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Company operating name: Cityscape Div of A Group Inc.

Business address:
25A Bentley Ave, Nepean ON K2E 6T7
Telephone number: 613-723-8528
Title of position: Landscape Irrigation Labourer

Job duties: assist with landscape constructions, weeding, cutting grass, and periodic pruning and trimming trees and plants, watering lawns and gardens, excavating by hand, bending, lifting, installing plastic piping systems, fittings, sprinklers and valves and generally assisting the installation of landscape irrigation systems. Operating small related power tools, or operating snow clearing tools and small equipment.

Work Conditions: outdoors, wet/damp, noisy, dusty, hot.
Terms of employment (e.g. project based, permanent position): permanent, full-time
Wage: $ 14.50 per hour for 40 hours per week. 4% vacation pay each year.
Benefits package being offered: n/a
Location of work: Ottawa, ON

Skills requirements:
Candidate must enjoy working outdoors and have sound team work spirit. Have good physical conditions. Capable to work under pressure, meet deadlines, complete repetitive tasks, pay attention to details. Able to sit, stand, and walk for long time; to walk, bend, crouch, kneel. Experienced in handling weeding, pruning and trimming trees and plants; watering lawns and gardens, and operating various tools and equipments.

Education: n/a
Work experience: 3-5 years in landscaping profession

Please send your resume to us by
email:
greenscapeca@hotmail.com
fax: 613-226-5240
mail: PO Box 6937 STN J Ottawa ON, K2A 3Z6


HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC SPECIALIST
Specialist in Hydraulic Equipment


About the Job
Hall Tree Farms Inc. is located at 16725 Jane Street, King, Ontario, L7B 0G8, a 50+ year old Tree Farming company specializing large tree spade planting.

Full Time Heavy Equipment Specialist

This position includes repairing and maintaining our heavy farm equipment.

Skills Requirement:
  • Must be able to diagnose and repair specialized equipment such as Tree Spades, hydraulic machinery, and other highly technical farm machinery.
  • Knowledge of farm equipment and hydraulic equipment, heavy equipment, diesel machinery, sandblasting/painting is a necessity.
  • We require someone who is pro-active, well organized, results orientated, and capable of analyzing problems quickly.
  • Responsibilities include maintenance, repair, sandblasting of hydraulic equipment and specialty tree spade machinery.
Work Experience:
  • The optimum candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in this type of machinery repair.
  • Fabrication and welding knowledge and experience.
  • Knowledge and experience working on hydraulic and farm equipment.
Education:
  • Diploma (would be an asset) in mechanical, and hydraulic repair or 3-5 years related work experience.
This position pays $25/hr. Position is at the main office (address above)

Hall Tree Farms Inc. believes in the value of diversity.

Please email resumes to: hrwelcome@halltreefarms.com - titled Heavy Equipment Specialist
Or Fax Resumes to 905-841-6117. Call if further information is required 905-727-1996.



HORTICULTURAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE
General Seed Company is one of the top forage and lawn seed companies in Ontario. We are looking for a qualified individual to manage existing wholesale accounts and grow new business in the TGA. The successful candidate will be dedicated to exceptional customer service and have a long – established reputation for quality service and a large diverse client base.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ability to establish and build relationships with key decision markers
  • Able to work independently and part of the team
  • Highly motivated, flexible, and able to adapt to new situations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable delivering strong business presentations
  • Must be able to work under pressure and balance multiple priorities with a high level of self-initiative
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • High School diploma and Agricultural and Turf seed knowledge are an asset
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Relationship building with key clients
  • Developing new business by conducting cold calls to new clients and existing accounts
  • Determine the client’s needs and offer solutions through the presentation of a diverse product line
  • Keep control of financial expenses
  • Be willing to travel
  • Other duties as signed by management
Compensation includes base salary, commission.

If you meet the above qualifications and are an energetic, organized individual we would be interested in hearing from you. Please forward your resumes via e-mail. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Email generalseedcompany@gmail.com


GEOSCAPE CONTRACTING
Geoscape Contracting is currently looking for a DZ Driver with a clean abstract to join our team as a Water truck/Roll-Off driver. A typical work week is Monday to Friday from 6am to 6pm, plus a half day every second Saturday.

Roll-Off Tri-axle and Water Truck Drivers
These duties include transporting materials and equipment to and from our job sites throughout the GTA area, picking up materials needed from our suppliers, watering plant material and keeping our jobsites clean by washing roads. Working on the jobsites along with the crews is another requirement for this position.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Wears provided clean company uniform and PPE (Protective Personal Equipment).
  2. Performs a mandatory by-law inspection of your truck and fill out your daily log book each day. Maintain accurate records and logs.
  3. Responsible for proper loading and securing of freight to prevent movement and allow safe transport. Assist in loading and unloading as required.
  4. Perform vehicle inspections and preventative maintenance before, during and after trips, this also includes regular greasing and maintenance preformed on trucks.
  5. Keep the interior and exterior of cab clean.
  6. Participate in weekly Toolbox Meetings.
  7. Maintains a level of professionalism on job sites, may have encounters with clients and general public.
  8. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications and skills:
  1. Minimum of 2 years experience in a driving position.
  2. Capability of following directions and completing given tasks from supervisors.
  3. Contribute in a team atmosphere with a positive attitude.
  4. Ability to complete paperwork and be fluent in both reading and writing in English.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to self-motivate and display the skills to work on your own productively.
  6. Possession of a valid Ontario Driver’s License, clean abstract, DZ license and ability to get to different jobsites around the GTA.
Why Geoscape?
  1. Competitive wages, no shortage of hours, plus a year-end performance based bonus.
  2. Medical and dental benefits – included once qualified.
  3. Group Retirement Plan – available once qualified.
  4. Fun, friendly, and positive work force.
  5. Secure and long term career opportunities.
  6. Rapidly growing company with many advancement opportunities
Please see our website for more information about our company and career opportunities www.geoscapecontracting.com

