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POSTING DATE: April 24, 2015 LOCATION: Schomberg, ON
HOLLANDER LANDSCAPING LTD. - TORONTO
www.hollanderlandscaping.com


Hollander Landscaping Ltd. is an award winning design & build landscaping company, specializing in high-end residential work in the GTA. With over 20 years in the business, we are an established company with steady growth and are looking for  qualified people who can help us continue that trend. 
 
We are an organization that works as a team and are seeking an individual who is interested in learning the landscape carpentry trade.  They must work well with others and take pride in their work.
 
Position Available:  Landscape Carpentry Apprentice
Qualifications:  Experience in working with hands an asset.  Must be able to lift 50lb+.  Positive problem solving attitude important.  Must be able to take direction well.  Must have valid driver’s license and personal vehicle to drive to job site (most work is in the West end of Toronto).  Carpooling to site available from Schomberg and along hwy 400.
Work Conditions:  Outdoors.  Successful candidate should be prepared to work in all weather conditions.
Type of Work:  Deck, fence and outdoor structure building, some exterior home repairs, staining, occasional interior renovation work.
Work Experience:   2-4 years
Work Week:  Monday to Friday (40-50 hours per week).  (Required to work the occasional Saturday)
Wage:  $14-18 per hour depending on experience. April - December with possibility of winter work.

Please send your resume to us by email: josh@hollanderlandscaping.com

POSTING DATE: April 24, 2015 LOCATION: Schomberg, ON
HOLLANDER LANDSCAPING LTD. - TORONTO
www.hollanderlandscaping.com


Hollander Landscaping Ltd. is an award winning design & build landscaping company, specializing in high-end residential work in the GTA. With over 20 years in the business, we are an established company with steady growth and are looking for qualified people who can help us continue that trend.  

We are an organization who works as a team and are seeking a Landscape Stone Mason Assistant who will work well with others and has a strong work ethic.

Position Available: Landscape Stone Mason Assistant
Qualifications: Experience in working with hands and in a crew environment in the landscaping field.  Must be able to lift 50lb+ consistently.  Positive attitude important.  Must have valid driver’s license and personal vehicle to job site (most work is in the West end of Toronto).  Carpooling to site available from Georgetown.
Work Conditions: Outdoors. Successful candidate should be prepared to work in all weather conditions.
Type of work: Assisting Stone Mason with site preparation, mixing cement, wheel barrow work, unloading trucks, site organization & clean-up and demolition work.
Work Experience: 2-4 years
Work Week: Monday to Friday (40-50 hours per week).  April through to December (occasional Saturday work may be required).
Wage: $14-$17 per hour depending on experience.

Please send your resume to us by email: mattb@hollanderlandscaping.com

POSTING DATE: April 24, 2015 LOCATION: Welland, ON

Rynberk Landscape Contractors Inc. – is currently looking for experienced individuals to join our team. We are located in the Niagara Region. We are looking to fill out positions effective immediately.

Landscape Construction Foreman

  • MUST HAVE 5 yrs experience including supervision of 2-4 person crew.
  • Self Motivated.  Ability to perform all aspects of landscape construction included but not limited to:  Interlocking and Natural Stone, retaining walls, grading, sodding, planting, deck and fence.
  • Ability to plan, set up and execute projects with minimal supervision
  • Strong Horticultural skills with good knowledge of plant material
  • Experience in operating landscape equipment i.e.: skid steer, mini-excavator, tractor etc.
  • Ability to lift, crouch, stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Valid G class license with CLEAN drivers abstract
  • Willing to work flexible hours 40-60 hours per week
  • Preference will be given to those with Landscape Industry Certification
  • Availability to perform all aspects of snow and ice management over winter months
  • Competitive wages, compensation and benefits  to be negotiated

Landscape Lead hand

  • 2-3 years experience in the landscape field
  • MUST HAVE 2-3 years experience of installing interlock stone and precast retaining walls to be selected
  • Self Motivated.  Ability to perform all aspects of landscape construction included but not limited to: Natural Stone, retaining walls, grading, sodding, planting, deck and fence.
  • Ability to plan, set up and execute projects with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of various construction equipment and safety guidelines
  • Ability to lift, crouch, stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Valid G class license with CLEAN drivers abstract
  • Availability to perform all aspects of snow and ice management over winter months
  • Wages and compensation will be negotiated

Please forward all resumes to info@rynberks.com
We appreciate all applications but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
 

POSTING DATE: April 24, 2015 LOCATION: Concord, ON

POSITION – EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPER
CEDARGREEN LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS LTD
is currently looking for experienced personal. As an established landscaping company providing landscape construction and maintenance, snow removal on residential high and low rise, commercial and industrial.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 5 years experienced on natural stone and retaining wall
  • Horticultural skills and planting
  • Experience with all types of maintenance equipment
  • Effective communicator with customers and coworkers
  • Clean drivers licence to operate truck
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of landscape maintenance

Please forward resume to Tony Manna
Email: tonycedargreen@bellnet.ca


*Pay rate dependent on division, experience, skill; Range from $25 to $35 per hour plus Cedargreen offers a benefit package to all eligible full-time employees.
 

POSTING DATE: April 23, 2015 LOCATION: Stouffville, ON

Tree Valley Garden Centre Ltd in Stouffville, Ontario has an immediate opening for a full time sales associate for our extremely busy wholesale / retail garden centre. This is a full time seasonal position for approximately 10 months per year, and potential candidates must be able to work weekends and long hours during peak periods.

The successful candidate would be responsible for serving retail and wholesale customers, assisting in the selection, sales and loading of orders and the stocking and maintaining of the yard.

  • Horticultural education and/or previous experience in a garden centre, nursery or greenhouse environment would be an asset.
  • As would the ability to operate a forklift / tractor.
  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision.

The wage will be based on candidates experience and ability.

Please forward all resumes to sales@treevalley.ca

We appreciate all applicants’ interest but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

POSTING DATE: April 23, 2015 LOCATION: Mississauga, ON

ROYALVIEW LANDSCAPING is currently looking for experienced personal to join our team. As an established landscaping company located in City of Mississauga providing commercial maintenance services for over 20 years. We are seeking individuals to fill the following positions.

POSITION – MAINTENANCE CREW LEADERS
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 2 years leading and working with a crew of 4 to 8 people
  • Horticultural skills and plant I D
  • Experience with all types of maintenance equipment
  • Effective communicator with customers and coworkers
  • Clean drivers licence
  • Horticultural Certification is an asset

POSITION – MAINTENANCE CREW MEMBERS
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working knowledge of all aspects of landscape maintenance
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Ability to take direction follow through with instructions
  • Clean drivers licence
  • Work well in a team setting

POSITION – HORTICULTURAL TECHNICIANS
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong knowledge for growing plants and maintaining in good heath
  • Using a variety of maintenance equipment
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Work well in a team or individually   
  • Clean drivers licence

POSITION – TURF TECHICIANS
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working knowledge of all aspects of turf maintenance
  • Driven to maintain excellent customer service
  • Effective communicator with coworkers
  • Pesticide licence is an asset
  • Clean drivers licence

Please forward resume to Barry Kilgour
Email: Royalview1@bellnet.ca

POSTING DATE: April 23, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
LANDCARE
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 and 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!

 

POSTING DATE: April 23, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER & LEAD HAND & CREW MEMBER

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.

Qualifications: Crew Leader

  • At least 5 years Landscape Maintenance experience is required
  • Previous leadership experience required.
  • Clean Class G with driver's abstract is required
  • Ability to perform hard labour is required
  • Strong communication skills are required
  • Strong Plant Identification skills are required
  • Horticultural Technician/Apprenticeship Certification is an asset
  • Experience in snowplowing/shoveling is an asset

Start Date: Immediately-Rate of Pay Crew Leader: $17.00 to $21.00 per hr. - dependent on experience

Qualifications: Lead Hand

  • At least 3 years Landscape Maintenance experience is required
  • Clean Class G with driver's abstract is required
  • Ability to perform hard labour is required
  • Strong communication skills are required
  • Strong Plant Identification skills are an asset
  • Horticultural Technician/Apprenticeship Certification is an asset
  • Experience in snowplowing/shoveling is an asset

Start Date: Immediately - Rate of Pay Lead Hand: $15.00 to $17.00 per hr. - dependent on experience

Qualifications: Crew Member

  • Landscape Maintenance experience or education is required
  • Clean Class G with driver's abstract is an asset
  • Ability to perform hard labour is required
  • Horticultural Technician/Apprenticeship Certification is an asset
  • Experience in snowplowing/shoveling is an asset

Start Date: Immediately - Rate of Pay Crew Member: $12.00 to $15.00 per hr. - dependent on experience

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

See our Employment Board at www.landcare.ca/employment for other opportunities available at Landcare

POSTING DATE: April 23, 2015 LOCATION: GTA, ON
GARDEN GROVE LANDSCAPING INC.

HISTORY

Garden Grove Landscaping Inc. is celebrating 25 years of service excellence in 2015.  Since our inception in 1990 we have seen steady growth and are widely recognized as a service 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 TEAM LEADERS

We are looking for leaders who have a desire to succeed, a passion for the outdoors, and who enjoy personal and professional growth.  This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to prove their winning attitude and skills to grow into a management position.
  • You possess a strong work ethic and are reliable, with a passion for the landscape trade
  • You have a thorough knowledge of current landscape building techniques
  • As an individual you desire to learn and grow, but additionally you seek peer learning to enhance your abilities and strengthen your interpersonal skills.
  • You are self-motivated
  • Responsible to lead and install a variety of high profile creative designs
  • Working with all aspects of stone, concrete, pavers and wall systems
  • Installation of garden plantings, trees, shrubs, groundcovers and perennials
  • Your strengths shine in your ability to follow through with strong organizational skills and an eye for the finishing touches
  • 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 TEAM MEMBERS
  • A strong 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 TEAM LEADERS
We are looking for leaders who have a desire to succeed, a passion for the outdoors, and who enjoy personal and professional growth.  This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to prove their winning attitude and skills to grow into a management position.
  • You are reliable, with a passion for the landscape trade
  • Your high level of horticultural skill and ability combined with strong work ethic makes you the kind of leader that others want to follow
  • You shine in your ability to maintain a highly organized work schedule, while keeping your fellow team members on task and leading them to the finish line
  • You will be responsible to lead, instruct, co-ordinate and work with a crew of 3 – 6 people
  • Dedicated to quality customer service you go the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensuring properties are maintained to the high level of quality that is expected by a customer of Garden Grove while maintaining budgeted productivity
  • Responsible for indentifying issues within the landscape on the accounts that you service, recording those issues and reporting them to your manager
  • 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 TEAM 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
TURF TECHNICIANS
  • Proficient with turf and lawn care equipment
  • 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
  • Pesticide license is an asset
Pay commensurate with skill & ability. Garden Grove offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time eligible employees.

