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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



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 Maintenance Foreperson
Requirements include - a high degree of horticultural skill and knowledge, demonstrated supervisory and communication skills, ability to physically participate in day to day planting and maintenance, a demonstrated knowledge of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals, knowledge of turf related practices. Ability to identify insects, diseases and weeds, and to recommend effective treatments. A positive, friendly manner to ensure excellence in customer service and employee morale. A valid driver’s license (D class 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). Year round employment.

Seasonal Planting Technician
Requirements include: Physical fitness, excellent work ethic, working on Saturdays, love of the outdoors and seasonal planting, creative and enthusiastic, ability to work independently. Year round employment.

Landscape Construction Technician
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. Must have valid driver’s license (D class an asset). Carpentry skills an asset. Year round employment. 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:
admin@intland.ca or fax to 905-876-0400
Visit our website www.internationallandscaping.com

WORK WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER!



MOUNT PLEASANT GROUP OF CEMETERIES
CAREER OPPORTUNITY
ASSISTANT PROPERTY MANAGER

Can you see yourself working in an organization where people are genuine, committed to their craft and proud of what they do and where they work? Does working for an employer who is respected and regarded throughout North America as an industry innovator and leader appeal to you? How about working for a company who has been successfully doing it right for over 185 years?

We are the Mount Pleasant Group of Cemeteries and our name sets the Gold Standard in our industry. We pride ourselves on making the memories of life and the wishes of loved ones the heart of everything we do. We are currently recruiting for 2 Assistant Property Managers; available locations are Beechwood Cemetery in Vaughn and Elgin Mills Cemetery in Richmond Hill. In this role, you will be responsible for helping the Property Service Manager with day to day activities, including delegating work assignments and handling routine tasks and customer problems, escalating as appropriate. The successful incumbents will be available to work Monday to Saturday.

Benefits Include:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Fitness allowance
  • RRSP and Pension Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation and Personal Days
  • Dynamic work environment
The Successful Candidate will be required to:
  • Assist the Property Manager in maintaining a high standard of customer service through effective supervision of Property employees and property within corporate standards
  • Assist the Property Manager in the work direction of staff, including discipline, employee relations and day-to-day administration in a unionized environment
  • Assist the Property Manager in the monitoring and supervision of employees to ensure compliance with productivity and health and safety standards
  • Assist the Property Manager in maintaining security standards with employees and contractors and providing alarm response as required
  • Oversee planning and execution of seasonal projects such as annual planting and Special Care
  • Work independently and oversee tasks at several locations with a minimum of supervision
  • Present a professional image to the public in keeping with corporate standards
  • Communicate with staff and the public to resolve conflicts and facilitate problem solving
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated supervisory/leadership and coaching skills, preferably in a unionized environment
  • Knowledge of turf management, Integrated Pest Management and general tree, shrub and plant maintenance as well as management of annuals and perennials
  • Must have a valid Ontario “G” driver’s licence and clean driver’s abstract
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and formulate work schedules
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with grass cutting equipment and heavy machinery would be an asset
  • Computer proficiency in a Windows environment with MS Word, Outlook and Excel
Please forward applications to:
Email: recruitment@mountpleasantgroup.com
Confidential fax: 416-696-9325


LANDSCAPE FOREMAN/LEAD-HAND/ALL AROUND ROCK-STAR
Quiet Nature Ltd
http://www.quietnature.ca

Location: Ayr, south of Kitchener and Cambridge, Ontario

We are looking for an individual who possesses the following traits/skills:
  • Positive attitude, detail oriented, hard working, and easy going individual
  • 5 years’ experience preferred. Field experience MUST include installation of flagstone; natural stone; wall stone; water features and wood work
  • First-Aid Training is necessary
  • In depth knowledge of landscape construction techniques and materials
  • Highly skilled in operation of skid steers, mini-excavators, tampers, cut-off saws, etc.
  • Valid ‘G’ license minimum, and clean abstract with experience driving large landscape vehicles and trailers
  • Strong knowledge of elevations, grading, excavation and base prep
  • Ability to use a laser level and transit
  • Ability to lead a crew and take a project from completed plans through installation
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve on site as things arise.
  • Also being able to handle stressful situations in a calm and collected manner
Quiet Nature Ltd. located in Ayr, ON, is an award winning landscape design and construction firm focused on the creation of sustainable landscape solutions, ecological restoration projects, water features, natural stonework, and walkways and patios.

We operate a small native plant nursery which provides many of the grasses, perennials, and shrubs required for our projects. Our maintenance division delivers a detail oriented, 'zero emission' service using only battery and 'people powered' equipment.

To Apply
To apply, please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to info@quietnature.ca, fax it to (519) 632-9058 as soon as possible and not later than March 15th, 2014. No telephone calls, follow-up emails or agencies please. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.


MACUTO NURSERIES
Experienced farm workers required to perform manual work.
Hand cultivating, digging and tree planting.
Hourly rate $10.25.

Also required:
Driver - Class A licence, Z Certificate and Mobile Crane Operator 0-8.
Driver hourly rate $17.50.

Seasonal employment starting April 1, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014.
Job site Keswick, Ontario.
Fax resume 905-898-0360 or call 905-898-6856


GARDENING/LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
Quiet Nature Ltd

http://www.quietnature.ca
Location: Ayr, south of Kitchener and Cambridge, Ontario

Looking for an individual who possesses the following traits/skills:
  • Positive attitude, hard working, and easy going individual.
  • Tree, shrub, and perennial planting and care.
  • Knowledge of proper gardening techniques, equipment and materials.
  • Valid 'G' license and clean abstract essential.
  • 2-3 years experience preferred, horticultural certifications or diplomas an asset.
Quiet Nature Ltd. located in Ayr, ON, is an award winning landscape design and construction firm focused on the creation of sustainable landscape solutions, ecological restoration projects, water features, natural stonework, and walkways and patios.

We operate a small native plant nursery which provides many of the grasses, perennials, and shrubs required for our projects. Our gardening division delivers a detail oriented, 'zero emission' service using only battery and 'people powered' equipment.

To Apply
To apply, please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to info@quietnature.ca, fax it to (519) 632-9058 as soon as possible and not later than March 15th, 2014. No telephone calls, follow-up emails or agencies please. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.


CITY OF GUELPH
Seasonal Equipment Operator - Parks (2 positions)
Temporary Position (up to 6 months)

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto. Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job Summary:
Applications are being accepted for the temporary positions of Seasonal Equipment Operator – Parks within Parks and Recreation. Reporting to the Supervisor, Turf and Sport Fields, the successful candidates will perform functions in accordance with established standard operating procedures, departmental and corporate policies, sound construction principles and practices, and applicable codes, with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week Monday to Friday 7 am to 3 pm. The anticipated duration of this position would be May to October.

