Experienced Landscaper

Bay of Islands (Kerikeri), Permanent Position

Northscape are growing, and we’re now looking for new staff.

As one of the largest landscape contractors in Northland, we undertake Residential and Commercial projects of all sizes, and need team members that know their way around the industry.

Our Landscaper work predominantly on the tools, and are responsible for our site labour.  The role requires a good understanding of hard and soft landscape practices, and is a role for people with direct experience in Landscaping or related trades.

Key responsibilities and attributes include:

  • Being a clear communicator with both staff and clients
  • Leading from the front with your site team, in attitude and work ethic
  • Liaising with our Landscape Architect and Projects Manager for project planning and pre-commencement documentation
  • Maintaining OH&S standards and documentation
  • Receiving and actioning Site Instructions through our Landscape Architect and Project Manager
  • Creating materials lists and orders
  • Managing on-site work scheduling and logistics
  • Completing timesheet entry for all staff on site
  • Recording daily diary activity
  • Assisting with quantifying works completed for monthly payment claims
  • Undertaking landscape labouring work

You will be proficient and active in the following landscaping tasks:

  • Carrying out site establishment and setting-out
  • Knowledge of Landscape Equipment
  • Paving
  • Concrete foundations, including formwork, reo placement, and concrete placing
  • Concrete finishing is an advantage (but not essential)
  • Landscape carpentry
  • Garden preparation and Planting of trees and shrubs
  • Lawn preparation and laying
  • NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work Visa is essential.

The role requires the use of tablets and cloud-based software, and a modest level of competence with project management software is required (training provided for our system). We undertake works across Northland.  Duration and location of works will be discussed in advance, however you must be willing to work out of town from time to time if requested. If you have the experience, energy, and drive that our award winning team brings every day, join the team and lead the way as our new Landscaper.

Location And Hours:

Location: Kerikeri – Bay of Islands New Zealand

Hours:  7.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday (typical hours)


Rate: Variable – based on experiance and attitude

Start Date:


To Apply:

We’re looking for someone who can hit the road running! If this sounds like you, and you have the right to work in New Zealand, then don’t hesitate and apply now including your CV and cover letter. 

Applications close 5pm 30 September 2021