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

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


POSTING DATE: April 21, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
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:

GARDENER
Fossil Landscapes is looking for a hard-working individual to join our maintenance division.  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
Fossil Landscapes is looking for someone with 3 to 5 years landscape construction experience to join our crew. 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
Fossil Landscapes is looking for a couple energetic individuals to join our construction crew. A willingness to learn and work hard is a must. Must have the ability to take direction and follow instructions, and enjoy working in a team atmosphere with other crewmen. Ability to lift heavy weight repetitively throughout an 8 – 10 hour workday is required.

All positions are full time, seasonal with 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.

Work will begin March 2015. Compensation based on experience and proven abilities.

Please forward resumes to fossil88@me.com

Thank you to all applicants for your interest.

POSTING DATE: April 22, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
LANDCARE
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.

Our business is growing! We are looking for a dependable, self-motivated individual to join our team as a Landscape Design Assistant.

Job Title: Landscape Design Assistant


Job Duties:
  • Draw base plans from site measurements or surveys
  • Draw landscape designs drafted by Sr. Designer
  • Create quantity take-offs and estimates from designs
  • Take accurate site measurements
  • Coordinate plant deliveries from multiple vendors for multiple clients
  • Care for plants stored in yard
  • Complete other assigned tasks in a timely fashion
Qualifications:
  • Landscape design experience
  • Strong DynaSCAPE or AutoCAD skills
  • Good plant knowledge
  • Experience taking site measurements
  • Self-motivated, organized, detail oriented
  • Good Microsoft Office skills
  • Good Communication skills
  • Clean Class G with driver's abstract is an asset, own car is optimal
Start Date: immediate
Hours per Week: varies part-time to full-time
Rate of Pay: $14.00 to $16.00 per hour - dependent on experience

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

See our Employment Board at www.landcare.ca/employment for other opportunities available at Landcare


POSTING DATE: April 21, 2015 LOCATION: GTA
A.G.C. one of the GTA’s top garden centres is looking for an enthusiastic, high energy, creative person to help manage our amazing annual department.  
Previous experience and or knowledge a big plus.  
Position is full-time seasonal 7-9 months.  
Commencing immediately!!!
We offer competitive wages and possible benefits.
Please email resume to angelo7@rogers.com

POSTING DATE: April 20, 2015 LOCATION: Milton, ON
ONTARIO PARKS ASSOCIATION
TRAINING & MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR
(Contract Position)

Ontario Parks Association (OPA) is a non-profit charitable organization that provides training to parks professionals throughout the province of Ontario. We are committed to civic beautification, and the advancement, protection and conservation of parks, open space and the environment as we practice "Protecting Tomorrow Today."

We have an opportunity for a Training & Membership Coordinator to join our team in Milton, Ontario on a one year contract basis. If you have a sense of humour, can keep your wits about you while balancing multiple tasks and dealing with changing priorities then please read on!

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

May include, but not limited to, the following:
  • Assist Office Manager with development of annual training calendar
  • Coordinate training sessions – i.e. work with host city to arrange location requirements, market training sessions, process registrations, prepare course materials ensuring they are delivered to instructors or the course location in a timely manner, issue certificates to course attendees
  • Maintain training database and files
  • Work with Office Manager to organize and promote various educational programs and events
  • Assist Office Manager with preparation of membership renewals, including updating of database
  • Assist Office Manager in the generation of new memberships
  • Assist Office Manager with updating the Association’s website
  • Provide effective communications as required to the Board of Directors and members through association publications, e-newsletters, website, emails, and by phone
  • Provide general clerical duties such as reception, telephone answering, responding to emails, filing, mail and courier package preparation, mail and fax distribution, and ordering of office supplies
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Office Manager
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
  • Must be self-driven, have excellent organizational skills, be able to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks and changing priorities (all while maintaining your sense of humour)
  • Working knowledge and hands-on experience with computer programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Adobe Acrobat, and database programs
  • Excellent telephone manner and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Must enjoy working in a very small office environment
  • Office is not accessible by public transit system so must have own transportation
HOURLY RATE
$16.34 per hour, no benefits

HOURS OF WORK
  • The regular hours of work are 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday
  • An unpaid lunchtime of 30 minutes is flexible depending on the activities of the day
  • Hours of work may need to be flexible from time to time to allow for working late/in the evenings/on weekends in order to complete projects or set up/attend events
CONTRACT LENGTH
This is a full time contract position working 35 hours per week for a term of 1 year, with the possibility of renewal at the end of the term.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants are invited to forward a copy of their resume and cover letter, referencing TRMC1215, to Ontario Parks Association by April 30, 2015.

Email resume and cover letter to opa@ontarioparksassociation.ca (referenceTRMC1215 in the subject line of the email)
Fax: 905-864-6184
Mail: Ontario Parks Association, 7856 5th Line South, Milton, ON L9T 2X8

***No phone calls please.***

We thank all who apply, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Ontario Parks Association's Accommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

POSTING DATE: April 20, 2015 LOCATION: Maple, ON
An established, full-service Garden Centre, located in Maple, Ontario is looking to hire immediately:
 
Full-Time (Seasonal) Garden Centre Manager
 
The Ideal Candidate will possess:
  • A horticultural degree and/or diploma or significant relevant experience.
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of primary management and retail garden centre experience.
  • The ability to hire and train all seasonal staff and to provide daily supervision.
This position will also include:
  • Product purchasing during the pre-season and sales season (Perennial and Nursery stock).
 Additional Qualifications:
  • The ability to operate a fork-lift and pallet mover, would be a definite asset.
Please contact Irma Spano at 416-887-3227 (cell#)
(or) email your Resume and Cover Letter to: meadowvalley17@hotmail.com


POSTING DATE: April 17, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
QUERCUS GARDENS
TORONTO, ONTARIO

Lead Hand/Supervisor Position


Quercus Gardens is a landscape design/build firm, working predominately in down town Toronto. Our commitment is creating quality landscapes and gardens in an enjoyable and safe working environment.

Currently, we are seeking to fill the role of Landscape Lead Hand/Supervisor. The successful candidate will have the following skills/attributes:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in landscape construction. Knowledge of grading and installation of both natural stone and precast products is essential.
  • A clean drivers license.
  • A positive attitude and able to work as part of a team or independently.
  • Knowledge of plant materials and good carpentry skills are definite assets.
If you are interested in this position and in joining a small, growing company, please send your resume to quercusgardens@rogers.com

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

POSTING DATE: April 1, 2015  
CAREER OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE FOR ENTREPRENEURS & WORKING PARTNERS
This well established property maintenance company with 40 years of experience; specializing in commercial, industrial and multi-residential properties is looking for you to join our team!

DO YOU?
  • Know how to get your property maintenance work done but don’t know the business end of it
  • Get paid on time for the work you do
  • Find enough work to keep you busy
  • Have any difficulty dealing with unreasonable customers
  • Have problems getting 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
IF YOU ARE?
  • Ambitious
  • Committed
  • Responsible
  • Organized
  • Reliable
  • Take pride in your workmanship
  • Financially responsible
Please forward your resume or any questions to lawncare2014@hotmail.com

POSTING DATE: April 16, 2015  
Forest Ridge Landscaping is looking for dedicated and enthusiastic people to join our team! There are many positions available for people looking to work in a group environment towards a common goal. If this is you please send us your resume outlining relevant experience.

Landscape Construction Labourer

In this position you will be assisting the site foreman and lead hands with the day-to-day execution of the job, including ensuring adherence to the project timelines and specifications.

The ideal candidate will posses all or most of the following skills:
  • Working knowledge/proficiency of landscape construction and horticultural materials (incl. operation of equipment)
  • Actively participate and ensure adherence to company policies and procedures as well as safety program (any previous certificates ie. First Aid considered an asset)
  • 1-2 years experience in similar role supporting management
  • Valid drivers license as well as clean abstract (D/Z/A license as well as previous truck/trailer operation considered a definite asset)
  • Willingness to work as part of a team as well as work extended hours/weekends as necessary
  • Winter maintenance experience an asset
  • Offering competitive wage
Landscape Construction Lead Hand
In this position you will be assisting the site foreman with the day-to-day supervision and execution of the job, including ensuring adherence to the project timelines and specifications.
The ideal candidate will possess all or most of the following skills:
  • Working knowledge/proficiency of landscape construction and horticultural materials (incl. operation of equipment)
  • Actively participate and ensure adherence to company policies and procedures as well as safety program (any previous certificates ie. First Aid considered an asset)
  • 3 - 5 years min experience in similar role
  • Strong project management skills
  • Valid drivers license as well as clean abstract (D/Z/A license as well as previous truck/trailer operation considered a definite asset)
  • Willingness to work as part of a team as well as work extended hours/weekends as necessary
  • Winter maintenance experience an asset
  • Offering competitive wages
Landscape Maintenance Crew Leader
  • In this position you will be leading and executing maintenance duties for commercial and residential properties, as well as median maintenance.
  • The ideal candidates will posses the following skills:
  • Working knowledge/proficiency of landscape and horticultural materials (incl. operation of equipment and ability to differentiate and identify plants and weeds)
  • Actively participate and ensure adherence to company policies and procedures as well as safety programs (any previous certificates ie. First Aid considered an asset)
  • 1-2 years min experience running a maintenance crew
  • Strong time management and leadership skills
  • Valid drivers license as well as clean abstract (D license as well as previous truck/trailer operation considered a definite asset)
  • Willingness to work as part of a team as well as work extended hours/weekends as necessary
  • Offering competitive wages
Landscape Maintenance Labourer
In this position you will be assisting the crew leader in executing maintenance duties for commercial and residential properties, as well as the median maintenance.

The ideal candidate will posses all or most of the following skills:
  • Working knowledge/proficiency of landscape and horticultural materials (incl. operation of equipment and ability to differentiate and identify plants and weeds)
  • Actively participate and ensure adherence to company policies and procedures as well as safety programs (any previous certificates ie. First Aid considered an asset)
  • 1 year min experience with maintenance
  • Valid drivers license as well as clean abstract
  • Willingness to work as part of a team as well as work extended hours/weekends as necessary
  • Offering competitive wages
Contact Our Office
Please forward your resume to:
resumes@forestridgeinc.com

If you have any questions or concerns you can call us at 905-953-8311


POSTING DATE: April 16, 2015  
Change Your Career for the Better.
As a recipient of hundreds of awards and accolades, Reid’s Heritage Homes is a world-class organization. With growing communities across the province, offering home styles from mid-rise condo suites to custom estates and active adult communities, our family-owned company is celebrating over 35 years in business. We are proud to have been named one of Canada's 100 Best Small and Medium Employers for 2015, and we strive to employ highly skilled individuals who both exemplify and live out our Core Values. Our team members are passionate about their work, and their high energy and creativity drive innovation. As a result, our team is growing. We invite you to take this opportunity, and be a part of the momentum!
Landscape Maintenance Team Members – 4 positions

If you’re able to work in all types of environment and weather conditions, including heat, rain snow, etc., consider joining our team in one of these seasonal positions.
Your duties as a Landscape Maintenance Team Member will include:
  • Spring and fall clean-up
  • Line trimming, trimming, rakings, hedging, weeding, cultivating, edging and gardening, as needed
  • Following all company/industry safety guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Following and consistently demonstrating Reid’s Heritage Homes Core Values
  • Performing winter snow removal duties, as required
The Landscape Maintenance Team Members will have the following:
  • Experience an asset, but willing to train
  • Skilled in the various types of landscape equipment commonly used in the industry
  • Valid class G driver’s licence, along with a clean driver’s abstract  
Wage range: $13.50 - $16.00 per hour, depending on experience.
These are full-time contract positions (April to December), with an option to work in winter maintenance.