Duties:
  • Perform duties in the development, maintenance and operation of parks activities while working outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Operate various types of maintenance equipment such as waste collection vehicles, large mowers, agricultural tractors, front-end loaders, and small equipment; including auxiliary attachments, as required, in a safe and efficient manner
  • Utilize tools including line trimmers, brush chippers, post pounders, leaf blowers, sod cutters, rakes, shovels etc. to maintain and renovate parks and sports fields
  • Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean and tidy condition, and perform daily circle checks and report defects and, if necessary, small repairs in a prescribed manner
  • Instruct assigned support staff in the safe and efficient use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment, and maintenance practices
  • Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures
  • Remove and/or flag obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment, and duly note and report such conditions to a Lead hand or Supervisor.
  • Complete daily activity time sheets; Report on variances in daily work plans
  • Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, damage and hazardous conditions
  • Perform various duties relating to winter control of roadways and/or sidewalks including operating a tandem truck with plow and wing and other relevant machinery, manual snow and ice clearing and manual salting and sanding as needed
  • Actively participate in a team environment
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 diploma and 6 – 12 months related experience in the operation of parks maintenance equipment in a relevant setting. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess a Class D-Z licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Proven experience and knowledge relevant to park/turf maintenance and landscape maintenance/construction activities
  • Thorough knowledge of all maintenance aspects of relevant equipment, including the attachments.
  • Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimal supervision, as well, work as part of a team, and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly.
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills; able to deal with the public in a cordial manner
  • Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job including lifting, kneeling and shoveling and be able to actively participate in daily activities, work within live traffic conditions and in all types of weather conditions.
  • Must possess an understanding of the MTO’s Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation
Salary:
$23.46 per hour as per Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 241 2014 rate

How to Apply:
Applications must be received online by Sunday, April 27, 2014. To apply for this position, please visit The City of Guelph's career page for further detailed instructions. Please follow the instructions and follow all steps to the process. In order to be considered for this position you must complete all of the steps when creating your profile. This will include a short online screening questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process. You will also need to attach both your cover letter and resume saved as one document (PDF format preferred). If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.
The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.


LABOURER-LANDSCAPING/GROUNDS MAINTENANCE (NOC 8612-D)
Employer & Location of Work: Pinecrest Remembrance Services Ltd. 2500 Baseline Road, Ottawa, ON K2C 3H9
Job Description: Assist with landscape construction, weed, prune and trim trees and plants, cut grass, rake and collect refuse, remove litter and garbage, cart and spread topsoil and other materials, lay sod or seed, plant bulbs, flowers shrubs and trees, apply fertilizers, water lawns and gardens, snow removal (manually, mechanized equipment, truck or scraper) and dig cemetery graves.
Salary: $14.00 per hour for 40 hours per week; (salary reviewable after 12 months of employment);
Benefits: Assistance in finding affordable housing
Hours of Work: daytime shifts
Number of Positions Available: 6 positions (full-time non seasonal)
Languages required: English
Job Requirements: Experience an asset. No specific educational requirement.
Must be able to carry out physically demanding work. Should have experience in operating ground maintenance machinery and tools (i.e. chain saw, tractor, mower, weed trimmer/edger, roto-tiller, backhoe, small engine equipment).
Steel toed safety boots required.
Work Environment: Outdoors (4 seasons)
Deadline for Applications: July 1 2014
Note: We are always recruiting for skilled groundskeeper and cemetery labourer positions.
Applications to be sent by email to: info@pinecrest-remembrance.com


SUPERVISOR, FORESTRY
Join the City of Markham’s Operations Department as a Supervisor, Forestry, and put to work your Arboriculture or equivalent background and experience supervising city-wide urban forestry programs in an urban growth environment. Reporting to the Manager, Parks, you will be responsible for the coordination and supervision of City-wide forestry maintenance functions, with an emphasis on strategic planning, project management, public relations, personnel management, distribution of resources, work evaluation, and budget development. Serving as the City Forester for Markham, you will direct and manage Markham’s urban forestry programs, including planning, budgeting, operations, safety and maintenance, as well as develop and comply with standards for the selection, purchasing, planting, maintenance, protection, and removal of forestry resources. You will also prepare, and participate in, strategic planning for the Parks Operations Division, and recommend projects to improve and maintain the integrity and cost effectiveness of the urban forestry programs.

Your professional profile as a Supervisor, Forestry will include:
  • Degree or diploma in Arboriculture or a related discipline.
  • At least 3 years of related experience, including demonstrated experience coordinating and supervising city-wide urban forestry programs in an urban growth environment, including supervisory experience in a unionized workforce and a working knowledge of related legislated requirements.
  • Ontario Exterminator Licence – Land – forestry and/or landscape classifications; International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certification is preferred. As a condition of employment, you will be required to obtain the Ontario Exterminator Licence – Land – forestry and/or landscape classifications within six months from the date of hire.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, time management, organizational, analytical, recordkeeping, work prioritization, problem-solving, and staff leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to build strong, enthusiastic staff teams and internal and external alliances and partnerships; align urban forestry programs with departmental, Commission and corporate goals and objectives; champion the vision, mission and values of the municipality; foster, and contribute to, a positive, productive, customer service-oriented work environment; and deal courteously and effectively with all contacts.
  • Thorough working knowledge of urban forestry-related maintenance, equipment and best management practices; the Occupational Health & Safety Act, the Highway Traffic Act, municipal and safety-related legislation, regulations and guidelines; labour relations principles and practices, contemporary management practices and collective agreement administration; and local government functions, responsibilities and services in general.
  • Computer literacy utilizing word-processing and spreadsheet software, the Internet, email and urban forestry management and work-order systems.
  • Valid Ontario Class G driver’s licence in good standing. As a condition of employment, you will be required to provide a satisfactory driver's abstract.
  • Willingness and availability to assist with winter operations, and emergency response, and to attend after-hours meetings or special events, as required.
The salary range for this regular, full-time position is $75,502 to $88,833 per year.

The City of Markham is a dynamic and change-oriented leader among Canadian municipalities. The recipient of multiple environmental awards, we are recognized for our innovative sustainability and urban planning initiatives as much as for our fiscal accountability. More than 320,000 residents call Markham home and benefit from our rich heritage, culturally diverse environment, vibrant local economy and focus on quality of life. Join us and make a difference!

For more information and to apply online by April 27, 2014, please visit our website at www.markham.ca.

We are committed to inclusive employment practices.


LANDSCAPE/HARDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION WORKER
Full knowledge of pavers and retaining systems, proper methods of installation and construction.
Landscape plantings, plant ID, bed prep., mulching grading and finish work. All applicants MUST have a clean driver’s license.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience. Snow plowing experience is an asset.
Fax resume to 905-858-2597 or info@cedargrounds.ca

MPS PROPERTY SERVICES
MPS Property Services is a recognized leader in Landscape Design/Build and Commercial Grounds Maintenance and Enhancement. We are located in Markham and work throughout the GTA. We are continuously growing and looking for individuals to join our team. We offer a positive work environment with opportunities to expand your landscape knowledge, and long term career opportunities. We are currently hiring for the following full time positions:

Landscape Construction Crew Members

The Ideal Candidates Will Have The Following Qualifications:
  • Work effectively on a 2-4 person crew involved in all aspects of landscape construction
  • Good working knowledge of landscape construction tools and equipment
  • Ability to take direction well and work in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Skid steer and mini excavator experience would be an asset
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Valid ‘G’ Driver’s License
Grounds Maintenance Crew Members

The Ideal Candidates Will Have The Following Qualifications:
  • Work effectively on a 2-3 person crew involved in all aspects of Commercial Grounds Maintenance
  • Excellent working knowledge of related tools and equipment (ie. Line trimmers, zero turn and walk behind mowers, etc.)
  • Ability to take direction well and work in a team environment
  • Have a strong work ethic
Irrigation Technician
You will be responsible for all aspects of maintaining and repairing commercial and residential irrigation systems. During down time from irrigation you will work on a Landscape Enhancement crew.

