Grounds Officer - The Cove


We are looking for a hands on Grounds Officer (Gardener) to join The Cove based on beautiful Brisbane Waters on the NSW Central Coast. As our friendly onsite Grounds Officer, you will be kept on your feet assisting across a variety of gardening tasks ensuring the continued comfort, safety and happiness of our village residents. 

This is a permanent part time role, working 2 x days per week on Monday & Tuesday. 

Your tasks will include:

•    Assuming responsibility for the everyday maintenance and presentation of the village 
•    Managing expenditure within the budget
•    Preventative maintenance 
•    Special gardening projects as directed including planting new shrubs and other plants
•    Mowing lawns and doing the edges to an exceptional standard
•    Watering of common garden beds
•    Timely and quality irrigation placement, and maintenance
•    Building and maintaining strong working relationships
•    Identify organisational improvement initiatives
•    Ensuring all communal areas are tidy and well-maintained, removing rubbish and garden waste
•    Other ad hoc tasks 

What you will bring to the role:

We are looking for someone with hands on experience in a similar type of role. You will have clear communication and good people skills. 

•    Relevant gardening experience
•    Strong attention to detail
•    Appreciation for OH&S and legislative compliance and practices
•    Alignment to Stockland values and culture

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about what they do, enjoys variety and would like to make a real difference in our retirement village. 

The Stockland Proposition

At Stockland we are a community delivering outcomes that benefit the community at large. We work collaboratively and inclusively, building strong working relationships. Our portfolio is diverse and so are the opportunities for professional and career development. We are committed to providing our people with broad experiences to build a successful career. 


We recognise the importance of flexibility and work life-quality and over 80% of our employees have informal or formal flexible work arrangements. Additionally, Stockland has a strong commitment to achieving the best outcomes through an inclusive and collaborative culture. Our customers come from diverse backgrounds and we want our teams to reflect this. 


We offer competitive remuneration and benefits. Benefits include free to access or subsidised lifestyle, health, well-being and financial services products. 

Due to the permanent nature of this role, we can only accept applications from Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents or Open Work Visa holders with more than 12 months validity from their role start date. 

As part of the recruitment process, you may need to undergo a pre-employment medical assessment to assess your ability to perform the requirements of the role.

Apply today – Stockland – it's your place.

Agencies should note that unsolicited resumes will not be accepted for this position and Stockland will not pay any fees related to resumes that are submitted directly to hiring managers and not through our approved process. Where appropriate, the Careers @ Stockland Team will work with our preferred panel of agencies to source candidates for roles. Please submit any queries relating to the approved process of submitting candidate resumes or Stockland’s preferred agency panel to careers@stockland.com.au 
 

 


We are looking for a hands on Grounds Officer (Gardener) to join The Cove based on beautiful Brisbane Waters on the NSW Central Coast. As our friendly onsite Grounds Officer, you will be kept on your feet assisting across a variety of gardening tasks ensuring the continued comfort, safety and happiness of our village residents. 

This is a permanent part time role, working 2 x days per week on Monday & Tuesday. 

Your tasks will include:

•    Assuming responsibility for the everyday maintenance and presentation of the village 
•    Managing expenditure within the budget
•    Preventative maintenance 
•    Special gardening projects as directed including planting new shrubs and other plants
•    Mowing lawns and doing the edges to an exceptional standard
•    Watering of common garden beds
•    Timely and quality irrigation placement, and maintenance
•    Building and maintaining strong working relationships
•    Identify organisational improvement initiatives
•    Ensuring all communal areas are tidy and well-maintained, removing rubbish and garden waste
•    Other ad hoc tasks 

What you will bring to the role:

We are looking for someone with hands on experience in a similar type of role. You will have clear communication and good people skills. 

•    Relevant gardening experience
•    Strong attention to detail
•    Appreciation for OH&S and legislative compliance and practices
•    Alignment to Stockland values and culture

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about what they do, enjoys variety and would like to make a real difference in our retirement village. 

The Stockland Proposition

At Stockland we are a community delivering outcomes that benefit the community at large. We work collaboratively and inclusively, building strong working relationships. Our portfolio is diverse and so are the opportunities for professional and career development. We are committed to providing our people with broad experiences to build a successful career. 


We recognise the importance of flexibility and work life-quality and over 80% of our employees have informal or formal flexible work arrangements. Additionally, Stockland has a strong commitment to achieving the best outcomes through an inclusive and collaborative culture. Our customers come from diverse backgrounds and we want our teams to reflect this. 


We offer competitive remuneration and benefits. Benefits include free to access or subsidised lifestyle, health, well-being and financial services products. 

Due to the permanent nature of this role, we can only accept applications from Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents or Open Work Visa holders with more than 12 months validity from their role start date. 

As part of the recruitment process, you may need to undergo a pre-employment medical assessment to assess your ability to perform the requirements of the role.

Apply today – Stockland – it's your place.

Agencies should note that unsolicited resumes will not be accepted for this position and Stockland will not pay any fees related to resumes that are submitted directly to hiring managers and not through our approved process. Where appropriate, the Careers @ Stockland Team will work with our preferred panel of agencies to source candidates for roles. Please submit any queries relating to the approved process of submitting candidate resumes or Stockland’s preferred agency panel to careers@stockland.com.au 
 

 

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