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ARE YOU PAID WHAT YOU’RE WORTH?!
 
LANDCARE winter maintenance crews are the best in the business because we pay
top rates and guarantee at least 30 hrs/week on contract for crew leaders,
25hrs/week for crew members!
 
If you are a high-energy, self-motivated individual, come join our team!

Winter Maintenance Crew Leaders and Crew Members
 
Qualifications: Crew Leader

  • Experience plowing with trucks, skid steer, or tractor is required
  • Clean G Driver's license abstract required
  • Ability to supervise shovellers is required
  • Ability to do hard labour for long hours is essential
  • Landscaping experience is an asset
  • Hand or machine shovelling is required of all drivers
Start Date: Dec 2014 - Rate of Pay Crew Leader: $18 - $25/hr. (negotiable dependent on experience)
 
Qualifications: Crew Member
  • Ability to do hard labour for long hours in cold temperatures is required
  • Dedicated, dependable work ethic is required
  • Hand or machine shovelling experience is an asset
  • Experience with skid steers, tractors is an asset
  • Clean G Driver's license abstract is an asset
  • Experience plowing with trucks is an asset
  • Landscaping experience is an asset

 
*We train qualified crew members snowplowing with machines and trucks.
 
Start Date:  Dec 2014 - Rate of Pay Crew Member: $14 - $18/hr. (negotiable dependent on experience)
 
Please forward resume to:
landcare@landcare.ca

or Fax: (416) 538-8725
 
Also see our Employment Board at www.landcare.ca/employment for other opportunities available at Landcare


ARE YOU PAID WHAT YOU’RE WORTH?!
 
LANDCARE winter maintenance crews are the best in the business because we offer
top-rate contracts!
 
If you are a high-energy, self-motivated individual, come join our team!
 
Snow Plowing Sub-Contractors

Qualifications:

  • Owner/Operators of vehicles with plows and salters required
  • Clean Driver’s License abstract required
  • Some hand or equipment shovelling required
  • Ability to supervise shovellers is required
  • Ability to do hard labour for long hours is essential
  • Experience with winter snowplowing is essential

 
Start Date: Dec 1st, 2014 - Rate of Pay: - $13,000-$16,000 + Gasoline!
(negotiable dependent on experience)

Please forward resume to:
landcare@landcare.ca

or Fax: (416) 538-8725
or phone 416-410-0320 Ext 1.
 
Also see our Employment Board at www.landcare.ca/employment for other opportunities available at Landcare
 


CLINTAR LANDSCAPE DOWNTOWN TORONTO
is seeking Winter General Labourers for Snow Shovelling


Job Duties include:
  • Ability to work all Shifts including early mornings and late evenings
  • Clear and maintain walkways and outdoor staircases
  • Must be able to perform physical duties
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence
Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview
**No Phone calls Please**

Please submit your resume to: downtown@clintar.com

 


CLINTAR LANDSCAPE DOWNTON TORONTO
is seeking Snow Removal Equipment Operators


Job Duties include:
Must possess a minimum “G” licence and drivers abstract required
Heavy equipment, skid steer and plowing experience an asset
Ability to work all Shifts including early mornings and late evenings
Clear and maintain parking lots and driveways

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview
**No Phone calls Please**

Please submit your resume to: downtown@clintar.com


DONALDA CLUB
CAREER OPPORTUNITY
SECOND ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE MANAGER
PERMANENT YEAR ROUND WITH BENEFITS

The Donalda Golf & Country Club, established in 1960, is one of Canada's most distinguished, private family clubs with valued traditions and prestige. We combine a high standard of social, athletic and dining facilities with uncompromising service to our members. We are located in Don Mills and the club is easily accessible by both bus and subway and only five minutes from Highway 401/404. This year round multi- activity facility is tucked away on a 200-acre ravine property - a quiet enclave of lush gardens, distinguished by its charming clubhouse and its beautifully landscaped and spacious grounds set in the Don Valley. Donalda Golf & Country Club is host to various activities including curling, golf, tennis, swimming, bridge, an extensive fitness program, and informal and fine dining facilities.

The Golf Course & Grounds Manager is seeking a highly motivated individual to join his team of professionals as Second Assistant Golf Course Manager.  This is a permanent full time position year round with benefits.  

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the supervision and direction of the Assistant Golf Course Manager, the Second Assistant Golf Course Manager will perform his/her duties to ensure the overall operation and management of the golf course runs efficiently and productively. The Second Assistant Golf Course Manager will be responsible for supporting the Assistant Golf Course Manager by carrying out various duties such as  planning, scheduling, coordinating, supervising the grounds crew performing assignments in the development and maintenance of the golf course. The incumbent is also expected to participate in the assignments and report to the Assistant Golf Course Manager when necessary.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for managing and maintaining the golf course, clubhouse grounds and landscaping, tennis courts, maintenance equipment, wooded areas and other areas on the property as specified by the Golf Course and Grounds Manager
  • Implement the coordination of plans for course construction, reconstruction or renovation to ensure the assignment is completed efficiently
  • Provide assistance to the Assistant Golf Course Manager during the planning process of all maintenance and project work by applying agronomic and administrative expertise to achieve the agreed-upon maintenance standards and long term goals
  • Provide assistance to the Assistant Golf Course Manager in the hiring, training, supervising and evaluation of department staff
  • Plans all maintenance and project work while also applying agronomic and administrative expertise to achieve the agreed-upon maintenance standards and long-term goals set for Donalda Club
  • Handles the scheduling of personnel and equipment/task assignment of the department to ensure all work is accomplished promptly and correctly
  • Assign course maintenance and repair projects to staff and ensure all tasks are completed correctly  
  • Keeps an accurate record of various information related to the department for future reference by the Golf Course and Grounds Manager, Assistant Golf Course Manager and/or other departments. (i.e. inventory, weather data, maintenance procedures, pesticides application, scouting forms, etc.)
  • Supervise daily course set up duties performed by the grounds crew including course setup, tee marker placement, mowing operations, bunker maintenance, course fertilization, pesticide applications, and irrigation operations, including pump station maintenance
  • Perform regular inspections to ensure the equipment, golf course and grounds are safe for members, guest and staff
  • Execute sophisticated turf renovation on golfing greens, tee and fairways when required
  • Assist the management by addressing  expenditures related to the grounds department  and exercises cost control measures to keep operating and capital expenses in line with the approved budgets
  • Oversees daily irrigation schedules, utilizing field satellite and computerized central control to ensure a smooth operation
  • Frequently inspect golf course to ensure compliance with established maintenance standards
  • This position sits on the Health and Safety Committee
  • Winter work will include plowing, hardware restoration, tree work, tennis bubble maintenance and other related work
  • Perform any additional duties as specified by the Golf Course and Grounds Manager or Assistant Golf Course Manager

