Casual Gardener

October 23, 2021

Job Location: Melbourne Eastern Suburbs
Organization: Jay’s Gardening Services

Jay’s Gardening Services is a garden maintenance business that services the Eastern and North Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne (generally Lilydale to Scoresby to Eltham areas). We provide a wide range of services with our primary focus on garden maintenance, although occasionally we do some soft scaping jobs.

We are looking for someone to come on board and join our team (currently 2) and work 3-4 days per week. We are looking for a long-term suiter and there is the potential to increase the workload if the suitable candidate desires. The right person doesn’t necessarily need to be working in the industry, you might simply need a change in your life and want to work outside, however a love for working in the garden is a must. The right candidate will also need to be open to work longer days (not everyday of the week) during peak times (Oct-Dec & Feb-Mar) and to work some weekends. The job is physical so a certain fitness level is required. The hours aren’t set and change constantly depending on weather and job  demands.

Ideally the right person will be

  • Hard working / Willing to learn / Can work in a team environment and autonomously / Great communicator / Have a great eye for detail / Takes initiative/ Police & Working with Children’s checks / Knows how to operate machinery such as Lawn mowers, whipper snippers, pruners etc / Have some knowledge about the garden i.e. difference between weeds and plants / Have a suitable car to transport and store tools / Have own tools (But not necessary / Covid Vaccine Certificate linked to Services Victoria.

Some of the jobs that are involved in the job are

  • Mowing / Whipper Snipping /Using a blower / Pruning / Weeding / Spray weeding / Moving Mulch, soil & stones / Planting / Turf Laying and plenty more…

So if you think this is a job that interests you, feel free to get in contact and email over a resume and a cover letter outlining your interests/ hobbies and whether you’ve got any experience in the industry or simply in your own garden to [email protected].

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