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POSTING DATE: August 24, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON

CARPENTER needed for Toronto based landscape company.
Must have experience building decks, fencing, gazebos, sheds, etc.
Start immediately.
Salary depends on experience.
Please call Sheree @ 416-880-8647 or send resume to sheree@insideandoutgardens.ca
www.insideandoutgardens.ca

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: 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: August 24, 2015 LOCATION: Burlington, ON
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT/DESIGNER/HORTICULTURALIST
Job Type: One year Contract
Posting Date: 2015-08-04
Deadline: 2015-09-04
Location: Burlington, ON
Company Name: Aldershot Landscape Contractors LP
Job Details: Aldershot Landscape Contractors LP is currently seeking a creative, experienced and self-motivated Landscape Architect/Landscape Designer/Horticulturist to fill a one year contract position.

Candidate Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in landscape architecture, college diploma in landscape design/horticulture
  • Two (2) years office experience
  • Knowledge of plant material and residential, commercial & institutional design
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketch-up, word, excel, power point.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
Responsibilities:
Reporting directly to the director of Design/Build, your responsibilities would include but not be limited to the following:
  • Preparation of base plans, landscape concepts, detailed landscape plans and planting plans, cost estimates/area take-offs  
  • Meet/correspond with clients regarding design and plant material selection
  • Tag/source plant material, site furnishing etc.
 
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
 
Qualified applicants are invited to send a resume to:
Mr. Iain Souter, Director Design/Build – isouter@aldershotlandscape.com

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

POSTING DATE: August 20, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
The Perennial Gardener – Downtown Toronto
The Perennial Gardener is a small quality oriented, landscape company in downtown Toronto (based at Gerrard & Coxwell) and has been in business for 12 years.  
Check out our work at www.theperennialgardener.ca

So if you thrive on variety and hate to do the same thing everyday, then this is the job for you!

Landscape Foreperson/Lead Hand
We work on one project, start to finish and then move on to the next.  So you will be involved with every stage of the installation! We install gardens, patios, walkways, walls, fences and decks. We also spend one day of every week maintaining the gardens we’ve installed.  But we do NOT cut grass!
  • Paver installation, Stone masonry and Carpentry experience is essential.
  • Knowledge of plant material and good horticultural practices is beneficial as well, but not necessary, as long as you are willing to learn
  • NO grass cutting – we don’t cut grass
  • Ability to think independently and problem solve is key
  • Candidate must be able to lift 22 Kg (50 lbs)
  • Valid ‘G’ driver’s license essential  (clean record)
This is a full time/seasonal position – Immediately  to Dec 10 (45 to 65hrs/week)

Hourly rate commensurate with experience.  We pay your travel time to the jobsite and all lunches!

We are located downtown Toronto in the Gerrard and Coxwell area.

Please send resume (if you have a valid ‘G’ driver’s license), outlining experience and salary expectations to Greg Parsons.  
perennialgardener@gmail.com

POSTING DATE: August 20, 2015 LOCATION: Hamilton, ON
NOW HIRING ALL MAINTENANCE POSITIONS
1-2 years’ experience.
Please apply at info@heritagegreen.ca

POSTING DATE: August 17, 2015 LOCATION: London, ON
BOARDWALK RENTAL COMMUNITIES
Landscaping Associate
Level 2 (Bobcat Operator)

