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Updated: Apr 17

Hone your skills in a supportive and collaborative workplace that appreciates attention to detail and thrives on open communication, creativity and teamwork.

Current Vacancies April 2024

Qualified Landscapers

Come join our award-winning construction crew at ID Landscaping and be at the forefront of delivering beautiful, sustainable and functional landscapes and residential gardens across Melbourne’s northern suburbs and further afield. If you’re a qualified landscaper who is looking to hone your skills alongside a top-notch team on industry-leading projects, ID Landscaping is an ideal place to up your game.  

The essentials:

  • Qualified Landscaper with CERT III Landscape Construction or exceptional industry experience

  • Driver’s License and Construction White Card

  • A real team-player with a can-do attitude, contributing to a positive workplace culture built on mutual respect and taking pride in our work

  • Excellent knowledge of hard and soft landscaping 

  • Able to read and interpret plans  

  • Using Signal to update crew and send messages when required 

  • Strong communication skills

  • Problem-solving skills 

  • Ability to recognise all hazards and report incidents via company processes  

  • Strong attention to detail and high standards of work

  • Visual and spatial creativity 


It’d be a bonus if you had:

  • Machine Operator & MR/HR Licenses with operational experience

  • Valid Working With Children’s Check

  • Up to date First Aid certificate

Excellent remuneration available to the successful candidate based on level of experience and qualifications.

To apply for the role, send a cover letter and CV to

Apprentices - 1st & 2nd year positions available

Learn lifelong skills and attain your Cert III in Landscape Construction through on-the-job learning, under the guidance of our experience, award-winning team.

  • Full-time position

  • Driver's license essential

Our depot is situated in the leafy north-eastern suburb of Research, so ideally you live in the local area or are willing and able to commute.

To kick-start your career in landscaping, get in touch with us today - drop us an email at


Garden and Landscape Maintenance Manager


Due to an ever-expanding portfolio of works and demand from clients ID Landscaping is looking to bring a Landscape Maintenance Manager with solid garden and horticultural experience into the fold. You will be a motivated and organised individual who loves working with native plants and producing excellent outcomes for clients based on their individual requirements.

The selected candidate will bring a wealth of experience in garden maintenance and horticulture and a sound knowledge of plants and their needs - particularly our local natives!

Reporting to the Project Manager and working with the Project Team, the Landscape Maintenance Manager will be responsible for the successful establishment of a dedicated maintenance division within the company. Unprecedented demand from new and long-term clients has created an exciting opportunity to play an active role in the growth of an established local business.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage the day-to-day delivery of maintenance works across a diverse portfolio of residential, commercial and civil projects.

  • Assist the Project Manager with plant procurement, plant set outs and revegetation planting when required.

  • Develop and implement maintenance management plans with exceptional knowledge of plant species, their traits, requirements using best-practice horticultural and environmental techniques including the appropriate use of herbicides.

  • Complete OH&S documentation and ensure SWMS are up to date and signed on by all employees and ensure a regimen of daily checks and routines are incorporated into the team work ethic.

  • Ensure maintenance tools and equipment are in good condition and working order through proper use and routine maintenance.

  • Provide updates and maintain job records for maintenance works and forecast future resource requirements so they can be scheduled by the Project Team.

  • Liaise with clients where necessary to keep them updated on the implementation of their management plan and relay any requests to the Project Team.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum CertIV in Horticulture with three years post-qualification experience in gardening and landscape maintenance or CertIII with 5 years post-qualification experience.

  • Construction White Card or ability to obtain one.

  • Australian Chemical Users Permit and experience in the safe-use of herbicides.

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.

  • Experience in managing clients and supervising a small team.

  • An exceptional knowledge of plants – particularly native plants – including weeds and their controls.

  • A positive attitude and good role model for younger employees and apprentices.

  • Computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office is preferred.

What we offer

  • Excellent renumeration based on experience with an opportunity to grow as the division grows.

  • Secure employment in the leafy North eastern suburbs with most work being in the local and surrounding area!

  • Full support with resourcing and scheduling from the Project Team.

  • A supportive work environment offering flexibility when you need it.

ID Landscaping is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from all backgrounds.



Landscape Casuals

Labourers and Qualified Landscapers

Above award wages.

Perfect for those landscapers out there who are now juggling more responsibilities (e.g. studying, parenting)

Love landscaping but can't commit full time? Thrive on teamwork but can also knuckle-down and self-motivate? We are on the lookout for suitably qualified landscapers for employment on a casual basis. With a large pipeline of residential and commercial projects, suitable candidates may choose to take on a more permanent position in the future. This role would be great for a landscaper who has a lot of experience, but who has other priorities they now have to juggle and is only looking for 2-3 days work per week. This is a physically demanding but also diverse position. Sometimes you may be required to run barrows, or mix paving mud, others you will be planting or mulching garden beds. Responsibilities and working autonomously will be dependent on the demonstrated experience of the successful candidates.


  • Work well independently and in a team

  • Take work instructions from the site supervisors and managers

  • Work in safe manner, adhering to all OH&S procedures

  • Experience in landscape construction (landscape labouring and horticultural/maintenance experience will also be considered).

  • Construction White Card or ability to obtain it.

  • Physically fit and able to undertake bouts of strenuous activity

  • Bobcat/Excavator/MR license would be a bonus

For more information on this role please contact Liam Riley on 0409 178 213 or

To apply for this position please e-mail your cover letter and CV to with the subject title "Landscape Casuals".

Qualified Landscapers

If you're a qualified landscaper looking for a tree-change or the chance to develop your skills and take on new opportunities we're always willing to find room in our (growing) team for the right people so if you've got stacks of experience but are looking to broaden your horizons with different and challenging projects from across our portfolio there's never been a better time to get in touch.

Give Liam a buzz or shoot him an e-mail expressing an interest in joining the team

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