JOB SPECIFICATIONS/ QUALIFICATION REQUIRED:

  • Minimum 2 years in Post-Secondary education in Horticulture or Turf Management is required
  • 2-3 years of experience on the grounds crew is required, preferably at a private golf course
  • Advanced knowledge of agronomy and turf grass management practices is required
  • Knowledge on how to operate turf management equipment is required
  • Must be able to work under pressure while maintaining composure and performance standard during busy peak periods
  • Knowledge of current federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations affecting the management of golf course operations (including, but not limited to, employment, safety and environmental standards, laws and regulations).
  • Well groomed, mannerly, co-operative and outwardly friendly (team oriented).
  • Able to work shifts - days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Fluent in English (oral and written)

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Provincial certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator
  • Possession of valid Driver’s license and safe driving record
  • Certified IPM Agent required within one year in the position

Contract Terms:

  • Permanent full time
  • Salaried
  • Varied shift work schedule
  • Complimentary duty meals
  • Medical and Pension
  • Bonus
  • Complimentary parking
  • Deadline for submission:  November 9, 2014

Those individuals, who are interested in applying, please complete the Online Application form on our website at www.donaldaclub.ca.  No telephone calls please.

We thank all applicants for their interest and will only contact those selected for an interview.


JOIN OUR TEAM
A.G.C. one of the GTA's top garden centre is looking for an enthusiastic, high energy, creative person to help manage our amazing annual department commencing fall 2014.
Position is full time seasonal. Previous experience and knowledge a plus.
We are also seeking a full time seasonal customer service representative commencing spring 2015.
Previous experience and knowledge a plus.

We offer competitive wages and benefits as well as excellent working conditions.
Please email resume to angelo7@rogers.com


CAMERON LANDSCAPING INC.
GROUNDS CARE SERVICES

Cameron Landscaping is an established year round grounds care service provider servicing the GTA and surrounding areas. Currently we are actively seeking high quality; educated individuals to join our organization who are motivated by their desire to produce and appreciate the value of a job well done. Individuals with the ability to contribute to our success will share in our prosperity.

Employment Opportunities Available:

Landscape Maintenance / Snow Removal – Foreperson (Year Round Position)

Summary:
As a working foreperson, you will manage a crew of 4 to 5 during the summer and supervise 5 to 10 plowing units during the winter.  A minimum of 3 years supervision experience in Grounds Maintenance plus 3 to 5 years experience in commercial Snow Removal is required. The ideal candidates will have a proven ability to deliver quality work and high productivity.

Requirements:

  • Ability to lead, motivate, and delegate effectively inclusive of providing on the job training as required
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to maintain written time records, and work order documents
  • Ability to organize and manage a high volume workload
  • Ability to multi-task and focus on priorities
  • Thorough knowledge and hands on competence of grounds maintenance procedures
  • Good general knowledge of plant ID, plant installation, care and maintenance
  • Thorough knowledge of snow removal practices and equipment operation
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Valid “G” License

Apply in person:
138 Fenmar Drive (Hwy 400 and Finch Ave Area)
Toronto, Ontario, M9L 1M6

To apply on line, or for more information, please visit our website at www.camland.com
or call (416) 936 -6452 or (416) 749-2371

Please submit resume to Human Resources:
Fax (416) 749-2376 or Email: hr@camland.com


LANDSCAPE FOREMAN/LEAD HAND
Min. 7 to 10 years experience/drivers licence/hands on - 1 position/ $19 to $30 per hr.
Landscape Laborers with experience/drivers licence and training assets - 2 positions.
Please forward resume by e-mail:
info@personalgardens.com


SNOW REMOVAL POSITIONS – NOW HIRING
Clintar Landscape Management – London is now accepting resumes for the upcoming winter season to join our snow and ice management team, looking after commercial, industrial and institutional properties in the London, Strathroy and St. Thomas area(s).

All positions are ‘on-call’ and individuals must be able to supply their own transportation to the shop(s) when called.

All candidates seeking an equipment operator position will need to demonstrate competency at time of interview and supply training records and/or references in relation to equipment operation.

All candidates wanting to drive a licensed vehicle will need to supply a driver’s abstract at the time of interview.

Positions Available:

  • Cat loader/backhoe operators (Box pusher)
  • John Deere tractor operators (10 way blade)
  • Sidewalk crew leaders (G license minimum)
  • 4x4 plow operators (G license minimum)
  • Salt Truck operators (DZ license)
  • Kubota (L-series) tractor operators
  • Sidewalk crew members
  • Skid Steer operators


Please send resumes/info to londonapplicants@clintar.com or apply online at www.clintar.com


POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Davenport Garden Centre
is accepting applications for seasonal full and part time positions for the downtown Toronto and Bayview locations.

