Our greatest asset is our staff and we rely heavily on the abilities of our employees
to continually find ways to improve and develop the company into the future.
To move the organisation forward we seek people with drive and motivation
who are interested in our products to help develop and manage new product
areas or just to improve the way we currently produce our products.
If you are a self-motivated individual who believes that you may be able to
contribute to our growth please do not hesitate to contact us outlining
what skills and experience you can bring to the organisation.
Any current vacancies are listed below.
(Please read in full before applying).
The production facilities at Paradisia Nurseries are based at Narre Warren North
and Officer and are within easy travel time from many locations across Melbourne.
Paradisia prefers full-time employees for their production nurseries:
Working hours are: 7.30am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday.
Only persons with special skills will be considered for part-time positions.
Casual work is sometimes available during busy periods - spring & summer.
We also occasionally have employment opportunities available at our retail nursery outlet Collectors Corner, based at 810 Springvale Rd, Braeside.
Apprenticeships will be considered upon application.
We also offer work experience for school students and SWL upon application.
Please send email to the address below.
PLEASE READ IN FULL BEFORE APPLYING
The company is rapidly expanding and is seeking a number of senior staff with good management skills and sound horticultural knowledge to help us move the company forward. New roles are being created involving several key areas of the business for individuals who enjoy a challenge. We are seeking motivated self-starters to manage various aspects of our wholesale operations including:
CUSTOMER & PRODUCT MANAGEMENT,
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
1) One position will be in our sales department developing new lines from our existing
products to expand our ranges. It will also involve dealing with wholesale customers and assisting with allocations and other administrative tasks. This will require someone with good horticultural knowledge, as well as customer service skills and business sense.
2) Another position will be co-ordinating with our product department team leaders to make better use of our current product ranges and identify new areas of potential growth. This can require working across our 3 production sites and liaising with up to 15 departments for co-ordination of timely stock supply and quality control. Proven planning & organising skills and relationship building abilities are essential for this role.
Other functions for either position may include administrative work such as preparing invoices, assisting our wholesale customers, product & site presentation, and identifying other business improvements including marketing opportunities and utilisation of social media.
3) PROPAGATION & PRODUCTION MANAGER
An experienced propagator/manager is sought for our largest site to help manage the product ranges from a number of departments in order to increase productivity by creating and managing targets, improve product development and quality management. This role requires thorough horticultural knowledge, demonstrated production experience including planning & organising outputs. Excellent communication skills and relationship building abilities are also essential for this role. Forklift licence or MR truck licence would be handy but not essential.
Applicants need to be physically fit and pro-active and be able to work and make decisions without supervision. An ability to get along well with others is crucial.
Candidates will be assessed on previous experience and how they can best contribute to the growth of the company and future developments.
These are full-time roles - 7.30 am to 4 pm Mon- Fri.
Applications MUST include:
Cover letter outlining how your skills best suit the position
Up-to-date resume and at least 2 x recent work references
Applications by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Strictly NO phone applications or drop-ins at nursery.
* Only applications leading to interview or further interest will be contacted.
Paradisia Pty Ltd 2015