The Ideal Candidate Will:
  • Have 2+ years of hands-on working knowledge of irrigation systems
  • Be responsible for ensuring systems function efficiently
  • Be responsible for repairing, maintaining, and troubleshooting systems
  • Have some experience in irrigation system installation
  • Be able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Have a valid ‘G’ driver’s license
  • Have excellent problem solving skills
We offer competitive wages based on experience and qualifications. Year round employment is available.

Interested individuals can email resumes to Mark@aboutmps.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


SALES REPRESENTATIVE
GOLF COURSE RESTORATION & DRAINAGE

XGD Systems is North America’s leading golf course drainage contractor. We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced sales person to join our XGD team. This position currently includes all of Canada as a ‘territory’.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Responsible for New Business Development via prospecting, qualifying, selling and closing sales
  • Responsible for maintaining our existing XGD customer/client base.
  • Sell the full range of XGD services; requires consultative-selling skills
  • Manage client relationship through all phases of the sales cycle
  • Conducts one-on-one and group sales presentations
Qualifications
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must be able to demonstrate sales record (3+ years) at a high level of achievement
  • Diploma or degree in business management, horticulture, or a turf grass management program
  • Practical experience on a golf course i.e. grounds maintenance and all aspects of golf course operations
  • Well connected in the turf/golf industry
Personal Characteristics:
  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices and ensure own behaviour and the behaviour of others are consistent with these standards and align with the values of the organization.
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Focus on Client Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Organization: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities.
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
  • Flexibility in adapting to different duties as required.
Travel
  • Willing to travel throughout Canada and be on the road for several days to weeks at a time.
XGD Systems offers a rewarding career in a growing organization with excellent opportunities for advancement.

To apply for a position with XGD please forward your resume to:
Jackie Taylor, Administrator
XGD Systems
54 Cardigan St., Guelph, ON N3C3W
Fax: (519) 763-5086
careers@greensdrainage.com

We at XGD Systems would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.


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.

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


GREATER SUDBURY
PARKS GARDENER (9)

The Parks Services Section, Leisure Services Division, Community Development Department of the City of Greater Sudbury, requires nine (9) Parks Gardeners. The successful candidates must possess the qualifications and perform the duties, as set out below. The current rate of pay for this position is $26.75 per hour.

As the Parks Gardener, you are responsible for organizing, overseeing and participating in all aspects of horticultural preparation, installation and development and to achieve a high standard of presentation to the citizens of the City of Greater Sudbury in ensuring that Parks Services sites are maintained in a safe and aesthetically pleasing manner.

Candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:
  • Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade XII) Education.
  • Successful completion of a Diploma or Certificate in Horticulture or a closely related program from a recognized institution with Canadian accreditation. Certificate programs must be equivalent to one (1) year of full time study
  • Minimum of three (3) years of direct experience as a practising gardener in a municipal or commercial grounds maintenance setting with proven dependability in a supervisory capacity.
  • Working knowledge of a wide range of horticulture, landscape and turf maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Land exterminator Class 1 and 3 would be an asset.
Qualified candidates should submit their resumes in confidence by THURSDAY, APRIL 24TH, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. to: Citizen Services Centre, c/o The City of Greater Sudbury, P.O. Box 5000, Station “A”, 200 Brady Street, Sudbury, Ontario P3A 5P3 or by fax: (705) 673-7219 or by e-mail to: hrjobs@greatersudbury.ca

Please ensure to clearly indicate the competition number EO14-098 to EO14-106 on your resume.

For more detailed information on this position, please visit our website at www.greatersudbury.ca/jobs.


OUTER BEAUTY LANDSCAPES – Burlington
Landscape Construction Installer/Labourer


We are currently recruiting for a landscape labourer/installer in the Burlington/Oakville area to grow with our company.

We are a small but skilled company seeking a motivated and educated crew member to join the team. A positive attitude, attention to detail, high level of installation standards and embracing of education and skills development are a must.

Position is seasonal full time from mid-April until December 1.

If interested, we will enroll you in the Horticultural Technician apprenticeship offered through Mohawk and Humber Colleges during the Winter months.

The ideal candidate will have a great work ethic, 2-3 years experience/education in a variety of hardscape installations, and be willing to educate themselves and take on a leadership role in the future.

Heavy lifting of materials required and an ability to keep up with a fast paced environment for ten hours daily (7:30am - 6 pm, typical).

Should be able to take direction clearly and be counted on to work independently on specific tasks.

We are a client-minded company and require an individual who is personable, polite and professional at all times when on-site and when interacting with clients, neighbors, suppliers etc.

Priority will be given to those individuals with education, certification and experience in the industry.

Qualifications required for this position:
  • Self transportation to the shop daily
  • Available Monday-Friday all season long (2 to 4 weekends possibly)
  • 2-3 years experience/education in hardscape installations
  • Experience SAFELY operating landscape tools and machinery (wheel barrow, saws, skid steer, compaction equip).
  • Be punctual and reliable with a good attitude.
  • Must possess a valid G license with clean driver’s abstract.
  • Landscape specific training would be considered an asset and will be preferred.
Wages will be based on experience ($17-$20/hr to start).

Send resumes to office@outerbeautylandscapes.com. No phone calls


We thank all applicants for their interest however; only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.


HPL Green Construction is offering an opportunity to join our fast growing landscape design build company that serves the Toronto, Richmond Hill, Markham and Aurora areas. In business since 2005, we have built our reputation on delivering reliable and superior quality services to our residential customers.

Landscape Technician:
Self-motivated, detail oriented, hard working.
Experienced and knowledgeable in installing natural stone, interlock, water features, carpentry and planting.
Reading plans.
Layout of projects.
Operating construction tools and equipment including skid steers, excavators and loaders etc.

Landscape Designer:
Experienced in residential design.
Hand sketch or computer drawing skills.
Good communication skills and ability to meet with clients.
Self directed, conscientious, energetic and skilled!

AZ Driver:
AZ license with a clean abstract.
Operating various types of truck and machinery including dump trucks, trailers, skid-steers, excavators and loaders etc.
Experienced in the Landscape industry is preferred.
The ideal candidate would not only be a driver but willing to participate in onsite construction of our projects when needed.

Please e-mail your resume to info@hplgreen.com.
We thank all applicants and we will contact candidates that best fit the role and responsibilities.


Coivic Contracting Limited is a well established Landscape Construction Company working mainly on High end residential projects. We are presently looking for new team members to fill the following positions.