Please send your resume to: richard@geoscapecontracting.com

We thank all applicants and will only be contacted the candidates that best meet our requirements.


LANDSCAPE SENIOR FOREPERSON
Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds/Gardens For Living Inc., Hamilton, ON

We are looking to hire a landscape senior foreperson. We are located in Hamilton, ON and work across the GTA and there will be out of province travel. The landscape senior foreperson will be required to have 5+ years of experience to qualify for this position.

Qualifications & Duties:
  • Landscape or Horitculural Technician
  • Manage workers effectively and efficiently
  • Communicate/coordinate with Manager for accurate completion of projects · Monitor all tools, equipment and machinery for repairs/issues
  • Track and record all job related expenses and hours accurately
  • Maintain a clean and safe job site at all times
  • Coordinate deliveries and sub-trades
  • Utilizing in a safe and appropriate manner a variety of hand and power tools (chisels, hand saws, levels, chainsaws, etc.)
  • Work on a variety of tasks
  • Adhere to schedules for completion of specific tasks as well as project completion
  • Setting up equipment as required
  • Professional attitude
  • Proficient and safe heavy equipment operating skills
  • Extensive knowledge and experience installing a variety of softscape applications
  • Knowledge of hardscape applications
  • Excellent Management skills; ability to prioritize, multi-task and time management
  • Perform demolition work, breaking down old structures and hauling materials away in preparation for renovation projects
  • Grading and planting
  • Carpentry work
  • Provide your own Steel-toed safety boots, Work gloves and Safety glasses
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, rain, bugs, etc.)
  • Travel is mandatory, jobs are performed in every province. Per-diem and accommodations are provided for all out of province work.
  • Your own transportation to/from our shop.
  • Valid Driver's licence
  • Clean Abstract - Bondable
How to Apply:
To apply for this position please contact us by one of the following methods:

E-Mail info@naturalplaygrounds.ca
OR
Web Site: www.naturalplaygrounds.ca



GGL is an established Landscape Company servicing commercial properties for maintenance and snow removal in Toronto for the past 20 years. We have a friendly work environment with hardworking people dedicated to delivering quality service and workmanship. We are located at Victoria Park and Steeles Ave.

Our business is growing! We are looking for dependable, self- motivated individuals to join our team.

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR:
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience in maintenance and snow removal.
  • Competent in leading a crew towards achieving maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Clean Driver’s License with abstract is a must in order to drive truck and trailer to various sites.
  • Competent in operating all equipment in an efficient and safe manner.
  • Horticultural education or applicable diploma is an asset.
LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE LABOURER:
  • Minimum 2 years maintenance experience.
  • Capable of physical labour.
  • Competent in operating all types of maintenance equipment.
  • Positive attitude, punctual and dependable.
  • Able to follow instructions and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Strong work ethic both working individually and in a team environment.
  • Assets: driver’s license, snow removal experience, landscape diploma or certification.
Our openings are on a full time, year round basis and provide excellent wages based on previous experience and job performance.
Please forward resume with references to GGLLANDSCAPES@rogers.com or fax to (905) 475-1225.
We look forward to hearing from you!

LANDSCAPE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds/Gardens For Living Inc., Hamilton, ON


We are looking to hire a landscape equipment operator immediately. We are located in Hamilton, ON and work across the GTA and there will be out of province travel.

Qualifications & Duties:
  • G Drivers License, with clean abstract
  • Minimum 4-5 years landscaping experience
  • Speak, read and write in English (French is a plus)
  • Able to handle lifting of up to 100lbs
  • Experience operating (in various sizes): Excavators, tractor-loaders, wheel loaders, skid steers
  • Experience operating quick-cut saws, chainsaws, compactors, and various other equipment
  • Experience in completing grading work
  • Provide your own Steel-toed safety boots, Work gloves and Safety glasses
  • Attention to detail
  • Required to complete repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, rain, bugs, etc.)
  • Travel is mandatory, jobs are performed in every province. Per-diem and accommodations are provided for all out of province work.
  • Your own transportation to/from our shop.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position please contact us by one of the following methods:

E-Mail info@naturalplaygrounds.ca
OR
Web Site: www.naturalplaygrounds.ca



LANDSCAPE GENERAL LABOURER
Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds/Gardens For Living Inc., Hamilton, ON


We are looking to hire a landscape general labourer immediately. We are located in Hamilton, ON and work across the GTA and there will be out of province travel. The Landscape General Labourer will assist in the construction of natural playgrounds with such natural elements as logs, trees, shrubs, boulders coupled with ecological restoration. Will assist with modifying the terrain of a property in a number of ways: moving soil, landsculpting, trimming trees and bushes, digging holes, etc.

