Auckland | North Shore

Nursery Team Member/Planter/Labourer

$22.75 per hour, Full time

Signature Plants is a well-established plant nursery, with sites in both Oratia and Dairy Flat, Auckland.

  • We are currently looking for a team member to join our Dairy Flat Nursery
  • Signature Plants specialises in the growing of native eco-sourced plants to supply to ecological restoration and revegetation projects
  • Our dedicated team are looking for more team members who want to work outdoors
  • Join Signature Plants for a fun and rewarding career working with a variety of plants being supplied to some of Auckland’s largest landscaping projects

Responsibilities

  • Pulling orders for customers
  • Ensure correct plant species and numbers are pulled for customer orders in a timely fashion
  • Ensure high-quality plants are sent to customers
  • Loading trolleys with plants and loading trolleys onto the delivery truck
  • Grading plant stock and maintenance including weeding, trimming, watering, and spraying to ensure plants within the nursery are well taken care of
  • Propagation of seed, cuttings, seedlings, and potting on of plant stock
  • Work within a positive work environment, with a focus on task completion
  • Ensure timesheets, job sheets and diary for you are completed as required
  • Liaise with clients and members of the public
  • Liaise with customers and create accurate invoices for plant sales
  • Work under all contract conditions and company policies
  • Demonstrate a commitment to health & safety through participation in meetings, reporting, site observations, and daily work activities
  • Carry out daily prestart maintenance checks on site and equipment
  • Coordinate external repairs and maintenance of equipment via external suppliers as required
  • Work unsupervised at times

Requirements/Experience/Skills Required

  • Passion for horticulture
  • Able to plan, follow instructions and use initiative
  • Able to organise and implement day to day tasks
  • Current Site Safe, Growsafe, Trade certificate in horticulture or similar would be advantageous
  • A clean full NZ drivers’ licence would be advantageous
  • Passion for plants with a focus on quality and customer service
  • Experience in this industry is advantageous but not essential
  • Is physically fit
  • Computer literacy would be advantageous
  • Has the ability to work well in a team as well as with minimal supervision

What’s in it for you?

  • Standardised hours up to 50hrs/ week within a fun team environment where we value our staff by providing full uniforms, full training and advancement within the organisation
  • Pay rate of $22.75 per hour + annual leave 8% and other perks and benefits
  • All PPE gear & tools will be supplied as well as ongoing training relevant to our industry
  • We are committed to providing a safe and enjoyable working environment. The opportunity exists to develop/advance your skills and your career
  • To see Signature Plants’ amazing projects and team please visit our Website https://signatureplants.co.nz/
  • If you have a passion for the outdoors and you are not afraid to get your hands dirty then APPLY NOW!

How to Apply

If you love working outdoors, email your CV and cover letter for Attention Jennifer clearly marking the position/s you are applying for: Jennifer@theplantpeople.co.nz, or use the form below.