A Landscape Gardener takes care of the entire picture of a garden: from planning the structure (the walls, fences, ponds, trellises, drainage, project costing) to the actual plants that will reside in the garden. The role involves having both a creative and practical mindset in order to create functional and beautiful gardens.
Landscape Gardener
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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • Prepares plans and drawings, selects materials and plants, and schedules landscape construction.
  • Sets out and installs hardscape and softscape structures.
  • Constructs gravel and paved areas, walls, fences, pergolas, ponds, barbecues and garden furniture.
  • Prepares seedbeds and growing sites.
  • Plants trees, bushes, hedges, flowers and bulbs.
  • Prepares lawn areas by spreading top soil and planting grass or laying instant turf.

Job Titles

  • Landscaper
  • Landscape Contractor
  • Landscape Gardener
  • Landscape Management Technician
  • Gardeners (General)
  • Arborists

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Landscaping
  • Certificate III in Landscape Construction
  • Diploma of Landscape Design

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  • Mon 10 Aug , 2020
  • Parramatta, New South Wales
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  • Caringbah, New South Wales
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  • Landscape Apprentice

  • Easigrass Australia Pty Ltd
  • Landscape Apprentice to join a fast growing artificial grass company on the Northern Beaches. As part of this role you will travel both independently and as part of a team to job locations throughout Sydney. The successful candidate will be part of a fast growing company and international brand. Based from our warehouse in Belrose, this is an exciting role with plenty career progression for the right candidate.
    • Be part of an international growing brand
    • Lots of career potential
    • No limits to learning the full landscaping trade
  • Trades & ServicesLandscape Gardener
  • Fri 24 Jul , 2020
  • Queenscliff, New South Wales
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