Qualifications & Duties:
  • Utilizing in a safe and appropriate manner a variety of hand and power tools (chisels, hand saws, levels, chainsaws, etc.)
  • Work on a variety of tasks
  • Adhere to schedules for completion of specific tasks as well as project completion
  • Setting up equipment as required
  • Perform demolition work, breaking down old structures and hauling materials away in preparation for renovation projects
  • Grading and planting
  • Carpentry work
  • Provide your own Steel-toed safety boots, Work gloves and Safety glasses
  • Attention to detail
  • Required to complete repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, rain, bugs, etc.)
  • Travel is mandatory, jobs are performed in every province. Per-diem and accommodations are provided for all out of province work.
  • Your own transportation to/from our shop.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position please contact us by one of the following methods:

E-Mail info@naturalplaygrounds.ca
OR
Web Site: www.naturalplaygrounds.ca



LANDSCAPE DESIGNER
We are an Oakville/Mississauga based company seeking to fill the position of Landscape Designer.  

Summary
The employee performs a full range of professional landscape designer assignments in a full-functioning capacity. Considerable independent judgment is used to make decisions in carrying out assignments that have significant impact on design and final drawings. Guidelines may be available, but require adaptation or interpretation to determine appropriate courses of action.  

Employees in this job complete and oversee a variety of projects involving the drawing, design and costing of outdoor projects and managing those projects through to completion. Work is performed by preparing designs, specifications, and costing for backyard landscapes which include pools, spas, outdoor kitchens, gazeboes, decks, concrete and other structures. Meetings with clients to finalize a building plan is a critical aspect of the job.

Duties
  • Meet with customers to determine design - communicate effectively with clients to determine their pool and landscape desires while understanding what is or isn’t possible for their particular backyard, offering suggestions where appropriate
  • Use Dynascape CAD program to draw up executable plans for the arrangement and positioning of desired features
  • Quote Landscape projects with an understanding of different landscape construction materials
  • Complete application process for client permits with town/city for all required permits and coordinate trade
  • Work with project coordinator to ensure understanding of scope of job and timing of job details
  • See each project through to completion
  • Other office duties as required

Qualifications
  • 5-10 years of professional experience designing and costing landscape designs
  • Good knowledge and practical use of Dynascape
  • Experience with lot surveying is a definite asset
  • Project Management experience is a definite asset
  • Strong knowledge of cost of materials,
  • Ability to advise clients on what to do and not to do
  • Ability to work both as an individual and in a team environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective oral communication skills both with co-workers and customers
  • During the busy months the candidate may be required to work long days and/or 6 days per week
  • Valid G license is required

We offer a competitive salary (based on knowledge and experience).  Interested applicants should forward their resume to confidential_hr@outlook.com


RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN MANAGER
Oakridge Group Inc. is seeking to hire a highly motivated, creative, enthusiastic, and experienced Landscape Designer or Landscape Architect with five to ten years of experience in the Landscape industry. The ideal candidate will be an organized individual who is able to work independently in a team environment on a variety of projects and tasks that include: site analysis, conceptual design, detailed design, preparation for construction, project management, assist in site supervision, cost estimating, and client contact.

Duties
  • Manage the design of residential projects by assessing a site’s potential to meet the client’s specifications
  • Generate competitive estimates for customers and tenders
  • Create landscape designs using AutoCAD
  • Present proposals to clients, deal with inquiries, and negotiate final pricing
  • Schedule residential construction crews and track costs
  • Work closely with the Project Manager and Construction Superintendents and coordinate work activities.
  • Generate new business opportunities
  • Make site visits to track progress and to ensure customer satisfaction
Qualifications
  • 5 – 10 years directly related experience in landscape design and construction
  • Landscape Designer Diploma or Degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Expert level skills in Auto CAD and other landscape standard software
  • Proficiency in using all Microsoft Office tools
  • Understand and interpret construction drawings and details
This position is a salaried position. The range (based on experience and knowledge) is $55,000 - $75,000 per year.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to:
jobs@oakridgelandscape.com or FAX to: 905-692-9294



LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE TEAM LEADER – YEAR ROUND EMPLOYMENT
Rembrandt Landscaping Inc. – Halton / Peel, Ontario
  • Minimum 2 years experience team leader
  • Strong turf, horticulture knowledge
  • Truck / trailer experience
  • Maintenance equipment operation experience
  • Snow clearing / salting experience
  • Strong work ethic and leadership
  • Company benefits available
  • Competitive compensation
Please submit resumes with references to:
info@rembrandtlandscaping.ca



LOOKING FOR AMBITIOUS ENTREPRENUEURS, LEADERS & HARDWORKERS
This well established property maintenance company with 40 years of experience; specializing in commercial, industrial and multi-residential properties located near the tri-cities is looking for you to join our team.

