Job Details

Groundspersons and Gardeners

GLG GreenLife Group

South Australia
19 November 2020
11 December 2020
Available upon application
Adam Devine


If reward for effort is counted in smiles or is measured by the delight or happiness it brings to someone else’s day, then you could make every day count from here on in!

Are you a people person who enjoys engaging with the local community, and has a great sense of pride in their work? If you want to make a difference in the work you do, then this might be the job for you! 

We at Greenlife Group (GLG) are searching for qualified and enthusiastic Groundspersons and Gardeners to join our expanding South Australian operations team.

Who are we?

If you're the person we are after, we know you'll do your research. So, let's just say we're a dedicated and passionate team with over 25 years’ experience, who are industry leaders specialising in the management of retirement living lifestyle communities’ horticultural assets and property infrastructure.

What you'll do in this role:

  • With your skills and experience, you will undertake general grounds and property maintenance duties to maintain a visually pleasing and inviting space for local communities to enjoy, ensuring the expected standard of work is maintained at all times;
  • Your duties include, but are not limited to: mowing, edging, snipping, weeding, mulching, planting, pruning, roof gutter cleaning, sweeping, litter collection, cleaning, chemical application and/or any other gardening, property or turf related tasks associated with grounds maintenance; 
  • You will have a hands on approach and be flexible to juggle numerous tasks and competing priorities, whilst also enthusiastically engaging with the local community;
  • You will ensure the safe operation and transportation of vehicle, plant and/or equipment at all times, including performing routine checks.

What we're looking for:

  • Qualifications - a Certificate in Horticulture or Turf (advantageous);
  • Accreditations - a current manual driver's licence (MR or HR advantageous); Traffic Management level 2 and First Aid Certificate (advantageous); Chemical application licence (advantageous); Construction Induction Safety Cert (White Card); Working at Heights Certification;
  • Experience - 2+ years' experience in landscape maintenance, including associated plant and equipment such as tractors, zero turn or wide area mowers; or 2+ years in property maintenance and roof gutter cleaning;
  • Passion - we are seeking the person who can truly deliver the results, not necessarily the person who has the best skills on paper;
  • Understanding - evidence that you have had the 2020 Flu Vaccination or willingness to complete this before employment can be offered, proof of the right to work lawfully in Australia and of course a Valid National Police Check;
  • Alignment - to our values and behaviours.

What you'll get:

  • A negotiated wage commensurate with experience and skill level.
  • Uniforms, PPE, safety equipment, tools and machinery will be supplied.
  • Ongoing horticulture, safety & environmental training.
  • A flexible and safe workplace.
  • Inspiration and validation, knowing what you and your team deliver may be treasured and enjoyed by others.


If you are ready to work with a vibrant and progressive organisation, in an environment which brings joy to the local community, we encourage you to apply to join our team today!

Note: Applicant must have a legal right to work in Australia

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