Employment Opportunities

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.  


EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

​​​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.

Refer: https://www.collectorscorner.com.au/employment

 

​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. 

 

 
CURRENT VACANCIES

 

 

 

 

PLEASE READ IN FULL BEFORE APPLYING 

DESPATCH WORKERS   

Full-time roles - Narre Warren North

Full-time Despatch workers needed. Busy work environment, must be reliable, work quickly & accurately. Leadership opportunities for the right person, prior experience beneficial.

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Duties include picking & preparing stock, labelling and packing orders and general nursery duties may be required at times such as potting, cleaning & weeding.

  •  Seeking active, self-motivated  team players who get along well with others & like to keep busy.

  • Need good literacy skills with a keen eye for detail and getting things right

  • The ability to work at a fast, consistent pace even without supervision.

  • Applicants need to be physically fit, able to stand, push, pull, lift, bend and carry without any issues.

  • Prior experience in a despatch role, nursery work, wholesale warehouse or process type work and an interest in horticulture will be well regarded.

  • Forklift licence would be handy if you have it.

An opportunity also exists for the right person to potentially take on a leadership role within this section, prior supervisory experience would be an advantage.

 

Applicants must be available for full-time work - hours are 7.30 am to 4 pm Mon- Fri. 

Earlier starts may be required on some days. Reliability in attendance is a MUST. 

Applications MUST include:

  • Cover letter (tell us why you suit this role)

  • Up-to-Date resume

  • Suburb of residence

Applications by email to hrparadisia@gmail.com  

Strictly NO phone applications or drop-ins at nursery. 

* Only applications leading to interview or further interest will be contacted.

 MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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.

 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

CUSTOMER & PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

 1) One position will be in our sales department developing new lines from our

existing products to expand our ranges, identifying other business improvements

including marketing opportunities and utilisation of social media.

It will also involve dealing with wholesale customers and assisting with allocations and other administrative tasks. Other functions may include product & site presentation etc. 

This will require someone with good horticultural knowledge and astute business sense. 

Exceptional communication skills and relationship building

abilities are also essential for this role.

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.

  • Forklift licence or MR truck licence would be handy but not essential.

  • Other functions may include administrative work such as preparing invoices,

assisting our wholesale customers, product & site presentation etc.

  • 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 hrparadisia@gmail.com  

Strictly NO phone applications or drop-ins at nursery.

* Only applications leading to interview or further interest will be contacted.

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 Paradisia Pty Ltd 2015