DO YOU?
  • Know what you are doing but don’t know the business end of it?
  • Have experience in property maintenance?
  • Get paid for the work you do?
  • Find enough work to keep you busy?
  • Have any difficulty dealing with unreasonable people?
  • Get your paper work done and correctly?
DO YOU HAVE?
  • Knowledge of all lawn maintenance equipment
  • Horticultural experience
  • A high level of customer service
  • 3+ years experience in landscaping
  • A team player attitude and the ability to work independently
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Email access
IF YOU ARE?
  • Responsible
  • Reliable
  • Driven
  • Committed
  • Organized
  • Goal oriented
  • Take pride in your workmanship
  • Financially responsible
We want to hear from you!!!
Please forward your resume or any questions to lawncare2014@hotmail.com


ALDERSHOT LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS LP
Landscape Construction Coordinator — HALTON/HAMILTON

Aldershot Landscape Contractors LP is a large firm specializing in landscape construction, site development, and construction management. Our team of professionals are involved with pre-construction budgeting, project tendering, and post construction services. Our cliental includes the commercial, industrial, residential and public sectors. ALC has been in business for over fifty years, our financial strength, bonding capacity and commitment to quality has earned the company a reputation as industry leaders.

Responsibilities
  • Procuring and submitting shop drawings from suppliers and subcontractor
  • Tracking and following up with submittal packages
  • Working with Project Manager & Super to write and submit RFIs
  • Receive, review and complete quantity takeoff on all Change Orders
  • Work with project Manager to quote, submit and track for COs approval
  • Record and organize material deliveries to the project
  • Maintain record drawing for as built drawings
  • Assist Construction Manager as required
  • Assist Site superintendent as required
Required Skills
  • Must be a highly analytical and self-driven individual
  • Proficient use of Excel and Word
  • Construction/Landscape knowledge would be an asset.
  • Ability to work as a team member as well as on your own
Please submit your CV/resume in confidence to rcampagnolo@aldershotlandscape.com or by fax to 905-689-8511, to the attention of Renato Campagnolo.
Please no phone calls.


ALDERSHOT LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS LP
Landscape Construction Site Superintendent — HALTON/HAMILTON AREA

Aldershot Landscape Contractors LP is a large firm specializing in landscape construction, site development, and construction management. Our team of professionals are involved with pre-construction budgeting, project tendering, and post construction services. Our cliental includes the commercial, industrial, residential and public sectors. ALC has been in business for over fifty years, our financial strength, bonding capacity and commitment to quality has earned the company a reputation as industry leaders.

Responsibilities shall include:
  • Review of drawings and specification.
  • Overseeing complete project/ direction of all ALC site staff
  • Represent and manage ALC’s interest’s on site and in meetings with clients/owners
  • Direct all sub-trades to effectively manage schedule
  • Coordinate with ALC office staff on all site matters

Required Skills:
  • Understand and analyze construction drawings and details
  • Minimum 5yrs experience in supervision and/or project administration
  • Training/background in site construction and landscape Construction
  • Knowledge of computers with strong proficiency in Excel, Word and Jonas
  • Must have Class C driver’s license with clean driving record.
  • The ability to work as a team member as well as on your own
Please submit your CV/resume in confidence to mpeister@aldershotlandscape.com or by fax to 905-689-8511, to the attention of Mike Peister.
Please no phone calls.



EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
D. A Gracey is an award winning design/build landscaping company specializing in high-end residential work in the GTA. We are looking for educated/qualified people who have a passion for landscaping and who take pride in the work they do. We are an established company, which continues its steady growth every year.

Currently we are hiring:
Landscape Construction Workers
Skilled Landscape Labourers


If you are interested in a position, we are looking forward to talking with you.

Please forward your resume to:
D.A Gracey & Associates Ltd.
665 Millway Ave. Unit #11
Vaughan, ON, L4K 3T8
Fax: 905 761-1460
E-mail: mail@dagracey.com


Visit our website to see some of our projects and find out more about us at:
www.dagracey.com


Due to growth and expansion, we have full time openings for the following positions:

SALES ARBORISTS

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited, an employee-owned company, is the leading Full Service Tree Care provider in Ontario. We currently employ over 350 people in the Arboricultural field in the province. As we continue to grow and expand our operations, we are currently looking for Sales Arborists in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). This is a contract position for 5-6 months with possible full time employment.

Pay/Benefits:
  • Salary/bonus based on experience
  • RRSP benefit program
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Employee benefit program
  • Advanced Training and Educational Programs
Requirements:
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the sales field
  • Professional appearance
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Clean drivers record
  • Certified Arborist
Please email or fax resume to the attention of John Arico.
Email: John.Arico@davey.com
Fax: 905-304-9013
Link to Davey website: www.daveytree.ca


CUSTOMER SALES & SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE l

Job Description:

John Deere Landscapes is the nation’s largest distributor of nursery, irrigation, outdoor lighting, landscape supplies, fertilizers, turf protection products, grass seed, turf care equipment, and golf course accessories. Our mission is to be the distributor of choice for green industry professionals. We currently employ more than 2,000 employees in over 400 locations throughout North America.