Full Time Christmas Tree installer
The associate will be responsible for the delivery and installation of Christmas trees purchased from our tree lots; the associate will also be involved in daily garden centre operations. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive a cargo van. Dependability and efficiency are essential. The applicant must be able to work independently, and as part of a team, and must be amenable to working days, evenings and weekends. References required.

Seasonal Urn Designers

Full and part-time positions are available for Christmas urn designers. It is required that applicants have experience making arrangements with seasonal greens and décor. Applicants must be able to work as part of a team in a busy, fast-paced environment. Applicants may provide portfolio samples along with their resume.

Retail Garden Centre Sales
A full time position is available for our Bayview location. Applicants must have a basic knowledge of plant types and their maintenance. Retail experience preferred.

Resumes should be forwarded to: info@davenportgarden.com

Phone inquiries: (416) 929-7222


MACUTO NURSERIES
Experienced farm workers required to perform manual work.
Hand cultivating, digging and tree planting. Hourly rate $11.00.
Seasonal employment starting April 1, 2015 to Nov 30, 2015.
Job site Keswick, Ontario
Fax resume 905-476-1534
or mail P.O. Box 284 Keswick, Ontario L4P 3E2
Tel: 905-727-3666


LANDSCAPE INSTALLATION FOREMAN
Clintar Landscape Management – London
is hiring a Landscape Installation Foreman. Position is year-round - offering salary based compensation and includes a vehicle and related expenses, as well as participation in our benefit program. During the winter months, work will include supervisory duties relating to our snow and ice management contracts and personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • minimum 5 years related experience and/or related training and diplomas
  • proven leadership and organizational abilities
  • a firm understanding of both softscape and hardscape installations
  • valid G driver’s license (minimum) and a clean driver’s abstract
  • demonstrated equipment operation and knowledge

Email resumes to: atyman@clintar.com  

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted


LOOKING FOR AMBITIOUS ENTREPRENEURS, 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
 
ASSISTANT TO THE OFFICE MANAGER  

Job Posting:
Immediate Opening


For the busy office of an expanding tree care company in south Etobicoke.  The successful candidate for this position will have proven experience in providing a wide range of client services in a small office environment of a service sector firm.  A large percentage of the job involves telephone and email correspondence with clients, potential clients, suppliers, contractors and municipal departments.  In addition, the position provides critical support to operations staff in the field. Proficiency in English writing, verbal communications, word processing, on-line searches, and file management are essential pre-requisites for the position.

Horticulture and/or arboriculture knowledge would be a beneficial qualifications.

This position commences as a part-time position of approximately three days per week.

Our office is not fancy, every day is different, the desk never gets cleaned off and the job is never done.  

If any of the foregoing don’t work for you, the position is definitely not for you.

For a detailed job description and to forward a resume please contact Ian Bruce by email at christimperon@brucetree.com
 

 


MANAGER OF OPERATIONS
Courtland Professional Property Management is  looking for one qualified candidate to fill the Manager of Operations position in our London location. The Manager of Operations will report directly to General Management.

This position is responsible for managing a wide range of commercial, industrial and residential projects from start to finish in property maintenance, turf and snow removal. Managing will include directing and supervising numerous crews, crew training, ensuring all employees follow the policies and procedures outlined by the company, managing material, completion of daily reports, sales, quality control, communicating with clients and upper management and attending site meetings.

The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of Property Maintenance (Turf & Garden) and Snow Removal Management
  • Property Maintenance and Snow Removal Sales experience
  • Solid experience in estimating
  • Employee Management Experience (multiple crews)
  • Recent and relevant experience with Financial reporting
  • Experience with project analyzing
  • Quality control Experience
  • Ability to motivate, train and direct staff and encourage a true team spirit
  • Scheduling
  • Equipment Maintenance and Repair experience
  • Familiarity with Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to multi-task on all levels with attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Horticulture education and training is an asset
  • University or college degree is an asset


Courtland PPM offers a competitive salary package plus benefits based on qualifications held by candidate.

We thank all who apply, but only those holding the qualifications and experience will be contacted for an interview.  

Applicants can apply to:
332789 Plank Line, RR #7
Tillsonburg, ON, N4G 4H1
Fax: (519) 688-3710
Email: jess@courtlandpm.com

 


LANDSCAPE WORKERS NEEDED IMMEDIATELY (SKILLED AND UNSKILLED)
Backyard Getaways Inc. (Brampton Area)
Backyard Getaways is an award-winning Pool & Landscape Design/Build company serving the GTA.  We are currently looking to hire a couple of FULL TIME workers to help us through our busy fall rush, and ideally stay with us for the long-term where you will be eligible for company benefits etc.

Details/Qualifications/Duties:
•    Hourly pay from $14-$20 / hr (based on experience etc.)
•    Skilled workers can earn $20+ / hr (previous experience in related work is a must)
•    Drivers licence and good driving record an asset
•    Work day starts @ 6:00am at our shop in Brampton (loading/un-loading vehicles)
•    Transportation will be provided to and from jobsites
•    Workday ends @ 5:00pm +/- depending on weather and jobsite
•    50+ hours per week on average
•    Must be punctual, reliable, hard-working, motivated and a team player
•    Must be able to work outside in the elements and able to do heavy physical work
•    Must be able to use manual tools of the trade (shovel, rake, hammer, wheelbarrow, etc.)
•    Skilled workers should have experience working with pavers, natural stone, concrete etc.
•    Experience operating machinery would be an asset
•    Must provide own safety boots.  Other Safety gear as well as uniform will be provided
•    Willingness to learn and take/follow directions a must
•    Positive attitude, team oriented, strong work ethic and attention to detail

Starting time is ASAP
Only those who qualify will be considered/contacted for an on-site interview

Please forward resume via fax or email:
(905) 789-7193
info@backyardgetaways.com


Thank you for your interest in our company.  We look forward to meeting you!


