Open Space and Bush Crew Members

Landlinks Environmental Services
Melbourne and Regional Vic
Full Time
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  • 2 x F/T Open Space crew members for immediate start
  • Pakenham depot, Victoria

We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to undertake gardening, environmental works, landscaping, parks & gardens, mowing and weed control works.

Our depot is in Pakenham with clients and sites based all around Melbourne & Victoria. We generally work / travel to the Eastern Suburbs, East West & South Gippsland, Yarra Valley, Dandenong Ranges, Mornington Peninsula and other parts of Victoria for work, however all shifts start and finish at our Pakenham depot.

  • 40 hour working week – 6.30am - 3.00pm 
  • Opportunity for Saturday overtime – time & a half (not compulsory to the role but available if wanted)

Check out our website for services, photos and past projects.

We work in a variety of settings with private landholders to state & local government authorities. Every day is different and varied as well as challenging with unique environmental experiences.

We conduct work on various environmental sites from wetlands to forests, park & reserves and offer opportunities to staff and reward loyalty. We value our staff as team members and encourage flexibility and learning.

Key Selection Criteria:

Ability and/ or experience in:

  • Herbicide application using knapsacks, quik spray units, quad bike boom spraying or other equipment.
  • Landscaping - soft landscaping with some basic construction
  • Planting - riparian, street tree & revegetation
  • Hand weeding, woody weed removal, mulching, planting, brush cutting, revegetation works, landscaping, tree / chainsaw work
  • Tractor operation with slasher (preferred not essential)
  • Trackloader operation ( preferred not essential )
  • Mowing zero turn operation (preferred not essential)

Current certificates/licenses are preferred including:

  • Driver’s License - essential
  • Truck license high favorable (LR or MR a minimum) or willing to obtain
  • First Aid (Level 2)
  • ACUP – Agricultural Chemical Users Permit
  • Construction Induction (Red Card)
  • Chainsaw - Crosscut (Level 1)
  • Diploma / Cert - Horticulture/ Conservation Land Management or similar
  • Machine Operation tickets ( Tractor, Loader, Trackloader )
  • A commitment to working in a team environment
  • Ability to complete tasks on schedule to achieve agreed projects and work priorities in accordance with supervisor’s direction.
  • Tertiary or TAFE qualifications in Conservation Land Management, Natural Resource Management, Horticulture, Landscaping or similar will be highly regarded.

We seek applications from people who meet the above criteria and can demonstrate experience in environmental services.

Please note that these jobs are physically demanding and there is a requirement to work in all weather conditions.

Positions to start asap - we will be interviewing as applications come in so send in your application now, don't wait!

Interested? Please email me your resume, address the Key Selection Criteria (above) and cover letter to :  Justin Todd: [email protected]