THE LOCAL EXPERTS 
 

Certified Mowing is South East Queensland’s most committed provider of vegetation management services.

 

Certified Mowing’s foundations were set in 1994 when Lachlan Howland began providing lawn maintenance & landscaping services to domestic clients. Now, Certified is one of South East Queensland’s most trusted providers of vegetation management services to government clients. 

 

Each month we mow 16 million metres of grass and have been entrusted with the maintenance of  Brisbane icons.

 

WHAT WE DO 

We make South East Queensland more beautiful.

We do this through a range of

vegetation management services including:

Grass mowing, snipping and slashing for

  • Public roads and parks

  • Broadacre sites

  • Cemeteries

  • Commercial property

Grounds & Landscape Maintenance

  • Iconic high profile sites

  • Parks and Gardens

  • Playgrounds

Environmental Hazard Identification & Maintenance

  • Weed identification and Spraying

  • Fire ant detection and reporting

Rubbish Removal

  • Preparatory rubbish removal

  • Stand alone service

At Certified, we take pride in being specialists in our field.

We are very good at what we do and this comes to life  through our approach and the results we achieve.   

ISO QUALITY ACCREDITATION

Originally certified in 2014, our commitment to continuous improvement is reflected in our quality management framework. 

STAFF TRAINING & CERTIFICATION

Appropriate preparation for the work is essential

  • Staff are trained in best practice operation of the equipment they use

  • Staff are briefed about the nuances of all sites

  • Core staff hold a Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

QUALITY EQUIPMENT

Reliable & appropriate tools for the job are essential

  • Our mowing fleet consists mostly of John Deere machines

  • All equipment is kept in good operational repair by regular maintenance

  • Our product knowledge ensures we use the appropriate tools and equipment for the job

CUSTOMER FEEDBACK

Our customers are our business therefore we proactively seek their feedback

  • We don't just wait for customers to provide scheduled performance feedback, we undertake a customer survey on a regular basis

 

OUR APPROACH 

We sum up our approach as quality oriented. We understand that how we go about our work and the results we achieve enhances our reputation and the reputation of the customers we work for.

 

We are extremely happy with Certified Mowing

Operations Manager, commercial client

OUR CORE TEAM

LACHLAN HOWLAND, Director

Lachlan leads all Certified Mowing’s activity and makes time to get out in the field to familiarise himself with the unique needs of each customer. He is also a passionate contributor to the local community, and active on the Logan Chambers of Commerce. With a background in holistic cattle grazing, Lachlan is an advocate of regenerative land management and farming practices. In his spare time you’re likely to find him rounding up cattle with his dogs..

 

LOUISE KENNEDY,  Business Manager

Louise manages Certified Mowing’s customer portfolio and the back-end of Certified's operations. With a background in product and service development, Louise is always on the lookout for innovation in the industry. Since her move to Brisbane in 2015 Louise has also been involved in volunteering  activities such as homeless outreach, literacy development,  and is a keen contributor to Certified's community based activities. 

 

WILLIAM BOBBERMEIN, Field Operations Manager

A dedicated leader, Will oversees the workforce and manages the day to day field activity for Certified Mowing. An advocate for the benefits of sport for young people, Will has held leadership roles in large sporting organisations in the Beenleigh area.

JOSH PARKINSON, Field Leader

A seasoned operator, Josh supports Will in leading Certified’s day to day activity.

 

COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION

WHAT MATTERS TO US

We have a social conscience and pride ourselves on giving back to communities. For us this means getting involved in practical programs and initiatives that help empower people to improve their own lives. Some of the ways we do this include:

PROVIDING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO PEOPLE WITH MILD DISABILITY OR DISADVANTAGE

  • Employment is an important factor in self determination and we believe that sometimes people just need an opportunity to get started or to get back on track.

SPONSORSHIPS IN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

  • Junior rugby league

  • Senior touch football

  • Sponsorship for Logan Sports Awards (Elite Disabled Athlete of the Year)

  • Sponsorship for Logan Business Distinction Awards (Not for Profit & Community Services)

  • Tertiary Student Bursary (3 year program)  

MENTORING AND INVOLVEMENT

  • Occupational mentoring for years 10 & 12 student at Mabel Park State High School

  • Pathways to Resilience – program for indigenous kids aged 4-18

  • Establishing agricultural and water purification systems in Nepal

  • Certified Mowing is a member of the Logan Chamber of Commerce

  • Lachlan Howland recently served as Vice President of the Logan Chamber of Commerce

RECOGNITION

Our efforts have been recognised with commendations including

  • Winner, 2016 Business Distinction Award: Community Services, Logan Chamber of Commerce

  • Winner, 2015 Business Distinction Award: Community Services, Logan Chamber of Commerce

  • Finalist, 2015 Redland City Australia Day Awards: Local Hero Award

 

WORK WITH US

WORK OPPORTUNITIES

Our workforce is a combination of permanent staff and others who generally work full time on a seasonal basis. The high season typically runs from October through to June. What this means day to day is early starts and working through the day in hot, humid conditions until the allocated work is completed to standard. This is heavy manual work and its challenging.

Our team focus and commitment to quality underpins our success at everything we do. We encourage a positive, can-do attitude across the whole team. We are always keen to hear from people with the right attitude & aptitude for the work.

To hear more about the sort of work we do and future openings, email us or call Lachlan 0410620755

 

QUOTES & TENDERS

To hear more about our capability and how we can meet your needs email us or call Lachlan on 0410620755

 
 

CONTACT US

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