FORESTELL DESIGNED LANDSCAPE IS SEEKING A LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE MANAGER

Company Profile

Forestell Designed Landscapes is located across Ontario with the head office in Guelph providing high end landscape construction and maintenance to municipal, commercial and estate homes.  We are a rapidly growing, highly motivated, experienced team of landscape professionals and we pride ourselves on our attention to detail and customer satisfaction. Visit us at www.forestell.com

Job description
Forestell Designed Landscapes is looking for an experienced landscape maintenance manager at our Ottawa Location to manage landscape maintenance projects. This person will be responsible for supervising teams of crew leaders \ labourers at maintenance projects and snow removal in the winter months. This is a full time, year round position.

Summer Work
The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects managing the maintenance division of Forestell for Ottawa and surrounding areas. Duties will include but not be limited to setting the daily maintenance schedule, supervising and giving daily direction to the crew leaders, visiting the properties for quality control, liaising with owners and property managers, attending meetings, performing quotes and ensuring that all employees are following the safety policy for the company. Some marketing and sales will be required.

Winter Work
The maintenance manager gives direction to snow operators and shovellors, sets the snow removal routes, organizes the equipment and responds to concerns in the winter months. This person will work shift work and will be on call over the winter.

Requirements

  • 5-10 years experience in a management role of landscape maintenance
  • Completed University or college related technical program
  • Be able to read and interpret landscape construction drawings
  • Excellent communication, written, verbal, and computer skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a dynamic multi-disciplinary team environment and demonstrate strong management skills
  • Knowledge of current horticultural practices


Salary:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience plus benefits.

Email resume to: careers@forestell.com or Fax to 866-802-3153
 


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
 
Forecast Landscaping Ltd. is an established lawn maintenance and snow plowing contractor in business now for over 25 years. We are located in Concord, Ontario and provide services throughout the GTA. We are currently looking for qualified personnel as follows:
 
Lawn Maintenance Foreperson

 

  • Must be well versed in all aspects of horticultural practices and procedures
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years verifiable experience
  • Knowledge of many different types of turf care equipment (Zero turn, walk behind, trimmers etc)
  • Valid G license with current clean abstract, and own vehicle
  • Able to meet time deadlines and short notice orders
  • Team oriented player and excellent leader (lead by example)
  • Able to lead a crew of 2-4 people
  • Have a positive attitude, be dependable and accountable
  • Quality workmanship and detail oriented
  • Year round full-time position
  • Extensive knowledge of snow clearing operations
Lawn Maintenance Lead Hand
 
  • Must have min 2-3 years experience
  • Familiar with horticultural practices and procedures
  • Valid G license with current clean abstract, and own vehicle
  • Assist crew leader with daily lawn maintenance duties and responsibilities
  • Have a positive attitude, be dependable and reliable
  • Year round full-time position in snow plowing and side walk clearing operations
Lawn Maintenance Labour
 
  • 1-2 years experience in lawn maintenance
  • Experienced and familiar with various types of lawn maintenance equipment
  • Have own transportation to our shop
  • Year round employment available in snow plowing and side walk clearing operations
Please send resumes to tino@forecastlandscaping.com or by fax to (416) 744-8599.
We thank all applicants for their interest in our company, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
 
LANDSCAPE/SNOW CONTRACTOR IN CONCORD LOOKING FOR THE FOLLOWING:
 
Sub-Contractors with own 4 x 4 trucks/machines:
  • Owner/Operators  with newer trucks and plows or heavy equipment
  • All industrial/commercial  plowing
  • Hourly rates and seasonal guarantees
  • Routes available in Concord, Downsview, Mississauga, Toronto
Machine Operators:
  • Minimum 5 years experience with back-hoes/rubber tire loaders or larger units
  • Experience plowing industrial commercial properties
  • Experience with snow pushers or box pushers
  • Areas of work include but not limited to Concord, Downsview, Mississauga
  • Seasonal guarantees available, good hourly rates
  • Applicants must have own transportation to our shop
  • Dependable, reliable with a positive attitude/work ethic
  • This position may lead to full-time employment
Side Walk Labourers:
  • Applicants must have own transportation to our shop
  • Hand shoveling involved. Use of snow blowers and ATV’s with plows with experience only
  • Monthly guarantee and good hourly rates
  • Dependable and reliable with a positive attitude/work ethic
  • This position may lead to full-time employment

Please send resumes/info to tino@forecastlandscaping.com or call directly at (416) 744-0888
 


SALES REPRESENTATIVE
Clintar Landscape Management is recognized as a leader in landscape maintenance and snow removal. We maintain some of the most beautiful and safe environments.
Enjoy an exciting career that gets you out from behind the desk and makes nature your office.
The position is located in Mississauga and includes Milton. This full time position
is responsible for driving the sales process and working closely with the operations manager. The goal is to sell profitable business to drive top line sales growth in alignment with our business goals. This is a “hands-on”, high profile position, with frequent interaction at multiple levels of the organization.
 
Qualifications:
5+ years experience selling to property managers, facility managers, retail mall managers and hotels. Must have sold similar contract services like, janitorial, uniform services, security services, and waste services.
Extensive face to face selling at mid to senior levels
Able to multi task
Proven track record
Highly competitive, positive and results driven
Excellent oral and written skills
Experience with longer term selling cycles
 
What we offer:
Salary and bonus plan
Benefits
Recognition
Laptop, cell phone, ongoing industry training                                                               
Energetic, focused and collaborative work environment

Please forward your resume for consideration to luca@clintar.com, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

HORTICULTURALIST / GARDENER CREW LEADER
Forestell Designed Landscapes is a dynamic growing Landscape Construction and Maintenance firm across Ontario. 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.
Our Ottawa Division is currently seeking an experienced horticulturalist to lead a gardening crew.

