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POSTING DATE: July 27, 2015 LOCATION: Barrie, ON

TRIM DOZER OPERATOR REQUIRED – FULL TIME
Eisses Brothers Excavating, a family Owned and Operated company, has been operating in the Barrie area since 1973 and we perform excavating and grading for Residential, Commercial, and Industrial customers. Our work includes:

  • Site servicing, sewer and watermain installation, and site grading
  • Earth moving and parking lot construction
  • Lot clearing, foundation excavation and backfill
  • Lot grading, fine grading topsoil for landscaping for residential and commercial sites
  • Supply and installation of retaining walls including armour stone
  • Septic system installation
  • Aggregate supply from our gravel pits

We have an immediate opening for an experienced trim dozer operator. We offer full time employment with the opportunity for year round work for a willing individual, excellent compensation and benefits package.

Required qualifications and experience:

  • 5 years experience operating dozer, including residential site grading
  • Minimum DZ licence with AZ licence preferred
  • Experience on other heavy machinery is an asset (i.e. wheel loader, skid steer)

Basic job duties:

  • Perform a daily inspection of equipment
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance on equipment (greasing, lubrication)
  • Earth moving and grading of sites as directed by our Foreman, or the Customer on site, as appropriate
  • Keep alert on job site, continually looking for ways to improve production and quality, whether working alone or in a crew setting
  • Ensure equipment is cleaned as scheduled and/or required, including the removal of personal belongings and garbage from cab
  • Communication with Foreman or dispatch with updates on work completion, materials required, etc
  • Other duties as assigned

Please forward resume with relevant experience and references via fax to 705-721-8982 or email to info@eissesexcavating.com

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

POSTING DATE: July 27, 2015 LOCATION: St. Williams, ON

ENVIRONS WHOLESALE NURSERY
Position Type
Immediate Full-time Employment
Job Title Field Production Supervisor
Job Location St. Williams
Salary (hourly rate) TBD
Employment Category Landscaping & Horticulture

Job Description
Due to our ongoing growth and commitment to continuous improvement, we are looking for someone to join our Nursery Operation Team in the permanent position of Field Production Supervisor.
As the Field Production Supervisor, you ensure that the nursery’s production program meets or exceeds our customer expectation you will lead our team in a way that fosters their professional development.

Reporting to our ownership group, you will be responsible to:

  • Manage all production activities, including overseeing and coordinating the daily activities of the production team assigned to you;
  • Manage all aspects of the production process field management, IPM (working with a consultant), crop maintenance trees and cash crop, quality control and support inventory management.
  • Ensure safety standards are maintained and tasks are assigned efficiently to meet productivity objectives;
  • Work in adverse weather conditions and be physically able to meet demands such as standing for long periods of time, repetitive bending, twisting and pulling;
  • Work extended hours during seasonal demands peaks.

Job Requirements (Skills, Qualifications)
Education & Qualifications:

  • Diploma in a horticulture field preferred (Horticulture Technician)
  • Minimum 3 years experience in ornamental or nursery industry (horticulture)
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Must be team and goal oriented and be able to work in a fast paced, multilingual and multicultural environment.
  • Must have strong communication and organizational skills accompanied with attention to detail.
  • Competency with Microsoft Office products,
  • Must have a certified pesticide applicators license within one year of hire date.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Spanish is an asset.
  • First aid training and other industry related training an asset

Application Information
Application Procedure By Email to Niagara College
eMail, to rnicholls@niagaracollege.ca
Application Material Required Resumé
We thank you for your interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

POSTING DATE: July 24, 2015 LOCATION: Niagara, ON

Ontario’s Niagara Parks
PRESERVING
a rich heritage, CONSERVING natural wonders, INSPIRING people, worldwide!

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT, SCHOOL OF HORTICULTURE

Reporting to the Superintendent, Botanical Gardens, School of Horticulture & Butterfly Conservatory, works within established policies, procedures and guidelines to develop and direct, coordinate and facilitate the management of and participation in the operations.  Oversees teaching methodology at the School of Horticulture and the respective curatorial responsibilities at the Botanical Gardens and Butterfly Conservatory. Assists in the coordination, development, planning and management of the Botanical Gardens and the School of Horticulture.  Oversees the planning, acquisition and development of instruction related classroom materials and equipment. Assists in the planning of programs related to partnership and accreditation.

