Horticulturist | Landscape Gardener Project Leader

Yards Pty. Ltd.

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Job Overview

Have a passion for Horticulture? We invite you to join the multi-award-winning Yards’ Team of professionals, widely recognised in the industry for producing the highest quality work, with outstanding customer service. 

With an ever growing customer base, we are currently seeking a motivated Horticulturist | Landscape Gardener Project Leader, with a ‘can-do’ attitude who shares our passion for beautiful outdoor spaces, to join our team.

We are looking for someone with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, who shares our passion for premium lawn care. If you are dedicated to excellence and enjoy contributing to beautiful landscapes, we invite you to apply and be a part of our Yards’ family.


” Yard’s is the nicest and most quality conscious company I’ve ever worked for,  the work you do is next level to anything I’ve seen before.

– Yards Employee (with 15+ years experience in the industry)


job tasks & responsibilities.

This Horticulturist | Landscape Gardener Project Leader position is a unique hands-on role perfecting and enhancing our clients’ gardens.

This will include:

  • Weed, Pest and Disease Management.
  • Exceptional Plant maintenance knowledge.
  • Hedging, topiary and cloud pruning.
  • Planting and mulching.
  • Basic Irrigation knowledge.
  • Operation and maintenance of tools and equipment.
  • Coordinating Horticulture Care projects.

skills and experience.

Our staff require a broad range of skills and we encourage all experienced Horticulturists, Landscape Gardeners and Grounds-persons to apply. A strong eye for detail and a ‘can do’ attitude is required for this position. 


Key qualifications and experience required:

  • Minimum 3 years’ industry experience
  • Level III or above qualification in Horticulture / Parks & Gardens or equivalent trade.
  • Hold a valid Australian Drivers License.
  • Unrestricted Australian Working Rights.


The successful applicant will:

  • Have a ‘Can-Do’ attitude. 
  • Be well presented and motivated.
  • Have a positive attitude and have passion for their craft.
  • Take pride in their work and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Be fit and able to work hard in sometimes 
    challenging environmental conditions.
  • Have a current police clearance (or willing to get one).
  • Have outstanding communication skills.
  • Be able to adapt in a busy and dynamic environment.

Why work for yards?

Aside from working in a genuine, friendly environment, with a great team culture, the benefits for working for Yards include:

  • Competitive Above-Award Salary – which will be based on experience.
  • Wages paid weekly and on-time.
  • Fully maintained take-home company vehicle, including expenses.
  • We encourage ongoing training.
  • iPad, quality tools, PPE and uniforms are provided.
  • Permanent, full-time position.
  • Job Security with an established, highly sought after business. 
  •  We are proud to offer great work / life balance.
  • Being a valued team member – not just a number.

more about yards.

Yards is a well-established, industry-leading Landscaping business working in some of the most premium private residential gardens across Brisbane and South East Queensland, since 2005.

Our work has been featured in the inaugural Queensland Hidden Design Festival, as well as appearing in a number of industry publications. 

We are proud recipients of numerous awards, including the most recent accolades in the 2021/2022  Husqvarna Champion of Champions Australian Landscaper of the Year Awards, being crowned the overall Australian Residential Landscaper of the Year and winning the Residential Category for the 2023 Landscape Queensland Construction Excellence Awards. To see our projects, please view our Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/yardslandscapes/


Our team love working on and take great pride in caring for the beautiful lawns and gardens we have in our portfolio. If you have a passion for professional lawn care, and have a ‘can-do’ attitude, we would love to have you part of our Yards’ Family. 


If you would like to discuss this role further, please don’t hesitate to call Ben on 0416 106 608 or email [email protected]


We look forward to hearing from you. 


apply now. 

Please attach your resume, including three contactable work references, together with a cover letter outlining why you would be the perfect fit for Yards.


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