Responsibilities:  

 

  • Perform horticultural duties including spring cleanups, seasonal plantings, mulching, weeding, pruning, general garden maintenance, grass cutting ,fall cleanups and other related activities
  • Install shrubs, perennials and annuals including determining light and water requirements and utilizing colour and texture schemes for optimal aesthetic appeal
  • Direct and lead a crew of 3-6 people providing training and guidance in all aspects of Horticulture
  • Pest and disease monitoring, implement control strategies and best practices for optimal plant health
  • Ensure team memberswork safely and in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Quality control, a keen eye for detail is crucial in this position
  • Maintain adequate service records detailing work completed and recommendations
  • Demonstrate sound plant identification skills to determine pruning times and techniques
  • Act as a professional company representative for client questions and concerns
  • Be involved in snow removal in the winter months
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years landscaping experience with previous supervisory experience
  • CHT, Diploma in Horticulture or related field an asset
  • Pesticide licence
  • 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
  • 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
  • This will become a snow removal crew leader position in the winter

Please send a resume and cover letter including salary expectations to careers@forestell.com
Visit us at www.forestell.com
 


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


If you are a high-energy, self-motivated individual who cares about landscaping, come join our team at Landcare!

Are you looking for a new career, a landscaping position to expand existing skills, a progressive and creative company to apply your proven landscaping talent?

Stone Masons, Carpenters, Horticulturalist, Master Gardeners, Certified Landscape Professionals, Certified Landscape Technicians, Horticultural Apprentices, Experienced Landscape Professionals, Construction Delivery Drivers, Snowplow Operators.

LANDCARE is an established, award winning landscaping company offering year-round employment in our high-energy, team oriented environment. We’ve been providing commercial and residential maintenance services, design, construction and snow removal to our clients in Toronto for over twenty years. We are located near Dundas West and Bloor.

LANDCARE encourages individual growth and learning, while working in a well-organized, supportive team environment. Landcare offers year-round employment and a guaranteed wage agreement for our winter team. Our dedicated employees care about what they do and it shows in the high quality services delivered with consistency to our clients.

Positions Available:
Crew Leaders ($18.00 - $30.00)        
Lead Hands ($14.00 - $20.00)
Crew Members ($12.00 - $16.00)


*Pay rate dependent on division, experience, skill range & references

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


Go to www.landcare.ca to review our employment board for descriptions of positions available, and to check out our landscaping!
 

 


LANDSCAPE FOREMAN REQUIRED
EcoTec Construction Limited is looking to hire a highly motivated individual for the position of Landscape Foreman in Acton.

Job Type: Full time
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Category: Landscape Construction,Landscape Maintenance and Nursery

Job Description:

  • Typical duties may include:
  • Ecological landscaping
  • Site layout
  • Operation of heavy equipment
  • Coordination and supervision of landscape labour staff
  • Sourcing/ordering of plant material and associated supplies
  • Price estimation
  • Communication with clients and other contractors

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years experience supervising landscape construction projects
  • Experience with ecological restoration projects
  • DZ drivers licence
  • Skid steer and mini-excavator training
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Diploma in horticulture would be an asset

Please forward resumes to:
Erin Gibson
Office Manager/ Business Development Coordinator
EcoTec Construction Limited
Email: egibson@ecotecenvironmental.com
Fax: (519) 853-5013
 


INTERNATIONAL LANDSCAPING INC.
LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION TECHNICIAN/DZ DRIVER

Outstanding opportunity for a person with Landscape Construction skills to join a well-established, award-winning landscape design/ construction and maintenance company located in North Oakville.

 

  • Pre-cast concrete pavers and walls,
  • Natural flagstone pavers and walls,
  • Retaining wall construction
  • Preparation of planting beds and installation of plant materials
  • Operation of skid-steers, mini excavators and loaders
  • Must have valid driver’s license – D class
  • Carpentry skills an asset
  • Year round employment
  • Wages are based on experience

Please forward your resume to:
Email: hr@intland.ca or kseal@intland.ca  
Attention: Karen Seal
Fax: (905) 876-0400
Mail: International Landscaping Inc.   
1114 Lower Base Line E,  Hornby (Milton). ON L0P 1E0

Start: ASAP

We thank you for your interest in our company. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted!
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

 
THE LANDMARK GROUP
The Landmark Group is a full service landscaping business located in Thornbury, Ontario, positioning itself for tremendous growth. Our primary business is high end residential landscape design, construction and property maintenance.

Are you passionate about landscaping? Do you want to be part of a provincial and national award winning company with room for personal growth and career advancement?

At The Landmark Group, we are passionate about what we do and hold ourselves accountable to the values we have collectively pulled together. Currently we are seeking like-minded individuals to fill the following positions:
  • Experienced Landscape Construction Forepersons
  • Experienced Landscape Construction Lead Hands
  • Experienced Lawn and Garden Personnel
We strongly encourage you to check us out at www.thelandmarkgroup.ca and determine whether your values align with ours.

We offer excellent wages and benefits with the potential for year round employment available to qualified individuals. We also promote and assist with continuing education and apprenticeship training for our staff.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Gary Nordeman at gary@thelandmarkgroup.ca

Only qualified individuals will be contacted.
 
LANDSCAPER
Environmental Design Group Limited - Carlisle

Duties:
Hours of work start on site 7:00am
Cut Grass, Trim and Power Blow etc.
Litter and garbage pick-up
Perform other duties as assigned.
Weekend work may exist if weekly schedule not completed

Qualifications:
Landscape maintenance experience an asset
  • Knowledge of operating and maintenance of equipment listed below an asset
    • Riding Mowers
    • Push Mowers
    • String Trimmers
    • Bush Trimmers
    • Power Blowers
  • Able to work with a team
  • Must speak, read and write English
  • Have the ability to take and follow through with direction
  • Able to work independently as required.  
All applicants must have their own transportation to and from work each day.