Qualifications: 
Post-secondary Degree or Diploma in Horticultural Sciences. Teaching Certificate required, with practical experience and instructional techniques.  Teaching at the post-secondary level is an asset. Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible horticultural management and practical experience. Extensive knowledge of management practices, instructional theory, techniques, and public relations skills. Extensive experience in horticulture practices and associated curriculum development with emphasis on applied and theoretical work based apprenticeship learning. Thorough knowledge of lesson planning differentiated learning techniques and the ability to approach course development creatively.   Ability to plan and direct the work of staff, students and volunteers with excellent communication, negotiating and interpersonal skills.  Excellent record keeping and preparation skills.  Ability to liaise with garden visitors, horticulturists and School of Horticulture partners and educational professionals. A successful Police Information Check is required for the selected candidate.

NPC offers an annual salary range of $73,255 to $83,244 as well as a comprehensive benefit and pension plan.  To apply for this position please submit a detailed resume by August 13, 2015:

Human Resources Department
The Niagara Parks Commission
employment@niagaraparks.com

We are an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff.  All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  To request an alternate format, please contact the HR Department at (905) 353-5411, or by email to accessibility@niagaraparks.com, or by TTY,
Local (905) 356-5672, or Toll –free 1-855-356-5672.

 

POSTING DATE: July 21, 2015 LOCATION: Burlington, ON

SEASONAL LABOURER/LOADER OPERATOR (April to November) – Burlington, ON
Start Date: Immediately

Select Stone is a respected supplier of natural stone products to landscape and masonry professionals. Our customers count on us for excellent service and quality products, when and where they need them.

As a seasonal Labourer/Loader Operator, you are part of a small team of friendly and hardworking people working toward 100% customer satisfaction while maintaining a fun and safe work environment. You will use your effective communication skills, ability to work with numbers and safe work habits to help customers select product and process pick-ups and deliveries. As our ideal candidate, you are friendly, helpful and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You enjoy working outdoors and are not afraid of physical labour.  

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting customers to find and select product in the yard, according to project requirements
  • Operating loading equipment (e.g. Bobcat skid steer, front end loader) to load product into customer and company vehicles safely and efficiently
  • Accurately measuring/calculating product quantities and communicating them to office staff
  • Unloading delivery vehicles and putting product away quickly and neatly
  • Performing daily and weekly maintenance and housekeeping tasks (e.g. returning product to designated areas, yard organization, etc.)
  • Maintaining a safe and tidy work area

Skills, Qualifications and Physical Requirements:

  • Experience operating a Bobcat skid steer or other loading equipment is an asset but not a requirement
  • Must be able to lift 60-80 lbs
  • Must have a strong ability to use numbers, basic mathematic functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) and formulas to accurately measure and calculate areas, quantities and weights
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to work respectfully with coworkers and customers
  • Available to start work at 7:00 am

Work Conditions:

  • Fast-paced yard with constantly moving equipment and vehicles
  • Some manual labour required

What We Offer:

  • A fun, friendly and safe working environment with a team focus
  • Starting wage of $16.00 per hour plus overtime
  • Approximately 45-50 hours/week

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to rachel@selectstonesupply.com
 
Select Stone Supply Ltd.
3095 Harrison Court, Burlington, ON

selectstonesupply.com
 

POSTING DATE: July 20, 2015 LOCATION: GTA, ON

Geoscape Contracting is a pioneer in the green industry specializing in landscape construction for many large commercial and urban developers, with projects spanning across the GTA. We dedicate ourselves to all aspects of commercial landscaping, including but not limited to; softscaping, hardscaping, grading, retaining walls, plant installation, sodding, terraseeding, park construction and trucking.

