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Updated: Aug 21

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


Current Vacancies

August 2023

Landscape Site Supervisor (Commercial + Civil Projects)

Ready to take your commercial landscaping experience to the next level with interesting and diverse projects? Look no further! ID Landscaping is on the hunt for a skilled commercial landscaper who's ready to contribute to our growing team.

We're not your ordinary landscaping crew – we think differently and build differently. We leverage our strengths and go beyond the standard – upping the game in an industry that has rested on its laurels for too long. Our works span across every facet of the landscaping realm from playgrounds to public open spaces and wetlands, contracting for the likes of:

  • City of Whittlesea

  • Nillumbik Shire Council

  • City of Boroondara

  • Hume City Council


  • Melbourne Water

  • GPT Group

We are looking for someone with dedication, meticulous attention to detail and rock-solid reliability. We’ve built lasting connections with our clients, on the bedrock of accountability and an unwavering commitment to excellence. If you're a qualified commercial landscaper, well-versed in the techniques and artistry of hard and soft landscaping then we want to hear from you. You’ll be comfortable coordinating subcontractors, delegating tasks to crew mates and keeping construction projects on schedule and on budget. You won't be navigating this alone – our project management team will have your back, ensuring each project is an absolute showstopper, on budget and beyond expectations. Reporting to the Construction Manager, you’ll bring to the table: Preferred qualifications, licenses, training, and skills:

  • Certificate III Landscape Construction (or its equivalent)

  • A treasure trove of landscape construction know-how including structural work, concreting and softscaping.

  • MR Truck License

  • Bobcat & Excavator

  • Construction Induction Card 'White Card'

  • Working with Children Card

  • First Aid (can update once on board)

Your ability to fit into our team and perform a core role in the business will require excellent communication skills and understanding of project plans, budgets and resource requirements.

An excellent remuneration package is available to the successful candidate based on level of experience and qualifications.

Let's build better landscapes that leave jaws dropping. To throw your hat in the ring, send your CV and a quick, compelling cover letter to But don't wait too long – applications close at 4 pm on Friday, September 29th.


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. To apply for this role, email a copy of your CV and a cover letter with the subject ‘Garden and Landscape Maintenance Manager ‘to Don’t hesitate to contact Liam on 0409 178 213 to discuss this opportunity further, we would love to hear from you!


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

0409 178 213

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