This position offers exceptional long-term opportunity and potential. If you have a lot to offer, we have a lot to give! Add your energy to ours and join the Reid’s Heritage Homes team by submitting your cover letter and resume to hrinfo@heritagehomes.com, specifying the title of the position, by May 1, 2015, or by completing our online Job Application Form. For more information, visit www.reidsheritagehomes.com.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

POSTING DATE: April 16, 2015  
Change Your Career for the Better.
As a recipient of hundreds of awards and accolades, Reid’s Heritage Homes is a world-class organization. With growing communities across the province, offering home styles from mid-rise condo suites to custom estates and active adult communities, our family-owned company is celebrating over 35 years in business. We are proud to have been named one of Canada's 100 Best Small and Medium Employers for 2015, and we strive to employ highly skilled individuals who both exemplify and live out our Core Values. Our team members are passionate about their work, and their high energy and creativity drive innovation. As a result, our team is growing. We invite you to take this opportunity, and be a part of the momentum!
Gardener/Horticultural Team Member
If you are able to work in all types of environment and weather conditions, including heat, rain, snow, etc., and are familiar with planting and plant maintenance, consider joining our team.

Your duties as a Gardener/Horticultural Team Member will include:
  • Garden bed activity (watering, weeding, cultivating, edging) to company standards
  • Pruning, planting and maintenance completed to company standards
  • Showing a positive and professional attitude
  • Following all company/industry safety guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Following and consistently demonstrating Reid’s Heritage Group of Companies Core Values
  • Performing winter snow removal duties, as required
The Gardener/Horticultural Team Members will have the following:
  • Ability to identify weeds, perennials, annuals, and shrubs
  • Ability to identify problem insects, diseases and treatments
  • Knowledge of planting and maintenance practices of plants/shrubs
  • Experience an asset, but will train
  • Valid class G driver’s licence, along with a clean driver’s abstract
These positions involve infrequent out-of-town projects, and you must be able to stay overnight.
Wage range: $13.50 - $16.00 per hour, depending on experience.
Two positions are available: a full-time permanent position and a full-time contract position (April to December)

This position offers exceptional long-term opportunity and potential. If you have a lot to offer, we have a lot to give! Add your energy to ours and join the Reid’s Heritage Homes team by submitting your cover letter and resume to hrinfo@heritagehomes.com, specifying the title of the position, by May 1, 2015, or by completing our online Job Application Form. For more information, visit www.reidsheritagehomes.com.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

POSTING DATE: April 15, 2015 LOCATION: Ottawa, ON
NATIONAL CAPITAL COMMISSION (NCC)
COMMISSION DE LA CAPITALE NATIONALE (CCN)
CANADA
REFERENCE NUMBER: 6067
CAPITAL STREWARDSHIP BRANCH
OFFICIAL RESIDENCES DIVISION
GROUNDS TECHNICIAN
RÉ-03, Salary - $44,742 to $56,628 per annum (Information regarding benefits)
Six (6) month term position with possibility of extension and/or permanency
OPEN TO: 
National Capital Commission (NCC) employees and the general public
CLOSING DATE:  Sunday April 26, 2015

JOB SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Senior Grounds Technician, the incumbent provides a broad range of operational support services in the maintenance and life cycle management, rehabilitation of the landscape, civil and fleet assets as well as providing operational support services for ceremonial and snow and ice control activities.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:    
High school diploma with acceptable combination of specific, short-term or practical training related to the position.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:    
English or French

EXPERIENCE:    
A minimum of two (2) years of experience in each of the following criteria:
•    Operating, maintaining, adjusting and making minor repairs to a wide range of equipment;
•    Participating in a wide range of civil maintenance activities;
•    Participating in a wide range of horticultural activities; and
•    Providing guidance, training and coaching to new employees.

SECURITY:    
Secret

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:    
The successful candidate must possess the following certification/training:
•    Chainsaw operator certification;
•    WHMIS;
•    Driver’s license;
•    Pesticide applicator license;
•    Wood Chipper training;
•    Tractor / Excavator training; and
•    Quebec driver’s license Class 3 (heavy truck).

RATED REQUIREMENTS

KNOWLEDGE:
•    Of the NCC’s Official Residences mandate and programs;
•    Of diverse techniques in horticulture, landscape and environmental practices;
•    Of life cycle management to ensure the preservation, development and rehabilitation of heritage horticultural landscape assets; and
•    Of work-related safety standards and work procedures and practices.

ABILITIES:    
•    To set priorities, make decisions, meet deadlines and adapt to changing conditions;
•    To work in a team environment;
•    To operate and maintain various pieces of machinery and power equipment;
•    To ensure quality control by following policies, guidelines, procedures and practices; and
•    To communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

COMPETENCIES:    
•    Values and ethics: Serving through integrity and respect;
•    Strategic thinking: Innovating through analysis and ideas;
•    Engagement: Working effectively with people, organizations and partners; and
•    Excellence through results: Delivering through own work, relationships and responsibilities.

ASSETS:
•    Forklift certificate; and
•    ISA Certified Arborist; Ontario or Québec arborist certification equivalent.

NOTES:
APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COVER LETTER AND RÉSUMÉ CLEARLY DEMONSTRATING WITH THEIR ON-LINE APPLICATION THAT THEY MEET ALL THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS LISTED ABOVE. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN THE REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION.

All résumés must be received no later than Sunday April 26, 2015


Applications for this position will only be accepted on-line.

External candidates can apply for this job by visiting the National Capital Commission website at http://www.ncc-ccn.gc.ca  selecting “Job Seekers” at the bottom of the page followed by jobs.gc.ca under Current Job Opportunities.  You will be directed to the Public Service Commission of Canada website to apply for this position.

If you require additional information on the position, please contact Mark Burleton at (613) 239-5678 ext: 4002.
For technical difficulties with the on-line application process, please contact Jean-Michel Beaulieu at (613) 239-5678 ext: 5250.
Hearing impaired and speech impaired persons can contact us through a Teletype Device (TTY) at (613) 239-5090 or 1-866-661-3530 (toll free).

The NCC is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily in their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

In order to meet the organization’s Employment Equity objectives in support of a diversified workforce, ‘right fit’ selection for this position may be made from among qualified candidates who self-declare.

The NCC is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the departmental official of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

•    Interviews will be administered.
•    Reference checks will be done.
•    Tests may be administered.
•    As a result of this competition, we may establish an inventory of potential candidates that may serve to staff similar positions.
•    The NCC will not reimburse travel costs or relocation expenses.

We thank all those who apply. Please note that only candidates who meet the basic requirements and are selected for the next stage of the selection process will be contacted.
 
NATIONAL CAPITAL COMMISSION (NCC)
COMMISSION DE LA CAPITALE NATIONALE (CCN)
CANADA
NUMÉRO DE RÉFÉRENCE : 6067
DIRECTION DE L’INTENDANCE DE LA CAPITALE
DIVISION DES RÉSIDENCES OFFICIELLES
TECHNICIEN EN AMÉNAGEMENT
RÉ-03, Salaire – 44 742 $ à 56 628 $ par année (renseignements sur les avantages sociaux)
1 (un) poste d’une durée déterminée de six (6) mois avec possibilité de prolongation et/ou de permanence
ADMISSIBILITÉ : 
Les employés de la Commission de la capitale nationale et le grand public
DATE DE CLÔTURE :  Dimanche le 26 avril 2015

SOMMAIRE DU POSTE :

Relevant du technicien principal d’aménagement, le titulaire du poste fournit une vaste gamme de services de soutien opérationnel pour l’entretien et la gestion du cycle de vie, la restauration de l’aménagement paysager, les biens civils et de la flotte ainsi que la prestation de services de soutien opérationnels pour les activités cérémonielles ainsi que le déneigement et le déglaçage.
    
EXIGENCES FONDAMENTALES
ÉTUDES :    Diplôme d’étude secondaire en plus d’une formation pratique, précise ou de courte durée pertinente au poste.

EXIGENCES LINGUISTIQUES :    
Anglais / Français

EXPÉRIENCE :    
Un minimum de deux (2) années d’expérience dans chacun des critères suivants :
•    Entretenir, régler et effectuer des réparations mineurs à une vaste gamme d’équipement;
•    Participer à une vaste gamme d’activités d’entretien civil;
•    Participer à une vaste gamme d’activités horticoles; et
•    Fournir des conseils, la formation et l’encadrement pour des nouveaux employés.

SÉCURITÉ :    
Cote secrète

CONDITION D’EMPLOI:
Le candidat retenu doit posséder les certifications suivantes :
•    Certificat d’opérateur d’une scie mécanique;
•    SIMDUT;
•    Permis de conduire;
•    Permis d’opérateur antiparasitaire;
•    Formation sur l’utilisation d’une déchiqueteuse de bois;
•    Formation sur l’utilisation d’un tracteur et d’une excavatrice; et
•    Permis de conduire du Québec de la classe 3 (camions à poids lourds).

EXIGENCES COTÉES

CONNAISSANCES :
•    Du mandat et des programmes des Résidences officielles;
•    Des différentes techniques en horticulture, en aménagement paysager et des pratiques environnementales;
•    De la gestion du cycle de vie afin de veiller à la préservation, à l’aménagement et à la restauration des biens paysagers horticoles patrimoniaux; et
•    Des normes de sécurité liée au travail et des procédures et pratiques de travail.

CAPACITÉS :      
•    A définir des priorités, prendre des décisions, respecter les échéanciers et s’adapter aux conditions changeantes;
•    A travailler dans un environnement d’équipe;
•    A faire fonctionner et entretenir diverses pièces d’équipement électronique;
•    A assurer le contrôle de qualité en suivant les politiques, les directives, les procédures et les pratiques; et
•    A communiquer efficacement, oralement et par écrit.

COMPÉTENCES :    
•    Valeurs et éthique : Service empreint d’intégrité et de respect;
•    Réflexion approfondie : Innovation grâce à l’analyse et aux idées;
•    Engagement : Collaboration efficace avec les gens, organisations et partenaires ; et
•    L’excellence par les résultats : Prestation par le biais de son travail, de ses relations et de ses responsabilités.

ATOUTS :    
http://www.ccn-ncc.gc.ca•    Certificat de chariot élévateur; et
•    L’équivalent de la certification d’arboriste en Ontario ou au Québec (Arboriste certifié d’ISA).

NOTA :
LES CANDIDATS DOIVENT FOURNIR UNE LETTRE DE PRÉSENTATION ET CURRICULUM VITAE QUI DÉMONTRENT CLAIREMENT,  AVEC LEUR DEMANDE EN LIGNE,  QU’ILS RÉPONDENT AUX EXIGENCES DE BASE ENONCÉES CI-DESSUS. À DÉFAUT DE LE FAIRE, CELA PEUT ENTRAÎNER LE REJET DE LEUR CANDIDATURE.