We are now accepting resumes for the following positions:

Project Manager

  • Maintains safety as number 1 priority in all daily activities.
  • 5 year management experience in landscape construction
  • Prepares construction schedules, work orders, and creates project budgets.
  • Full knowledge of all aspects of planting, grading, landscape construction, terraseeding, managing a workforce & equipment usage.
  • Simultaneously manage multiple job sites and tracks project & related costs.
  • Coordinates with the Operations Manager to ensure the project receives all required materials, equipment and manpower in order to meet deadlines and realize collective efficiencies.
  • Actively engage in training/coaching foremen and Geoscape employees to ensure a safe, energetic, engaged, and skilled workforce.
  • Is punctual and prepared to attend all required meetings with architects, clients, and the Geoscape management team.
  • Ability to physically demonstrate & lead by example.
  • Project Management Certificate is considered an asset

Working Foreman

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a supervisory role in the landscape industry.
  • Maintains safety as number 1 priority in all daily activities.
  • Knowledge of planting and hardscape techniques as well as knowledge of horticulture and plant needs.
  • Possesses problem solving skills and ability to give direction to workers.
  • Completes work orders as assigned by Project Manager.
  • Ability to physically demonstrate & lead by example.
  • Capable of reading and interpreting various construction related documents.
  • Actively engages in training/coaching Geoscape employees to ensure a safe, energetic, engaged, and skilled workforce.
  • Experience laying out job sites according to drawings provided by landscape architect. This includes planting beds, trees, pathway and park construction, retaining walls, etc.
  • Ensures daily maintenance/inspections are carried out for all equipment on site

Senior Operator

  • Maintains safety as number 1 priority in all daily activities.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in heavy equipment/earthworks field.
  • Completes work orders as assigned by Project Manager.
  • Ability to work independently and follow direction. Demonstrate and lead by example.
  • Ability to read and understand underground locates.
  • Actively engages in training/coaching Geoscape employees to ensure a safe, energetic, engaged, and skilled workforce.
  • Experience laying out job sites according to drawings provided by landscape architect.
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting grading plans.
  • Ability to collaborate with the Project Manager to communicate any changes or concerns regarding the job site.
  • Communicates effectively with colleagues, clients, and Geoscape management team.
  • Inspects job sites for any possible hazards.
  • Monitors the machines on an ongoing basis, actively engages in preventative maintenance.
  • Possesses a valid Ontario driving license.

Lead Hand

  • Maintains safety as number 1 priority in all daily activities.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the landscape construction field.
  • Duties include, but are not limited to: tree and shrub planting, receiving and unloading plant material, placing, spreading and grading soil, mulch and aggregates, installing and removing T-bars, silt fences and weed mats as well as site cleanup.
  • Operates small machines and uses hand tools to complete the tasks.
  • Encourages, teaches and leads crew members on safe work practices of construction equipment, tools and job techniques. Reports all hazards, near misses and injuries.
  • Continually monitors all work against job specification to ensure the quality and accuracy of the work preformed while striving to eliminate deficiencies.
  • Communicates well with co-workers, supervisors, client groups, and the general public.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment taking on multiple deadlines and responsibilities with frequent interruptions and still remaining focused, while leading by example.
  • Heavy lifting required (up to 50 lbs.) and ability to work in varying weather conditions.

If you are a passionately proud, safety oriented, caring individual interested in succeeding together within a fun organization where growing and exceeding expectations are a part of our every day culture then apply now by emailing your resume to jobs@geoscapecontracting.com
 

POSTING DATE: July 15, 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

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: July 15, 2015 LOCATION: Burlington, ON

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

Position Duties

  • Performs in a safe and efficient manner the horticultural and other tasks required to develop, maintain and preserve Royal Botanical Gardens’ living plant collections, displays, landscapes, greenhouses and nursery production facilities
  • Specific duties may include: planting, pruning, fertilizing, watering, plant displays, pond maintenance, tree and shrub removal, turf maintenance, weeding, landscape construction, plant propagation and pathway construction and maintenance
  • Drive light trucks and tractors as well as operate tools and equipment such as lawn mowers, rototillers, edgers, and chainsaws as required in the performance of assigned duties
  • Keep curatorial and plant documentation records, work reports and other records as required in the performance of assigned duties
  • Direct and support Student Gardeners, temporary staff, volunteers and others as required
  • Perform other job-related duties assigned by the Supervisor, including snow removal, physical plant maintenance and preventative maintenance on tools and equipment

Requirements

  • Post-Secondary school diploma in Horticulture or closely related field from a recognized college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A good working knowledge of botanical horticulture and the broad range of plants found in RBG’s interior and exterior plant collection and their culture
  • Demonstrated ability in proper horticultural practices and in the equipment used to undertake these
  • Two years professional experience in horticulture
  • Valid “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence with a clear statement of driving record
  • A Police Records check will be required by the successful candidate at their own expense

Rate of Pay*
Probationary: $20.00/hr
After 6 Months: $20.82/hr
After 1 Year: $21.64/hr
*These positions are part of the CUPE Local 5167 bargaining unit.
RBG is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.

