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Environmental Restoration Landscaper

Payment: Accommodation & Paid ($18)
Location: Hamilton
Region: Waikato/Coromandel
Experience: Experience Necessary

A great opportunity to work and travel New Zealand! Native Solutions is a company dedicated to environmental restoration all over the country.

Currently, we have fixed term positions for full time Environmental Restoration Landscaping available inWaikato.  Our busy planting season runs up until October 31st 2018 and our ideal candidates would be able to work up until that date. 

Responsibilities include:

> Planting various species of trees and shrubs according to pre-set plans

> Installation of protection devices after planting

> General maintenance tasks such as spraying, weeding, pruning/thinning, trimming, fertilizing, watering and mowing

> Application of weed suppressant materials such as Terra Felt/Coconut matting

> Preparing and maintaining seedbeds and growing sites

> Administration of treatment in the event of disease

> To partake in Health and Safety on and individual and team level.

> Following policies and procedures

Job requirements:

> Experience is essential - planting, landscaping, gardening or other relevent outdoor work such as farming, fishing, fruit picking etc.

> Good level of fitness

> Comfortable working outside in all weather conditions

> Good understanding of spoken and written English an absolute must

> Able to pass pre-employment and random drug testing

> Flexible and adaptable due to mobile nature of the work

> Able to work in a close team environment

What do we offer you?

> Competitive hourly rate

> All equipment and uniform provided by the company

> Accommodation provided and funded by the company

> Potential to earn planting bonus' on top of your hourly rate

Please apply with and up to date CV and covering letter.

All applicants must have a valid work visa, relevent experience, be able to pass a drugs and alcohol test and be ready to start immediately.