We are always on the lookout for new employees, to undertake gardening, building and landscaping work. (Applicants for these positions should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.)

We are currently hiring new staff for two different positions, in the Landscape Team.

Landscaping Team member

Full time, Permanent
Reporting to the Contracts Manager, the Landscaping Team member takes a hands on role in ensuring the successful completion of each job on time and within budget. Jobs are varied and include all facets of hard landscaping therefore a proven history of varied landscaping jobs is required.

To be successful in these roles you will be technically able, with a wide range of landscaping and or building skills and will enjoy being hands on and getting your hands dirty. Being a strong team player with maturity and second to none communication skills will also be key to your success.

however extensive landscaping expertise is crucial. You will be provided with a hugely varied and rewarding workload, a positive and social workplace culture and an organisation that really looks after its staff.

Skills:
– A passion for and sound working knowledge of all facets of hard landscaping
– Relevant landscaping qualification and previous success in a landscaping role

 

From Semi to Qualified Builder
Full time, Permanent
Reporting to the Contracts Manager, you will be required to take a hands on role on site assisting in the efficient running of each job, keeping to times and allocated resources.

A Semi to qualified team member that takes a hands on role in ensuring the successful completion of each job on time and within budget to a very high standard. Jobs are varied and include all facets of hard landscaping therefore a proven history of varied landscaping jobs is required.  

To be successful in this role you will be technically able, with a wide range of skills/experience and will enjoy being hands on and getting your hands dirty. Being a strong team player with maturity and second to none communication skills will also be key to your success.

Skills:
– Proven work history
– Building qualification. A third year or higher would be considered.

Sticks and Stones

offers the following employment benefits;

  • stable workforce – half of our employees have been with us for more than 3 years
  • Safety equipment supplied
  • 3% Kiwisaver paid over and above salary/wage rate
  • strong and on-going emphasis on Health and Safety
  • regular staff social activities
  • A huge variety of work throughout Wellington area
  • other training/learning opportunities
  • provision for movement into more senior roles within the company

Some essential attributes for applicants;

  • strong commitment to delivering excellent customer service
  • highly developed communication skills
  • physical fitness with a love for working outdoors – in all weather!
  • positive, can do attitude and a willingness to take ownership of your work. No job is too big or too small, too easy, or too hard.
  • self-managing with the ability to work to set time-frames in order to meet clients and company expectations
  • current NZ full drivers’ licence (preferably for manual vehicle)

You will be provided with a hugely varied and rewarding workload, a positive and social workplace culture, and an employment organisation that really looks after its staff.