Candidates can apply via “Workforce Now” via the link below:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=RBGardens&jobId=73070&lang=en_CA&source=CC3


Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
 

POSTING DATE: July 15, 2015 LOCATION: York & Durham Region, ON

CLINTAR LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT
LAWN TECHNICIAN
YORK & DURHAM REGION

Canada’s largest and fastest growing year-round Groundskeeping company is looking for a highly motivated individual.

Minimum two years’ experience in Lawn Care management including:
Application of fertilizer and liquid iron base product.
An Ontario Applicators license in turf or ornamentals or ability to obtain within one month of hire.
Have the ability to operate grounds related equipment, drive a pickup truck or 5 ton truck and have a valid driver’s license.
Demonstrate the ability to calibrate spreaders, sprayers and, read and follow directions on label for all products used.

If your resume fits with our needs and you are looking for growth opportunity email your resume call the office.

Call Neno @ 416-291-1611 or email gtaejobs@clintar.com

POSTING DATE: July 15, 2015 LOCATION: Kitchener, ON

Green Ventures Landscape Care Limited ~ Servicing the Waterloo Region & Huron County
www.greenventureslc.com
           
Here we grow again!  We are a fast growing Landscape Care Company based out of Kitchener and are looking for hardworking, self-motivated individuals that have experience in the area of Property Maintenance.  If you are interested in a position with a fast growing Landscape Care company, please send us your resume!
 
We are looking for the following team members:

  • Dedicated Garden Bed Maintenance Workers (2 positions available) 
    • Experience and plant knowledge preferred and a valid G license is preferred
  • Lead Hand/Foreman for Grounds Maintenance (2 positions available)
    • Experience in Grounds Maintenance and Snow Removal necessary and a valid G license is required
  • General Grounds Maintenance Labourers (2 positions available)
    • Experience preferred

Positions available offer year-round employment with competitive pay rates.  Pay rates will be determined based on experience and skill range.
 
Please forward resumes and references to: 
info@greenventureslc.com or fax to 519-570-4888

Only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

POSTING DATE: July 15, 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

LANDSCAPE ENHANCEMENT 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.

The successful candidate should possess a minimum of 3 years experience in proper pruning methods, seasonal colour installation through annual plantings, mulching installation, plantings and garden care.

  • 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
  • Cares for growing plants by pruning, weeding and removing dead and damaged leaf tissue
  • This position involves a heavy emphasis on pruning and must be proficient in proper methods
  • Planting of trees, shrubs, groundcovers and perennials
  • Garden bed maintenance of existing beds and creating new garden beds
  • Mulching of gardens
  • Installation and rotation of seasonal flower beds
  • Identifying ways to improve the “curb appeal” of our contracted properties
  • Must be familiar with and able to operate dump truck, truck with trailer, backpack blowers, tiller, chainsaw, hand pruners, pole pruners, gas powered shears etc.
  • Provide guidance to customers on care of trees, flowers, shrubs and plants
  • Keeping up with changing trends in gardening
  • Work well in a team or individually
  • Driven to maintain excellent customer service through communication and regular site visits

ENHANCEMENT TEAM MEMBERS

  • Working knowledge of all aspects of horticulture and landscape enhancement
  • 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 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: July 13, 2015 LOCATION: GTA, ON;
GARDEN GROVE LANDSCAPING

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.  

Through our years of experience and reputation for attention to the smallest detail, Garden Grove Landscaping Inc. has established a benchmark for quality and customer service.
As a team member of Garden Grove, you will demonstrate and promote our values to clients, employees, partners and the community.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