Site Supervisor /Foreman:
  • Minimum 5 years Landscape Construction experience
  • Experience in concrete forming for slabs and foundations
  • Able to supervise a small crew and work efficiently on complex Landscape construction projects
  • Attention to detail is required
  • Experience in all aspects of Landscape Construction
  • Horticultural knowledge is preferred
  • Eager to broaden their knowledge and work on some of the most prestigious Landscape Construction projects in the GTA
  • Experience in the operation of all types of Landscape construction equipment
  • Wage : To be determined based on experience
Labourers:
  • Minimum 2 years of Landscape Construction experience
  • Able to follow direction and eager to broaden their knowledge in the Landscape industry
  • Positive attitude is a must
  • Wage : To be determined based on experience
Planting Coordinator/Horticulturalist:
  • Experience in high end residential landscapes
  • High level of horticultural knowledge
  • Able to supervise and participate in planting projects
  • Able to operate all types of machinery including mini excavators and loaders
  • Drivers license with a clean abstract
  • Extensive knowledge of plant material and plant material selection
  • Wage : To be determined based on experience
Stone Masons:
  • Experience in working with all types of natural stone
  • Experience in both horizontal and vertical stone applications
  • Experience in block laying for foundations
  • Experience in forming and pouring concrete bases for stone and block work
  • High level of attention to detail is required
  • Must have a minimum 5 years experience and be able to produce a portfolio of work for review
  • Wage : To be determined based on experience
Driver:
  • Minimum DZ license with a clean abstract
  • AZ license would be preferred
  • Having experience in the Landscape industry is preferred
  • Able to operate various types of machinery from skid-steers, excavators, loaders etc.
  • Knowledge of operating a screener for the production of top soil and triple mix would be an asset
  • The ideal candidate would not only be a drive but willing to participate in onsite construction of our projects when needed
  • Wage : To be determined based on experience
Landscape Maintenance labourer:
  • Experience in high end residential maintenance / gardening
  • Minimum 2 years of residential landscape maintenance
  • Horticultural knowledge / Plant identification is a must
  • Able to perform daily maintenance and work in a team environment
  • Able to operate all types of maintenance equipment
  • Drivers license with a clean abstract
  • Positive attitude is a must
  • Wage : To be determined based on experience
If you are eager to broaden your knowledge in the Landscape Industry and would like to work on some of the most complex and prestigious projects in the GTA then please email or fax your resume to the contact information provided below. No phone calls please.

Attention: Mr. George Coito
Email: gcoito@coivic.com
Fax: 905-878-9101
Web: www.coivic.com



VANDERMEER NURSERY
588 Lakeridge Rd S.
Ajax, Ontario L1Z 1X3
905-427-2525


We are looking for a Full Time Seasonal:
Pond/Sales Associate

Job Requirement:
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Able to stand on your feet all day
  • Can move and/or lift 30 + lbs.
  • Pond knowledge an asset
Through your interaction with customers you will ensure they are able to purchase their pond accessories and plants quickly and efficiently. At the same time, you will be called upon to provide information in response to inquiries about products or services as well as handling and resolving customer concerns. Those that thrive on giving a customer the ultimate in service will excel here. An outgoing personality and strong communication skills will ensure success in this role.

Our employees are given the opportunity to learn and grow through participating in numerous areas of retail sales where they gain valuable experience and skills.

Candidates Should Apply:
In Person: Laurel Reid -Human Resource
Or
Send resume to:
E-mail: Laurelr@vandermeernursery.com



APPLEBY LANDSCAPE
5233 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON L7P 0A5
P: 905.332.5423
www.applebylandscape.com


Appleby Landscape is a professional, full-service landscape company serving the Burlington and Oakville areas for over 20 years. As an industry leader we specialize in high-end residential property maintenance and landscape construction. We are a progressive company utilizing new state-of-the-art equipment and we provide proper training to ensure a safe work environment. We are continuously growing and looking for new team members who are passionate about landscaping. We develop personal relationships with our employees and provide a positive workplace culture to allow you a full and rewarding experience with opportunity to expand your landscape knowledge and career possibilities.

Start Date: March 2014
End Date: Late November / early December 2014

Position: Property Maintenance Crew Member – Full Time Seasonal

Responsibilities:

  • Professional property maintenance including lawn and garden maintenance, tree and shrub pruning, planting, fertilizing, over-seeding, mulching, etc.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with crew members, supervisors, management, and other employees.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Courteous, friendly, and honest.
  • Work safely and productively.
Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of experience in property maintenance industry.
  • Skilled operator of maintenance equipment.
  • Horticultural certification or substantial horticultural knowledge is a considered an asset.
  • Effective communicator with clients and coworkers.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the job.
  • Able to work long hours.
  • Truck driving and trailer towing skills are considered an asset.
  • Driver’s license and clean driving abstract preferred.
  • First Aid/CPR certification is considered an asset.
We offer the ability to earn an excellent hourly wage over the industry average as well as a rewarding bonus structure.

Please submit your resume to: info@applebylandscape.com


GENERAL MANAGER- CANADA BLOOMS HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
Candidates interested in applying for the role of General Manager, Canada Blooms Horticultural Society should email a resume to GMsearch@canadablooms.com by May 9th 2014. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank you for your interest in Canada Blooms.

Summary:

The General Manager, Canada Blooms Horticultural Society is a unique position requiring: exceptional general management skills; financial acumen; the ability to work with external consultants to attain and manage sponsorships, marketing and media relations; an understanding of festival, trade show or related major event planning. Knowledge of “green” industries, horticulture and/or landscaping a definite asset.

Job Description:
The General Manager is responsible for the strategic and day to day management of CBHS and for developing strategies necessary to continue the success of Canada Blooms as an internationally recognized Floral and Horticultural Festival. He/she will have proven experience in initiating and developing large scale, successful events and will leverage the energy and participation of a diverse group of staff, volunteers, external consultants and community groups. He/she will manage the development and implementation of strategic partnerships with appropriate government ministries, tourism industry, corporate sponsors and media.

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Successful involvement in the management of a major festival, trade show, or other related event
  • Knowledge of charitable and/or not for profit organizations
  • General management and administrative experience including the management of diverse, creative staff, external consultants and volunteers
  • Ability to develop and manage financial strategies, statements, budgets
  • An understanding of marketing, sponsorship management, media relations and of the major impact they have on the success of Canada Blooms
  • Ability to negotiate and manage contracts with stakeholders and suppliers
  • Knowledge of “green” businesses, horticultural organizations or related events, while not essential, would be a definite asset
Ongoing Responsibilities:
  • Develop, manage and prioritize ongoing and day to day objectives and activities of CHBS organization
  • Implement the vision developed by the Board of Directors
  • Manage financial strategy and prepare budgets in order to produce a working surplus
  • Organize and manage staff, contractors and volunteers into a customer-centric team
  • Manage and coordinate activities with an external sponsorship and marketing consultant in order to attract sponsorships; create and communicate value to sponsors; optimize marketing & sponsorship opportunities; coordinate media relationships
  • Identify, analyze and resolve issues related to daily activities during the Canada Blooms Festival
  • Develop strategies to attract visitors from North America and beyond
  • Build and manage strategic partnerships with all levels of government, tourism industry and all stakeholders
  • Negotiate and manage contracts and relationships with the National Home Show, Direct Energy Center, Landscape Ontario, The Garden Club of Toronto and various contractors, consultants and suppliers
  • Communicate effectively with board, staff, exhibitors, media and other stakeholders
  • Ensure implementation of all required Health and Safety Regulations and adherence to all related legislation. Key Competencies and Personal Characteristics
  • Creates a positive working environment, develops excellent working relationships and provides willing support, assistance and coaching to Board, volunteers, staff and all stakeholders
  • An effective team member who works with the Board of Directors to ensure the success of all activities related to the management of the annual Canada Blooms Festival
  • Manages and motivates staff and volunteers through definition of roles; clear communication of objectives; constructive feedback; delegation of responsibilities as appropriate
  • Demonstrates tact and diplomacy
Scope of Responsibility:
The GM is responsible for all aspects of developing, coordinating and operating the Canada Blooms Flower and Garden Festival.
The General Manager is employed by the Canada Blooms Horticultural Society under the direction of the Board of Directors through the two Co-Chairs. He/she will keep the Co-Chairs informed of activities, concerns, potential problems and opportunities and will present a monthly report to the Board.

