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Landscape Construction Team Leader


Employer: Ecodynamics Pty Ltd
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Conservation & Land Management, Management, Organic Farming & Gardening
Sector/s: Business/Private Sector
Location: Adelaide

Job posted on: 04 February, 2019.
Applications close: 28 February, 2019.

  • Want to make a positive impact on our local communities?
  • Do you want respect, trust and support from your colleagues and managers?
  • Are you a horticulturalist with leadership experience?

Who we are

Ecodynamics Landscaping is a large-scale commercial landscaper and a member of the Ecodynamics Group which also incorporates Mulch, Services and Nursery divisions throughout South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

The South Australian landscaping team has over 25 staff who deliver hard and soft landscape solutions for major construction, local government and private clients.

What is the role?

The job is based from our Penfield depot but will cover landscaping works throughout the Greater Adelaide area.

The role is leading one of our small teams of landscapers to undertake soft and hard commercial landscaping works as directed by our project managers. You will be responsible for managing your team’s safety, productivity and quality outcomes and mentor and develop it to the highest possible standards.

Soft Landscaping? This incorporates terrestrial and aquatic planting, turf, trees, shrubs and soil mediums. These are all elements that are fluid and changing as they mature.

Hard Landscaping? This can include construction of granitic paths, gabion walls, timber edging, paving etc. and the building of outdoor furniture and play equipment.

Some projects we have worked on include the Northern Expressway, Southern Expressway, Northern Connector, O-Bahn City Access and Tailem Bend Motorsport Park.

Who you are

  • You are passionate about horticulture (with or without a qualification) – the passion is the most important thing!
  • You have existing experience in leading a team and can demonstrate your leadership and communication skills
  • You have experience working with landscaping equipment and your plant id is above average
  • You are comfortable at being independent and making decisions supported by your excellent problem-solving skills
  • You are physically fit and ready to work hard
  • You thrive in a learning environment

What you will receive from Ecodynamics

  • A working environment where your safety and wellbeing are a priority
  • Trust and support from your colleagues
  • Respect and value of your individuality and personal attributes
  • Upskilling and development in your role
  • Room to be creative – management is always open to new ideas
  • Opportunities for moving up the ladder as part of an exciting, yet secure, long term career.
  • Above Award rates of pay and conditions
  • Employee Assistance Program

Here at Ecodynamics Group we believe in and live diversity and inclusion. We warmly welcome applications from people of all cultural backgrounds, gender, age etc.

No agencies thank you.

We look forward to reading your covering letter and resume with interest.

How to apply for this job

Apply here