CLIENT CARE MANAGER

Your role within our company is dynamic as you will manage customer relationships, landscape/enhancement budgets and regions for snow and ice removal. Responsibilities will also include for selling enhancements and landscape management services to new and current customers and targeting 95% customer retention. Must be an ambassador of the Garden Grove C.A.R.E. philosophy of Consistency, Accessibility, Reliability and Expertise which provides the framework of our commitment and promise to our customers.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Be passionate about serving our customers, develop and maintain long-term, loyal client relationships
  • Assist in resolving issues with customer service as needed
  • Manage daily customer relationships to ensure continuous sales growth and excellent customer service
  • Responsible for the presentation of contract renewals to our customers, which requires an in-depth knowledge of all details and the confidence to answer customer questions
  • Conduct site visits with customers to plan jobs, assess work completed and review seasonal contract and any upgrade needs
  • Meets individual annual enhancement sales goals
  • Manage, monitor and analyze the financial performance of landscape projects to ensure timeliness, profitability and customer satisfaction
  • Responsible for inspecting properties at least bi-weekly and ensuring quality is met at all times
  • Oversees quality control and ensures all service and quality issues are rectified efficiently and effectively
  • Works closely with the Operations Manager to follow up on damage repairs, customer satisfactionPerform snow removal duties during the winter season
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures, safety and initiatives
  • Ensure that all contractual obligations and information are communicated to administration for company-wide implementation      
Pay commensurate with skill, ability & experience. 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: July 13, 2015 LOCATION: GTA, ON;
GARDEN GROVE LANDSCAPING

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.
 
Through our years of experience and reputation for attention to the smallest detail, Garden Grove Landscaping Inc. has established a benchmark for quality and customer service.

As a team member of Garden Grove, you will demonstrate and promote our values to clients, employees, partners and the community.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Landscape Maintenance & Snow Operations Manager

Your role within our company is dynamic as you will manage a region within the maintenance and snow management divisions. You will be responsible for managing budgets, time allocations, safety, customer satisfaction, staff and training.

Must be an ambassador of the Garden Grove C.A.R.E. philosophy of Consistency, Accessibility, Reliability and Expertise which provides the framework of our commitment and promise to our customers.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Must be passionate about our industry and serving our customers, developing long-term loyal client relationships
  • Must be highly detailed individual who thrives in organizing multiple crews, tasks and priorities in an efficient way
  • Must thoroughly understand the company’s standards to coordinate the services and set expectations
  • Will be accountable for all crews and services in your region for maintenance & snow operations
  • Will orchestrate and manage all services and crews in your region for maintenance & snow operations
  • Will fully understand customer contracts and customer expectations
  • Will be responsible for the scheduling, routing and day-to-day troubleshooting to ensure a competent division
  • Must train and establish training protocols to manage and develop staff creating and maintaining a safety culture
  • Must have excellent communication skills as it relates to customers and staff
  • Must be a proven leader having the ability to gain trust and guide staff to achieve operational excellence
  • Will be involved with the hiring, training, developing and inspiring of your team
  • Ensure compliance of all company & safety policies and procedures
  • Ensure the appropriate scheduling and routine maintenance of all related truck, trailers & equipment being used in the maintenance and snow operations
  • Continue to monitor and look for opportunities to develop efficiencies which contribute to the financial success of Garden Grove Landscaping
  • Liaise with Client Care Manager to provide quality customer relations by recognizing potential problems, meeting expectations and addressing customer concerns in a timely, courteous and professional manner
  • Supports the Director of Operations with quality & control assessments, planning, budgeting, decision making, quoting and relationship building.    
Pay commensurate with skill, ability and experience. 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: July 10, 2015 LOCATION: Oakville, ON;
CLINTAR LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT IN OAKVILLE/BURLINGTON IS HIRING:
  • Experienced commercial lawn maintenance crew leaders
Duties include:
  • Day to day operation of a 4 person crew
  • Following schedule/work ticket to ensure completion of all tasks
  • Overseeing the productivity of the crew
  • Performing lawn maintenance tasks like pruning, mowing, trimming, garden work, etc.
  • Monitoring the crew and sites for safety hazards and PPE
  • Driving mid sized dump truck with enclosed trailer
  • Handling customer complaints/issues in a professional and efficient manner
  • Training and teaching new employees
  • Completing all necessary paperwork
  • Assisting in winter snow and ice management operations
The successful candidates will have a minimum of 2 years experience in leading a maintenance crew, a valid class G license or above, and most importantly a friendly, positive attitude!
Pay is based on experience, and this position is full time year round.

