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Career Opportunities

Second Nature brings together a team of landscape experts who are dedicated to creating beautiful, sustainable and functional outdoor spaces.

Start your next chapter with Second Nature! We just won 2 of the top awards at the Landscapes of Distinction Awards in early September – taking out the 2023 Supreme Award and we were also named Premier Horticulture winners for our work on the “Natural Urban Courtyard” garden project. We are experts at creating outstanding gardens that are a unique and innovative response to both our clients' needs and the surrounding environment. We strive to be a leader in our field and the landscape company of choice for discerning clients, designers and employees.

Second Nature is built on the passion, dedication and expertise of our extraordinary team. The cumulative experience and knowledge across the craft of landscape gardening is extensive. The ‘landscape’ and people are central to our vision.

We seek individuals who share our passion for excellence, good design and the environment to join our dynamic team.


We offer the opportunity to work alongside some of the best practitioners in the industry, to undertake work that is meaningful and creative, and to be part of an organisation that is committed to the well-being of its team.

If you are interested in joining our team apply for one of our listed vacancies or forward your expression of interest to

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Current Positions

Team Leader - Garden Care
(Permanent - Full-time)


We are seeking a Team Leader or an Experienced Gardener to join our highly-skilled and dedicated professional Garden Care team. This role would suit someone who is already a Team Leader, or alternatively a capable Gardener with interest/experience in people leadership, ready to take the next step in their Horticulture career.  You will run a small team of 1-2 gardeners and be required to run an organised garden care route with regular and on-demand clients, usually working with a 2IC, and others as required. You will be responsible for looking after a portfolio of some of Auckland’s best gardens and to assist in planting jobs as required.


This is a full-time, permanent position, where no two days will be the same.  For the right individual, with proven experience in all aspects of landscape garden maintenance, we can offer you a promising career path, rewarding work, a fun team environment, an excellent hourly rate and did we mention five (yes 5!) weeks of Annual Leave?

In return, we ask that you are:

  • Skilled and experienced in all aspects of landscape garden maintenance with at least 3 years' experience in a similar role;

  • Already working as a Team Leader, or as a Landscape Gardener ready to take the next step in their gardening career into a leadership role;

  • Committed to excellence, with an eye for detail and an affinity for garden design;

  • Already working as a Team Leader or as a Landscape Gardener, ready and able to take the next step into a leadership role;

  • Able to lead, train and inspire others;

  • Passionate about gardens and working outdoors;

  • Fit, healthy and enjoy physical work;

  • A successful team player;

  • Organised and an effective communicator;

  • Holding a clean driver’s licence.

It’s not a deal-breaker for us, but irrigation experience would be a strong advantage. Applicants for this position must be a NZ citizen, resident or hold a valid NZ work visa.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. 


We are looking for the successful applicants to start as soon as possible and will be reviewing applications as they come in, so don’t delay.

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