Careers at Retire Australia
Gardner Apprentice - Glengara Village

Location:
Glengara Village  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Department:
VM - Glengara 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 Apprentice Gardener preferably 2nd year (but not essential) to join our team at our Glengara Retirement Village on a full time permanent basis. In this role, you will be an integral part of the team that aims to provide our residents with the highest quality of service. Your duties will include:

  • Maintenance of the garden and grounds
  • Planting out and replacing as needed
  • Provide indoor plant maintenance and irrigation system management
  • Weeding, mulching, pruning and hedging
  • Fertilising, controlling pests and diseases
  • Attending to requests from residents in an enthusiastic, friendly manner
  • Renovation and refurbishment of existing gardens

About you

  • Gardener Apprentice 2nd year preferred but not essential
  • Genuine interest in horticulture and landscaping
  • Previous experience in a similar Gardener or Labourer role
  • Energetic, friendly with the ability to communicate effectively with the village team and residents as required
  • A full (unrestricted) drivers licence
  • A current First Aid Certificate with current CPR
  • A valid National Police Check (or ability to obtain one prior to commencement)

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.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo medical and background checking. The successful applicant must also possess unlimited working rights in Australia.