Please forward all resumes and inquiries to john.moodie@clintar.com, or call us at 905-332-8800

POSTING DATE: July 9, 2015 LOCATION: Brooklin, ON;
GENERAL FARM LABOURER
Field labour in the nursery, minimum wage.
Duties: Weeding, hoeing, planting, digging, watering and pruning of trees and shrubs in fields and yard.
Seasonal – April to November
Skills Required: Grade 12 diploma, work experience an asset.
Uxbridge Nurseries Limited
8080 Baldwin St., Brooklin, ON, L1M 1Y6
Contact: Wilma Muhic
wilma@uxbridgenurseries.com

POSTING DATE: July 1, 2015 LOCATION: Caledon, ON;
Gore Landscape has been in business for over 45 years and has continually provided exceptional landscape maintenance services to Caledon and the surrounding areas. 
We service both Commercial and Residential properties with year round exterior maintenance.

Current Position Available:  Landscape Maintenance Crew Leader

The Successful Candidate will have:
  • 5+ years landscaping experience
  • Knowledge of all lawn maintenance equipment
  • The ability to lead and take responsibility
  • Be a team player with the ability to work independently
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving abstract
  • Be available for full-time hire and begin work immediately
*Your pay rate will be based on knowledge, experience and references.

If you are an energetic, hardworking individual who meets these qualifications and are interested in joining the Gore team, please forward your resume via email to  goreland.office2925@gmail.com.  

Please note that while we thank you for your interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

POSTING DATE: June 29, 2015 LOCATION: Ottawa, ON;
HORTICULTURALIST JOB POSTING
Forestell Designed Landscapes is located across Ontario with the head office in Guelph providing high end landscape construction and maintenance to municipal, commercial and estate homes. We are a rapidly growing, highly motivated, experienced team of landscape professionals and we pride ourselves on our attention to detail and customer satisfaction. Visit us at www.forestell.com.

We are hiring a Horticulture Crew Leader to manage our landscape maintenance operations at high end commercial and government properties in Ottawa.

Responsibilities include:
  • Supervision of a landscape maintenance crew of 3-4 people. Includes daily supervision of all staff on the job site, on-the-job training for crew members, completing timesheets, enforcing health & safety policies, breaks, etc.
  • Accountable for all landscape maintenance (grass cutting, trimming, weeding, edging, garbage pickup, etc.) on assigned properties, ensuring all work is complete as per the contract
  • Responsible for quality control on assigned sites, including remediation where deficiencies exist
  • Ensure equipment is clean and kept in good working order at all time. Advise head office of any repairs and/or maintenance that may be required
  • Snow removal in winter months
  • Other duties as required
Qualifications:
  • Must have College/university degree in horticulture
  • 2+ years experience
  • Advanced organizational skills (planning, goal setting, prioritizing)
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Professionalism and a positive “can-do” attitude!
  • Flexibility and adaptation to change
Compensation:
This is a year round salaried position. Forestell offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please respond to careers@forestell.com

POSTING DATE: June 29, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON;
PLANT HEALTH CARE TECHNICIAN
  • Landscape Exterminator license
  • valid “G” driver’s license with clean abstract
  • basic knowledge of common pests found on trees
  • tree identification
  • basic knowledge of  streets in Toronto area
Benefits include:
  • working in a well managed environment where safety is the priority
  • working in a healthy and courteous environment
  • access to industry conferences and seminars
  • participation in Company social events
  • competitive wages based on knowledge and experience
  • paid holidays, group health benefits
  • use of modern vehicles and equipment
  • uniforms
Fax or email resumes to:
Fax: 416-412-2101
Tel:  416-412-2100
Email:
info@ontree.ca

POSTING DATE: June 25, 2015  
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY
For over 40 years we have proven results and success, providing year round property maintenance including but not limited to weekly lawn maintenance, snow clearing, and ice control. We are well established in the Southwestern Ontario Region, servicing Commercial, Industrial and Multi‐Residential properties with year round exterior maintenance.