The General Manager shall have, subject to the general or specific instruction and direction of the Board of Directors, full power and authority to manage and direct the business of Canada Blooms including power and authority to enter into contracts, engagements or commitments in the name of and on behalf of Canada Blooms, provided no contract be made which might involve Canada Blooms in an expenditure or liability exceeding the approved budget without prior approval of the Board of Directors. The General Manager shall conform to all lawful instructions and directions given to him/her by the Board of Directors of Canada Blooms.



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


Landscape Foreman/Lead Hand - min. 7 to 10 years experience/drivers licence/hands on - 1 position/ $19 to $30 per hr
Landscape Technicians and Labourers with experience/drivers licence and training assets - 2 positions

Please forward resume by e-mail:
info@personalgardens.com



GLEN ECHO NURSERIES INC. is a 52 year old, well established garden centre and landscape design/build firm located in the heart of Caledon.

We are currently seeking an experienced Landscape Design/Project Manager to join our team.

Qualifications:

Valid G licence and own transportation.
Experienced in landscape construction.
Good working knowledge of horticulture.
Strong computer and social skills.

Compensation:
Competitive wages based on experience.
Benefit package once qualified.

Send your resume to: valerie@glenecho.com



GROWER REQUIRED
Aldershot Greenhouses Ltd. is seeking an experienced, full time, year-round Grower who will help us maintain our reputation of delivering the highest quality flowering plants to the industry since 1954.

Requirements:
  • Highly motivated self-starter who is independent and energetic
  • Previous experience working in a fast paced and highly physical greenhouse environment
  • Valid Pesticide License
  • Horticultural degree
  • Supervisory experience
Email: hr@agl.ca

Are you TIRED OF JUST A JOB and want a career in the Green industry?
Lay of the Land Inc. is a high end residential landscape maintenance and installation company. We service Ancaster and the surrounding area. We pride ourselves on doing a great job for our clients, by providing industry trained and certified services and construction.

Position Available: MAINTENANCE FOREMAN


Employee Responsibilities:
  • Checking and Organizing equipment and truck
  • Driving crew with a truck and loaded trailer
  • Completing required paperwork
  • Management of crew work and safety on site
  • Providing and overseeing property maintenance at residential properties.
    • Lawns and hard surfaces
    • Gardens and plants
  • Interacting with clients as needed
Lay of the Land is a great place to work. We all enjoy coming into work and working hard at our craft: building, or enhancing beautiful outdoor places. Our staff members get along well and enjoy working in a friendly atmosphere. Fun team events are provided and paid for. If you are looking for a friendly company that you can come to and grow with as a career, Lay of the Land is a great place.

Compensation:

  • $17.00 to $20.00/ hr
  • $0.50/ hr pay raise after 30 days
  • Pay and position review at 3 months
  • In 3 years you could be making $45k annually
Minimum requirements:
  • 2 full seasons as a maintenance foreman
  • 3 full seasons in landscape maintenance, preferably as a foreman
  • Valid Ontario ‘G’ Class Drivers License and personal insurance
  • Pre-employment criminal background check
  • Professional references
How to respond to the ad:
Please phone and leave a message 289-808-6998

The message must include:

  • Your name, phone number and address
  • Your experience in landscape maintenance – must meet minimum requirements
  • What you are looking for in a career.
We will contact you shortly if you have been selected for an interview.


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. Our dedicated employees care about what they do and it shows in the high quality services delivered with consistency to our clients.

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

Landscape Construction Crew Leader & Crew Member – Full Time

  • Must have interlocking experience including walkways, driveways, patios, walls and permeable paving
  • Experience with planting, natural stone, basic wood work, landscape layout, site preparation
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Clean Class G with driver's abstract is required
  • Experience in snowplowing is an asset
Gardener
  • Residential and commercial garden maintenance experience
  • Strong horticultural skills
  • Excellent plant knowledge
  • Clean Class G with driver's abstract is an asset
For more information, go to
http://www.landcare.ca/who-we-are/employment-opportunities/

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



CREW FOREMAN
Oakville based landscaping company looking for a foreman to run a crew.
We only do commercial maintenance in Oakville, Mississauga, and Milton.

  • Must have experience
  • Must have a clean driving record
Please send resume to greenaceinc@gmail.com


WRIGHT LANDSCAPE SERVICES
Wright Landscape Services is offering an opportunity to join our fast growing, full service landscape company that serves the Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph and Cambridge areas. In business since 1967, we’ve built our reputation on delivering reliable, superior quality service and a comprehensive package of services in both residential and commercial grounds maintenance and design/build landscaping. We take pride not only in maintaining property, but also in maintaining relationships.

Landscape Foreman:

To qualify for this position, you are self-motivated, have good people and organizational skills, professional attitude and appearance, and a valid G license with a good driving record. You have a minimum of 3 year’s experience as a Landscape Foreman and are looking for a career in Landscape Construction.

You are experienced and knowledgeable in all facets of landscape construction, including natural stone installation, interlock, carpentry and planting. If you have an A license or experience with concrete, irrigation and landscape lighting, that would be an asset.

You have the following training and education:
  • You have your grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • You have WHMIS and First Aid training
  • You have certification in skid steer operation
  • You have your CLT
  • Supervisory training is an asset.
Your duties will include the following:
  • Leading, coaching and motivating crews
  • reading plans
  • plant identification
  • layout of projects
  • tracking job costs
  • operating small construction equipment including skid steers and excavators.
  • snow clearing operations in winter
This is a full time position providing 40-60 hours of employment per week, paying $40- 50K per year, with health and dental benefits.

If this position sounds like you, please e-mail your resume to the address below and complete two separate questionnaires by going to https://www.myedos.com/ and enter in access code: CA4-Wrightmgt and then a second questionnaire by going to http://survey.devinegroup.com/?key=ESPI-WRFORSL

Operations Manager:

To qualify for this position, you are self-motivated, have good people and organizational skills, professional attitude and appearance, and a valid G license with a good driving record. You have a minimum of 3 year’s experience as a Supervisor or Project Manager and are looking for a career in the Landscape industry.

You are experienced and knowledgeable in all facets of landscape construction, Snow and Ice Management and Grounds Maintenance as well as construction techniques, quality control, and HR.

