London Plane Trees

Employment @ Lakeside Nursery

 

*UPDATE – Thankyou to all that have applied for this position. We are doing our best to read through them all (Thankyou!! there’s A LOT!)  – and we are shortlisting and phoning those that have applied following the ‘How to apply ‘  Steps as indicated on this page and with suitable experience as outlined below

 

1. Nursery Worker – IMMEDIATE START  December 2019             

CASUAL      HOURS Between 6-5  5 – DAYS PER WEEK – some weekend work required.  Subject to change around, as job requires.              

We have work available if you’re fit and active, like to move around outside in the weather and don’t mind getting your hands dirty. You will actively learn about the plants  that we grow and be able to assist clients on how best to meet their needs.

Preference will be given to those with suitable job experience as outlined here.

Following is the job day to day duties

 

  • Potting plants
  • Loading and unloading and shifting plants
  • Cleaning and weeding and treating plants and products
  • Watering
  • Fertilising
  • Spraying
  • Weeding
  • General nursery duties not limited to, but including maintenance and care of greenstock.
  • Picking and packing plants and products
  • Serving customers

You will learn a lot about how a production nursery operates and a lot about plants.

The right person will show commitment to the job right from the start with fulfilment of hours offered between the hours of 7am – 5pm  with hours varying dependent on work. Sometimes start from 6am depending on jobs and to beat the heat. This is an active role, with lots of moving around in the sunshine and in the hothouse, greenhouses, and shed.

Please do not apply if you are not used to working outside like this, are unfit, or cannot perform the above job description duties.

Also, please do not apply if you are unable to fulfill the hours required, Monday to Friday between the hours of 9-5 usually, sometimes starting earlier with some weekend work. 

We offer a trial period to see if you are suitable for the job requirements.

Immediate Start

 

Here’s how to apply

  • Please email – sales@lakesidenursery.com.au with your attached CV and a cover letter.
  • In the Subject line of email please put  ‘ RESUME Nursery worker’ , so we can search through them easily
  • Make sure you include references on your resume,  with names and contact phone numbers
  • Please do not apply if you are not used to working outside like this, are unfit, or cannot perform the above job description duties.
  • Also, please do not apply if you are unable to fulfill the hours required, Monday to Friday between the hours of 9-5 usually, sometimes starting earlier with some weekend work.
  • Please No Phone contact at this stage – (or messages through social medias – we need to streamline  job applicants through one avenue so we can find them easily ) We will the organise a time to meet if suitable.

 

Thankyou for your interest!

 

WA State Horticulture Awards apply to this position – Please read this award – Click here to find it

We are seeking someone who is more permanent – therefore, this role is not suitable for transient working holiday makers with temporary working visas (ie backpackers) seeking casual, short term employment.

 

2. Experienced Nurseryperson 

Above award contractor rates, negotiable, depending on experience. Must have experience working/managing in a production nursery or similar industry . Hours equivalent to full time. Please email – sales@lakesidenursery.com.au with your cv and a cover letter. (No phone contact at this stage) We will then organise a time to meet if suitable.  Thankyou for your interest!

We are seeking someone who is more permanent – therefore, this role is not suitable for transient working holiday makers with temporary working visas (ie backpackers) seeking casual, short term employment.