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the health, comfort and safety of our Customers
  • Ensure daily communication with all site Associates
  • Ensure site cleanliness, by picking up all garbage including pet waste around the site and assisting at other sites as required
  • Remove heavy furniture, garbage and appliances from suites and around site as required
  • Complete Customer Requests For Maintenance (CRFM’s) as required
  • Snow and ice removal, sanding and salting, completion of snow and ice removal logs
  • Lawns; cut, trimmed, watered, edged, and free of weeds
  • Applying weed killer and fertilizer as required
  • Ensure all trees, hedges, and flowerbeds are free of weeds and trimmed and dead trees are removed
  • Removal of flower beds and shrubs that are unsightly or not possible to maintain effectively
  • Parking lots: sweep, wash, lines and keep all catch basins clear of foreign debris
  • Fences: repaired and/or stained as necessary
  • Building exterior: eves cleared, siding, lights working, signage clean and visible
  • Spring clean-up: hazard line painting, irrigation start-up, power washing, planting, filling potholes, etc. as determined by the spring landscaping plan
  • Fall clean-up: leaf removal, close off (blow out) irrigation; winterize gardens and beds, trees trimmed, etc.
  • Painting halls, suites, parkades & other areas as assigned by the Area Coordinator
  • Ensure contractors arrive as per scheduled timelines and complete their work as per the conditions of contract
  • Ensure proper and accurate inventory management
  • Complete other tasks assigned by the Area Coordinator
  • Flexible on-call hours required between the hours of 6 am through 9 pm (including weekends)
  • Provide training on the proper operation and maintenance of all landscaping equipment, specifically Bobcats and heavy equipment (tractors, sweepers, small and large bobcats)
  • Ability to operate the Bobcat and also perform regular maintenance and tune-ups to the bobcat and attachments
Experience and Educational Requirements:
  • 2 years Landscaping Service experience preferred
  • Minor mechanical experience an asset
  • Professional training and experience with landscaping equipment (example: Bobcats)
Technical Requirements:
  • Working knowledge of English both verbal and written
  • Driver’s license required
  • Ability to operate a Bobcat and train others to do so in a safe manner
  • Ability to operate smaller equipment including sweepers, lawn mowers, snow blowers and small tractors
Non-Technical Requirements:
  • Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Dedicated to building better communities for all our Customers and surrounding communities
  • Ability to take responsibility for all actions and decisions and to follow through
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Strong planning and organizational skills coupled with ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently (self managed) and with other Associates in a team environment
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt to change and be flexible in nature
  • Displays a high level of initiative and commitment to success (striving toward Boardwalk’s mission statement)
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude, enthusiasm and assertiveness
  • Ability to spend up to eight hours walking, standing, climbing stairs, lifting
  • Ability to maneuver up to 90kg with the proper equipment

Please submit your resume to:
Human Resources
4074 Breck Avenue, London ON, N6L 1B5
Fax: 866-851-6995
Email: resumeon@bwalk.com
We would like to thank you in advance for your inquiry. Only those candidates who are being considered will be contacted. Offers of employment will be contingent on satisfactory security background checks, reference checks, and pre-employment medical exams, where applicable.
 

POSTING DATE: August 17, 2015 LOCATION: Collingwood, ON
GENERAL MANAGER — Small Tree Farm - COLLINGWOOD
Bloom’n Nursery is looking for a full time seasonal Tree Farm Operator / Manager in the Collingwood area. There are 10 acres with over 5000 trees currently in stock. This is a specialized tree farm, whereby the trees are grown in Fabric Grow Bags that offer many advantages.

 Qualifications
  • Diploma in a horticulture field preferred (Horticulture Technician)
  • Minimum 3 year’s horticulture experience in growing, maintaining, planting and retailing trees. A certified pesticide applicators license is helpful.
  • Must have a valid license and experience pulling trailers and operating equipment such as skid steers.                    
E-mail: gord@itsfyi.ca

POSTING DATE: August 1, 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: August 11, 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 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: August 10, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON

Flattery Design -
560 Front St West, Toronto
p. 416.605.7751
www.flatterydesign.com

ABOUT US

We are a full service firm, providing exceptional landscaping services in the GTA. We focus on understanding the needs of our clients and how these ultimately translate into each client’s landscape objectives. Our attention to detail sets us apart from our competition and our clients look to us for horticultural excellence. We provide outstanding quality of work, customer service and value. Being a great place to work means ensuring our employees trust us, have pride in what they do and enjoy the people that they work with. We strive on doing what we say, and staying committed to each job.

