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OFFICE ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION

General Office Duties

  • Answer and Direct incoming phone calls
  • Greet walk-in customers and truck drivers, sign for deliveries and prepare outgoing mail
  • General filing, and shredding of old documents as required
  • Share in office cleaning duties (Vacuum, mop, dust, etc.)
  • Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs (boxes of paper)

Customer Order Entry and Maintenance

  • Enter customer orders using Excel database (knowledge of Functions an asset)
  • Upload customer orders into our in-house POS system (Greenworks)
  • Be able to edit orders in POS to accommodate changes or customer requests
  • Process and Print required reports (Order confirmation, Packing slips, Invoices)
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy for specific customer requirements (eg. special pricing/discounts, delivery requirements, shipping costs, etc.)

Creating Product Labels

  • Attention to customers specific requirements is a MUST!!
  • Use up old stock whenever possible to reduce waste
  • Contacting customers directly when information is needed or missing
  • Monitor printer supply levels

Able to work additional extra hours as needed

  • Hours vary between 7am-6pm as needed for maximum support staff coverage
  • Ability to stay late when needed, Occasional Saturdays (scheduled in advance)
  • Due to nature of the business, able to work on Statutory holidays during the Spring (schedules made in advance)

Miscellaneous

  • Ability to speak/read French or Spanish is an asset (preferred but not required)
  • Previous experience with Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), and Greenworks programs an asset.
  • Knowledge and previous experience with Landscape materials and greenhouse procedures is an asset.
  • Must be reliable, have own transportation, and be able to commit to a contract position to begin in Late February, and running until October. Average of 40-45 hours a week, generous hourly wages. Must display maturity, and willingness to complete tasks in an accurate and timely manner.


Please email a copy of your resume, and cover letter highlighting your previous relevant work and/or educational experience to orders@blueskynursery.ca with the subject line “2015 Office Assistant Application”.

Only applications sent following the above instruction will be considered.


MISSION STATEMENT
Blue Sky Nursery Ltd. provides the independent garden centres and landscapers with competitively priced premium broad leaf evergreens, perennials, and ornamental grasses while maintaining a consistently high level of client service.


LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT/DESIGNER
Landscape Architect – Job Description     
       
                        
Reports to: President/Owner

Summary
At Pro-Land Landscape Construction our Landscape Architect/ Designer is responsible for communicating with the client and owner on the design of the customer’s property.  Creating a base plan and design outline.  Translating a customer’s budget into a design.  Once approved by the client creating 3d designs and details for construction while working in tandem with the estimator to budget and feasibility of the design.   The designer/architect is responsible creating a planting plan and submitting it to multiple wholesale nurseries for pricing. Once construction starts it is the responsibility of the Architect/ Designer to maintain an up to date set of drawings for the project and to occasionally make visits to site to ensure that the design is being properly followed through on.    

Core Competencies        

 

  • Time Management         
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking              
  • Development and Continual Learning     
  • Problem Solving               
  • Accountability and Dependability             
  • Providing Consultation  
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Enforcing Laws, Rules and Regulations   
  • Communication
  • Team Work

Job Duties

  • Marketing of landscape design and installation services.
  • Design, plan, and supervise the construction of landscapes, gardens etc.
  • Design landscapes that satisfy their clients' needs while conforming to the laws and regulations of the areas in which the designs will be built.
  • Discuss the objectives, requirements and budget of a project.
  • Prepare and present feasibility reports and design proposals to the client.
  • Advise the client on the practicality of their project.
  • Experience with Dynascape, Autocad, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Sketchup, Twilight and Lumion an asset.  
  • Design projects within customer budgets
  • Produce detailed working drawings and specifications.
  • Specify the nature and quality of materials required.
  • Prepare applications for planning and building control departments.
  • Ensure that the environmental impact of the project is limited.
  • Provide various predesigned services which may include conducting feasibility and environmental impact studies, selecting a site, or specifying the requirements the design must meet.
  • Prepare drawings and present ideas for the client to review.
  • Develop final construction plans that show the landscape's appearance as well as details for its construction.
  • Follow building codes, zoning laws, fire regulations, and other ordinances.
  • Make necessary changes throughout the planning process.
  • Consult with client to determine functional and spatial requirements of design.
  • Direct activities of workers engaged in preparing drawings and specification documents.
  • Prepare scale drawings.
  • Administer construction contracts.

Requirements   

  • Degree in Landscape Architecture or Diploma in Landscape Design.
  • 5 Years of landscape architecture or urban design experience an asset.
  • Proficiency in Dynascape and SketchUp (AutoCAD is an asset)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Awareness of the construction process.
  • Strong presentation, oratory, and verbal skills.
  • Able to communicate ideas and recommendations to non-engineer team members in a clear manner.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Architectural standards an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge of codes for the operation’s geographical area required.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Strong math skills and mechanical reasoning            
  • Able to create alternative solutions to problems.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • Effective leadership skills required.

Work Conditions

  • Some travel may be required.
  • Ability to attend and conduct presentations.
  • May be exposed to construction sites.
  • Weekend work may be required.