You have the following training and education:
  • You have your grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • A college diploma in Horticulture would be an asset.
  • You have WHMIS and First Aid training
  • You have your CLP or you know what it is!
  • Supervisory training is an asset.
Your duties will include the following:
  • Leading, coaching and motivating construction and maintenance crews
  • Estimating, reading plans and layout of projects
  • tracking job costs.
  • Hiring and disciplining production staff.
  • using computer programs including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Dynascape 360 would be an asset.
  • Managing fleet and equipment.
This is a full time position providing 40-60 hours of employment per week, paying $50-60K per year, with health and dental benefits.

If this position sounds like you, please e-mail your resume to the address below and complete two separate questionnaires by going to https://www.myedos.com/ and enter in access code: CA4-Wrightmgt and then a second questionnaire by going to http://survey.devinegroup.com/?key=ESPI-WROMSL

We thank all applicants and we will contact candidates that best fit the role and responsibilities.

Wright Landscape Services
801 Sawmill Rd.
Bloomingdale, ON
N0B 1K0
Fax: 519-742-5049
Email: jobs@wrightlandscape.ca


The Cultivated Garden is an award winning garden maintenance company located within the GTA. Established in 2001, we have proudly built an outstanding reputation for quality and service.
We are presently looking for qualified and self-motivated people to join our dynamic team.
We offer competitive wages based on experience and are willing to pay for career development through courses or certification.

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS

Successful candidates should…
  • have strong horticultural skills and good knowledge of plant material
  • have a eye for detail and a strong work ethic
  • be able to work well in a team environment
  • be able to communicate on a professional level with clients
  • be able to report on time each morning to our yard
  • possess a valid “G” class license with a clean driving record
  • be able to work long hours during the peak season
To apply please forward your resume to:
Email:
info@thecultivatedgarden.com
Fax: 416-242-4117

To learn more about our company please visit: www.thecultivatedgarden.com

We do not provide lawn care.


LOOKING FOR A CHANGE WITHIN THE LANDSCAPE TRADES?
Arborvitae Ecological Landscapes Ltd. Is a growing landscape firm which provides excellence in ecological/landscape contracting services to our commercial clients. We require a qualified candidates immediately for our busy 2014 season. Positions are full-time with potential for some winter employment. Please indicate your potential starting date.

Qualifications:
  • strong work ethic
  • attention to detail
  • commitment to safe work practices
  • minimum valid G class driver’s license with clean abstract
  • willingness to work outdoors in varied weather conditions
  • punctual & reliable
  • experience safely operating mini excavator/skid-steer an asset
  • chainsaw certificate an asset
  • landscape ontario trades certifications considered assets
  • valid first aid & CPR certification
  • you will require your own transportation to our yard in rural Burlington
Our projects often involve:
Tree planting/reforestation, softscape/hardscape, stream restoration, trail construction, erosion control.

We offer:
Positive working environment. Opportunity for advancement for the right candidates. Competitive pay based on qualifications and experience.

If you think that you would be a good fit, you are welcome to email your cover letter and resume to: arborvitae@avel.ca

Please indicate your potential starting date.


Small, Toronto design oriented, award winning garden design and installation company looking to fill the following positions:

Designer
  • must have experience in residential design
  • must have good communication skills and ability to meet with clients
  • must be self directed, conscientious, energetic and skilled!
Carpenter
  • Must have experience in landscape carpentry- including fences, decks, pergolas etc.
  • Tools and vehicle and asset
  • must be self directed, conscientious, energetic and skilled!
e-mail sheree@insideandoutgardens.ca
or call 416-880-9647



OTTAVIO CICCARELLI & SON CONTRACTING LTD
We are an established landscape construction company located in Ancaster. We have developed a strong reputation for excellence in our industry through experience, knowledge & our commitment to customer service.

We are currently looking to expand our experienced workforce and have the following opportunities available:

LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION FOREMAN
  • minimum 3-5 yrs experience
  • valid ‘G’ driver’s license (D or DZ license would be an asset) with clean abstract
  • ability to read & understand landscape drawings and locates
  • ability to use laser level
  • strong organizational skills
  • strong knowledge on use of equipment related to construction
LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION LABORERS
  • minimum 1 yr working experience
  • valid ‘G’ driver’s license (D or DZ license would be an asset) with clean abstract
  • willingness to learn
  • ability to take direction and follow through with instructions
  • work well in a team setting
LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE FOREMAN
  • minimum 3-5 yrs experience
  • valid ‘G’ driver’s license (D or DZ license would be an asset) with clean abstract
  • knowledge of plant material an asset
  • strong organizational skills
LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE LABORERS
  • minimum 1 yr maintenance experience
  • valid ‘G’ driver’s license (D or DZ license would be an asset) with clean abstract
  • familiar operating all types of maintenance equipment
  • ability to take direction and follow through with instructions
  • work well in a team setting
EQUIPMENT OPERATORS
  • minimum 3yrs experience
  • valid ‘G’ driver’s license (D or DZ license would be an asset) with clean abstract
  • ability to read and understand locates
  • knowledge operating Skid steers and Mini Excavators
TRUCK DRIVERS
  • -minimum 3yrs experience
  • -valid ‘AZ/DZ’ driver’s license with clean abstract
  • -familiar with tri-axle dump trucks, roll off or hook lift systems
*Salary to commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants can forward resume to Commercial@ciccarelligroup.com or by fax to 905-648-9677


JOHN'S NURSERY
John's Nursery offers complete design/build landscape services throughout Waterloo Region. We require individuals with a good working knowledge of landscape design, construction for two of the following position. Located in Waterloo.

Landscape Foreman & Truck Driver & Landscape Labourer
Valid D drivers License for Driver.
Previous landscape construction experience is an asset.
Minimum 3 years’ experience with landscape construction.
Lead a crew of 2-3 and delegate tasks as needed.
Ability to lift over 50lbs with jobs of planting trees and shrubs, soil, mulch, natural stone and sod work.
Be able to operate construction equipment such as loaders, skid steer, mini ex.
Strong work ethic and attention to detail is a must.
Must be able to read landscape drawings.
Pay based on experience.
Approximate start date is April 15, 2014

Those interested can email resume to
hr@johnsnursery.ca

For more information, please go to www.johnsnursery.ca


Interface Designs INC
Location: Toronto
Position: Skilled Landscape Contractor
Reports to: President, Project Manager

Interface Designs is a landscape construction and custom renovation company based out of Etobicoke ON. Interface has been building and designing beautiful and dynamic landscapes for over 15 years. Interface prides itself on being a clean, organized and respectful contractor that designs and creates unique outdoor spaces and custom renovations.

Are you looking to take the next step towards a career in Landscaping? Do you have landscape construction experience, are you comfortable will all facets of the hardscape construction? Would you excel working as a skilled contractor in an organized and detail oriented environment? Interface is growing and we have an exciting opportunity for someone looking to share their knowledge and ability with our fun and energetic team.

Qualifications:
Valid G drivers license (Must have own transportation)
Experience in all areas of Landscape construction: Stonework, interlocking, grading, carpentry and horticulture.
Home Renovation knowledge
Organized with a great attention to detail.
Communication skills
Knowledge of small and large construction tools and equipment.
A positive attitude that can fit in with multiple crews and personalities.
Lead by example: taking initiative, working safely and efficiently.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work to achieve the best results.

