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gardener

Horticultre qualifications and over 10 years experience in industry - all aspects of garden maintenance. Cleaning holiday accommodation and holiday resorts. Customer service experience, book keeping experience, computer knowledge, hospitality experience. I have had my own small business for the last five years having a cleaning (holiday accommodation) and gardening business. I also have cert IV small business management and have the expereince and knowledge of running a small business

Work Preferences

Desired Salary
30,000 - 45,000 per year  
Availability
1 Week  
Desired Job Type
Any Type  
Can Travel for Work
Moderately  
Highest Education Level
High School  
Current Location
Ballarat  
Relocation
Will Consider Relocation to;
 
VIC Other
Residency / Visa
Authorised to work in Australia

Skills Profile

Accounting
Bookkeeper
Administration
Receptionist
Agribusiness and Farming
Picker
Defence Emergency Security
Emergency Services
Hospitality Travel Tourism
Front Office
Kitchen Hand
Wait Staff
Manufacturing
Assembly Line / Assembler
Packer / Filler
Stores & Warehousing
Retail
Retail Assistant
Sales Assistant
Store Manager / Suppervisor
Retail - Other
Self Employment
Self Employment
Trades and Services
Cleaner
Gardener / Landscaper / Horticulturalist
Volunteer / Charity / Community
Volunteer
Technical Skills Skill Last Used Yrs. Exp.  
  cake decorating skills 1998 2  
  cleaning skills 2013 7  
  customer service skills 2008 6  
  gardening skills 2013 10  
  small business management and operation 2013 9  
Other Skills
I am a hand ons person and quick to pick up things. I have had other non related experience in farm work repairing fences on farms, caring for animals, landscaping experience, painting inside of houses and verandah's - private homes and businesses I have worked for. I can drive confidently a 4 wheeler trike bike. I have had expereince in working at wineries also,  and doing vineyard work as well. I also have expereince in fruit and vegetable picking expereince as I did some seasonal work in the late 90's travelling aroung areas of Victoria and NSW.

Employment History

Job Title
Small Business Owner
Industry
Other
05/2008 to 12/2012
I was self employed, had my own cleaning and gardening business. With the cleaning side of my business I looked after a number of holiday accommodation properties, where I cleaned after guest's stay, set up procedures before guest arrival, monitoring linen supplies - ordering and unpacking, and managing guest supplies for each property. With the gardening side of my business I covered all aspects of garden maintenance - mowing, weeding, garden bed tidy up pruning etc. I also took on a part management position for 6 Holiday Villa's, where my work involved maintaining villa maintenance - villa inventory work, linen ordering and unpacking, guest supply ordering, storeroom supplies, etc. I also did cleaning duties, and gardening covering all aspects of the property's gardens - garden bed maintenance, weeding, pruning, etc. Having to run my own business I also did all my own entire book keeping and invoicing and computer work - emailing etc
Job Title
Reservations Booking Officer Casual
Industry
Services
02/2008 to 05/2008
Assisting guest's with bookings for accommodation, answering telephones, computer booking work, meeting and greeting guests. General office duties - computer work, etc
Job Title
Assistant and Relief Receptionist/ Relief Manager/Cleaner/Grounds person
Industry
Services
10/2006 to 06/2007
Assistant and Relief Receptionist to managers. Relief Management duties - running of resort facilities when management were away on holidays or days off work. Cleaning of holiday villas and supervision of casual staff members. Grounds Person - garden maintenance of resorts garden areas - mowing, pruning, weeding and watering

Qualifications

Completed Institution Degree / Qualification
1994 Ferntree Gully Secondary College VCE Certificate  
2005 Netgain NEIS Program, Shepparton, Vic Cert IV Small Business Management  
2001 Swinburne TAFE College, Wantirna Cert II Horticulture