Property Maintenance Team Leader

Position summary:
This position is responsible for ensuring the assigned property management crew provide a service consistent with the business mission statement. This position also fulfills a mentoring role to ensure development of other team members.

Gaffke’s Gardens & Landscaping is committed to the provision of high quality property maintenance that meets the needs of individuals & care package managers.

Required Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
– Current manual driver’s license (competent with larger vehicles and trailers advantageous)
– Responsible and mature work attitude with demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and work autonomously
– Demonstrated experience in use of common garden equipment (hand and power tools)
– Demonstrated experience in indigenous weed and plant identification
– Demonstrated experience in care and management of common garden plants

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
– Relevant horticultural qualification
– Extensive home and extended garden experience
– Recent retail/wholesale nursery experience
– General home maintenance experience

Key Selection Criteria:
– Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
– Respectful engagement
– Ability to plan, direct and monitor the activity of others
– Written communication skills
– Respect for work equipment/tools/vehicles
– Well-developed organizational and daily management skills, maintaining work load to ensure deadlines are met

Personal Attributes:
– Committed to providing customer focused service
– Ability to work independently and use initiative
– Capacity and willingness to be flexible, adaptable, and follow instructions
– Willingness to learn new skills
– Well-developed problem-solving skills
– Attention to detail
– Physical fitness

Key Responsibilities’:
– Respectful engagement with customers
– Development of visit schedule in collaboration with customers
– Report any identified risk and assist with development of risk management plan
– Maintenance of vehicle and equipment records
– Participate in maintenance of equipment

Personal Responsibilities:
– Comply with all Occupational Health and Safety regulations
– Punctuality
– Socially acceptable behaviour whilst representing “Gaffke’s Gardens & Landscaping”
– Ensure that any personal, private, or sensitive information remain confidential

Conditions of Employment:
– Employment subject to provision of satisfactory Police Record Check
– 6 months probationary period
– Comply with all “Gaffke’s Gardens & Landscaping” policies and procedures.
– Spot drug tests at employers discretion

To apply:
Please email Resume and Cover Letter to