We are seeking to fill a Customer Sales & Service Representative I position in Pickering, Ontario, Canada. This position serves as front-line sales and service to customers at a branch.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responds to customer questions concerning products, resolves a variety of customer service issues, and processes sales transactions.
  • Responds to inquiries and assists customers with the sale of products over the telephone.
  • Bids and prices incoming product and plant material.
  • Assists with the unloading of trucks.
  • Assists with inventory spot counts and all forms of inventory control at the branch.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the branch and stocking the work area with all necessary supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned which may include driving company vehicle
Required Experience:
Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. One to three years industry and customer service experience.
  3. Proficient communication skills.
  4. Basic computer skills.
  5. Must be able to lift 50 pounds consistently
The information contained here is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of individuals performing the job.

Our company offers competitive compensation, opportunities for advancement, and exceptional benefits, including medical/dental/life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, product discounts, and more.

We are proud to be a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.

TO APPLY: Send your resume to Jamie Riddell at JRiddell@johndeerelandscapes.com.
Include CUSTOMER SALES & SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I in the Subject Line.


LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER / FOREMAN POSITION
Cedar Springs Landscape Group – Oakville, ON

Looking for an experienced, hardworking and motivated candidate to join and lead grounds maintenance of estate properties for our esteemed clients. Candidate should have experience leading a crew for minimum 2 years, capable of transporting equipment and trailer, stong understanding of operating various equipment pieces. Strong background of turf maintenance, gardening and impeccable standards is a requirement. Our team is looking to attract employees who want to join our company for a career not simply a job.

We’d love to hear from you if you want to join our growing team in 2014!

Please submit resumes with references to Adam VanHof: adam@cedarsprings.net today. www.cedarsprings.net


CJ LANDSCAPING AND BLOWER TRUCK SERVICES
An industry leading owner operated company providing a wide variety of landscaping services using highly specialized landscaping equipment. Our company operates out of Hamilton and provides services across the GTA. CJ’s has been in the business successfully for over 25 years.

Landscape Maintenance Technician
Terms of Employment: Full time seasonal

Salary: $15.00 to $18.00 Hourly for 45-55 hours per week (Monday to Friday, occasional Saturday)

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

Requirements:
  • Valid G-Class drivers license with clean abstract
  • Experience towing a trailer an asset
  • Minimum 1 year experience in landscaping
  • Team player, attention to detail, good communication skills
  • Must be reliable and punctual
  • Customer service
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
Work Setting: Landscape maintenance

Type of Machinery or Equipment: Hedge pruners, hand saws, Walker ride on mower, line trimmer, backpack blowers, 21" push mowers, mid-size walk behind mowers. Pick-up truck and trailer.

Specific Skills:
  • Edge, weed and till garden beds
  • Prune shrubs, trees and other foliage as necessary
  • Maintain annuals and perennials
  • Plant trees, shrubs and plants
  • Install mulch, soil, top dressing and sod
  • Cut grass
  • Rake/ collect refuse,
  • Power blow properties
  • Write daily basic progress reports
Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots

Work Location Information: Residential

Essential Skills: Reading text, Numeracy, Writing, Oral communication, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Significant use of memory

Apply by email cjlandscapejob@gmail.com or by fax 905-689-6525


OAKRIDGE LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS
Oakridge Landscape Contractors is hiring! Our company is growing and we require additional skilled people to join our energetic team.  Oakridge is very recognizable in communities stretching from Niagara Falls to Toronto and continue to increase our reach in Ontario landscaping.

Since our inception in 1992, our winning team of experienced craftsmen, industry leaders and creative minds have been able to bring any sized project to life. We continue to grow at a rapid rate, and we want you to join us!

GROUNDS KEEPING FOREPERSON
Desire to grow within the company
Be physically fit and able to work long days outdoors
Strong knowledge of landscape maintenance and best practices
Strong leadership ability
Ability to drive truck and maintenance trailer
Ability to drive truck with plow and Salter
Clean drivers abstract
At least 5 years past experience
Competitive wages
45 plus hours per week

LAWN MAINTENANCE CREW MEMBERS
Be physically fit and able to work long days outdoors
Ability to work up to 6 days per week
Edge plant and flower beds
Pull weeds
Trim shrubs and evergreens
Operate various styles of lawn mowers
Candidates must have keen attention to detail
Competitive wages
45 plus hours per week

LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION FOREPERSON
Desire to grow within the company
Be physically fit and able to work long days outdoors
Strong knowledge of both hardscape and softscape
Strong leadership ability
Ability to drive truck
Ability to drive truck with plow and Salter
Clean drivers abstract
At least 5 years past experience
Competitive wages with benefits and pension plan
45 plus hours per week

LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION SKILLED TRADES
Be physically fit and able to work long days outdoors
Strong knowledge, any of; flag stone, paving stone, natural stone, concrete, planting, etc
At least 5 years past experience
Competitive wages with benefits and pension plan
45 plus hours per week

If you think this would be a great challenge for you and you have many of the qualifications, please send  your cover letter and resume to: jobs@oakridgelandscape.com
or fax it to 905-692-9294

We appreciate your interest however please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Feel free to explore our website: www.oakridgelandscape.com
LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE CREW MEMBER AND LEAD HAND
LANDCARE
is an established, award winning landscaping company providing Landscape design, construction, maintenance, and snow removal services to our clients in Toronto for over twenty years. We are located near Roncesvalles and Bloor. Landcare boasts a friendly environment with hard working professional people dedicated to delivering quality service and workmanship.

We are looking for hard working, dependable, self-motivated individuals to join our Maintenance team!