Only those who qualify for the positions will be notified.

Start Date: Immediate.
Rate of Pay: Dependent on experience.

Please forward resume to:

tony@environmentaldesign.ca
or fax: (905) 689-0432
 
KLOMP'S LANDSCAPING & HOT TUBS
NOW HIRING!

Klomp’s Landscaping & Hot Tubs Inc. has been creating outdoor living spaces that enhance the lives of our clients by consistently meeting their individual needs since 1989. We have established a reputation as the leader in landscape design and construction. This distinction is a result of our constant focus on providing experience, service, quality, knowledge and value to every customer. We are a complete team of designers, builders and maintenance experts. Our staff includes Certified Horticulturists, Landscape Designers and Commercial Estimators. We are currently looking for:
NURSERY GROWING FOREMAN

We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual with experience as an Nursery Grower. Applicants should posses the following qualifications:
  • Knowledge and ability to supervise the growing and maintenance of large tree, shrubs and perennial growing operations. Horticultural training and/or an extensive growing background is required.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to manage staff to obtain professional results
  • Ability to inspect crops and produce a premium product.
  • Experience with farm crop inventory management
  • Health & Safety certification from the MOL
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office
Interested applicants can submit their resume and cover letter, including wage expectations to:
MAIL: RR7 St Marys, ON N4X 1C9
FAX: 519-284-0359
E-MAIL: inquiries@klomps.ca


We thank all who apply, however only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. Klomp's Landscaping & Hot Tubs is an equal opportunity employer.
 
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

We provide excellent wages and benefits commensurate with skill and 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

 

 


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Landscape Construction Foreman
Horticultural Foreman


Jeff's Lawn Care Inc.
3552 Highway 56
Binbrook, Ontario
L0R 1C0

Come join us in our 20th year!!  We are an award winning, design-build-maintain landscape contractor serving the Haldimand and Greater Hamilton areas.  We have consistently built exciting, enjoyable, beautiful projects for our loyal customer base.  See why our small town feel has grown us into Haldimand's Premier Landscape Company....

Landscape Construction Foreman
Qualified applicants would possess

 

  • general landscape knowledge learned through experience
  • adhere to schedules for completion of projects
  • read and understand landscape blueprints
  • grading and installing of various natural and precast products
  • knowledge of plant material and installation techniques
  • competent using skidsteer and mini excavator
  • previous irrigation and lighting experience an asset but not required
  • full G licence with clean abstract


Horticultural Foreman
Qualified applicants would possess

  • CHT status is preferred but not required
  • general plant knowledge is required learned through experience
  • adhere to schedules to maintain properties
  • basic pruning and planting techniques
  • relationship building with key clients
  • able to take ownership of properties and make suggestions for improvements
  • able to maintain and operate small hand and power tools
  • full G licence with clean abstract


If you would enjoy a career in landscaping at a professional, fun loving, growing company....please send your resume to:
Email - jeff@jeffslawncare.ca
Fax -  905-765-3782

 


STONE MASONS REQUIRED
2 experienced Stone Mason for facing Sandstone / Limestone needed immediately.
Permanent, full time positions.
Salary negotiable.
Email resumes to hr@banasstones.com
 
ROCKSCAPE DESIGN
Looking for work from now until the snow flies, with job opportunities again next season…

We are looking for both landscape and maintenance team members in the Muskoka and Toronto areas.

Rockscape Design is the ‘Natural’ choice in Muskoka!  We are a design-build landscape firm centrally located in Bracebridge.  We service the entire Muskoka region, extending our services to Georgian Bay and Haliburton.  We specialize in residential and waterfront properties and offer complete grounds maintenance to our clients.  We use local granite steps, flagstone and boulders combined with native plantings to achieve a finished product that blends with its surroundings.

As we offer a high-quality landscape experience to our clients, we are looking for the staff we require to accomplish that:

Grounds Maintenance / Softscape Team Member:
  • Experience an asset, but willing to train
  • Positive attitude and team oriented
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
Hardscape Team Member:
  • Experience as asset, but willing to train
  • Positive attitude and team oriented
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Able to do physical labor and operate small equipment
  • Experience working with granite is an asset
Those interested in one of these positions can email resume to ashley@rockscapedesign.ca or fax to 705-645-4466
 
WE WANT TO BE YOUR CAREER DESTINATION COMPANY!

What does this mean?
We will train you, and make learning a priority.
We build on your strengths, giving priority to your preferences as far our varied work is concerned.
We offer various positions that keep work days interesting and motivating.
Let’s discuss our incentive plans.
Let’s discuss our organizational chart showing your beginning, and future path of advancement.
Ask about our signing bonus!
Let’s get started!  
We will give preference to previous landscaping experience or general construction experience!!!

Call now at 416-253-9130 or e-mail your resume to lucin@bellnet.ca
 
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT FOSSIL LANDSCAPES
With projects all across the GTA, Fossil Landscapes is a Toronto- based boutique landscape design/build firm that is passionate about design and demands quality craftsmanship. From small balcony gardens to expansive backyard retreats, we excel in the construction process. We pride ourselves on superior craftsmanship and won’t settle for anything less – our guiding principle is that good design is only realized in flawless execution. 
Our company is continuously growing and we are currently looking for some quality crew members to join us for the upcoming season:
 
HEAD GARDENER
We are looking for an experienced Head Gardener to oversee residential gardening operations and to take a lead role in property maintenance. The ideal candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of plants, familiarity with planting design and a minimum of 2 years hands-on gardening experience. A diploma in horticulture/gardening is preferred.
 
MAINTENANCE CREWMAN
Some experience in garden maintenance such as lawn mowing, pruning, and planting would be ideal, but not required. An interest in gardening and respect for the environment are key. Other important qualities include a good attitude and ability to follow direction. Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work Monday – Friday, plus Saturdays during peak season.
 
