Positions vacant

Job title

Horticultural structure builder and landscape gardener (Listed 20/8/22)


Application Deadline: 17/09/2022

Expected Start Date: 02/10/2022


Terms of employment

Full-time Permanent (1 year or more)


Job location

87 Old Coach Rd TORBANLEA QLD 4662



$50k to $60k per annum


Job description

Bamboo Land Nursery & Parklands is a bamboo, ginger and heliconia specialised nursery situated near Hervey Bay, QLD. Bamboo Land is a small but rapidly growing family business, which requires a highly motivated and enthusiastic staff member to help the business grow and to keep up with increasing plant order volumes, and plant production demand.

This position has a strong emphasis on construction and maintenance of all horticultural structures and sheds. The candidates will need to have a solid background in construction of steel structures and a good understanding of plant production / propagation and plant care. Good technical ability and ability to read plans and drawings is essential As is the case with most production nurseries, the work is quite seasonal. During spring and summer, it is expected that the candidate will help with plant production, where as in Autumn and Winter the work will be mostly focused on construction and maintenance. It is also advantageous if the candidate has some experience in landscape design and construction, and sound knowledge of farm machinery and equipment.

Due to the varied nature of the position, the successful candidate must be versatile with a wide range of abilities.

The following qualifications are essential:
- Open drivers licence
- Licence to Perform High Risk Work - LF (Forklift Truck)
- Elevated work platform certificate

The following qualifications will be highly regarded:
- Heavy Rigid (HR) licence
- Horticulture III Certificate
- Trade certificate in chainsaw handling

Nursery trade qualifications are advantageous; however candidates with demonstrated experience in a Nursery environment or general plant knowledge are welcome to apply.

Good physical fitness is essential. Ability to safely work with power tools and at heights is crucial.

To the customers, Bamboo Land is a tranquil tropical paradise. Behind the scenes, it's a busy fast paced business. Only those who are highly motivated with a keen interest in the nursery industry should apply.

Hours of employment are usually 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The position is full time. Salary will be between $50k and $60k per annum depending on experience. Work hours are generally between 6am and 3pm, with some options for flex-time. Position available for immediate start.

If you believe you possess the skills required and feel that you can positively contribute to Bamboo Land, please apply.

All applications must include a resume and cover letter.

No phone or walk-in enquiries please.

Janne Nilsson (Owner)
Bamboo Land



How to apply

Email resume and cover letter to janne@bambooland.com.au.