Qualifications Crew Member:

  • Landscape Maintenance experience or education is required
  • Clean Class G with driver's abstract is required
  • Ability to perform hard labour is required
  • Horticultural Technician/Apprenticeship Certification is an asset
  • Experience in winter maintenance is an asset
Qualifications Lead Hand:
  • At least 3 years Landscape Maintenance experience is required
  • Clean Class G with driver's abstract is required
  • Ability to perform hard labour is required
  • Strong communication skills are required
  • Strong Plant Identification skills are required
  • Horticultural Technician/Apprenticeship Certification is an asset
  • Experience in winter maintenance is an asset
Rate of Pay: - $13 - $17/hr.

Please forward resume to:
landcare@landcare.ca
or Fax: (416) 538-8725


OPPORTUNITIES AT DAVEY TREE
Davey Tree is currently expanding operations and looking for experienced Arborists, Foremen, Climbers, and Groundspersons.

We are the largest employee-owned company in the green industry, and Canada’s trusted source for complete plant health care.
Our roots extend back to 1880, and we have branches from Ontario to British Columbia. Davey provides:
  • Excellent training
  • Career advancement
  • Company benefits
  • Employee ownership
  • Opportunities in all aspects of arboriculture
  • Solid industry compensation bases and incentive programs.
If you are interested in being part of our growing team, please email or fax resume to:
John Arico
Email: John.Arico@davey.com
Fax: 905-304-7605
www.daveytree.ca


CLEARWATER PONDS - BURLINGTON
Clearwater Ponds is currently expanding operations and looking for experienced landscape construction labourers.

SKILLED PONDSCAPE & LANDSCAPE CREWMAN
Clearwater Ponds is looking for someone with 3 to 5 years landscape construction experience to join “the pond squad”. Must have experience with installing hardscapes, including retaining walls, pavers, stone patios, and water features. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a team atmosphere with other crewmen and have the ability and desire to learn processes and grow within the company. He will be self-motivated with good time management skills and the desire to put forth and execute new ideas.

GENERAL PONDSCAPE & LANDSCAPE CREWMAN
Clearwater Ponds is looking for a couple energetic individuals to join our construction crew, “thepondsquad”. A willingness to learn and work hard is a must. Must have the ability to take direction and follow instructions, and enjoy working in a team atmosphere with other crewmen. Ability to lift heavy weight repetitively throughout an 8 – 10 hour workday is required.

All positions are full time, seasonal, with optional part time winter. Candidates must have a flexible schedule and be able to work Monday – Friday, plus some Saturdays during peak season.

A full G driver’s license with clean abstract would be preferred.
Compensation based on experience and proven abilities.
Must be able to provide own transportation to and from work in Burlington.

Please forward resumes to corey@thepondsquad.com

Thank you to all applicants for your interest.


INTERNATIONAL LANDSCAPING INC
Outstanding full-time and seasonal opportunities are available for qualified people to join our well established and award-winning landscape design, construction, and maintenance company located in north Oakville. We are currently hiring for:

Landscape Enhancement Crew Leader

Requirements include - a high degree of horticultural knowledge in planting, pruning of shrubs and trees, sodding top-dressing and over-seeding demonstrated supervisory and strong communication skills to be able to talk to customers. Demonstrated supervisory and communication skills, ability to physically participate in day-to-day planting and maintenance, Proficiency with turf and lawn care equipment. Minimum 1-2 years hands on experience. Valid driver’s license is a must (trucks/trailer - D class is an asset)- Year round employment.

Landscape Maintenance Technician
Requirements include: strong horticultural skills, experience in all aspects of property maintenance, valid driver’s license (class D an asset).

Landscape Construction Foreman

Requirements include - Working knowledge of all aspects of landscape construction, including precast concrete pavers and walls, natural flagstone paving and walls, retaining wall construction, preparation of planting beds and installation of plant material, operation of skid steers, mini-excavators and loaders. Able to complete assigned workorders. Must have valid driver’s license (D class an asset) and at least 2 years experience. Carpentry skills an asset.
Compensation to commensurate with experience.

Start challenging yourself today in an environment that embraces diversity and rewards innovation.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Email your resume to: hr@intland.ca or fax to 905-876-0400

Visit our website www.internationallandscaping.com

WORK WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER!



RETAIL SALES STAFF REQUIRED
Grand River Natural Stone requires full and part time retail friendly front counter sales staff.
Knowledge in brick, natural stone and landscape products an asset.
Send resume to domenic@grandriverstone.com
 
HORTICULTURAL MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER
Benj Art Inc. Landscape Architects and Contractors is a design/build firm based in Owen Sound. We provide our award winning landscape architectural and contracting services throughout Grey, Bruce and Simcoe counties, and also offering the same high quality service through our maintenance division. We are looking for a dependable, self-motivated individual to join our unique team, this is currently a part time position.

