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ULS Group are a successful and highly reputable commercial landscape, irrigation and maintenance company.

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We’re Unique Landscape Solutions Group, more frequently known as ULS Group. The largest commercial landscaping company in Melbourne established in 2001. Our Head Office is in Tullamarine whilst our new HQ for the south east is in Hallam.

We’re a continuously growing family of just under (150): comprised of (15) supervised construction crews, (3) maintenance crews and (2) irrigation teams … not to mention ourteam of Project Managers, Estimators, Administration, Accounts and OH& S + HR support staff.

We’ve grown because we’re an easy company to work with and great to work for. It is that simple really. View our Positions Vacant.

If you’re looking for a change. Change maybe in location or a different company culture. You’re always 10mins early, work diligently with little supervision until days’ end. Maybe you want to be paid by a considerate employer, for regular hours and overtime hours when you work them, considering the positive attitude and passion you bring. Maybe you’re keen to settle into a role for a successful company or your career aspirations need support only found in the clear pathways found at ULS Group.

So how does this work from here I hear you say?

  1. You’re reading this so let’s agree we’re at step one
  2. You have a look at the positions we have vacant (or are creating) and say to yourself – “… hey, that’s me!”
  3. You connect with us to tell us you’re interested (via our website, email, phone, socials : we’re easy to get in touch with)
  4. We’ll call you for a chat over the phone, and then if both of us share a good vibe, we’ll call you in for a face 2 face
  5. You come in and meet us, give us your facts
  6. We check each other out – references, history, project types etc. 
  7. If it is all good, you sign up and we’ll get you started pronto
  8. We’re blown away with you and cannot believe life existed before you joined ULS Group
  9. You’re so happy with life your friends and family tell you that you’re now projecting a really positive aura, a glow
  10. You start collecting tasty referral bonuses as you invite friends and previous workmates to join ULS Group 

So the next question is: what exactly are you waiting for? Turn that frown upside down and apply today!

 


POSITIONS VACANT

 

Assistant Construction Manager

Permanent full-time role reporting to the Construction Manager based in either Tullamarine or Hallam. The role will primarily assist the Construction Manager by planning and organising resources and managing a team of Site Supervisors to ensure projects are delivered on budget and on time.

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Use of construction knowledge to evaluate production programs to ensure efficient and logical sequencing
  • Responsible for labour and plant usage to ensure compliance to approved budgets
  • Drive the adherence and compliance of the OHS procedures
  • Participate in weekly Construction production planning meetings
  • Coordinate and issue daily production plans
  • Reviewing reports and providing weekly updates for management
  • Cost Management and tracking of projects
  • Ensure plant and equipment is operated and maintained to company standards
  • The ability to lead and manage people

The successful candidate  will  have a minimum of  5  years’  experience  in a  similar leadership role and  preferably  have  a  background  in construction or  landscaping  (desirable)  in addition to the  following;  

  • Previous experience in managing large scale commercial landscape projects or a related field or trade
  • Demonstrated leadership & people management skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft suite
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • An excellent work ethic and mindset

 


Excavator Operator

  • Current Victorian Driver’s & HR (Medium Rigid Truck) license
  • White Card (Construction Industry)
  • Excavator licence +
  • Relevant competencies to meet the above requirements as an experienced ‘all-rounder’ operator
  • Permanent full-time role reporting to the Assistant Construction Manager based in Tullamarine
  • An excellent work ethic and mindset

 


Machine Operator – Bobcat

Permanent full-time role reporting to theAssistant Construction Manager, based in Tullamarine. Must have their medium rigid truck license and be willing to work in a team environment. The successful candidate will work on a broad range of landscape projects around Melbourne.

The successful applicant will need to possess the following:

  • Current Victorian Driver’s & HR license
  • White Card (Construction Industry)
  • Skid steerloader license +
  • Relevant competencies to meet the above requirements
  • An excellent work ethic and mindset

 


 


Senior Project Manager

Permanent full-time role reporting to the General Manager based in Tullamarine. The role will primarily manage ongoing project objectives by planning and evaluating project activities with the site supervisors.

Some key responsibilities:

  • Ensure that job profitability and budget management targets are met
  • Actively build strong relationships with project key stakeholders
  • Drive weekly job planning meetings
  • Monitor and implement detailed programmes for approvals, procurement and construction
  • The ability to read and interpret contracts
  • Manage all specifications, common drawings, and variations
  • Ensure the adherence and compliance of the OHS procedures
  • Responsible for all coordination of permits & inspections
  • Manage the contract administration of each project including progress claims
  • Procurement of materials and subcontractors
  • The ability to lead, inspire and manage people

The successful candidate must have a background in commercial landscaping and previous project management experience in addition to the following;

  • Good knowledge of Benchmark Estimating & Excel software package
  • Demonstrated leadership, negotiation skills and vision in managing major projects or initiatives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An excellent work ethic and mindset

 


Weed Spraying Operator

Permanent full-time role, joining our dynamic Maintenance team that works across Melbourne, reporting to the Maintenance Manager based in Tullamarine. The ideal candidate will be a motivated professional who has previous experience in operating a mobile spray unit with a sound knowledge of chemicals and their application. The successful candidate will also be willing to work with the broader Maintenance division performing various general garden maintenance as part of their role when spraying duties cannot be done.

The successful candidate will need to possess the following:

  • Current Victorian Driver’s license
  • A chemical certificate
  • White Card (Construction Industry)
  • Certificate in Horticulture (desirable)
  • A truck licence is preferred
  • An excellent work ethic and mindset

Our talented Maintenance team consists of horticulturalists, arborists and gardeners who ensure establishment of the landscape is a success. We are well-resourced with a fleet of trucks including water tankers, specialised turf machinery and maintenance equipment. ULS are committed to providing a safe and inclusive workplace for all. We offer a competitive salary and personal development opportunities for the right candidate.

 



Applicants are required to undergo a Criminal History and Working with Children Check screening process which will include Reference Checks. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks. If you are ready to take the next step and join a company that values its employees, we look forward to hearing from you, please forward a cover letter and your resume to barbara.v@ulsgroup.com.au