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Gardener’s Assistant

Advertiser: MetlifecareMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
11 Jul 2019
Location
Auckland, Waitakere & West Auckland
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Trades & Services, Gardening & Landscaping

About us

Metlifecare's Pinesong is a peaceful resort-style retirement village located in the heart of Titirangi, with sweeping 180 degree sea views. At Pinesong, we're passionate about enabling people to get the very most out of their retirement; and we're just as committed to helping our team get the most out of their careers.

About the role

Our dedicated team are looking for a Gardener's Assistant to join us in creating and maintaining an attractive community environment for our residents on a full time basis. This role requires a motivated and reliable person with a 'can-do, will-do' attitude, who has the ability to work well in a team as well as with minimal supervision.

On offer is a 4 month fixed term full time opportunity, working 40 hours per week.

Skills and experience required

The ideal candidate will be a motivated individual who is passionate about gardening and maintenance. You will have a strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills and demonstrate a respectful, patient manner which is essential in our aged care environment. Knowledge of general gardening, spraying, weeding, pruning, and operating garden machinery, including using a lawn mower will be advantageous.

You will appreciate how important this position is in delivering an outstanding service to our residents, so you will have empathy for the older person; excellent written and spoken English with the ability to communicate in a clear, considerate fashion; and an industrious, diligent approach to ensuring that the job is done to the highest standards.

How to apply

So, if you've got green fingers and a heart of gold, we want to hear from you. Simply apply below!

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