employment

Ocean Road Landscaping is expanding our team and is a choice employer offering employment opportunities for growth, challenge and self-development. We pride ourselves on professionalism and premium work standards.  The greatest employment attributes in our team is willing attitude followed by skill.  Being a self-starter and motivated is also something we value.  Being passionate about landscape is another drive we look for in when considering new people.  Follow the tips in this link if you are wanting employment in the landscape gardening industry

Working as a landscaper on the Surf Coast is a fantastic lifestyle choice.  At Ocean Road Landscaping we get to work in some fantastic locations for some fantastic people, in among a really friendly team.  We aim to build gardens that are different, sustainable and beautiful to a high quality standard.  We believe in the whole team being involved in the whole process.

This is part of the reason are in the Geelong Business Awards Hall of Fame and also 3 Landscape Victoria awards.

 


Landscape Architect / Garden Designer position

Maternity leave position- Part time position.  This position is initially temporary for 12-18months. This will be a four day a week position from October 2018. We envisage the right applicant will start in June working 2-3 days a week during a transition period. By October the position will be 3-4 days a week. After the 12-month period there will may be ongoing work to transition projects. Following this there may be the opportunity to continue work with the company based on work loads and demand. We are open to the possibility of discussing a position that is different to what is described.  Full details for this Design position, please see following link Landscape Architect / Garden Designer May 2018


Apprentice Landscaper- 1st Year

  • someone who has some experience with this type of work or similar work
  • someone already in the industry looking to be recognised through training and becoming qualified
  • someone already employed as an apprentice looking to shift employers or work types
  • someone in another trade who may better suit this type of work
  • female applicants welcome and encouraged
  • ideally the applicant will be a young person looking to enter the trade although we will consider a mature person
  • Follow the tips in this link if you are wanting employment in the landscape gardening industry

Please click on the following link for full details of the apprenticeship before applying. Apprentice Landscaper Job Description First Second or Third Year


Apprentice Landscaper- 3rd Year 

  • someone who has some experience with this type of work or similar work
  • someone already in the industry looking to be recognised through training and becoming qualified
  • someone already employed as an apprentice looking to shift employers or work types
  • someone in another trade who may better suit this type of work
  • female applicants welcome and encouraged
  • ideally the applicant will be a young person looking to enter the trade although we will consider a mature person
  • Follow the tips in this link if you are wanting employment in the landscape gardening industry

Please click on the following link for full details of the apprenticeship before applying. Apprentice Landscaper Job Description First Second or Third Year

 


Garden Maintenance role

Ocean Road Landscaping is looking for an maintenance gardener  to undertake general garden tasks like mowing and edging, tree work, shrub pruning, spraying and weeding.  You will also have an influence on the shape and design of the garden by being able to see the whole picture and work one step ahead of the needs of the garden.  Being a true gardening service it’s all about the details and having an eye for the many small parts.  Plants will play a key part on in all gardens and a lot of the garden work will be about plant health, care and replacement. Working in a team environment you will contribute to the success of some amazing gardens.

Full details for this gardening position, please see following link Maintenance Gardener 2018


Mechanical Maintenance role

Ocean Road Landscaping is looking for an all-round mechanical support person who can become a key player in keeping our work force moving. This role is to provide preventative maintenance to our equipment and vehicles and keeping things in working order checking safety and dealing with breakdowns and repairs. We have our own small earth moving equipment, trucks, vans and utes plus a range of tools and garden care equipment.

Full details for this mechanic position, please see following link Mechanical Maintenance Role May 2018


Entering the landscape industry

Ocean Road Landscaping will often take on people looking to re-career into the horticulture or landscape industry. This is an exciting opportunity and the main thing we will be looking for is the right attitude and willingness having a passion for horticulture landscaping gardening is definitely a good start.  You are welcome to send in your details if you would like to enter the industry telling us much about yourself as you can and why you think you would be a good candidate when the opportunity does come up.

What does a Landscaper do? What is involved? Join Mick in this clip

below about working in Landscape Design & Construction- Geelong & Surf Coast and dealing with customers and why he loves the variety of the skills in the landscape trade, from the environment we live in, to working with a great team.

Carolyn expresses our passion for gardens, join her in this little clip below.


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To join our team of 19 Landscape Architects, Landscape professionals and Horticulturists contact our office on

03 5263 3133 or use email us

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