Careers at Retire Australia
Gardener (Non-Trade Qualified) - Lincoln Grove

Location:
Lincoln Grove  
Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Permanent  
Department:
VM - Lincoln Grove Village Operations

RetireAustralia is the largest private owner and operator of Retirement Villages in Australia. Our purpose is to serve our residents and customers and be the best retirement community owner, operator and care services provider for older Australians. RetireAustralia currently operates a portfolio of 27 established villages throughout New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia.

About the role

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Gardener (non-trade) to join our dedicated and hardworking team on a permanent part time basis at our Lincoln Grove Retirement Village based in Port Lincoln. This position is integral as part of developing RetireAustralia to become one of the leaders in the industry, placing our residents at the centre of everything we do. You will be responsible for providing exceptional gardening services to the residents of the village in a respectful and professional manner, maintaining privacy, respect and dignity at all times. Duties will include, however not be limited to;

  • Maintain gardens and grounds to a high professional standard, as directed by the Village Manager;
  • Keep all work areas and equipment clean and tidy;
  • To manage gardening in a timely and cost effective manner;
  • Coordinate with maintenance personnel when required;
  • Attend to all required paperwork;
  • Attend to requests from residents in a respectful and enthusiastic manner to their garden areas;
  • Renovation and refurbishment of existing gardens;
  • Other tasks from time to time as required by the Village Manager

About you

You will have a genuine interest in the retirement industry and find working with seniors a rewarding experience. You must be passionate about customer service ensuring a high standard of presentation and above work well within a team. To be successful you will have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within a similar role
  • General gardening knowledge and experience
  • Irrigation knowledge highly advantageous
  • Current First Aid Certificate; and
  • A current Police Clearance Check less than six months old
  • Knowledge of legislative WH&S requirements
  • The ability to build strong relationships within the team and residents
  • A clean, neat and tidy appearance and a can do positive outlook

If you are looking for the opportunity to develop a career and contribute to the success of RetireAustralia and the satisfaction of our residents, please ‘apply’ below.

 “As part of the application process you will be required to provide personal information to RetireAustralia and our privacy policy can be found on our website.  You will also be required to provide proof of right to work in Australia, participate in medical testing, verification of identification and qualifications”.