We are looking for responsible business minded people with;
  • Knowledge of all lawn maintenance equipment
  • Horticultural experience
  • 3+ years of experience in landscaping
  • A team player along with the ability to work independently
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good credit
What we have to offer;
  • Experience & knowledge in the industry
  • Customer service
  • Business know how
  • Partnership
  • Above industry standards
  • Co‐operative strategies such as marketing, sales & operating procedures
If you are;
  • Ambitious
  • Dependable
  • Committed
  • Reliable
  • Financially responsible
All interested applicants, please forward details regarding your experience to lawncare2014@hotmail.com
 
POSTING DATE: June 24, 2015 LOCATION: Gormley, ON
HPL Green Construction is a Toronto based residential landscaping company and has the following job openings:
Landscape Designer or Sales
AZ Driver
Working Foreman
Construction Helper

Summer students with Landscape Design background are welcomed.
Please send your resume to info@hplgreen.com

POSTING DATE: June 24, 2015 LOCATION: Burlington, ON
IDEAL GARDEN CONCEPT
Ideal Garden Concept, a long-standing design-build contractor operating in Burlington & surrounding areas, is seeking an individual experienced in landscape construction for full-time hire. The successful candidate will commence work immediately.

Foreman/Lead Hand

Duties include:
  • Manage a small crew on residential jobsites, primarily working on hardscape elements including interlock, flagstone, concrete, retaining walls, and rockeries
  • Constructing a landscape as per drawn designs
  • Use of hand and powered equipment: stone saws, plate compactors, skid steers etc
  • Perform physically-demanding work in all manner of weather, including rain, heat and cold
  • Coordinate with company owner and follow instructions for timely completion of jobs
  • Professional attitude and appropriate conduct while onsite
  • Able and willing to work an average of 45-55 hours a week
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in landscape construction (hardscaping) is preferred
  • Knowledge of the installation of hardscape and softscape elements of landscaping
  • Post-secondary education in a horticulture-related field
  • Ability to adopt established Ideal Garden Concept methods and practices
  • Class G drivers license, clean abstract, and own vehicle
Wages will be determined based on experience. See our website for the scope of our work ( http://www.idealgardenconcept.ca)
Please apply to  info@idealgardenconcept.ca with cover letter and resume.

POSTING DATE: June 23, 2015 LOCATION: Guelph, ON
GTI COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT
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 for 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.  

Office, Clerical and Technical
GTI Communications Assistant
Guelph Turfgrass Institute- Department of Plant Agriculture, Ontario Agricultural College

Temporary part-time from July 6, 2015 to June 30, 2016
(Less than 24 hours a week)

Hiring #: 2015-0183


Please read the Application Instructions before applying

Reporting to the Director, Guelph Turfgrass Institute (GTI), the GTI Communications Assistant will assist in the development of a communications strategy that addresses the communication needs of GTI stakeholders, which include affiliated faculty and industry association partners. The GTI Communications Assistant will be responsible for overseeing and implementing the communications strategy, which is expected to include: print, website, video, and social media. The GTI Communications Assistant will also be expected to:
  • Communicate current turfgrass research information to the various sectors of the turfgrass industry – golf course maintenance, sports field management, lawn care and sod production.
  • Create resources to collect and collate regional data (pest monitoring) for sharing among turf management professionals.
  • Coordinate the speaker program for the annual Ontario Turfgrass Symposium.
  • Assist with the organization and delivery of GTI education and advisory programs and services.
Requirements of this position include: Two year Community College diploma in Turfgrass Management, Communications, or related field, plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional requirements include:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and networking ability
  • Computer skills – Word, Excel, social media and website editing experience
  • Ability to work independently
Hourly rate $23.73 per hour

*Tentative evaluation.

Closing Date: 2015 06 26

POSTING DATE: June 22, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER (MANAGER DESIGN/BUILD)

Job Duties
  • Review construction project requirements from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget (budget responsibility between $500,000-$1,500,000)
  • Prepare budget estimates for projects and ensure ongoing cost management liaising directly with clients (including statement preparation and cost tracking)
  • Negotiate contracts between clients, suppliers, subcontractors and any other applicable parties
  • Responsible for recruiting and hiring staff
  • Supervise approximately 20 staff and establish staff remuneration rates for designers, project supervisors and technicians
  • Represent company when dealing with clients and act as a liaison between clients and project staff
  • Develop and establish estimating system and other controls to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget
Job Requirements
  • A candidate for consideration needs:
  • 2+ years experience in business/finance role (including budgeting, estimating, cost tracking, statement preparation)
  • 2+ years experience in client management role working with subordinate staff to ensure client satisfaction being met
  • Experience as a team manager – training and hiring staff, monitoring staff compliance with company policies, ensuring team members are meeting project and budgetary goals and preparing progress reports for senior management
  • Experience in contract negotiation
  • Some sales management experience
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s license and eligibility for professional liability insurance
Compensation:
  • Full-time (40 hours per week) and permanent position (may be required to work overtime and must also be available on weekends, nights, evenings)
  • Base Salary: CDN$65,000 per year and annual discretionary bonus available (additionally: 5% profit share from sales and car allowance)
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, life insurance, group insurance, vision care, mileage paid
  • Location of work: Toronto and GTA
Please submit applications via mail or e-mail to:
Allan Kling, President
E-mail: akling@urbangarden.ca
Tel: 416-465-1485
Fax: 416-466-1532