Must have a valid driver’s license.

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

Maintenance Staff:
Foreman, experienced maintenance crew members

Construction Staff:
Semi-Skilled and Skilled Workers

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

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

POSTING DATE: August 6, 2015 LOCATION: Etobicoke, ON

THE INL GROUP
Islington Nurseries Ltd.
www.islingtonnurseries.com


We are in our 65th year of business, and are continuing to expand within our divisions.
We offer competitive wages with lots of room for growth.

FOR OUR LANDSCAPE TRADE YARD (Etobicoke)

STONE YARD FOREMAN:

  • Must have solid, work experience.
  • Strong organizational and people skills.
  • Ability to motivate staff.
  • A solid understanding of landscape materials from either previous work experience or a similar position.

ASSISTANT MANAGER (1 POSITION):

  • Knowledge of hard and soft landscaping materials, including natural and precast stone.
  • Retail sales experience will be considered an asset.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Customer service oriented, outgoing and friendly.
  • Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends, throughout the busy season.
  • Pay commensurate with experience.
  • This is a full-time, year-round position.
  • Experience with dispatching or commercial snow removal would also be considered an asset.

RETAIL SALES STAFF (1 POSITIONS):

  • Either sales or trade experience are a prerequisite.
  • Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends, throughout the busy season.
  • Pay commensurate with experience.          

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with the right qualifications.

Our business has been founded on customer service, and long term relationships.
When hiring, we look for individuals with progressive attitudes and a positive spirit!
If you can fit into these work boots, we look forward to hearing from you.
email:  careers@islingtonnurseries.com
fax:  416.231.9590

POSTING DATE: August 6, 2015 LOCATION: GTA, ON

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

Sales Positions:
Applicants must have some knowledge of nursery stock and related products. Experience in retail garden centre sales is desirable. This ideal candidate must have excellent customer service skills, be physically fit and able to work days, evenings and weekends as scheduled.

Garden Centre Labour:
Applicants should enjoy working with the public and possess excellent customer service skills. This job involves working in an outdoor environment and the lifting of heavy objects; applicants should therefore be physically fit. Horticultural skills and knowledge of plant materials an asset.

Driver/ Delivery Position:
The associate will be responsible for the delivery of garden centre purchases; the associate will also be involved in daily garden centre operations. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive a cargo van. Dependability and efficiency are essential. The applicant must be able to work independently, and as part of a team, and must be amenable to working days, evenings and weekends. References required.

Email inquires and resumes to:
info@davenportgarden.com

POSTING DATE: August 5, 2015 LOCATION: GTA, ON

CLINTAR LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT
Clintar Landscape Management is looking for a Franchise Field Operations Manager for our head office.  Individuals should have a background and experience in all operations within the landscaping and snow removal services. This position requires travel to various franchise locations throughout North America.

Built on a heritage spanning more than 40 years, Clintar is focused on providing the best in landscape management services to corporations, property management companies, government facilities, home owner associations, and private estates. www.clintar.com

Job Description

Initial set up of new Franchise Businesses:

  • Assist in selecting and set up of facility
  • Establish equipment needs and resource allocation
  • Determine staffing requirements – recruitment and selection
  • In-field training of Clintar systems

Field and Operations Assistance:

  • Provide estimating assistance
  • Ongoing operational training – Systems and procedures for all services
  • Provide guidance in managing efficiency and quality
  • Fleet management
  • Ensure consistency of the Clintar brand

Financial Guidance:

  • Assist in budget preparation and review
  • Review financial reports
  • Conduct Professional Business Standards Reviews

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma
  • Minimum 5 year experience in commercial landscape management
  • Ability to managing multiple projects
  • Above average written and verbal communication skills
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

Compensation
Industry competitive benefits and salary

Contact:
Kimberly Khoury, Client Service Director
kimberly.khoury@clintar.com or 905-943-9530

POSTING DATE: August 6, 2015 LOCATION: GTA, ON

THE INL GROUP
Islington Nurseries Ltd.
www.islingtonnurseries.com


We are in our 65th year of business, and are continuing to expand within our divisions.
We offer competitive wages with lots of room for growth.

