About the role | Ko te kaupapa

Spring is on its way and our Parks & Reserves team is as busy as ever. To assist in our busy forward work program, we are currently looking for an experienced Leading Hand with strong leadership and management skills to come and join our team.

You will be someone who knows how to motivate your team to work to a high standard and share in the successes of your team’s efforts. It is important that you are hands on when required and for the purpose of mentoring other team members.

This role involves using a wide variety of mowers, small plant, and specialised turf equipment. You will be responsible for the general upkeep of the equipment being used and for completing work to contract specifications on a scheduled and reactive basis.

So, if you are experienced and looking to work with a superb team of industry professionals who can offer a variety of parks and reserve maintenance, turf management, line trimming, vegetation control, and horticultural spraying then we’d love to hear from you.


What you’ll bring | Ko ngā pukenga ōu

  • Experience leading a team within the industry
  • Qualification in Turf Management (Level 3) or above
  • Full class 1 driver’s licence and WTR endorsements
  • Growsafe certificate (desirable)
  • TMO ticket (desirable)


What we bring | He aha ta tatou kawe mai

  • Career opportunities through training & development
  • Increased KiwiSaver employer contributions after service milestones
  • Birthday leave after 1 year, retail discounts, and a great working culture!
  • Varied and interesting work every day
  • An innovative company with diverse projects


Our values | Ngā Uaratanga

Trustworthy | Whakawhirinaki – People You Can Rely On

Teamwork | Mahi Tahi – People Who Work Together

Guardianship | Kaitiakitanga – People Who Protect Our Place


The company is committed to providing a safe work environment. Successful candidates are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug, and alcohol test prior to employment.

How to apply | Me pēhea te tono

To apply, click on the ‘Apply Now’ link. Or email your CV and Cover Letter to recruit@corde.nz.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.