Skilled Gardener - Maintenance Division

Natural Habitats is the most awarded provider of landscaping services in New Zealand. We are relied upon to design, build and care for many of our country's most iconic civil, commercial and residential landscapes.

About the role

Skilled Gardeners are responsible for leading and empowering their team of staff & subcontractors on-site, providing them with the leadership, training and tools they require to deliver outstanding work.

A Skilled Gardener pivotal role in our Maintenance Team, caring for some of our most prominent landscapes. This role ensures client expectations are not only met but exceeded, keeping a close eye on budget and project targets, while supporting their team to complete project duties in a way that is efficient, ethical and exceptional.  


What we're looking for:

Skills and Experience

For you to be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Outstanding horticultural knowledge
  • Experience in maintaining exterior and interior landscapes as well as vertical gardens
  • Must not be afraid of heights
  • An understanding of project management, including price build-up and controlling expenditure
  • Landscaping or horticultural training to NZQA Level 3 or equivalent
  • Site Safe accreditation
  • A full manual drivers license
  • A valid NZ work visa 
Advantageous but not essential
  • Team management experience highly advantageous

Benefits and perks

We will provide you with everything you need to be successful in this role, including:

  • Top hourly rates
  • On-the-job training and up-skilling
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Company uniform, wet weather gear and necessary tools

Got what it takes?

In your application we want to see why your next opportunity is here with us. To apply, complete this form and attach a copy of your CV and covering letter.