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

We are the largest employee-owned company in the green industry, and Canada’s trusted source for complete plant health care.
Our roots extend back to 1880, and we have branches from Ontario to British Columbia. Davey provides:

  • Excellent training
  • Career advancement
  • Company benefits
  • Employee ownership
  • Opportunities in all aspects of arboriculture
  • Solid industry compensation bases and incentive programs.
If you are interested in being part of our growing team, please email or fax resume to:
John Arico
Email: John.Arico@davey.com
Fax: 905-304-7605
www.daveytree.ca


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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


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


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

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

Job Description:

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

Qualifications:

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

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


INTERNATIONAL LANDSCAPING INC.
LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION TECHNICIAN/DZ DRIVER

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

 

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

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

Start: ASAP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Only those who qualify for the positions will be notified.

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

Please forward resume to:

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

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

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


We thank all who apply, however only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. Klomp's Landscaping & Hot Tubs is an equal opportunity employer.
 
GARDEN GROVE LANDSCAPING INC.
Garden Grove Landscaping is hiring! Come join an exciting, dynamic team of committed professionals.
Since our inception in 1990 Garden Grove Landscaping has seen steady growth and has become widely recognized as a leader in the landscape industry. Having developed a strong reputation for excellence we continue to grow as an organization because of our focus on team building, quality and customer satisfaction.  Our unique culture has enabled Garden Grove to remain a successful family-oriented business, founded on principles of trust, honesty and respect.  This guides our relationships with each other, our customers, and cultivates a positive atmosphere where growth is encouraged, and where individuals can achieve their potential.  

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

CONSTRUCTION CREW LEADERS

●    Responsible to lead and install a variety of high profile creative designs
●    Working with all aspects of stone, concrete, pavers and wall systems
●    Responsible for directing a crew of 2-4 people
●    Dedicated to quality customer service. Goes the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction
●    Ensure the delivery of excellent quality results while maintaining budgeted productivity
●    Ensure company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
●    A minimum of 3 years experience is preferred with a demonstrated ability for high quality timely installations

CONSTRUCTION CREW MEMBERS
●    Working knowledge of landscape construction
●    Ability to take direction and follow through with instructions
●    Willingness to learn and are interested in personal development
●    Work well in a team setting

MAINTENANCE CREW LEADERS
●    High level of horticultural skill and ability
●    Responsible to lead, instruct, co-ordinate and work with a crew of 3 – 6 people
●    Dedicated to quality customer service.  Goes the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction
●    Ensure the delivery of excellent quality results and service while maintaining budgeted productivity
●    Ensure company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
●    Proficient with turf and lawn care equipment
●    Ability to identify insects, diseases and weeds to recommend effective remedies
●    Strong knowledge of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals

MAINTENANCE CREW MEMBERS
●    Working knowledge of all aspects of landscape maintenance
●    Ability to take direction and follow through with instructions
●    Willingness to learn and are interested in personal development
●    Work well in a team setting

IRRIGATION TECHNICIAN
●    Hands on working knowledge of irrigation systems
●    Installing systems and ensuring that they function efficiently
●    Repairing, maintaining and troubleshooting systems
●    Monitoring proper water coverage
●    Work well in a team or individually
●    Driven to maintain excellent customer service through communication, relationships building and regular site visits.  Minimum of 2 years experience required

HORTICULTURAL TECHNICIANS
●    Cares for growing plants by pruning, weeding and removing dead and damaged leaf tissue
●    Using a variety of gardening and power tools
●    Provide guidance to customers on care of trees, flowers, shrubs and plants
●    Keeping up with changing trends in gardening
●    Work well in a team or individually
●    Driven to maintain excellent customer service through communication and regular site visits

We provide excellent wages and benefits commensurate with skill and ability, and are committed to encouraging and assisting our staff in career development.

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

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

 

 


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Landscape Construction Foreman
Horticultural Foreman


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

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

Landscape Construction Foreman
Qualified applicants would possess

 

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


Horticultural Foreman
Qualified applicants would possess

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


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

 


Job Title: Parks Maintenance (Horticulture)
Job Type: Permanent Full-time
Closing Date: September 2, 2014


Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities. Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence.
In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Come see how you can make a difference.

The Opportunity:

 

  • Oversee and carry out planting bed and shrub maintenance operations throughout parks, facilities and streetscape environments
  • Operate small equipment including light trucks, tractors, mowers, Trackless, etc.
  • Perform sidewalk plowing duties during winter months
  • Maintain equipment used for parks maintenance including preventative maintenance.
  • Ensure efficient and conscientious and safe work is carried out in all bed maintenance activities and work programs as prepared by the Supervisor
  • Supervise full-time, part time and seasonal employees as required
  • Perform additional duties and undertake special projects as assigned
  • Be responsible to work and ensure that all staff supervised work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, the Town of Caledon Policies and Procedures, as well as established industry guidelines

The Ideal Candidate:
Candidates for this position will have the following training, education and experience or equivalent:

  • Post-secondary diploma in Horticulture or a closely related field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in professional horticulture and 3 years supervisory experience
  • Experience in shrub/flower bed maintenance and design as well as turf maintenance and sidewalk snow plowing
  • Experience in operation and light servicing of vehicles (light trucks, tractors, mowers) and equipment
  • Excellent working knowledge of botanical horticulture and the broad range of plants typically found within the Town of Caledon Parks and Streetscape
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise significant discretion and sensitivity
  • Satisfactory passing of a vulnerable sector record check
  • Municipal parks experience is an asset
  • Valid ‘A’ Class driver’s licence preferred, with no more than 3 demerit points and daily access to a vehicle

How To Apply:
To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: www.caledon.ca/careers
If needed and upon request, this document can be made available in an alternative format.
 


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

GENERAL LANDSCAPE CREWMAN

A willingness to learn and work hard is a must. Must also have the ability to take direction and follow instructions, and enjoy working in a team atmosphere with other crewmen. Ability to lift heavy weight repetitively throughout an 8 – 10 hour workday is required.

All positions are full time, seasonal with the option to work part time through the winter. Candidates must have a flexible schedule and be able to work Monday – Friday, plus Saturdays during peak season. A driver’s license with clean abstract would be preferred.
Compensation based on experience and proven abilities.

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


KLOMP'S LANDSCAPING & HOT TUBS
NOW HIRING!

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

EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPE FOREMAN / SUPERVISOR

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

 

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

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


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


KLOMP'S LANDSCAPING & HOT TUBS
NOW HIRING!

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

JUNIOR COMMERCIAL ESTIMATOR

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

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

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


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

 


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT WESTERN
POSITION POSTING


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

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

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

Qualifications

Education:

 

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


Experience:

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


Skills & Expertise:

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

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

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

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

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


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


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

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

Skilled Landscaper

 

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

Semi-skilled landscaper

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

Landscape Laborer

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

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


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

Job description
The Farm Manager is responsible for:

 

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

Education and skills
Education: Diploma in Agriculture preferred.

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

Personal qualities

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

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


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

 


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


Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Desired Experience:

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

What we offer:

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

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


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


LANDSCAPE FOREPERSON
Bibbcon Landscape Construction Inc., Toronto, Ontario


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

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

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

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


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

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

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

Cedar Springs Landscape Group


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

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

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


 
HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC SPECIALIST
Specialist in Hydraulic Equipment


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

Full Time Heavy Equipment Specialist

This position includes repairing and maintaining our heavy farm equipment.

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

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

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

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

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

SALES ARBORISTS

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

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

 
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