Qualifications:
  • Must be a Certified Horticultural Technician, or have equivalent diploma/certification
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with high end residential maintenance/gardening
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have an eye for detail.
  • Must possess good time management skills as an individual, and in a team environment
  • Must be capable of physical labour
  • Must have a clean Class G with driver's abstract required
  • Experience leading a crew is an asset
  • Experience performing equipment maintenance is an asset
  • First aid training is an asset
Benefits:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hourly rate based on skill set and qualifications
Please submit your cover letter and resume to office@benjart.com
We appreciate interest from all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
GARDEN GROVE LANDSCAPING INC.
Garden Grove Landscaping is hiring! Come join an exciting, dynamic team of committed professionals.
Since our inception in 1990 Garden Grove Landscaping has seen steady growth and has become widely recognized as a leader in the landscape industry. Having developed a strong reputation for excellence we continue to grow as an organization because of our focus on team building, quality and customer satisfaction.

Our unique culture has enabled Garden Grove to remain a successful family-oriented business, founded on principles of trust, honesty and respect. This guides our relationships with each other, our customers, and cultivates a positive atmosphere where growth is encouraged, and where individuals can achieve their potential.

If you desire a growing career in the landscape industry, Garden Grove is the home for you.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

CONSTRUCTION CREW LEADERS
  • • Responsible to lead and install a variety of high profile creative designs
  • • Working with all aspects of stone, concrete, pavers and wall systems
  • • Responsible for directing a crew of 2-4 people
  • • Dedicated to quality customer service. Goes the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction
  • • Ensure the delivery of excellent quality results while maintaining budgeted productivity
  • • Ensure company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • • A minimum of 3 years experience is preferred with a demonstrated ability for high quality timely installations
CONSTRUCTION CREW MEMBERS
  • • Working knowledge of landscape construction
  • • Ability to take direction and follow through with instructions
  • • Willingness to learn and are interested in personal development
  • • Work well in a team setting
MAINTENANCE CREW LEADERS
  • • High level of horticultural skill and ability
  • • Responsible to lead, instruct, co-ordinate and work with a crew of 3 – 6 people
  • • Dedicated to quality customer service. Goes the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction
  • • Ensure the delivery of excellent quality results and service while maintaining budgeted
  • productivity
  • • Ensure company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • • Proficient with turf and lawn care equipment
  • • Ability to identify insects, diseases and weeds to recommend effective remedies
  • • Strong knowledge of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals
MAINTENANCE CREW MEMBERS
  • • Working knowledge of all aspects of landscape maintenance
  • • Ability to take direction and follow through with instructions
  • • Willingness to learn and are interested in personal development
  • • Work well in a team setting
IRRIGATION TECHNICIAN
  • • Hands on working knowledge of irrigation systems
  • • Installing systems and ensuring that they function efficiently
  • • Repairing, maintaining and troubleshooting systems
  • • Monitoring proper water coverage
  • • Work well in a team or individually
  • • Driven to maintain excellent customer service through communication, relationships building and regular site visits. Minimum of 2 years experience required
HORTICULTURAL TECHNICIANS
  • • Cares for growing plants by pruning, weeding and removing dead and damaged leaf tissue
  • • Using a variety of gardening and power tools
  • • Provide guidance to customers on care of trees, flowers, shrubs and plants
  • • Keeping up with changing trends in gardening
  • • Work well in a team or individually
  • • Driven to maintain excellent customer service through communication and regular site visits
TURF TECHNICIANS
  • • Proficient with turf and lawn care equipment
  • • Ability to identify insects, diseases and weeds to recommend efective remedies
  • • Ability to assess and recommend turf improvements
  • • Responsible to ensure the delivery of excellent quality customer service while maintaining budgeted productivity
  • • MOE Pesticide license is an asset
We provide excellent wages and benefits commensurate with skill & ability, and are committed to encouraging and assisting our staff in career development.

We like to thank all applicants for their interest. Only qualified individuals will be contacted.

Please email your resume to attention:
Nancy Dove, HR Manager
Email: careers@gardengrovelandscaping.com
Office: 905 690-8000
www.gardengrovelandscaping.com

GARDEN CENTRE MANAGER
Our client is looking for a passionate Garden Centre Manager to lead and manage the day-to-day activities in their Home and Garden centre located in midtown Toronto.

Position Details:
  • The Garden Centre Manager will be working in a fast-paced environment, involving constant interaction with customers to assist them with all their garden needs
  • Provide customers with friendly informed service about nursery stock and related products. Building and maintaining customer base
  • Helping customers is combined with activities such as purchasing products, stocking, watering and caring for nursery stock
  • Merchandising and Inventory control is a main function of this role, the manager will identify and report on low stock, arrange and display products for sale
  • Physically moving Pots and Planters, Keeping the garden centre neat and tidy
  • Suggest value-added and related products
Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of nursery stock and horticultural products is a must
  • Ability to provide professional customer service and employee support and training
  • Ability to work in a team environment to achieve common goals
  • Ability to complete tasks according to instructions and demonstrate responsibility for outcome
  • Demonstrate superior organization and communication skills
  • Ability to work out side regular business hours if needed
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. repetitively
  • Valid driver’s licence
Compensation:
  • Competitive Salary - Career Growth opportunities - Bonus and Benefits
  • In-store purchase discounts
  • Discounts on specific Toronto Events
  • Discounts on yearly gym memberships.
Candidates will need to send resume to torontoresumes@everstaff.com
 
LANDSCAPE SALES AND MARKETING
Forestell Designed Landscapes is a dynamic growing Landscape Construction and Maintenance firm based in Guelph. We specialize in high-end commercial and residential landscapes and pride ourselves on our quality of service and attention to detail. The combination of exciting projects and a highly motivated, career minded team makes for a great work environment. Continuing education options are available for all long-term employees. We look forward to having you join our successful team in 2014.