SKILLED LANDSCAPE CREWMAN
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 LANDSCAPE CREWMAN

A willingness to learn and work hard is a must. Must also 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 the option to work part time through the winter. Candidates must have a flexible schedule and be able to work Monday – Friday, plus Saturdays during peak season. A driver’s license with clean abstract would be preferred.
Compensation based on experience and proven abilities.

Please forward resumes to fossil88@me.com
Thank you to all applicants for your interest.
 


KLOMP'S LANDSCAPING & HOT TUBS
NOW HIRING!

Klomp’s Landscaping & Hot Tubs Inc. has been creating outdoor living spaces that enhance the lives of our clients by consistently meeting their individual needs since 1989. We have established a reputation as the leader in landscape design and construction. This distinction is a result of our constant focus on providing experience, service, quality, knowledge and value to every customer. We are a complete team of designers, builders and maintenance experts. Our staff includes Certified Horticulturists, Landscape Designers and Commercial Estimators. We are currently looking for:

EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPE FOREMAN / SUPERVISOR

We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual with experience as a Landscape Foreman/ Supervisor. Applicants should posses the following qualifications:

 

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with vendors and clients to obtain professional results
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with a landscape crew
  • Landscape construction knowledge- both Hardscape and Softscape
  • Knowledge of construction equipment
  • Health & Safety certification from the MOL

Interested applicants can submit their resume and cover letter, including wage expectations to:
MAIL: RR7 St Marys, ON N4X 1C9
FAX: 519-284-0359
E-MAIL: inquiries@klomps.ca
Questions can be addressed at: (519) 284-0254


We thank all who apply, however only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. Klomp's Landscaping & Hot Tubs is an equal opportunity employer.
 


KLOMP'S LANDSCAPING & HOT TUBS
NOW HIRING!

Klomp’s Landscaping & Hot Tubs Inc. has been creating outdoor living spaces that enhance the lives of our clients by consistently meeting their individual needs since 1989. We have established a reputation as the leader in landscape design and construction. This distinction is a result of our constant focus on providing experience, service, quality, knowledge and value to every customer. We are a complete team of designers, builders and maintenance experts. Our staff includes Certified Horticulturists, Landscape Designers and Commercial Estimators. We are currently looking for:

JUNIOR COMMERCIAL ESTIMATOR

We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual with experience as an Estimator. Applicants should posses the following qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with vendors and clients to obtain professional results
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Ability to analyze blueprints and drawings to prepare bids
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills with the ability to handle many different clients at once
  • Landscape construction knowledge- both Hardscape and Softscape
  • Health & Safety certification from the MOL
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office

Interested applicants can submit their resume and cover letter, including wage expectations to:
MAIL: RR7 St Marys, ON N4X 1C9
FAX: 519-284-0359
E-MAIL: inquiries@klomps.ca
Questions can be addressed at: (519) 284-0254


We thank all who apply, however only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. Klomp's Landscaping & Hot Tubs is an equal opportunity employer.

 


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT WESTERN
POSITION POSTING


Job Title: Horticulturist Reference: 4248
Department: FM - Distributed
Employee Group: CUPE 2361 (Facilities Management)
Appointment Type: Continuing
Appointment Status: Regular Full-Time

Classification & Regular Hours
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week Salary Grade: Horticulturist Considered Canada's most beautiful university, Western's main campus spans 400 hectares of Gothic-style buildings mixed with modern, LEED-certified structures providing an idyllic environment for our community of scholars. The university is located in London, Canada,- a safe, vibrant and welcoming community of more than 350,000 people serving as a regional medical and industrial hub for southwestern Ontario. Facilities Management (FM) is responsible for the planning, development, construction, operation, maintenance and stewardship of all the buildings, infrastructure, sites and services within Western's campus community.

Responsibilities
The Horticulturist is responsible for planting and maintaining University grounds using proper horticultural practices for respective seasons. The incumbent is expected to provide efficient and courteous service to customers and support to coworkers.

Qualifications

Education:

 

  • Diploma in Horticulture from a recognized educational institution
  • Valid Ministry of the Environment Landscape Exterminators Licence
  • Integrated Pest Management Certification
  • Valid Ontario Drivers D Licence with Z endorsement


Experience:

  • Three years practical experience in landscape construction or grounds maintenance
  • Experience with Horticultural spraying


Skills & Expertise:

  • Communicates clearly both orally and in writing
  • Ability to listen fully and respond courteously to instructions, questions and comments
  • Ability to establish a rapport with customers, supervisors and peers
  • Ability to perform physical labour: bending, digging, lifting, transporting, reaching, twisting and raking - Investigates, identifies, analyzes and resolve problems successfully
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with work materials and tools
  • Initiates action and completes assigned tasks in accordance with departmental policies and procedures
  • Dependable, cooperative and performs well under pressure
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and support staff in the shop or on the job site, with minimal supervision

Prior to an offer of employment a current Police Information Check (PIC) will be required.

About Us
Western welcomes applications from all qualified individuals; however, it is the university's policy to give first consideration to qualified CUPE 2361 applicants.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Human Resources Administration at hrhelp@uwo.ca

Please apply on or before Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at: http://www.uwo.ca/hr/working/index.html
 


Flattery Design
560 Front St West, Toronto
p. 416-605-7751
www.flatterydesign.com


We are a Landscape Design and Build company working in both residential and commercial construction. Our work virtually extends your indoor space, through the creation of an outdoor living experience. Our outdoor spaces include gardens, all stonework and woodwork, fire. and water.

