If you are in business you know that the hardest thing to find is good staff

Well, we have clearly the best staff anyone could ask for. You could not find a group of diverse people that all get along so well, are so passionate about everything they do, willing to help in any way possible to better our business, have such pride in our service and product and are so protective of Chatfield’s reputation and ability to provide for each and every customer.

We cannot speak highly enough of them. And truly believe that they are not just employees but a sacred part of our family.

We feel very lucky to have these wonderful people to work with……


Lisa and Dustin McCreery

Dustin and Lisa McCreery
Owners of Chatfield’s Tree Nursery and Chatfield Engineering



Raeline Thomson
 Team member since 2003
Raeline works in the nursery as part of our Supervisory team. She lives in Tammin with her husband David. Raeline is our longest serving team member.  And part of the furniture… we are so pleased that she keeps coming back!!!
Susan Donovan
 Team member since 2005
Sue works in the nursery as a part of our Supervisory team and is the main co-ordinator of orders, ensuring the best quality control!  Sue lives in Cunderdin with her husband. She is originally from England, but we are glad she calls Australia home!
Gabrielle Scannell
Joined our team in 2014
Gabrielle is one of our Supervisory team. She has a uni degree in Environmental Science. Gabrielle is a jack of all trades in the Nursery understanding all the processes and making sure it all runs smoothly. 

Rikki-lee Shaw
Joined our team in 2014.
She is part of our Supervisory team.
Rikki-lee is our most bright and bubbly employee.  Always positive and great to have around.  She joined Chatfield’s to fill in some time and …. made our place home! 


Halliki Aasmae
Joined our team in 2014. She is part of our Supervisory team.
Halliki came to us when she moved to Kellerberrin, the hometown of her partner, Ian.  She went home to Estonia for a year but then we managed to entice her back!! (A real plus for us!!) Halliki is currently on maternity leave with her first bub and our first baby as Chatfield Aunties!! But we cannot wait til she can come back!

Charmaine Sprag
Joined our team in 2015 Charmaine came to Tammin to renovate a house with her husband, Neil. We have been lucky enough to snavel her up and get her working out here with us! She has a keen interest in plants and always surprises us with fun facts on a variety of topics!

Odene Coetzer
Joined our team in 2016
Odene is a Tammin local, who is the proud mum of her gorgeous daughter, Kylah.  She is the local school bus driver and works a couple of days as part of our Chatfield team. 


Chatfield’s employ up to 12 staff in the nursery per day. We used to be seasonal but due to expanding some of our lines, it is turning into most of the year!  We do cuttings from September-December, Seeding from October – January, thinning from January – March, Grading from April to June and packing orders from May to August!

We currently have 4 supervisors who work together to run the day to day of the nursery and teach new staff and ensure the quality of our products. The photo below is some of our 2018 staff (missing a few)

For the last few years we have employed mostly local staff from Tammin, Cunderdin, Kellerberrin, and even Dowerin! And a few seasonal staff that come while partners are assisting farmers with seeding or harvest.

We have an amazing team!!!  You have to be hard working, willing to follow instructions (as it is on the job training) and be able to get along with everyone! Contact us if you feel you could be part of our team.