Votre curriculum vitæ doit être reçu au plus tard dimanche le 26 avril 2015.


Nous n'accepterons que les candidatures soumises en ligne.

Les candidats externes peuvent postuler à cette offre en visitant le site Web de la Commission de la capitale nationale, http://www.ccn-ncc.gc.ca, puis en sélectionnant le bouton « Chercheurs d’emploi » au bas de la page suivi par le bouton     « emplois.gc.ca » sous la rubrique « Emplois présentement offerts ». Vous serez dirigé vers le site Web de la Commission de la fonction publique du Canada qui vous permettra de soumettre votre candidature.

Pour de plus amples renseignements sur le poste, veuillez communiquer avec Mark Burleton au (613) 239-5678 poste 4002.
Si, pour des raisons techniques, vous éprouvez des difficultés à postuler en ligne, veuillez communiquer avec Jean-Michel Beaulieu au (613) 239-5678 poste 5250.
Les personnes sourdes ou malentendantes peuvent nous joindre par ATS au (613) 239-5090 ou au 1-866-661-3530 (sans frais).

La CCN s'est engagée à se doter d'un effectif compétent qui reflète la diversité de la population canadienne. Par conséquent, elle favorise l'équité en matière d'emploi et vous encourage à indiquer volontairement sur votre demande si vous êtes une femme, une personne autochtone, une personne handicapée ou un membre d'une minorité visible.

Afin de répondre aux objectifs de l'organisation sur l’équité en matière d’emploi, à l'appui d'une main-d'œuvre diversifiée, la sélection de la « bonne personne » pour ce poste peut être faite parmi les candidats qualifiés qui s'auto-déclareront.

La CCN s'est aussi engagée à instaurer des processus de sélection et un milieu de travail inclusifs et exempts d'obstacles. Si l'on communique avec vous au sujet de ce concours, veuillez faire part au représentant ou à la représentante de la CCN de vos besoins pour lesquels des mesures d'adaptation doivent être prises pour vous permettre une évaluation juste et équitable.

•    Des entrevues seront administrées.
•    Des vérifications de références seront faites.
•    Des tests pourraient être administrés.
•    Ce concours pourrait permettre l’établissement d’un inventaire de candidats potentiels pouvant servir à la dotation de postes similaires.
•    La CCN ne rembourse pas les frais de déplacement ou de réinstallation.

Nous remercions à l’avance ceux qui auront soumis leur candidature. Veuillez noter, cependant, que nous communiquerons uniquement avec les candidats qui rencontrent les exigences fondamentales et qui sont retenus pour la prochaine étape de la sélection.

La forme masculine utilisée dans la présente offre désigne aussi bien les femmes que les hommes.

POSTING DATE: April 13, 2015 LOCATIONS: Ancaster and Ottawa, ON
CSL Group
Ancaster and Ottawa Ontario

CSL Group is an award winning landscape contractor, with offices in Ancaster and Ottawa Ontario.  We are currently seeking team members, lead hands and crew leaders in our rapidly expanding landscape management division.  We have both full time year round positions as well as full time seasonal positions available in both our Ancaster and Ottawa Offices.  

We offer:
  • An enjoyable team oriented atmosphere
  • Competitive wages based on experience, skills and education
  • Company group benefits
  • Job specific training opportunities and the ability for advancement
Ancaster Positions please send resumes to twoods@cslgroup.ca
Ottawa Positions please send resumes to
mboeringa@cslgroup.ca

POSTING DATE: April 13, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
FOREMAN/SUPERVISOR - LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION

Reports to:
Operations Manager

Summary:
The Landscape Construction Foreman/Supervisor is responsible for overseeing all on-site aspects of landscape construction projects.

Core Capabilities:
  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Team work
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity
Job Duties:
  • Manage the execution of construction projects, planning labor requirements, equipment requirements and material deliveries and timing to ensure completion of job(s) within project deadlines
  • Manage safety, quality and productivity of work at sites and/or shop/yard
  • Assist in the preparation of jobsites prior to the beginning of a project
  • Supervise, coordinate, and schedule the day to day work activities of a landscape construction crew of 2 to 8 employees
  • Delegate job tasks to appropriate crew members to assist in the completion of landscape constructions
  • Participate in recruitment activities by conducting secondary interviews with potential job candidates
  • Conduct on-site orientations with new employees and employees in new positions, which cover all company health and safety policies, practices, and procedures
  • Operate various tools and equipment, including: heavy equipment, chainsaws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
  • Assist in the construction of walkways, fences, decks, posts, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis
  • Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to delegate/complete work activities
  • Meet with subcontractors and supervise quality, efficiency, and deadlines
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork on a daily basis, including: daily site meeting logs, crew daily forms, equipment daily inspection forms, attendance tracking, time and materials billing summaries, requests for time off, etc.
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Maintain and enforce standards of cleanliness and organization in assigned trucks, trailers, equipment, jobsites, and shop/yard areas
  • Ensure that all work activities are carried out in a safe and efficient manner, and that all crew members are in compliance with government and company PPE standards
  • Enforce and work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations at shop/yard and on jobsites
  • Employee training
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner
Requirements:
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the landscape/construction industry
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices
  • Speak, read, and write English
  • Carry and use a smart phone or data-enabled device for communication and reporting
Work Conditions:
  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, heavy equipment, and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work
Reply to jobs@eurolandscaping.com

POSTING DATE: April 13, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
STONE AND BRICK MASON/APPRENTICE – Job Description

Reports to:
Foreman

Summary:
The Stone and Brick Mason/Apprentice is responsible for completing a variety of job tasks involving the use of brick and stone, to assist with the completion of landscape construction projects. Job responsibilities will also require performing general labor duties when requested.

Core Capabilities:
  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written
  • Teamwork
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity
Job Duties:
  • Assist in the preparation of jobsites prior to the beginning of a project
  • Operate various tools and equipment used to complete masonry job duties, including:
    • Lay brick, concrete blocks, stone, and other similar hardscape materials to construct or repair arches, walkways, and other structures
    • Perform stone  masonry, prefabricated brickwork and masonry, foundation walls, arch work and decorative masonry
    • Prepare and lay bricks, concrete blocks, structural tiles or other masonry materials
    • Build patios, garden/retaining walls, and other decorative installations
    • Face, size, cut, and lay stones
    • Assemble, erect, and dismantle scaffolding, rigging, and hoisting equipment
    • Assist in building and dismantling forms used for pouring concrete
  • Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment required to complete landscape construction projects
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis
  • Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to perform work activities
  • Complete and submit daily paperwork reporting time and job costs
  • Wear appropriate PPE at all times.  Ensure any laborers/crew members also equipped with appropriate PPE.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner
Requirements:
  • Completion of high school, some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience with stone masonry, prefabricated brickwork and masonry, foundation walls, arch work and decorative masonry, or general masonry work  (apprentice may have less than 3 years experience, although preference will be given to candidates with more)
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
  • Speak, read, and write English
Work Conditions:
  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Requires good manual dexterity
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work
Reply to jobs@eurolandscaping.com

POSTING DATE: April 10, 2015 LOCATION: Hornby, ON
INTERNATIONAL LANDSCAPING INC.
Landscape Design Technician

Outstanding opportunity for an individual with landscape design and project management skills to join a well-established, award-winning landscape design, construction and maintenance company located in north Oakville.  We are looking for a motivated and skilled Landscape Design Technician to join our established design-build landscape team.  

Job requirements and responsibilities:             
  • Landscape design & landscape construction experience            
  • Good working knowledge of Dynascape Design, CAD, SketchUp, and Photoshop
  • Recent graduate of a university or college landscape program or related field             
  • Preparation of landscape base plans, site inventory and analysis, site surveying.            
  • Working knowledge of plant material and plant ID            
  • Assist Design Team in preparing design presentations, tender bids and planting plans
  • Assist in arranging sub-contractors and site materials
  • Ability to work in a team environment and
  • Good graphic and communication skills.
Salary 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 candidates under consideration will be contacted.

 Email your resume to: hr@intland.ca
 Visit our website www.internationallandscaping.com

 WORK WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER!

POSTING DATE: April 10, 2015 LOCATION: London, ON
Job Title: Crew Leader
Reports to: Company Owner

Job Purpose:

Leaf Garden Design is an advancing landscape design & construction company operating in the Sarnia and surrounding areas.  Focused on clean, modern design, we work with clients who appreciate style and demand excellence.  Leaf Garden Design is seeking a professional crew leader with leadership capabilities and strong construction skills.

Responsibilities:
  • Ability to assess and manage project sites, read blueprints and construction specifications and implement a landscape design
  • Work closely with a project manager to: maintain efficient operations, meet deadlines and project budgets
  • Collaborate with required subcontractors
  • Supervise a construction crew of 1-3 employees
  • Operates a variety of equipment including excavators, bobcats, tillers, sod cutters, line trimmers, chain saws, and drills
  • Maintains assigned equipment and reports required repairs
  • Complies with Leaf Garden Designs health and safety policies and procedures
  • Track and document project information throughout duration of project
  • Ensures trucks, equipment and tools remain clean and maintained
  • Maintains professionalism at all times when representing Leaf Garden Design Inc.
Knowledge and Experience
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of direct experience working as a crew leader in the landscape construction field
  • Required construction knowledge and experience in the installation of paving stone, retaining walls, garden bed preparation, plantings, and other elements of the landscape construction industry.
  • Strong knowledge of different plant varieties
  • Skills: good oral and communication skills’ excellent problem solving; interpersonal; organizational; planning; and ability to make decisions confidently
  • ‘G’ class Ontario drivers licence (Class A licence would be an asset)
  • Ability to operate smart phones and tablets
  • Basic computer skills
We offer ongoing training in all areas of the trade to ensure company safety and skill development.

Compensation: Crew leaders are compensated based experience with opportunity for advancement
Hours of Work: seasonally determined
Start date: weather permitting

Working Conditions:
Work duties will primarily be carried out outdoors and regularly exposed to wet and\or humid conditions and hot and cold weather
  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Climbing
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting 36 Kilograms
  • Carrying 36 Kilograms
  • Pushing 36 Kilograms
  • Pulling 36 Kilograms
  • Repetitive Motion
We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 
Please send a letter of interest and resume by email to: info@leafgardendesign.ca

POSTING DATE: April 8, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
LANDSCAPE WORKER (Foreman, Lead Hand, Stone mason)
Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time, Day
Salary: $25.00 to $35.00 Hourly, 50.00 Hours per week, Bonus.
Anticipated Start Date: 2015/04/20
Location: Toronto,Ontario
Contact by email: hr.doubletreelandscaping@gmail.com

POSTING DATE: April 7, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
LAND DECOR INC.
Land Decor Inc. is a landscape design/build company serving high-end residential clients in the GTA for over 20 years and is seeking applicants for the following position:
LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION CREW MEMBER/LABOURER

Requirements for this position include:
  • Hands-on experience in landscape construction preferred with the ability to install hardscape and softscape materials
  • Knowledge in operating landscape construction tools and equipment including quick cut saw, tamper and other gas powered equipment following safe work practices
  • Preference given to experience in paver installation, stone masonry and carpentry
  • Ability to take direction well with capabilities to work in a team environment producing quality results
  • Physical requirements include an ability and willingness to perform duties in adverse weather conditions
  • Successful candidate must have the ability to lift 22 kg. (50 lbs.)
  • Successful candidate must be punctual and reliable with good communication and organizational skills
Typically, Monday to Friday (7:30am - 6:00pm) with Saturday work often available.
Hourly rate is commensurate with qualifications, experience and ability.