Compensation:
Competitive wage based on experience
Full time, year long employment
Benefit package
Training opportunities
Growth potential

Interested and qualified candidates please forward resumes to: chris@interfacedesignsinc.com or fax to: 416-762-7324


Interface Designs INC
Location: Toronto
Position: Skilled Landscape Contractor
Reports to: President, Project Manager


Interface Designs is a landscape construction and custom renovation company based out of Etobicoke ON. Interface has been building and designing beautiful and dynamic landscapes for over 15 years. Interface prides itself on being a clean, organized and respectful contractor that designs and creates unique outdoor spaces and custom renovations.

Are you looking to take the next step towards a career in Landscaping? Do you have landscape construction experience, are you comfortable will all facets of the hardscape construction? Would you excel working as a skilled contractor in an organized and detail oriented environment? Interface is growing and we have an exciting opportunity for someone looking to share their knowledge and ability with our fun and energetic team.

Qualifications:
Valid G drivers license (Must have own transportation)
Experience in all areas of Landscape construction: Stonework, interlocking, grading, carpentry and horticulture.
Home Renovation knowledge
Organized with a great attention to detail.
Communication skills
Knowledge of small and large construction tools and equipment.
A positive attitude that can fit in with multiple crews and personalities.
Lead by example: taking initiative, working safely and efficiently.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work to achieve the best results.

Compensation:
Competitive wage based on experience
Full time, year long employment
Benefit package
Training opportunities
Growth potential

Interested and qualified candidates please forward resumes to: chris@interfacedesignsinc.com or fax to: 416-762-7324


SHERIDAN NURSERIES
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Sheridan Nurseries Unionville is actively searching for a:

Truck Driver (seasonal)

Position Summary

The duties of this position include driving up to a 5 ton truck in rural and urban areas including downtown Toronto, loading and unloading of product and overall assistance in the garden centre.

Accountabilities
Truck Drivers are responsible for delivering and receiving product in excellent condition, obeying all MTO requirements and keeping organized documentation of all trucking and delivery related information.

Skills Required
The ideal candidate has quality experience in driving in the city with an enthusiastic approach to guests. Holds a G class license with a clean driving abstract. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.

Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Jody Hudson
12302 10th Line, R.R. #4
Georgetown, Ontario
L7G 4S7
E-mail: jhudson@sheridannurseries.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


GARDENER – Seasonal (8 months)

Dayspring Landscape Design

Dayspring Garden Design is an award-winning landscape design/build firm serving residential and institutional clients throughout the GTA. We would like to add two enthusiastic gardeners to our 2014 season staff.

Responsibilities will include:
Garden maintenance
Garden planting
Planting of containers
Annuals planting
Bulb planting
Pick up and delivery of plant materials
Supervise planting crew

This position is being offered as a contract position for a period of 8 months (April-November).

Although a horticultural designation or training would be an asset, the ideal individual will have a keen interest in gardens, formal training or significant work experience, and the desire to grow, not just plants, but a career and a business.

A valid driver’s license is required. The Gardener will be working from our Pickering location and at job sites throughout Toronto and Durham Region.

Dayspring will offer you a pleasant working environment, competitive compensation, and the opportunity to develop an enjoyable, rewarding, and challenging career.

Please contact us at info@dayspringld.com, providing a brief resume of experience and qualifications.


HALTON POOL GUYS INC.

Are seeking:
Landscape Working Foreman

  • 3-5 years’ experience in retaining wall and paver stone installation.
  • Excellent people skills, with ability to lead a team.
  • Must have own vehicle.
Must be available to work Saturdays.
Salary based on qualifications and experience, we also offer auto allowance.

Skilled Landscape Labourer
  • 1-3 years’ experience in retaining wall and paver stone installation.
  • Ability to take direction and willing to learn new skills.
  • Must have own vehicle
Must be available to work Saturdays.
Salary based on qualifications and experience, we also offer auto allowance.

Halton Pool Guys Inc is a swimming pool construction company serving Acton, Brampton, Caledon, Georgetown, Halton Hills, Milton and Mississauga. We offer full landscaping and concrete pool restoration.

Interested parties please forward your resume to:
info@poolguys.ca


No phone calls please.


We currently have an opening for the position of Horticulturist/Gardener

Successful candidate must have hands-on horticultural experience, be physically fit and be comfortable with all aspects of physical labour and have a valid driver’s licence.

Preference will be given to individuals with a Horticultural Degree or who are currently enrolled in a certificate based program or who possess a CHT designation and have sufficient prior work experience to demonstrate proficiency in detailed gardening.

Candidate must be able to read blue prints and concept sketches and be knowledgeable with plant nomenclature and identification. This is a hands-on position and the applicant must be comfortable with perennial and shrub stock care and propagation techniques.

Good Hours, Good Wages and a Great Opportunity for the right individual.

Submit resume to:
Jason_diprospero@clintar.com



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!


POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Klomp’s Landscaping Inc. is a commercial residential landscape firm.
Located St. Marys Ontario is looking for fun, hard working individuals to join our team.

Positions available include:
  • Business Controller
  • Landscape Foremans
  • Landscape Labour
  • Landscape Designer
  • Junior Estimators
  • Maintenance Foreman
Experience, expectations and compensation can be discussed upon contract.
Resumes can be forwarded to susan@klomps.ca
Questions 519-284-0254



The NATIONAL Golf Club of Canada
is seeking a
Horticulturist

The National Golf Club of Canada
is an 18 hole private golf club located in Woodbridge. In all aspects of our operation we strive to provide our members and guests with an exceptional experience.

Our clubhouse landscape is five years old and has grown to match our world-class golf facility. We are seeking an individual that has the vision and initiative necessary to maintain a setting that supports The National experience.

This person will have:
  • an advanced knowledge in plant material and plant care
  • the opportunity to be creative
  • the opportunity to refine our clubhouse setting
  • a strong sense of self-motivation
  • a pleasant and congenial attitude
Future considerations:
  • build and manage a landscape team
  • influence and enhance golf course aesthetics
This is a seasonal position and compensation will be negotiable.
If you feel this opportunity may be a good fit for you, please send your resume to:
Chris Dew
Superintendent
cdew@nationalgolf.ca
905-851-0461 x 233
134 Clubhouse Road
Woodbridge, Ontario
L4L 2W2



HORTICULTURE SPECIALIST/MANAGER
***50k-60k+***

Our Food Services client is known for unique products, superior quality, freshness and superior customer service. They are expanding their garden and floral services. We are currently seeking a Horticulture Specialist/Manager to enhance and grow the current business. This individual will be someone with an expansive knowledge of horticulture, a keen eye for quality and presentation, and a passion for service.

