InfraCore - Horticulturalist

14 Jan 2022

Role: Horticulturalist

Location: Rotorua

About us

Rotorua is a vibrant city, with something for everyone. A great place to relax and explore. Perfect for singles, couples and families alike. Beautiful walks and activities within easy reach, lakes as old as time themselves, and unspoilt natural phenomenon not found anywhere else in the world.

At InfraCore we work within the public utilities and services space with a particular focus on three waters infrastructure, open spaces, city cleaning, general civil works and nursery services.  We deliver a range of operations and maintenance services under long term contracts, as well as taking on specific project works.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic horticulturalist to join our team! This permanent full time role presents a fantastic opportunity for the right person. The role is responsible for supporting the Premier Gardens Supervisor with daily operational needs, and providing horticultural knowledge, advice and support to other team members and customers. This position may be required to work weekends and across other related teams as required.

About you

You're physically fit, passionate about gardening, and possess a strong knowledge of annual bedding plants, perennial plants, and general plant maintenance and have experience in operating machinery. You'll pride yourself on your attention to detail. You'll also possess the following attributes:


  • Level 4 Horticultural qualification
  • Drivers Licence class 1
  • A proven ability to work unsupervised and be able to demonstrate self-motivation and initiative.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working within the gardening sector, preferably in environment
  • Competent in operating electronic devices for reporting purposes

How to apply

If you are ready to join a fantastic team, and be given every opportunity to succeed while living in a city where you can see the efforts of the work you put in, then Apply Now, with your CV and cover letter outlining why you are the person for this role.

Please note. We don't always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering and interviewing candidates as their applications are received so we encourage you to apply early.

Close off date for this position is Friday 4th February 2022 4pm.  Should you have any issues or questions please don't hesitate to contact a member of the Human Resources team  

Preferred applicants will be required to undergo a drug screening test before being offered employment. 

Legal right to work in NZ as defined by Immigration NZ

To apply for the role of Horticulturalist head over to Seek and submit an application




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