Interested applicants please forward your resume to:
sgarnet@landdecor.com


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

POSTING DATE: April 7, 2015 LOCATION: Newmarket, ON
LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE/LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION
We are an established landscape company serving the Aurora/Newmarket area. We are currently hiring experienced landscape personnel.

Skill/Qualification requirements:
  • Minimum 2 years experience working in landscape maintenance
  • Experience in landscape construction
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Valid ‘G’ driver’s licence.
  • Opportunity for year-round work possible.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.
START DATE: Immediately
RATE of PAY: $18.00-$24.00/hour (dependent upon knowledge and experience)

We appreciate all applicants interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Resumes can be emailed to rimmerlandscape@gmail.com

 

POSTING DATE: April 7, 2015 LOCATION: n/a
As one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, we are committed to customer service excellence!
Manderley produces, distributes and sells quality sod & landscape products to commercial and retail customers nationally.


MANDERLEY is currently seeking a self-motivated, positive
BILINGUAL Full Time Sales and Client Service Manager
To work in our fast paced, seasonal business environment generating sales and managing client service matters.

The Sales and Client Service Manager is responsible for driving Manderley’s revenue growth and client retention strategies through attaining revenue targets by promptly and professionally sourcing new clients, and addressing the needs of new and existing clients for the Ottawa, Montreal greater areas.

Maintaining exceptional client service standards through effective use of organizational and managerial skills, sales and product knowledge, and interpersonal proficiency you are responsible for achieving sales goals, developing distribution channels, building strategic business relationships, and assisting with innovative business development tactics and their execution.

Some of the Job Duties include:
  • Increase sales, expand markets, and promote business to meet goals
  • Develop, manage and nurture new business accounts and partnerships to accomplish profit and volume goals
  • Source and meet with prospects and strive to convert them to clients
  • Maintain high levels of client satisfaction for “top 10” clients
  • Make sure all client complaints are addressed and handled professionally, leaving the client with a positive resolution
  • Continuously educating clients on products
  • Track, record, and measure sales activities in CRM
  • Attend tradeshows, events, seminars etc. as needed
Requirements
  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years' sales experience, including 3 years of outside sales experience in a business to business environment.
  • Experience in all aspects of sales, including growth strategies, distribution channel management, account development, and business planning.
  • Proven track record for increasing revenues
  • Industry knowledge an asset
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing (in English and French)
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with varied stakeholders
  • High level of proficiency with computers and experience with CRM system
  • Well-developed problem solving skills and ability to develop conceptual alternatives.
  • High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability.
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of retail and/or wholesale sales principles, methods, practices, and techniques.
  • Solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
  • Knowledge of cost analysis, fiscal management, and budgeting techniques.
  • Ability to create and edit sales materials and presentations.
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings, exhibits, and other events.
  • Possess the following personal qualities: integrity, self-motivated, creativity, high standards, commitment, ethical values, and achievement oriented.
  • Strong presentation, written, and verbal skills.
  • Able to create realistic schedules and meet deadlines under stress and interruptions.
Working Conditions
  • Travel is required
  • Own vehicle required (car allowance offered)
  • Able to conduct presentations, and meetings.
  • Extended hours during peak season.
Core Competencies
  • Communication Skills (oral, written, presentation)
  • Interpersonal
  • Integrity
  • Client Focused
  • Committed to self-improvement
  • Team Building
  • Problem Solving
  • Partnering
  • Conflict Management
  • Creativity / Innovation
  • Technical Credibility
  • Accountability
Offering competitive wages, an incentive package and car allowance.

If you’re a permanent resident of Canada who enjoys a challenge, is flexible and resourceful, is willing to work hard, while having fun in a positive environment, with leading edge technology and be paid competitively, then we want you!

Send resume to careers@manderley.com
www.manderley.com

 
POSTING DATE: April 7, 2015 LOCATION: Picton, ON
DRAWING PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN-Full Time
Wentworth Landscapes, Picton Ontario
Deadline: May 8, 2015


Details:  
Wentworth Landscapes, determines the success of its projects by how it meets the needs of our clients. In conjunction with Come Alive Outside, our goals are to provide living spaces that successfully provide places where people want to live, work and play. The possibility of getting someone out of the house into the outdoor space more often is what drives us. We are committed to developing these landscapes, while harmoniously blending them with nature – weather it is a back garden living space or municipal park.

Wentworth Landscapes, the design/build leader in south-eastern Ontario, is looking for a Team Member to be a part of our Municipal and Commercial Division. Our central office is located in Picton, the heart of Prince Edward County, a celebrated region featuring its wineries, artisan food specialists and its thriving music and arts community

Applicants should possess or working towards the following qualifications:
  • Diploma in Architectural Technology, Landscape Architecture/Design AutoCAD or other Technical program
  • Min. Five Years’ experience in utilizing the following computer design software: AutoCAD 2012 or newer, Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite - InDesign and Photoshop CC 2014
  • Experience in 3D rendering software such as Sketch Up Pro, an asset
  • Experience in preparing Site Plan Control, Tender drawing packages, details and specifications
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Attention to detail and the ability to balance multiple projects with accuracy and efficiency
  • Organized with excellent written, verbal and graphic communication skills
  • Site plan development skills such as obtaining field measurements and grades
  • Valid “G” class driver’s license
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Preparing Construction drawings and details for Commercial/Municipal Landscape Architectural Projects
  • Coordination and collaboration with Landscape Architects and Design Team
  • Helping to prepare creative graphic 3-D renderings, plans and presentation drawings
  • Assistance in further developing company drawing and graphic standards and details
Your time will be spent working on challenging and unique projects with a fun, winning and creative environment.

Please for resumes to:
Wentworth Landscapes
Attn: Tara Galpin
13392 Loyalist Parkway, Picton, ON K0K 2T0
613-476-1181

tara@wentworthlandcapes.com

 

POSTING DATE: March 6, 2015 LOCATION: Markham, ON
MPS Property Services
MPS Property Services is a recognized leader in Residential 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 Leaders

The Ideal Candidates Will Have The Following Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years experience leading a landscape construction crew
  • Extensive hands-on experience in all aspects of landscape construction
  • Experience safely operating skid steers and mini excavators
  • Ability to read and interpret landscape construction drawings
  • Excellent attention to detail and time lines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Valid ‘G’ Driver’s License
Landscape Construction Crew Members

The Ideal Candidates Will Have The Following Qualifications:
  • Hands-on experience in landscape construction
  • Experience operating landscape construction tools and equipment
  • Ability to take direction well and work in a team environment
  • Skid steer and mini excavator experience would be an asset, but will train
  • Valid ‘G’ Driver’s License
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.

 

POSTING DATE: March 6, 2015 LOCATION: Markham, ON
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 Enhancement Crew Leaders and Crew Members

The Ideal Candidates Will Have The Following Qualifications:
  • Work effectively on a 2-4 person crew involved in all aspects of commercial enhancement, including tree and shrub planting, mulching, soil addition, garden installation, turf repair, pruning, and fertilizing.
  • Experience operating landscape tools and equipment
  • Plant knowledge would be an asset
  • Ability to take direction well and work in a team environment
  • Skid steer and mini excavator experience would be an asset, but will train
  • Minimum 2 years experience for Crew Leader positions
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Valid ‘G’ Driver’s License
Grounds Maintenance Crew Leaders and 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
  • Minimum 2 years experience for crew leader positions
  • Valid ‘G’ Driver’s License
We offer competitive wages based on experience and qualifications.  Year round employment is available.

Interested individuals can email resumes to Mark@aboutmps.com 
Please specify which position you are interested in.
We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

POSTING DATE: April 2, 2015 Toronto, ON
GARDENER
If you have completed a 2-year Horticultural program, hold a valid Pesticide Applicator licence, and are experienced in gardening and landscape maintenance and in operating grounds maintenance equipment, join the University of Guelph Physical Resources team.


Reporting to the Supervisor, Grounds Department, you will maintain the cleanliness and general appearance of the grounds throughout the University’s main campus in Guelph, in keeping with accepted University standards. Your responsibilities as a Gardener will include: weeding; mulching; mowing grass; watering; pruning; planting, transplanting and removing trees, shrubs and flowers; fertilizing; raking, removing and disposing of leaves; sodding and seeding; operating maintenance equipment, including mowers, rototillers, weed trimmers, and chain saws; disposing of litter; installing and maintaining stone work, flagstone and interlocking brick surfaces; assisting with snow clearing, as required; providing functional guidance, as needed; and performing other associated duties that may be assigned.

To assume the role of Gardener, you must have:
  • Completion of a 2-year Horticultural program.
  • A valid Pesticide Applicator licence.
  • Knowledge and experience in gardening and landscape maintenance.
  • Experience in the operation of grounds maintenance equipment.
  • Good human relations and communication skills.
  • The physical ability to perform the entire range of tasks associated with this position, on a sustained basis and in any weather conditions.
The University of Guelph (www.uoguelph.ca) is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive comprehensive institutions, with a record of outstanding scholarship in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical and engineering sciences, agriculture and veterinary sciences. This is your chance to join us in our endeavour to change lives and improve life.

To view a detailed posting, including application instructions, please go to our website at www.uoguelph.ca/hr/. Applications, quoting Hiring #2015-0064, must be sent to: Human Resources, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1. E-mail: careers@uoguelph.ca. Fax: 519-763-2780.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications from members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.

POSTING DATE: April 2, 2015 Toronto, ON
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.

As we are an urban family, everyone needs to have a valid driver’s license and the ability to get to our locations throughout the GTA.

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

Construction Staff:
Semi-Skilled and Skilled Workers
Foreman

Compensation to be based on experience. We look forward to hearing from you.

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

POSTING DATE: April 2, 2015 Milton, ON
Now hiring: CONCRETE FINISHER
Employer: Beaver Landscaping and Gardening, a Division of Royalwood
4240 Regional Road 25, Milton, ON L9T 2X5
Start date: as soon as possible
Wage: $33 to $37.00 per hour depending on experience
Hours: Permanent, full-time between 37.5 and 40 hours per week

Duties:
  • Lead project as assigned
  • Check formwork, granular base and steel reinforcement materials and direct placement of concrete into forms or onto surfaces according to grade
  • Fill hollows and remove spots on freshly poured cement
  • Operate power vibrators to compact concrete
  • Level top surface concrete according to grade and depth specification,
  • Impart desired finish to concrete surfaces using hand and power tools
  • Apply hardening and sealing components to cure surfaces
  • Waterproof, damp proof and restore surfaces
  • Repair, resurface and replace worn or damaged sections of concrete structures (sidewalks, walkways, driveways, garages, stairs, floors)
  • Interact with clients as needed
Requirements:        
  • At least 4 years of experience with concrete finishing preferably with a landscape construction company
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to work flexible hours with early start times
  • Strong physical stamina with ability to handle heavy loads
  • Excellent team player
  • WHMIS (but training provided)
  • Good English language skills
Location:
Various locations, across Greater Toronto Area
Must have valid driver’s license with clean abstract.
 
