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 

* Please note a minimum of double-vaccination against Covid-19

is an industry requirement for all roles unless a valid medical exemption applies.

FULL TIME ROLES

  • We are looking for self-motivated team players who get along well with others

  • Applicants need to be physically fit: able to stand, push, pull, lift, bend

and carry without issues.

OFFICER - Nursery worker with truck driving & forklift

 This is an interesting and flexible nursery worker role including tasks such as potting plants, cleaning and preparing plants for sale, managing plant growth and other associated tasks.

  • This position also includes various tasks such as forklift duties and                  driving a small truck with ability to drive a manual vehicle required.

  • Handyperson skills would be also beneficial.

This role suits someone who enjoys variety, is not afraid to get their hands dirty

and can organise themselves to get things done efficiently and effectively. 

 NARRE WARREN NORTH - MR Driver / Despatch workers

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

  • One role also includes Truck driving - transporting our stock with care between our various sites on an as-needed basis. MR licence is essential with demonstrable & verifiable experience.

  • Needs good literacy skills and an eye for detail and getting things right

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

  • 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.

  • Flexibility is essential as earlier starts may be required at times.

​​Applicants must be reliable and available for full-time work

 7.30 am to 4 pm Mon- Fri.

Applications MUST include:

  1. Cover letter outlining how your skills best suit the position

  2. Up-to-date resume including 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.

  • Please note vaccination against Covid-19 or relevant medical exemption is a requirement for all roles.

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LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The company is rapidly expanding and is seeking persons with good leadership and 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.

CUSTOMER SERVICE ROLE

OR SALES MANAGER

An exciting opportunity is available for a self-motivated, customer service orientated person to manage certain aspects of the sales and despatch areas of our business.

The role will involve managing our Cash & Carry section and dealing electronically with local and interstate wholesale customers, processing orders, database management, processing new customer applications, promotions, general office duties, product & site presentation and other tasks including assisting with despatch as required.

Excellent personal communication skills are essential as well as relationship building abilities to develop and maintain cordial working relationships with a diverse range of customers and work colleagues.

Our wholesale Cash & Carry section is rapidly increasing and offers potential for further development, including identifying new areas of potential growth and marketing opportunities. Position may also involve promotions, developing catalogues, electronic newsletters etc.

Similar industry experience and a keen business sense would be highly favoured, as well as sound knowledge, experience or genuine interest in horticulture. Applicants need to be physically fit, pro-active and be able to work and make decisions without supervision.

This is a full-time role - 7.30 am to 4 pm Mon- Fri.

 

Candidates will be assessed on previous experience and how they can best contribute to the growth of the company and future developments. Remuneration will depend on prior experience and ability.

 Applications MUST include:

  • Cover letter outlining how your skills best suit the position

  • Up-to-date resume 

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.

  • Please note vaccination against Covid-19 or relevant medical exemption is a requirement for all roles.

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