***Great full-time employment opportunity with competitive salary and benefits***

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Responsibilities:

  • Consulting with clients on the services and products available to meet their garden/floral needs.
  • Responding to customer questions with informative product knowledge.
  • Providing value-focused garden/floral solutions to meet and exceed expectations.
  • Sourcing and purchasing products and maintaining an inventory of products.
  • Building relationships with key vendors and suppliers.
  • Coach, mentor and train Clerks on product features and the best methods for maintaining plant life.
  • Coordinate the design and delivery of customer products.
  • Act as on-site coordinator for installations.
  • Accepting payments and processing customer transactions.
  • Following up on customer invoices.
  • Maintaining merchandising standards within the garden centre.
  • Ensuring a clean, accessible environment for customers to shop.
Qualifications:
  • Min. 5 years experience working in a nursery or garden centre environment with demonstrated knowledge of horticulture, floral design and maintenance of plant life.
  • Valid Ontario G License.
  • 2-3 years in a leadership position.
  • Must be able to lift minimum 50lbs.
  • Focus on customer service and building loyalty among clients.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire team members.
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment with evolving priorities.
  • Problem solver, focused on detail and results driven individual.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
If you are interested and qualified for this position, please send your resume to jkaresume@bagg.com and specify the job title in the subject line. Note: only qualified applicants being considered for the position will be contacted.


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.
Interested candidates will need to send resume to torontoresumes@everstaff.com


MATTHEW BEHM LANDSCAPING LTD.
Matthew Behm Landscaping Ltd. offers complete design/build landscape services in the Greater Toronto area. Our company is growing again and we require individuals with a good working knowledge of landscape design, construction and maintenance for the following position. Located in the Durham Region

Landscape Labourer

Previous landscape construction experience is an asset
Ability to lift over 50lbs with jobs of planting trees, interlocking stone, sod work, retaining walls
Can follow directions and work independently
Must have own transportation
Approximate start time is April 1, 2014
Pay based on experience

Landscape Foreman
Valid G drivers License
Minimum 3 years’ experience with landscape construction, including interlocking stone, precast retaining walls, natural stone
Lead a crew of 3-5 and delegate tasks as needed
Be able to operate construction equipment such as skid steer and mini excavators
Strong work ethic and attention to detail is a must
Must be able to read landscape drawings
Pay based on experience
Approximate start date is April 1, 2014

Those interested in one of these positions can email resume to info@matthewbehmlandscaping.ca


For more information on the services we provide please go to our website at:
www.matthewbehmlandscaping.ca

GREEN THUMB LANDSCAPING
3077 Guelph Line, Burlington ON L7R 3X4 905-335-0752

Green Thumb Landscaping Limited is a 43 year old landscape and grounds maintenance business serving the Burlington, Oakville, Mississauga area. Our head office is in Burlington. Our customers rely on us to provide expert advice and professional services. Our mission statement: One mission…great gardens.

Manager - Business Development/Customer Service/Quality Control

You are a service oriented individual. You are recognized as a leader. The people you work with look to you for guidance and you are well respected by staff, management and customers. You are approachable and known to solve problems.

You have a proven track record of building relationships, leading continual improvement, guiding new techniques and procedures. You have been in a proven leadership position for a minimum of 3 years.

In your previous positions, you have documented evidence of your contribution to sales growth.
You enjoy and take pride in engaging customers and staff. You strive to “do it right, the first time”.
Your background is strongly connected to interpersonal relationships, serving the public. Preferably you have experience in the horticulture industry.

This is a senior management position. Salary with benefits. Excellent working conditions and room to grow.

Please send resume with cover letter to:
info@greenthumb.ca



GREEN THUMB LANDSCAPING
3077 Guelph Line, Burlington ON L7R 3X4 905-335-0752

Green Thumb Landscaping Limited is a 43 year old landscape and grounds maintenance business serving the Burlington, Oakville, Mississauga area. Our head office is in Burlington. Our customers rely on us to provide expert advice and professional services. Our mission statement: One mission…great gardens.

Landscape construction foreman:
Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar leadership position.
You have a proven background and working knowledge of landscape building products installation techniques
Your communication skills both verbal and written are clear and precise
You are known to motivate and guide your team to maintain high value on quality and time.
You have proven experience with several years in the landscape industry, (prior to supervisory experience) particularly small to medium sized residential projects.
You never compromise quality and the job “do it right the first time”. You enjoy serving customers and leading the people who work with you.
You are organized, forward thinking and strive to execute with cost efficiencies, quality and happy customers.
In the past you have interacted with customers, management and staff to be an integral part of a dynamic team. You recognize that customer satisfaction is up to you and your team.
You have a clean drivers’ license, excellent work ethic and enjoy working outdoors.

Please send resume with cover letter to:
info@greenthumb.ca



GREEN THUMB LANDSCAPING
3077 Guelph Line, Burlington ON L7R 3X4 905-335-0752

Green Thumb Landscaping Limited is a 43 year old landscape and grounds maintenance business serving the Burlington, Oakville, Mississauga area. Our head office is in Burlington. Our customers rely on us to provide expert advice and professional services. Our mission statement: One mission…great gardens.

Grounds maintenance foreman:
You have proven experience with several years in the grounds maintenance industry. You enjoy serving customers and leading the people who work with you. You never compromise quality and the job “do it right the first time”.
In the past you have interacted with customers, management and staff to be an integral part of a dynamic team. You recognize that customer satisfaction is up to you and your team.
You have a clean drivers’ license, excellent work ethic and enjoy working outdoors.

Please send resume with cover letter to:
info@greenthumb.ca



Middlesex Sod is currently seeking persons to fill 2 career opportunities. We are a sod grower located at the east end of London.

RETAIL SALES PERSON

Primary Job Description:
  • Greeting and serving customers in a timely, courteous manner in our retail store/yard.
  • Loading orders into customers vehicles.
  • Creating invoices for walk in customers.
  • Complete sales transactions.
Qualifications:
  •  Must be physically fit and able to do repetitive lifting.
Hours:
Monday to Friday 7:00 am - 6:00pm. Saturday from April - June 8:00 am - 4:00pm July to November 8:00am - 1:00pm

AUTOMATED SOD HARVESTER OPERATOR

Primary Job Description:
  • Operating machine on sod farms.
  • Operating fork lift (forklift licence preferred)
  • Daily maintenance on equipment
Qualifications:
  • A clean, valid G licence
  • Farm equipment knowledge helpful.
  • Heavy Equipment knowledge an asset.
  • Must be willing to work Monday to Friday and Saturdays in peak season.
  • Wage will be based on experience and qualifications.
If you are interested in any of these positions, please email your resume to
info@middlesexsodsupply.com or fax to (519) 268-8235

We thank all applicants, however, we will only contact those selected for interviews.


Jeff’s Lawn Care: Binbrook, On., serving the Stoney Creek, Hamilton-Wentworth and Haldimand-Norfolk areas since 1994. Jeff’s Lawn Care has entered into our 20th year in Landscaping business, seeing the growth from 2 employees to 50.

We are a year round company, with a Winter, Construction and Maintenance division.

POSITION: Lawn Care Technician to start spring of 2014.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Strong knowledge for growing plants and maintaining in good health
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Work well in a team or individually
  • Clean drivers licence (CDR must be presented)
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of turf maintenance
  • Driven to maintain excellent customer service
  • Effective communicator with coworkers
  • Pesticide licence is an asset
  • Proficient with turf and lawn care equipment, loading, unloading
  • Safety practices
  • Ability to identify insects, diseases and weeds to recommend effective remedies
  • Ability to assess and recommend turf improvements
  • Responsible to ensure the delivery of excellent quality customer service while maintaining budgeted productivity
If you’ve got it, we’re looking for you.. please send resume by email to melanie@jeffslawncare.ca or fax 905-765-3782.


 
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