How to Apply:  by email at hilario@beaverlandscaping.ca

Only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Thank you for your interest

POSTING DATE: April 1, 2015 Toronto, ON
CNS PROPERTY SERVICES & LANDSCAPING LTD.
114 TIMBERBANK BLVD
SCARBOROUGH, ON,  M1W 1Z9

We are a well-established and growing landscape company in Toronto looking to hire experienced construction crew foremen as well as maintenance foremen.
We offer excellent compensation as well as year round employment for qualified individuals.

Please forward your resume to c.slawns@on.aibn.com or call 416-491-5308

POSTING DATE: March 31, 2015 LOCATION: Vaughan, ON
HORTICULTURAL LAWN MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN / FOREMAN
Driver licence with clean abstract, experience driving a truck with trailer, responsible for the company equipment, organizing of crew. Experience operating all types of lawn equipment and knowledge of lawn maintenance and gardening.
Email: silverstonelandscaping@bellnet.ca or Fax: (905) 738-9118

POSTING DATE: March 31, 2015 LOCATION: Vaughan, ON
CONSTRUCTION LABOUR
Driver licence with clean abstract, Experience with operating a bobcat, experience with excavation projects, experience with interlock repair.
Email: silverstonelandscaping@bellnet.ca or Fax: (905) 738-9118

POSTING DATE: March 30, 2015 LOCATION: Lynden, ON
LOVE YOUR YARD!
Green Collar Landscaping is a property maintenance and landscaping company that serves the general Hamilton region, as well as Burlington, Oakville, and Brantford. We offer an array of landscape maintenance, construction, and winter services to help you keep your property tidy and appealing.

Landscape Construction Crew Leaders
• Minimum 5 years experience in hardscape/softscape construction
• Clean driver’s abstract
• Ability to liaise with clients
• Motivate and Supervise Crew Members
• Willingness to learn and advance in company

Landscape Construction Crew Members
• Minimum 2 years experience in hardscape/softscape construction
• Clean driver’s abstract
• Professional, courteous presentation
• Ability to work hard and smart
• Willingness to learn and advance in company

Landscape Designer
• Beginner/Intermediate positions available
• Innate ability to create inspiring and endearing spaces
• Full time available; also willing to review Freelance Portfolios
• Young designers – don’t be shy – come grow with us!

Lawn/Garden Maintenance Lead Hands
• Horticultural training/experience required
• General plant material and turf care knowledge
• Good communication and organizational skills
• Valid “G” Driver’s License
• Ability to train and lead a team of 3
• Some knowledge of equipment and truck maintenance
• Transportation to/from shop essential
• We are offering a full-time placement (average 50+ hours/week during the season)
• Compensation to be based on experience

Lawn/Garden Maintenance Members
• We are offering a seasonal full-time placement (average 50+ hours/week during the season)
• Must be a reliable team player, able to work with and without direct supervision
• Able to work outside in varying weather conditions (heat, cold, wet) and perform physical work
• Good communication and organizational skills
• Valid “G” Driver’s License
• Transportation to/from shop essential
• Compensation to be based on experience

Sales Person
• Good communication skills, written and oral; experience in industry an asset

If you are interested in bringing your dreams to life, check us out at www.greencollar.ca

Send your resume by email at info@greencollar.ca or fax at 905-627-3028


POSTING DATE: March 30, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS/GARDENERS
Anyone who’s ever been job hunting has answered their fair share of the usual “Employment Opportunity” ads so I’ll get to the point.
Our company is growing and we are looking for candidates graduating from Horticulture programs or experienced gardeners.
As a potential employee you are passionate, honest, motivated, punctual and reliable.
As an employer I am committed, focused, organized, fair, empathetic and generous.
As company work environments go ours is nurturing, inclusive, relaxed and supportive.
There’s a bit more to it than that but if this sounds appealing, enjoyable, intriguing… (You get the point!), then send me your resume. I would love to hear from you.

Please send resumes to:
Email: info@thecultivatedgarden.com
Fax: 416-242-4117
We offer benefits including dental and medical.
G class license with a clean abstract is an asset.


Visit our website at www.thecultivatedgarden to see what we do.

POSTING DATE: March 30, 2015 LOCATION: Burlington, ON
Grieve Home Maintenance Ltd. is an established family-owned Burlington area company in operation since 1988.

We are looking for customer service oriented people in the following positions:

Lawn and Garden Maintenance Lead Hand
  • Horticultural training/experience required
  • General plant material and turf care knowledge
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Valid “G” Driver’s License
  • Ability to train and lead a team of 3
  • Some knowledge of equipment and truck maintenance
  • Transportation to/from shop essential
  • Participate in winter snow removal operations
  • We are offering a full-time placement (average 50+ hours/week during the season)
  • Compensation may include health and dental benefits, use of a company truck to and from work, paid tuition towards professional development
  • Compensation to be based on experience and can be negotiated as an hourly wage or salary
Landscape Construction Foreperson
  • Paver installation, stone masonry, woodworking and planting training/experience required
  • Good organizational, management and people skills
  • Valid “G” Driver’s License
  • Transportation to/from shop essential
  • We are offering a full-time placement
  • We are offering a seasonal full-time placement (average 50+ hours/week during the season)
  • Participate in winter snow removal operations
  • Compensation may include health and dental benefits, use of a company truck to and from work, paid tuition towards professional development
  • Compensation to be awarded based on experience and can be negotiated as an hourly wage or salary
Shop Maintenance Person
SHOP DUTIES - 20-25 hours per week, 5 days per week. Ideal for semi-retired

Equipment repairs/maintenance -ongoing:
  • Equipment for summer use -pull out from storage all gas and electric equipment -check over to ensure all good and repair/clean, order parts/send for repair as needed
  • Equipment -winter use -Check over, repair prepare for non-use, apply lubricants as needed to minimize rust, gas stabilizer or run dry, clean and store
  • On Daily basis -repair/replace any equipment that has issues (repair tags from staff)
Trailers
  • • Go over each one -check/fix lights, clean
  • • Tires -check/replace/grease
  • • paint as needed
  • • floors -fix/change as needed
  • • tools -document, mark, assign & repair/replace
  • • safety check & correction -annual certification
Trucks
  • • check all fluids/wipers/lights
  • • safety/recommended equipment
  • • tires
  • • beds/quick clean
  • • interior/exterior cleans
  • • racks & cover tarps
Shop
  • Cardboard, recycling, garbage
  • tidy, return items to stock, check and order stock,
  • receive deliveries -tag and store in holding areas or put in stock
  • monitor dumpster and area, metal recycling, burn pile, lumber racks, construction bins and accessory buildings
  • keep clean/tidy at all times
  • Burn pile
Outside shop
  • pick up and deliver material/tools as needed on daily basis to support production staff
  • provide extra hand as needed on work sites
  • deliver/pick up vehicles for servicing
First Aid & safety
  • maintain shop and truck first aid kits
  • identify and correct safety issues -includes work sites (be an extra eye -remind/report as needed.
Compensation to be awarded based on experience and can be negotiated as an hourly wage or salary

Please send you resumes to dan@grievehome.com

Thank you to all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Please visit our webpage www.grievehome.com

POSTING DATE: January 17, 2015 LOCATION: Langley, BC
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL TECHNICIAN
PERMANENT FULL TIME — SALARY POSITION

van der Zalm + associates inc. is looking for a bright, energetic, Landscape Architectural Technician for our office located at #1, 20177 97th Avenue, Langley, BC.  This position will work within a team environment to support design projects with technical drawing, drafting, and details.  

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
Develop design concepts with project parameters.
Create and execute presentation graphics, working drawings and technical details.
Assist in preparation of cost estimates, area take-offs.
Attend project meetings with clients, contractors and other consultants when necessary.

Skills & Attributes:
Ability to work well in a non-structured, Design team environment
Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ACAD 2010 or later, Sketch-up.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Design/Technical-oriented, strategic mindset

Education/Experience:
Minimum Education:  Bachelor’s Degree
5+ years experience in a Landscape Architect’s office with field experience

Salary Range:  (46,000 – 55,000) depending on experience
Extended Health/Dental Benefits after 3 months (company contributes 50%)

Work well in a team environment.  Local experience mandatory and an understanding of Northern BC Landscape and construction requirements. Any technical experience from a contractor perspective is an asset.  NCI Charrette System Certificate preferred.

For more information about van der Zalm + associates inc. check out our website at www.vdz.ca.  

Please forward resumes to davidj@vdz.ca please include in the subject line: Landscape Architectural Technician

 
POSTING DATE: March 27, 2015 LOCATION: Binbrook, ON
DICAM LANDSCAPING
Are you passionate about landscaping?


We strongly encourage you to check us out at  http://www.dicamlandscaping.cawww.dicamlandscaping.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. Must be capable to lead and install a variety of landscape construction projects.
  • 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.
  • Carpentry skills an asset.
  • Year round employment.
  • Ability to read scaled drawings.
  • Plant identification and best plant practices.
  • Ability to take direction and follow through with instructions.
  • Knowledge of plant material and installation techniques.
  • 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.
  • Ability to take direction and follow through with instructions.
  • Demonstrating role model behavior on ethics and integrity as well as positively promoting company culture.
  • Prioritize job duties and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Manage workers effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.
  • Monitor all tools, equipment and machinery for site.
  • Maintain a clean and safe job site at all times.
  • Professional attitude.
  • Excellent Management skills; ability to prioritize, multi-task and time management, constantly analyzing and communicating ways to optimize efficiency.
Applicants can reply as follows:
Website: www.dicamlandscaping.ca (apply online)  
Email: info@dicamlandscaping.ca
Mail: DICAM Landscaping – 2330 Fletcher Road PO Box #52 – Binbrook, ON – L0R 1C0


POSTING DATE: March 24, 2015 LOCATION: Caledon, ON
CORNERSTONE
Now accepting resumes for Maintenance Foremen, Construction & Maintenance Labourers.
A clean driving abstract is an asset.
Email resume to reception@cornerstoneops.com
Fax to 519-942-0699

POSTING DATE: March 24, 2015 LOCATION: St. Marys, ON
THIS IS THE CAREER YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR....
Klomp’s Landscaping & Hot Tubs has been creating outdoor living spaces that enhance the lives of our clients since 1989- we've just celebrated our 25th anniversary and are still going strong! We're growing each year and are looking for some new people to help take our company to the next level.