POSITION OF ESTIMATOR:

Job description includes the following:

  • Receive drawing packages.
  • Send out Request for Vendor Pricing
  • Quantity takeoffs and tracking of all pertinent information.  
  • Send off project RFI as required
  • Prepare all tender documents for submission
  • Follow up duties to include storage of information.
  • Upon award, preparation of information for subcontract/vendor review.  
  • Prepare subcontractor agreements for review.
  • Preparation of Master Submittal Log
  • Submission of samples for signoff.
  • Submission (and preparation where required) of shop drawings.
  • Prepare materials list.
  • During the course of a project;
  • Review and log Site Instructions.
  • Maintain project files and binders with all pertinent documentation;

Minimum requirements:

  • 3 years in a similar position.
  • Strong organization and analytical skills.
  • ‘Attention to detail’ is critical.
  • Solid understanding of construction practices and terminology.              

This is an excellent opportunity for individual with the right qualifications.

Our business has been founded on customer service, and long term relationships.
When hiring, we look for individuals with progressive attitudes and a positive spirit!
If you can fit into these work boots, we look forward to hearing from you.
email:  careers@islingtonnurseries.com
fax:  416.231.9590

POSTING DATE: August 4, 2015 LOCATION: Milton, ON

Van Dongen's is a group of companies including a Retail Garden Centre, Landscaping and Nursery division for over 60 years. We are located on the edge of Milton and Mississauga (Trafalgar and 401), in a rapidly growing marketplace, and are expanding our team accordingly. We are looking for energetic, hard working, team players to join us.

NURSERY OPERATIONS MANAGER

  • Strong knowledge of plant material is required
  • Ability to assist in the sales process with clients and contractors
  • Knowledge of landscaping products and landscape construction is an asset, including estimating installation costs
  • Ability to assist with managing product inventories and ordering processes
  • Must be client focused, personable, with an ability to inspire, sell, and problem solve
  • Strong communication skills required, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environments and manage a team
  • Proficient with computers, and willingness to lend downtime to other department tasks and long term strategic development.

HOW TO APPLY
What's next? If you have any questions about the job, contact us. If you would like to apply send in a resume to either;

  • E-mail hr@vandongens.com
  • Fax 905.875.2060
  • Call 905.878.1105 (Ext 232)
  • We are located at 6750 Trafalgar Road Milton (corner of Trafalgar and Derry, 1km south of 401)

Further details at www.vandongens.com/join-our-team

POSTING DATE: August 4, 2015 LOCATION: GTA, ON

NURSERY DEPARTMENT MANAGER
Meadow Valley Garden Center is on a new course and we are in need of a motivated individual who is ready to help us grow to our potential. Situated just north of Toronto on Keele Street, we offer an environment that allows you to have a real say on how your department, and the company, develops.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervision of retail staff members.
  • Daily interaction with customers
  • Weekly ordering, inventory control and product line reviews of all nursery and perennial products
  • Contractor relations
  • Building of retail displays
  • Loading and unloading of trucks
  • Other duties as required…OK, everyone waters…

Qualifications:

  • Great organizational skills (planning, goal setting, prioritizing)
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment
  • Professionalism and a positive “can-do” attitude
  • Flexibility and an ability to adapt to change

Compensation:
This is a year round position. Meadow Valley offers a competitive salary and a fun filled working environment.

Please respond to stan.curry@meadowvalley.ca

POSTING DATE: August 4, 2015 LOCATION: Whitevale, ON

TBG - SNOW ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
August 2015


Job Title: Snow Account Executive (Account Manager)
Reports To: Owner
Starting Wage: $45,000 per year + commission
Start Date: As soon as possible

The Snow Account Executive for Snow + Ice Control will be responsible for increasing market share, revenue and profitability through new business, new markets and customer retention through the creative use of marketing and sales.

