Leading Hand - Full Time Opportunity (South East)


Habitat Creations


Pakenham, Victoria

At Habitat Creations we aim to maintain and enhance biodiversity in a changing landscape. We pride ourselves on collaborative working relationships with our clients delivering conservation and land management services, quality plant propagation in our nurseries, soft landscaping of WSUD assets and project management.

We are fortunate to work across a diverse range of urban, peri-urban, rural and remote landscapes in Gippsland and Greater Melbourne. We have work bases in West Gippsland, Melbourne’s south-east and west regions.

Habitat Creations values our team in promoting a safe, happy, diverse and learning environment.  We also value our connection to the land, honesty and respect, and continuous improvement. 

With secure contracts and an expanding workload in our South East team (based in Pakenham), we have identified a new full time Leading Hand role.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, team-oriented person for an immediate start. 

You must be available to work Monday to Friday with start and finishing times varying between 6.30am and 5.00pm. You may also be required to work away overnight for up to 5 days at a time.

You will have team leading experience, be punctual, physically fit, have attention to detail and enjoy working in a team whilst being able to work autonomously when required.

Required Criteria:

  • AgVet Chemical Users Certification & ACUP 
  • Apply First Aid (Level 2)
  • Construction Induction White Card
  • Manual drivers licence

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Previous Leading Hand Experience
  • NRM field work
  • Weed and native plant identification skills
  • Low/high volume herbicide spraying
  • Woody weed control
  • Tree planting

Desirable Skills/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualification in natural resource management, environmental studies, horticulture or similar.
  • Landscaping Experience
  • Chainsaw Skills/Ticket

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