Why work with us?
  • Commitment to Quality- we build it right or not at all. We believe that good work speaks for itself and won't cut corners
  • Commitment to our Staff- we have staff members that have been working with us for over 25 years! We offer some great training opportunities because we recognize that professional and personal growth is important. We also offer a competitive benefit package to all staff after their first year with us.
  • Commitment to Work/Life Balance- Our team puts in a full week and we recognize that everyone needs down time. We are closed every Sunday, all Statutory Holidays and work minimal Saturdays.
We are currently looking for amazing people like you to work with us as:
Yard & Shop Coordinator
Job Champion and Crew Leader
Landscaper

What we need from you:
  • Ability to get to and from our Office in St Marys
  • A clean driver's abstract
  • Willingness to learn, grow and excel in their field
  • Seek ways to continuously improve our operations
  • A commitment to safety
  • Good communication skills
  • A sense of fun!
Yard & Shop Coordinator
  • You protect our home base- you are in charge of making sure that our crews have what they need, when they need it to get the job done
  • You have some landscape industry and mechanical knowledge
  • You want to keep our tools and product clean and organized
  • You enjoy working outdoors and have experience with construction equipment.
  • You can work with clients from all backgrounds- including residential, commercial and other landscapers
Job Champion and Crew Leader
  • You have been in the landscape industry and want to take your skills and experience to a leadership level. You've built a bit of everything and are probably a Certified Horticultural Technician (if not, how can we help you get there?)
  • Job Champions are responsible for making dreams become reality- you take plans and make them happen. As a Crew Leader, you will set the example for your landscape installation team.
  • You love working with designers and clients to produce excellent results
  • You know that job safety is a top priority and want to implement ways to make work safer.
Landscaper
  • Are you new to the industry or seeking to improve your skills? We offer landscapers the chance to work on a wide range of projects in commercial and residential settings
  • If you have experience in paving stone and retaining walls, we especially want to talk to you!
Sound like the place for you? Here's how to apply:
E-MAIL your resume and cover letter to: careers@klomps.ca


We thank everyone for applying, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please. We are committed to inclusive employment practices.
 
POSTING DATE: March 24, 2015 LOCATION: Hamilton, ON
Dutra Landscaping is a well-established property maintenance and landscape construction company
with 20 years of experience. To learn more about us go to www.dutrascape.ca.

Lead Hand /Planting and Garden Maintenance

Responsibilities include:
Lead a maintenance team of 3-5
Planting and Maintenance of gardens
Implement garden design plans developed by our Design Team
Presentation of garden design plans and proposals to clients
Cultivation of new sources of business

Requirements:
Horticulture Certificate
Valid driver’s license
Ability to lead and take responsibility
Minimum 3 years’ experience
Broad knowledge of annuals, perennials, shrubs and other woody plants including size, shape, time of
flowering, seasonal colours, hardiness, and planting locations
Familiarity with common weeds, diseases and insects
Proven sales record and successful establishing of client relationships
Knowledge of pesticides and fertilizers pertaining to landscape plants
Good organizational skills, and strong attention to detail
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team

Email your resume to Roger Dutra at completelg@gmail.com
 
POSTING DATE: March 24, 2015 LOCATION: GTA
WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH THIS SPACE?














Are you ready for a daily challenge to come up with creative, lasting solutions to improve peoples homes and gardens?
Do you have design opinions and a good sense of space?

We are looking for talented landscape designers and architects to join our team!

Juergen Partridge Ltd. is a residential landscape design build company servicing the GTA for over 30 years.
Apply today, see your designs through from initial ideas, to construction.

Applicants should know Autocad or Vectorworks and SketchUp and have a good sketching ability to convey their ideas.
Please include examples of work that showcase your design process  when applying.

Please forward to:
Juergen Partridge Limited
E-mail: matt@partridgedesign.com

 
POSTING DATE: March 5, 2015 LOCATION: Vaughan, ON
EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
D. A Gracey is an award winning design/build landscaping company specializing in high-end residential work in the GTA. We are looking for educated/qualified people who have a passion for landscaping and who take pride in the work they do. We are an established company, which continues its steady growth every year.

Currently we are hiring:
Landscape Construction Workers
Skilled Landscape Labourers
Skilled Mason


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

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


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

 

POSTING DATE: March 23, 2015 LOCATION: Kawartha's, Durham, Uxbridge, ON

HUBBLE LANDSCAPING
Kawartha’s/Durham/Uxbridge
www.hubblelandscaping.com

 
HOCKEY  BASEBALL  GOLF  FISHING  BIKING – Is this what you do in your spare time?  Do you want to work for a company that makes that possible?  Hubble Landscaping wants our staff to work hard and have the time to play hard. For 25 years Hubble Landscaping has been providing top quality workmanship and unique design in the high end residential/cottage market. We are located in the Peterborough area where there are plenty of opportunities to take in all of what cottage country provides and still enjoy urban life. If you are tired of spending your day in traffic and you want to work on interesting projects then have a look at our website www.hubblelandscaping.com

Experience in Landscape construction/maintenance and a good attitude are required

Job opportunities in the following areas:

  • Landscape Crew Members
  • Landscape Foreman
  • AZ/equipment operators
  • Lawn Maintenance Supervisor/sales
  • Lawn maintenance staff

Training/health plan/ bonuses for exemplary work available

Email resume to hubblelandscaping@i-zoom.net   
Contact: Jeff

POSTING DATE: March 23, 2015 LOCATION: Mississauga, ON

ALL THINGS GREEN LANDSCAPING INC.
All Things Green is a year round service serving the Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon area,  We are continuously growing and have a lot of work year round.

We are looking to fill the following positions:

  • Landscapers minimum 2 years experience
  • Leads
  • Horticulturalist
  • (2) positions for Flower Planting and Garden Maintenance
  • Design & Construction Crew Members

All positions are Full Time, University Students welcome.  
Leads must possess a valid G license, be 25 and over, with a clean abstract.
Must have work boots.

Responsibilities
Operate vehicles and powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, trimmers etc.
Mow, edge, trim, planting, mulch, shovelling, weeding, trimming hedges, shrubs, trees, cleaning playground sands and gathering  litter.

Please submit your resume to: allthingsgreen08@gmail.com attn.: Sidney or fax 905-216-2425
Selected candidates will be contacted.

POSTING DATE: March 23, 2015 LOCATION: Oakville-Burlington, ON

CLINTAR LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT
Clintar Landscape Management is searching for a Landscape Gardener/Horticultural Technician to help develop a high-end residential maintenance division in the Oakville, Burlington area.

If you love working in gardens are energetic, motivated and passionate about maintaining and crafting beautiful outdoor gardens and also have an entrepreneurial spirit we would like to hear from you.  The ideal candidate will have experience in maintaining a wide variety of gardens takes pride in their work but also enjoys mentoring and fostering a love of gardens in fellow employees, and clients.  Would like to take on a more supervisory role and lead the development of a horticultural division.  

This is a year round position where duties will shift to winter administration and assistance with snow removal.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 seasons of horticultural maintenance experience as well as 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Thorough horticultural knowledge of plant identification, proper maintenance of plants, lawns, small trees, shrubs, perennials, vines, roses, bulbs and annuals
  • Knowledge and understanding of garden design, of project layout and installation practices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong customer relations
  • Valid driver's licence, clean abstract, appropriate skills necessary to drive trucks and trailers
  • Self-motivated and able to work well both unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Detail oriented with a creative flair, friendly and organized
  • Education in horticulture is a definite asset
  • Capable of physical labour and can lift a minimum of 20kgs

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervising a crew, mentoring and training crew members on proper maintenance techniques
  • Meeting with clients to identify their needs, understand their requirements and present solutions to meet their expectations
  • Aid in the design of new gardens, select the appropriate plants for new and existing gardens
  • Keep accurate records of tasks and duties performed
  • Ability to work safely and to maintain a safe work culture
  • Various on-site duties may include weeding and cultivating, planting, watering, pruning, dead heading, preparation of flower beds and general clean-up and maintenance
  • Fertilize, make recommendations to control pests and diseases and apply other gardening techniques as required
  • Planting and maintaining of all gardens to high standards

This is an opportunity to help develop and build a new division with the support of a strong team and growing company.  You will enjoy all the challenges and rewards of starting a new division with all the support of an established but progressive minded company.  Become a leader while joining a strong team.  

Raking and thorough garden bed cleanups
Cutting back plant material
Removing all burlap and un-mounding any protected plants
Mulching or composting
Pruning
Cultivating and turning of soil
Edging garden beds
Weeding
Dead-heading, cutting back and staking plant material
Fertilizing
Raking and final cleanup of beds
Hilling roses and other tender plants
Plant protection with burlap

Contact us by phone at 905-332-8800, or by email at john.moodie@clintar.com

POSTING DATE: March 23, 2015 LOCATION: Etobicoke, ON

SUPPORT STAFF POSITION OPPORTUNITY
Job Title: Grounds Maintenance Co-ordinator Competition #: 2015-018
Division/Department: Facilities Management Classification: Payband G
Reporting To: Manager, Maintenance and Operations Campus: North
Start Rate: $27.73 Maximum Rate: $32.15

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Under the direction of the Manger, Operations and Maintenance, the incumbent is accountable for Site Services at the North Campus. The incumbent will be required to: develop, monitor and review annual work plans for day to day activates and projects; operate and maintain motorized landscape maintenance equipment as well as hand and power tools; pick up litter and debris; seed, sod, cut and trim lawn areas; weed and mulch perennial and shrub beds and tree pits; implement and maintain an Integrated Pest Management Program; design, plant and maintain annual planters and landscape features; install and repair walkways and patios; research, purchase and maintain a variety of equipment and external site fixtures such as fixed and temporary barriers and site furniture; parking lot maintenance - sweep, line paint, catch basins, asphalt repairs, and signage; shovel and plow snow and apply ice melter products on sidewalks, entrances, stairs and ramps. Additionally, the incumbent will co-ordinate a health and safety program (monthly meetings) and monitor compliance by site service staff and contractors; provide weekly, monthly, annual reports on status updates and completion on site conditions, routine tasks and projects; provide leadership and coordination on special projects /assignments developing scope of work, liaison and supervision of outside contractors; prioritize and schedule work orders to meet customer requests; prepare and monitor capital and operating budgets for the department; and review landscape drawings and proposals for the enhancement of college properties.

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week; flexible hours may be required for seasonal and unexpected emergencies
Skill Testing Required: YES

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will possess either a 2 year diploma in Horticulture or trades certification, along with a minimum of five years of year-round practical, hands-on and administrative experience with landscape and general grounds maintenance of commercial, institutional, or park properties. Additional requirements include: proven leadership experience in leading work crews in a unionized environment; a valid Landscape Exterminators License; chainsaw operator certification; skid steer operators certification; WHMIS, First Aid, and small engine training; a valid class ‘G’ Driver’s License; ability to meet requirements to be insured on the College insurance policy; and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel and Word).

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

Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek qualified individuals with demonstrated skill and knowledge to deal with all aspects of diversity in a post-secondary environment. Humber College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The HR Recruitment Coordinator responsible for this position will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate format on request.