Urban Garden
25 Canvarco Rd.
Toronto, ON
M4G 1L4

POSTING DATE: June 18, 2015 LOCATION: GTA, ON
LOOKING FOR A JOB IN LANDSCAPING?
Dimitriadis Design Build is looking to hire:
Crew Leader ($18-$30/hr)
Lead Hand ($14-$20/hr)
Crew Members ($12-$16/hr)


We are looking for people who are keen to develop their skills, care about the work, and are interested in working year round. Dimitriadis Design Build is a company that offers design/build services in landscape design, construction, additions, renovations and new-builds in the GTA.

Your pay rate is based on knowledge, experience and references.

Please forward your resume to:
michael@dimidesignbuild.com


POSTING DATE: June 18, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
GREENSKEEPER
The St. George's Turf Team is looking for seasonal, full time dependable candidates that are enthusiastic, punctual and pay great attention to detail.

You will have the opportunity to participate in the maintenance of one of Canada's top ranked golf courses.

Task may include the following:
  • Hole changing/tee maintenance
  • mowing of greens, tees, fairways and roughs
  • Bunker maintenance-raking, repair and mowing
  • Topdressing fine turf surfaces and divot repair
  • Aerifying and other procedures that improve turf health
  • Projects such as sodding and other course improvements
  • Assist with tree and garden maintenance
Required Skills Include:
  • Complete tasks with particular attention to detail
  • Physically capable of completing required tasks
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Wage will be based on experience
Landscaping experience is required.
This is a full time seasonal employment lasting approximately from April to November 15th
Early mornings and weekend work required. We offer competitive wages based on experience, up to $16.50 per hour.

We thank all applicants for their interest but we will only advise those candidates selected for an interview.

Please email your resume to: scossarini@stgeorges.org
OR
Go to www.stgeorgesgreens.org to fill out an online application

FULL TIME SEASONAL (April 1 - Nov 15)

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

POSTING DATE: June 15, 2015 LOCATION: Alberton, ON
HORTICULTURAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE
General Seed Company is continuing to grow. Our company is one of the top forage and lawn seed companies in Ontario. We are looking for a qualified individual to manage existing wholesale accounts and grow new business. The successful candidate will be dedicated to exceptional customer service and have a long – established reputation for quality service and a large diverse client base. We are looking for someone who is devoted and committed to a long term relationships with our clients and General Seed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum 1 years sales experience
  • Ability to establish and build relationships with key decision markers
  • Able to work independently and part of the team
  • Highly motivated, flexible, and able to adapt to new situations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable delivering strong business presentations
  • Must be able to work under pressure and balance multiple priorities with a high level of self-initiative
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Agricultural and Turf seed knowledge are an asset
RESPONSIBLITIES:
  • Relationship building with key clients
  • Developing new business by conducting cold calls to new clients and existing accounts
  • Determine the client’s needs and offer solutions through the presentation of a diverse product line
  • Keep control of financial expenses
  • Be willing to travel
  • Other duties as signed by management
STATUS:
In this full time position the candidate would be reporting directly to the Director of Wholesale Operations.

Days and hours of work vary and extra hour’s maybe required, overnight stays and deliveries of product (when needed) are also involved with this position. This job includes base salary, commission, and a company vehicle, laptop, phone and other tools needed for the job.

Call reports well be filled out and emailed on a daily bases, and mileage once a month. Orders must be deal with in a timely manner by email or phone calls to ensure that they make the delivery route. The applicant would be covering the Western and Southern Ontario, zone.  

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