We are seeking experienced, reliable and highly motivated individuals to fill positions for horticulturist or gardener. If you possess a strong work ethic, and have a positive attitude we want you to be part of our company.
Location: ONTARIO, Canada
Pay: $17 – $20 an hour
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Horticultural: 1 year (Preferred)
Education: Secondary School (Preferred)
Licence: G (Required)
Language: English (Preferred)
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
- Monday to Friday 8 to 12 hours (no long weekend work), but occasional weekend work maybe required throughout the summer and fall.
- Look after garden beds on commercial sites, some sites you be at for 2 days a week
- Cut, trim, blow, pick up litter and other duties as assigned by supervisors or crew leads.
- Operate power equipment not limited to, mowers, trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers.
- Pesticide exterminator license or PIC certified spray tech preferred, but willing to train so bed and curb weeds can be sprayed
- Conduct daily inspections on vehicles and equipment, and report any damage or broken equipment.
- Wear job specific PPE and complete a series of on line safety modules.
- Comply with all company policies and regulations.
- Attend a orientation day.
- High school graduate or equivalent.
- Minimum of 1 year related landscape experience.
- Capable of operating required equipment in a safe and responsible manner.
- Possess effective communication skills. You must be able to communicate with clients in a professional manner.
- Ability to work independently with little supervision, and as part of a team.
- Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time as well as carry out strenuous physical tasks.
- Ability to lift up to 23 kg repeatedly throughout your shift.
- Work outdoors in all types of weather, such as high heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, wind and cold.
- Must be able to work flexible hours including the occasional weekends.
- Must have your own transportation to our yard.
- Must have a clean G license, and supply a drivers abstract if operating a company vehicle.
- Must have a smart phone with data plan to record daily hours worked on a time clock app.
- Must wear a uniform , this is supplied at half cost to new employees.
How to Apply: Go here now
Salary for Horticulturist/Gardener $17.00 to $20.00 per hour based on experience.
Year round positions available to those interested in snow removal in winter.
Only those meeting the requirements will be contacted for an interview.