OPEN DATE: March 4, 2015
CLOSE DATE: Open until filled

A detailed job description for this position is available in the HR Services. All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to HR Services by applying online at: www.humber.ca/careers

POSTING DATE: March 23, 2015 LOCATION: Bolton, Vaughan, Brampton, ON

Brick By Brick/Ground Pros is a property maintenance company operating out of the Bolton, Vaughan & Brampton areas. The majority of our work includes lawn maintenance and garden services. We are currently seeking dedicated and reliable full time staff for the current season.
 
MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER

  • 2 -3 years experience
  • Maintenance of commercial properties including garden care, grass cutting, edging, trimming and pruning
  • Must have a strong work ethic and be highly motivated
  • Horticultural knowledge is asset in lawns, trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals
  • Able to work as a team player
  • Punctuality and reliability essential
  • Clean valid driver's licence, G licence

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE CREW PERSONNEL 

  • Experience working with commercial lawn mowers and trimmers
  • Knowledge of horticultural practices an asset
  • Positive attitude and team oriented
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Valid driver's licence with a safe and clean driving record is asset
  • Must have own transportation to shop

We offer excellent wages and the potential for year round employment available to qualified individuals
 
If you are interested in being part of our growing team, please email vince.facchini@gmail.com

POSTING DATE: March 23, 2015 LOCATION: Hamilton, ON

CJ Landscaping, located in Hamilton, is an established company in the industry and known for our commitment to quality service. 
We are looking for individuals with a positive attitude and strong work ethic.

Landscape Gardener/Lawn Cutting Technician

Responsibilities:
Residential Lawn Cutting and Garden Maintenance, includes:

  • lawn cutting, line trimming and power blowing
  • edging, weeding, tilling of garden beds
  • pruning and maintenance of annuals, perennials, shrubs and small trees - installation of soil and mulch

Required Work Experience:
Minimum 2 years work experience in Landscape Maintenance. Experience towing a landscape trailer an asset

Education:
High school diploma
Asset: College/University /Apprenticeship /Landscape Ontario certifications in Horticulture Weed spray technician license an asset.

Requirements:
Valid G class drivers license with clean abstract
Team player, attention to detail, reliable and punctual, great communication skills, customer service focused
Able to work in a fast paced environment

Anticipated start date - April 2015
Salary - $14.00 - $17.00 hourly, 45-55 hours weekly, plus benefits after probationary period

Landscape Blower Truck Assistant
A Blower truck is used to transport and convey soil and mulch through a 4" flexible hose directly into garden areas.

Responsibilities:
Assisting the Blower Truck operator in setting up and tearing down hose sections on job sites. Moving the hose during the material installation process. Clean up of job sites with backpack blowers, brooms etc. Maintaining a safe work environment.

Required work experience:
Related work experience in landscaping or the construction industry

Education:
Completion of high school Horticulture certification an asset

Requirements:
Valid G class drivers license with clean abstract Team player, attention to detail, reliable and punctual, great communication skills, customer service focused Able to work in a fast paced environment First aid and fall restraint training an asset

Anticipated start date: ASAP
Salary: $14.00 - $17.00 hourly, 45-55 hours per week, plus benefits (health and dental) after probationary period.

Please apply by email to cjlandscapejob@gmail.com or by Fax 905-689-6525

POSTING DATE: March 23, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON

LANDSCAPES BY LUCIN
Grow with us in 2015!
Let your future take root!

Recognized by Landscape Ontario with Awards of Excellence for our work, Landscapes By Lucin is dedicated to providing clients with compelling, creative landscape design.
Based in Toronto, our business is growing, which is why we’re looking for energetic, versatile, self-motivated field staff to join our team.

Why choose Landscapes By Lucin?
The answer is simple. We truly believe that when it comes to delivering exceptional work and outstanding customer service, our employees are the reason behind our success. That’s where we stand out – we consider our employees to be our partners, and we prove it to them every single day.

The resources and guidance to help you reach your full potential.
You can count on it.

  • We will train you – and continue to make learning a priority.
  • We’ll work with you to create a career path based on your strengths, giving priority to your preferences.
  • We offer a variety of roles keep your work day interesting and motivating.
  • Incentive plans and a signing bonus.

This year, “grow further” in your career by partnering with an employer dedicated to investing in you over the long term – a company that encourages teamwork and rewards initiative.
If you have previous landscaping, stonemasonry, carpentry or general construction experience, we’d like to hear from you!

We are rooted in growing our business – and providing opportunities for your professional growth and development.

Telephone: 416-253-9130
Email: Arvils Lukss, President: lucin@bellnet.ca

POSTING DATE: March 23, 2015 LOCATION: Oakville-Hamilton, ON

Gustin Landscape Maintenance Inc. Is an industry leading landscape design/build maintenance company.  From our facility in Ancaster we serve the Ancaster, Dundas, Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville areas.  For over 30 years our reputation has been built on our commitment to delivering excellence.  We are currently looking to expand our team and have the following positions available.

Construction Labourers:
We are interested in individuals who enjoy landscape construction, have a strong work ethic and a desire to learn.  2-3 years experience an asset.

Maintenance Personnel:
We are interested in individuals who enjoy landscape/gardening to maintain properties of our residential and commercial clients.  Positions available for Maintenance labourers, pruners and lawn care technicians.

Gustin Landscape offers an excellent working environment while exceeding industry wage expectations.  Compensation will be  based on your experience.  A valid G licence and transportation to our facility is required.

Please forward resume to: Info@gustinlandscape.com
Attention: Jay Gustin

POSTING DATE: 2014 LOCATION: Across Canada

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


 

POSTING DATE: December 2014 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
For over 30 years Mr. Landscape has been providing exceptional landscape maintenance services to Toronto’s most prestigious residential neighborhoods

Current positions available:

Landscape Maintenance Foreperson

TOP WAGES + BONUS
Minimum 3 years’ experience
Plant knowledge a must
Excellent people skills
Ability to lead and take responsibility
Valid driver’s license
Certification not mandatory but is a bonus

Landscape Maintenance Lead Hands
TOP WAGES
Minimum 1 year experience
Must be able to take direction
Plant knowledge or a willingness to learn is required
Must be a team player

Please forward resume to: davidreeder@mrlandscape.ca

 

 

POSTING DATE: March 19, 2015 LOCATION: BURLINGTON, ON
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.

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER
Full-time with year-round potential

Responsibilities: 
  • Professional property maintenance including lawn and garden maintenance, tree and shrub pruning, planting, fertilizing, over-seeding, mulching, sod installation, snow clearing, etc.
  • Provide excellent customer service.  
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with crew members, management, and other employees
  • Friendly, courteous, and honest.
Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience in all aspects of property maintenance within the landscape industry.  
  • Effectively lead a four person crew.  Manage and delegate crew member tasks.
  • Skilled operator of all types of maintenance equipment.
  • Horticultural certification or substantial horticultural knowledge.
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Effective communicator with customers and coworkers.
  • A very good eye for detail.
  • Able to maintain log sheets, estimates, client requests, etc.
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Able to work long hours
  • Truck driving and trailer towing skills are a necessity.
  • Driver’s license and a clean driving abstract (which must be provided at job interview).
  • First Aid/CPR certification is an asset.

We offer the ability to earn an excellent hourly wage over the industry average as well as a rewarding bonus structure.

Start Date: April 2015        
End Date: Late November / early December 2015

LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION CREW MEMBER - FULL TIME SEASONAL

Responsibilities: 
- Installation of landscape construction projects such as patios, walkways, retaining walls, gardens, etc.  Planting, pruning, general plant care.
- Record keeping.
- Ability to read landscape designs/plans is considered an asset.
- Communicate clearly and effectively with crew members, supervisor, management, and other employees.
- Provide excellent customer service.  
- Courteous, friendly, and honest.
- Work safely and productively.

Qualifications:
- 2+ years of experience in landscape construction industry.  
- Capable of operating construction equipment (stone saws, compactors, track loader).
- 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 assets.
- Driver’s license and a clean driving abstract (which must be provided at job interview).
- 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.

Start Date: April 2015
End Date: Late November / early December 2015

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.

Start Date: April 2015        
End Date: Late November / early December 2015

Please submit your resume to: info@applebylandscape.com

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

POSTING DATE: March 18, 2015 LOCATION: BURLINGTON, ON
LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE FOREMAN
PREMIER Property Maintenance & Landscaping is an award winning Landscape Design/Build and Landscape Maintenance company servicing the GTA with quality workmanship and attention to detail.  With 10 years in the industry we are an established company with steady growth.

We are looking for an experienced individual with a positive attitude and strong attention to detail. Someone who is well-versed in all areas of LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE and who can work well as a team for the betterment of the company and client.

Qualifications:
*Experience in all areas of Landscape Maintenance including but not limited to:
-Lawn Cutting and Line Trimming
-Flower bed Maintenance
-Pruning of Shrubs/Hedges/Plants as required
-All types of tools and machines associated landscape maintenance
-Valid G drivers license and experience driving with trailer
-Transportation to get to job site/carpool site.
-Positive attitude towards clients and fellow workers a must

Work Conditions: Outdoors.  Must be able to work through various weather conditions

Description of Work:
Lead and assist on various landscape maintenance properties with crew members until completion.

Hours:  Monday-Friday (40-50hrs/week) with occasional Saturdays.  (April to December)

Wage/Compensation: $16.00-$21.00/hr based on experience.

Please send resume via email to nathan@premierpm.ca

 

POSTING DATE: March 18, 2015 LOCATION: GTA, ON
LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION FOREMAN
PREMIER Property Maintenance & Landscaping is an award winning landscape design/build company servicing the GTA with quality workmanship and attention to detail.  With 10 years in the industry we are an established company with steady growth.

We are looking for an experienced individual with a positive attitude and strong attention to detail. Someone who is well-versed in all areas of landscape installation and who can work well as a team for the betterment of the company and client.

Qualifications:
*Experience in all areas of Landscaping including but not limited to:
-Hardscape/Softscape installations
-Ability to read and decipher landscape drawings
-Interlock and Natural Stone/Masonry installation
-Tree Planting/Sod Installation and Care
-Problem-solving and positive attitude
-Ability to operate small machinery
-Knowledge of Plant Material
-Must have transportation to get to job site or carpool site.

Work Conditions: Outdoors.  Must be able to work through various weather conditions

Description of Work:
Lead and assist on various landscape installation projects with crew members

Hours:  Monday-Friday (40-50hrs/week) with occasional Saturdays.  (April to December)

Wage/Compensation: $18.00-$22.00/hr based on experience.

Please send resume via email to nathan@premierpm.ca
POSTING DATE: March 17, 2015 LOCATION: Binbrook, ON
WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR CAREER?
If you would enjoy your career in landscaping at a professional, fun loving, growing company....we are looking for you!!  

Landscape Construction Foreman Needed
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 & 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 & understand landscape blueprints
- grading and installing of various natural and precast products
- knowledge of plant material & installation techniques
- competent using skidsteer & mini excavator
- previous irrigation & lighting experience an asset but not required
- full G licence with clean abstract

Please send your resume to:
Email - jeff@jeffslawncare.ca
Fax -  905-765-3782
 
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