreting, paving, and installing irrigation.
  • Quality - your work is of the highest standard; you are thorough and take pride in doing well. What you don't know yet, you'll learn from your Team Leader or Site Manager.
  • Health & Safety - you make sure you and your workmates go home unharmed every day.
  • Teamwork - our landscapers work in teams of 2-5 and support each other. You'll be an active team member, by having each other's back, while having all the support from the Team Leader in maintaining great relationships with clients.

If you enjoy spending your days outdoors and getting involved in practical work on an ongoing casual basis, then this is the job for you!

About You

You should have a passion for landscaping, be willing to work hard and enjoy working with tools and in the garden. You must be a team player, ready to learn and ideally, have some experience.

You will also have considerable experience in gardening and handling tools (ideally including heavy machinery) and get immense satisfaction from completing a project and pleasing clients. You will enjoy sharing your knowledge with others and are adept at communicating and collaborating with your team, clients and contractors.

  • A good level of fitness and communication skills - you'll be actively moving and lifting all day.
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Basic knowledge of plants and their requirements to thrive.
  • Drivers Licence
Advantageous but not essential
  • Carpentry and concreting experience
  • First Aid & Site Safe certifications
  • Ability to drive a Manual vehicle

What we offer

Join our team and work for New Zealand's most awarded landscaper, where you'll be responsible for creating premier landscapes that we are known for.

You'll get to work in a diverse work environment with locations around Waikato, and we'll provide you with all the necessary tools to get the job done.

We actively encourage our team members to grow professionally and personally and offer on-the-job training to help you develop your skills.

Natural Habitats is a highly acclaimed provider of landscaping services in New Zealand. Our expertise is trusted for creating and preserving some of the country's most iconic civil, commercial, and residential landscapes.

Our team comprises over 180 skilled employees, and our operations span from Kerikeri in the north to Queenstown in the south of New Zealand.

Apply now!

If you would love to be able to see the results of the hard work that you put in, through the results of transforming a landscape, then this is the job for you.

For more information, click on the Apply Now link or contact

Applications close 11pm on Wednesday 7th February 2024.


Natural Habitats is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and help us further our mission of sustainability and conservation.