Mower Operative

Position available

Mower Operative

New Year, new job!

An opportunity has become available for a lawn mower operative to join our company in a full-time position within our gardens and landscaping department working to assist in maintaining and developing this luxury lodge. You will be joining an experienced team all working to help Helena Bay Lodge’s grounds and property meet their world class potential and ensure a high-class guest experience.

We require an operative with a willingness to learn and develop, and expand on existing turf management skills while implementing our turf maintenance plans for the large and varied expanses of lawn across the resort.

Essential qualities:

  • Experience in horticultural industry
  • Experience using mowing and lawn maintenance equipment
  • A keen eye for presentation and detail
  • Have own reliable transport due to location.
  • Courteous, presentable, and professional
  • My Vaccine Pass

Preferred but not essential qualities include:

  • A working knowledge of machinery/workshop tools
  • Competence with modern irrigation systems
  • Background in maintenance of soft landscape
  • Grow safe and approved chemical handling qualifications
  • A base knowledge of turf chemicals and their handling/application
  • Wheels, Tracks and Rollers certificate along with Heavy transport license.

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

A competitive salary is on offer with the working week generally set at Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm. This role will also include rostered weekend work.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Head Gardener to continue forward momentum and improvement of the grounds at this resort; ensuring we meet the very highest standard expected. The successful candidate will be entitled to 4 weeks’ holiday per annum and statutory public holidays.

To receive a company application form please send an email with a CV and covering letter to [email protected] addressed to Cory Fernmoor.

If successfully shortlisted applicants will be contacted in the New Year when the application requirements have been met.

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