Head Gardener – Lady Wigram Village

We are seeking an experienced gardener to lead a small team in maintaining the beautifully landscaped grounds.    Sited on 5.7ha near the Wigram Town Centre, Lady Wigram Village consists of 101 Villas and a main building complex, housing apartments and the Clubhouse. Under development at present is a 140 care bed facility including rest home and hospital. Therefore, this is a role that will continue to grow and provide variety and opportunities to put your own stamp on the site.

The Head Gardener will need to have a good horticultural history and have experience at organizing and managing staff. We are seeking someone with experience in planting out annuals, whilst establishing a solid foundation of garden structure with the strategic use of trees and shrubs that will continue to provide year-round beauty and form. You will also be responsible for lawn maintenance, watering systems, garden tools and machinery. Your knowledge of feeding, weeding, pruning and spraying will also be essential ensuring that the gardens are kept in good condition throughout the seasons.

This is a full time role, Monday to Friday, weather dependent. You will need to be a NZ citizen or have the appropriate visa to work in NZ, with a minimum of 2 years validity. You will also be subject to Police Vetting.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, send your CV to: HRManager@goldenhealthcare.co.nz

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Requirements

Relevant work visa

Drivers licence

Rest Home

Lady Wigram Retirement Village

Location

Christchurch

Contact

HRManager@goldenhealthcare.co.nz

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