Key Responsibilities:

Business Development

  • Aggressively grow the business through sales and marketing for long term growth
  • Meet or exceed aggressive new business, client retention, market share, revenue and profit goals.
  • Create and implement sales and marketing plans that include sourcing, networking, referrals, research, qualifying prospects, promotions, presentations, sales processes/procedures, forecasting, key performance goals and metrics, monitoring/tracking and retaining, that result in a consistent pipeline of profitable new business.
  • Aggressive full cycle sales strategy that includes identifying potential new clients and their needs, successful proposals and presentations, negotiating and executing final contracts and developing relationships to ensure the highest customer satisfaction and increased market share.
  • Analyze, understand and stay ahead of the industry and competitors in regards to customer needs, research and development, pricing and performance.

Leadership

  • Improve the work environment and customer relations with best practices, accountability, ethics, loyalty, performance and results to meet and exceed the established goals.
  • Demonstrate, communicate and promote customer service, corporate goals, culture and the value of a work force.
  • Collaborate with other key internal and external functional areas particularly with proposals.

Skills, Knowledge and Education:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ snow experience.
  • Demonstrated success in sales, marketing or related landscape maintenance and snow removal.
  • A proven successful track record of developing and maintaining a consistent pipeline of profitable new business, retention or existing customers, increasing market share, achieving aggressive sale, revenue and profit goals.
  • Strong business acumen with understanding of financial aspects, including qualifying prospects profitable proposals and contracts.
  • Strong customers service orientation, decisive, organized, detail-oriented, independent, yet collaborative with strong technology capabilities.

To apply: please email a resume to careers@tbglandscape.com or contact Danielle O’Neill at 905-209-0655

POSTING DATE: July 30, 2015 LOCATION: Various locations

LANDSCAPER – CREW LEADERS/CREW MEMBERS                                              
Locations: Ottawa, GTA, SW Ontario and Eastern Ontario  
www.clvgroup.com

Company Profile

With successful and established divisions concentrating on residential Rentals, Real Estate Sales and Leasing, Property Management and Mortgage Brokerage, CLV Group’s portfolio spans more than 18 cities throughout Ontario and Quebec. CLV focuses on providing exceptional customer service and provides an excellent team atmosphere for its employees.

***These positions are full time permanent year round.***

Job Description
As part of our Landscape team, your main focus is to complete day-to-day grounds maintenance tasks to a high standard, contributing to the overall customer satisfaction of our residents. Landscape and snow removal duties will require use of lawn tractor, push mower, power trimmer, blower, snowplow, snow shovel, tractor and seasonal related equipment. Activities will include cutting, hedging, pruning, planting and weeding, application of ice melt products and snow removal.

Responsibilities in this role will include the following, at a minimum:

  • Performing routine and scheduled landscaping and snow maintenance of properties;
  • Maintaining general upkeep of the properties to ensure all amenities are in good working order and operating to the satisfaction of our residents;
  • Completing all approved landscaping and snow removal maintenance work orders;
  • Ensuring a thorough knowledge and understanding of all health, safety and emergency procedures for all team members, and
  • Supervising crews of 3 – 7 staff by providing leadership, direction and support if in Crew Leader role as well as planning and managing full schedules of all team members.           

During off seasons and rainy days, other activities may include demolition tasks and appliance mobilization.  

Full qualifications are provided in our career site job posting and include:

  • Experience with landscape and snow removal (commercial and residential)
  • Excellent knowledge of organic lawn care practices
  • Experience performing equipment maintenance
  • Ability to lift minimum 25 kg

Only selected and qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Please apply to hiring@clvgroup.com with your resume and wage expectations.
 

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 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
 
 
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