BMA Gardener

Job Description


  • $70472 Base Salary + Super
  • Accommodation and meals provided
  • Drive in drive out, or Bus in bus out from Mackay or Fly in fly out from Brisbane

ESS provides multi-service capability to major companies and organisations operating in remote sites, gold mines and coal fields. We provide vital workplace support for people working in some of the most isolated terrains in the world, from oil rigs in the North Sea to gold mines in the Australian Outback. Due to anticipated growth across our flagship portfolio in Central QLD, we have exciting opportunities for experienced Gardeners / Grounds People interested in joining the remote sector, working 14:7 rosters (2 weeks on, 1 week off).

The Positions

  • Working as key members in our remote maintenance teams
  • Maintain and enhance site grounds and garden
  • Turf management, tree and shrub maintenance, mowing, weed control and watering the grounds
  • Provide proactive maintenance to structures and services as required
  • Industrial cleaning where required
  • Operate and maintain equipment and machinery

The Person

  • A team player with the ability to multi-task in busy environments
  • Ability to work long shifts (10-hour days) in a fast-paced environment
  • General maintenance experience / trades or labouring background (desirable)
  • Chemical handling experience (desirable)
  • Competent in operating general maintenance / grounds equipment
  • Forklift ticket (desirable)
  • Weed spraying certificate (desirable)
  • Driver’s licence and own reliable transport

The Benefits

You will have the support, infrastructure, systems and processes you would expect from a global organisation. As an employer of choice, we recognise high performance and foster individual development. Additionally, our employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Immediate access to 100+ retail discounts accessible from your mobile
  • Multiple salary packaging options to help your dollar go further
  • Health and wellbeing employee benefits to help look after you
  • Recognition programs including service and safety awards, regular team events, site-based benefits and company discounts.
  • Ongoing training and development, and career growth opportunities

Our people's unique backgrounds, experiences, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams, we are creating inclusive environments for all our people, and also those we connect with through our day-to-day operations. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.