Our Guelph Division is currently seeking an experienced landscape sales and marketing person. This is a year round salaried position with benefits.

Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with construction manager to ensure that project initiation progresses smoothly and that a finished product is complete as per client’s request
  • Meet with clients to assess expectations of project, provide options for specific sites, sell company as best option, and ensure clients’ satisfaction
  • Initiate landscape maintenance sales and follow through with prospective clients
  • Sell client on landscape design and then meet with landscape architect to review client’s expectations
  • Act as the main contact point from introduction to signed contract and work with other Forestell team members for delivery of service
  • Assist in management of snow removal
  • Coordinate and create newspaper advertisements
  • Liaise with others for the creation and delivery of radio ads
  • Provide input and materials for web site
  • Coordinate online advertising material
  • Manage social media
  • Edit, proof and approve media editorials and advertorials
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years landscaping experience with previous supervisory experience
  • BLA, CHT, Diploma in Horticulture or related field an asset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Career minded with a desire to grow with the company
  • Work under minimal supervision with the ability to motivate others
  • Must be a reliable self starter
  • Team player
  • Critical Eye for details
  • First-Aid training or other certifications
  • Meticulous record keeping skills
  • Valid G-class drivers licence (A-Class is an asset)
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Work days in peak season begin at 6:30AM some Saturdays may be required
Please send a resume and cover letter including salary expectations to careers@forestell.com
Visit us at www.forestell.com
 
ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS
www.rbg.ca
Head of Horticulture


Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is the largest botanical garden in Canada and one of the largest in the world. With over 2,700 acres of cultivated gardens and nature preserves, it is also one of the biggest urban nature sanctuaries and marshland restoration sites in North America. With its extraordinary land holdings, breathtaking landscapes, biodiversity, collections, facilities, educational and conservation programs, RBG is a top-rated regional tourist attraction and a global leader in its sector.

A fabulous opportunity exists for a dynamic Head of Horticulture who will be responsible for the planning and management of all cultivated garden areas. Responsibilities also include development of partnerships that are attractive to clients and contribute to RBG revenues.

Key Responsibilities

Garden Planning and Maintenance
  • Participate in development of long-term vision and strategic direction for RBG cultivated lands
  • Participate in the development of long and short-range goals for horticulture in line with RBG’s mandate
  • Creates and maintains innovative and inspiring annual garden plans for RBG cultivated lands
  • Responsible for the themes and the overall look and feel of the RBG horticultural experience
  • Develops best management practices that support the management and maintenance of RBG cultivated lands
  • Develops, engages and coaches the horticultural team including staff responsible for management of collections, plant documentation and gardens
  • Ensures staff are focused on activities that support the strategic business priorities
  • Plans and establishes priorities for horticulture research activities
  • Develops funding proposals for stewardship, research and general horticultural endeavours
  • Assembles and leads cross-functional teams on a project basis
  • Develops plans to reintroduce plant propagation programs
Education
  • Design and develop horticulture based education programs that support the long term vision of RBG horticulture and cultivated lands
  • Provide assistance to deliver RBG horticulture programs
  • Train Customer Services in the delivery of horticulture educational programs
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of educational programs related to horticulture
  • Generate articles and other information to educate and promote RBG horticulture
Knowledge Management
  • Create and manage horticulture information regarding plant collections and botanical species
  • Authoritative source of plant identification and knowledge
  • Manage all information regarding planted species at RBGActs as an advisor and expert on plant documentation and taxonomy issues
  • Relationship Management and Communication
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key horticulture organizations and plant societies
  • Attend / participate in horticultural events representing RBG
  • Acts as the public face of the gardens in horticulture and botanical matters such as presenting lectures, seminars, workshops and writing assignments
  • Builds relationships with relevant societies and clubs to increase the profile of RBG
General
  • Develops departmental budgets, monitors expenditures, revises estimates of revenue and expenditures
  • Effectively manages a large and active department with a unionized workforce
  • Encourages and supports a clean, healthy and safe work environment for staff and the public
  • Cooperates with the organizational Health and Safety initiatives, practices and policies
  • Other duties as assigned
REQUIREMENTS
  • Post secondary degree with advanced education and knowledge of horticulture, botany and the creation of ornamental and cultivated gardens
  • Diverse knowledge of horticultural research, plant documentation, taxonomy and landscape architecture
  • Strong management, interpersonal, communication, and public relations skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced challenging environment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team and achieve results
  • Works effectively in a collaborative environment, and is able to direct and work in harmony with a diverse group of highly motivated and capable individuals
  • Demonstrated relationship-building skills
  • Solid judgment, highly organized and ability to multi-task
  • A sense of teamwork and community
  • Able to work the hours required to get the job done
  • A clear Statement of Driving Record and Police Records Check will be required of the successful candidate(s), at their expense
Qualified candidates are requested to forward their resume to careers@rbg.ca by July 15, 2014

RBG is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians Act. We thank all applicants however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
 
 
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