We are currently recruiting full time team members in the following positions:

Skilled Landscaper

 

  • attention to detail is required
  • skid steer and excavator operation
  • interlocking stone and layout
  • retaining wall layout and construction
  • grading and drainage
  • planting
  • concrete forming and finishing
  • pond, river, fountain installation
  • working knowledge of carpentry
  • wage to be determined based on experience

Semi-skilled landscaper

  • stone saw operation
  • basic tool operation
  • plant installation and care
  • general construction procedures
  • wage to be determined based on experience

Landscape Laborer

  • loading and unloading materials
  • moving materials on site
  • work toward improving skills to assist others
  • site housekeeping
  • wage to be determined based on experience

To Apply
Please email your resume to create@flatterydesign.com


FARM MANAGER
Hall Tree farms is growing and looking for a Farm Manager.

Job description
The Farm Manager is responsible for:

 

  • Directs and coordinates worker activities.
  • Planting/transplanting
  • Irrigation
  • Chemical application (Weed and Pest control)
  • Grading
  • Pruning and fertilizing
  • Cultivating
  • Roto-Tilling
  • Proper maintenance and appearance of the farm (grass cutting, etc.)
  • Digging and Basketing trees
  • Responsible for our trees and their growth
  • Determines the needs and purchases required to continue the inventory of our trees.
  • Records information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock.

Education and skills
Education: Diploma in Agriculture preferred.

  • Tree knowledge
  • Organization
  • Hands-On mentality
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Thoroughness and organization
  • Dynamism
  • Ability to make a good impression
  • Good interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent communication
  • Excellent tolerance to stress
  • Physical resistance (for a lot of travel and long working hours)

Please send resume to hrwelcome@halltreefarms.com or accounting@halltreefarms.com
 


DIVISION MANAGER
DenBok Landscaping & Design Ltd., Burlington, Ontario

 


WHERE QUALITY COMES NATURALLY!  We are a Design-Build-Maintenance Firm creating & maintaining residential and commercial landscapes, recognized as a leader in the landscaping industry.   We have spent 22 years beautifying Halton and surrounding areas.  Our connection to community, industry, environment and family are what keep us strong and thriving.  With an aggressive 10 year growth plan, a career with DenBok Landscaping and Design Ltd. provides exciting opportunities for the future.


Responsibilities:

  • Building an outstanding production team – developing employees, and working with employees, to build and support a team environment.
  • Ensuring that clients are completely satisfied through effective communication, relationship building and regular site visits.
  • Demonstrating role model behaviour on ethics and integrity as well as positively promoting company culture.
  • Communicate and maintain company training & safety policies.
  • Tracking and maintaining jobs to meet budgets.
  • Effectively managing equipment and fleet maintenance.

Qualifications:

  • 5 to 10 years of professional managerial experience.
  • Detailed oriented, with excellent organizational skills.
  • Has built and run organizations with a successful track record.
  • Proficient with computer software programs, Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Ability to identify clients needs
  • Prioritize job duties and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Clean driving abstract.

Desired Experience:

  • Post secondary degree
  • Horticultural experience strongly preferred
  • Sales experience

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Incentives based on results
  • Medical benefits
  • Company vehicle
  • Paid training
  • Energetic, focused and collaborative work environment
  • Excellent opportunity for growth

If you have a strong background in landscape industry, great communications skills and enjoy working with people, you don’t want to miss this excellent career opportunity!
We’re looking for the best of the best!!!


How To Apply:
To apply for this position please submit resume to leon@denbok.com
 


LANDSCAPE FOREPERSON
Bibbcon Landscape Construction Inc., Toronto, Ontario


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

Qualifications & Duties:
•    Specializes in Hardscape Construction
•    Manage workers effectively and efficiently
•    Communicate/coordinate with Owner/Manager for accurate completion of projects
•    Monitor all tools, equipment and machinery for site
•    Track and record all job related expenses and hours accurately
•    Maintain a clean and safe job site at all times
•    Utilizing in a safe and appropriate manner a variety of hand and power tools
•    Adhere to schedules for completion of specific tasks as well as project completion
•    Running equipment as required (skid steer, excavator, etc)
•    Professional attitude
•    Knowledge of hardscape applications
•    Excellent Management skills; ability to prioritize, multi-task and time management
•    Perform demolition work, hauling materials away in preparation for projects
•    Grading and planting when required
•    Some carpentry work
•    Provide your own Steel-toed safety boots, Work gloves and Safety glasses
•    Attention to detail
•    Ability to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, rain, bugs, etc.)
•    Valid Driver's licence

How to Apply:
To apply for this position please contact us at val@bibbcon.com
Website:  www.bibbcon.com

 
LANDSCAPE GENERAL LABOURER
Bibbcon Landscape Construction Inc., Toronto, Ontario


We are looking to hire a landscape general labourer immediately. We are located in Toronto, ON and work across the GTA. The Landscape General Labourer will assist in the construction of general landscape and hardscape project sites.

Qualifications & Duties:
•    Utilizing in a safe and appropriate manner a variety of hand and power tools (shovels, rakes, levels, cut-off saw, circular saw, etc.)
•    Work on a variety of construction tasks involving both wood and stone
•    Adhere to schedules for completion of specific tasks as well as project completion
•    Perform demolition work, hauling materials away in preparation for renovation projects
•    Grading and some planting may be required
•    Some 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 weather conditions (heat, rain, bugs, etc.)
•    Your own transportation to/from our shop and job sites

How to Apply:
To apply for this position please contact us at val@bibbcon.com
Website:  www.bibbcon.com
 
LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION LABOURER POSITIONS

Cedar Springs Landscape Group


This fall season we continue to looking for experienced, hardworking staff to join our dynamic team installing distinguishing landscape construction projects for our growing Golden Horseshoe client base.  Prior experience for installation of pre-cast and natural products, plant material, operating equipment is a definite asset.  We are searching for individuals who are motivated to learn and have a passion for the green industry.

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

Please submit resumes to Adam VanHof and/or Adrian Bartels:
adam@cedarsprings.net ; adrian@cedarsprings.net today.


 
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.

 
 
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