SEND RESUMES AND PORTFOLIOS TO JOHN@PROLAND.CA


LAKESIDE GARDEN GALLERY... in business for 31 years
NOW HIRING


Landscape Designers
Annuals Sales/Maintenance Positions
Seasonal Plant Sales /Nursery Assistant
Landscape Technicians

Qualifications
  • Must have Garden Centre/Nursery Experience
  • Must have good knowledge of related products
  • Excellent decision making/problem solving skills
  • Excellent work ethic and enthusiasm
  • Flexible schedule – evenings, days, weekends, holidays
Lakeside Garden Gallery
10753 Heart Lake Road
Brampton, ON  L6Z 0B7
PH (905) 846-3773
FX (905) 846-1828

Email resume to employment@lakesidegardengallery.com
 
SEASON PLANT SALES ASSOCIATE/NURSERY ASSISTANT

Job Descripton
Plant Sales Associates provide a fast and friendly service to our customers Assess their needs and provide assistance.  
Must have knowledge of nursery stock, annuals, perennials and all related garden product.

Qualifications
  • Previous plant sales an asset
  • Good knowledge of plants and related products
  • Excellent decision making ability and problem solving skills
  • Must have an excellent work ethic and enthusiasm
  • Must have a flexible schedule – evenings, days, weekends & holidays
Email resume to employment@lakesidegardengallery.com
 
HOLLANDER LANDSCAPING LTD. - TORONTO
www.hollanderlandscaping.com


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

We are an organization who works as a team and are seeking Landscape Construction Crew Members  who work well with others, take pride in their work, and can deliver a high standard of workmanship.

Position Available: Landscape Construction Crew Member
Qualifications: Experience in hardscaping/softscaping  an asset.  Must be able to lift 50lb+ consistently.  Positive problem solving attitude important.  Must have valid driver’s license and personal vehicle to job site (most work is in the West end of Toronto).  Carpooling to site available from Schomberg and Newmarket areas.
Work Conditions: Outdoors.  Successful candidate should be prepared to work in all weather conditions.
Type of work: Sodding, planting, soft scaping and some stone work
Work Experience: 1-3 years
Work Week: Monday to Friday (40-50 hours per week).  April through to December ideal.  (required to work the occasional Saturday)
Wage: $14-17 per hour depending on experience.

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

 


HOLLANDER LANDSCAPING LTD. - TORONTO
www.hollanderlandscaping.com


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

We are an organization who works as a team and are seeking a Landscape Stone Mason who will work well with others, take pride in their work, and can deliver a high standard of craftsmanship.

Position Available: Landscape Stone Mason
Qualifications: Experience in working with all types of landscape stone an asset.  Must be able to lift 50lb+ consistently and has experience with a stone saw.  Positive problem solving attitude important.  Must have valid driver’s license and personal vehicle to job site (most work is in the West end of Toronto).  Carpooling to site available from Georgetown.
Work Conditions: Outdoors. Successful candidate should be prepared to work in all weather conditions
Type of work: Stone patios & walkways, grading, cutting, site preparation, pool coping & steps, and outdoor kitchens
Work Experience: 4-6 years
Work Week: Monday to Friday (40-50 hours per week).  April through to December (required to work the occasional Saturday).
Wage: $18-24 per hour depending on experience.

Please send your resume to us by email: mattb@hollanderlandscaping.com
 
HOLLANDER LANDSCAPING LTD. - TORONTO
www.hollanderlandscaping.com


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

We are an organization who works as a team and are seeking a Landscape Construction Crew Leader who inspires their crew, takes pride in their work, and can deliver a high standard of workmanship.  We are also looking for someone who has the ability to pass on landscape knowledge and teach (mentor) while on the job site.

Position Available: Landscape Construction Crew Leader
Qualifications: Experience in hardscaping/softscaping and reading landscape drawings.  Must be able to lift 50lb+ consistently.  Positive problem solving attitude important.  Experience leading a crew.  Good knowledge of plant material.  Must have valid driver’s license and personal vehicle to job site (most work is in the West end of Toronto).  Ability to operate small equipment (mini-ex, skid steer, etc).  Carpooling to site available from Schomberg and Newmarket areas.
Work Conditions: Outdoors. Successful candidate should be prepared to work in all weather conditions.
Type of work: Lead a crew of 3-4 people, sodding, planting, soft scaping, stone work and demolition.
Work Experience: 4-6 years
Work Week: Monday to Friday (40-50 hours per week).  April through to December ideal.  (required to work the occasional Saturday)
Wage: $18-24 per hour depending on experience.

Please send your resume to us by email: josh@hollanderlandscaping.com
 
HOLLANDER LANDSCAPING LTD. - TORONTO
www.hollanderlandscaping.com


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

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

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

Please send your resume to us by email: mattb@hollanderlandscaping.com
 
THE TORONTO HUNT GOLF CLUB
The Toronto Hunt Golf Club is looking for a new Horticulturist/Gardener to join its team for the 2015 season.

Job Description
Applicants must be available to work between March and November. This is a full-time (40+ hours per week) seasonal position.
This position offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment while being exposed to all facets of gardening. Various duties may include weeding and tilling, watering, planting, pruning, preparation of flower beds and general clean up and maintenance. Ideally you will have previous experience or education in horticulture. You will be self-motivated and able to work well both unsupervised and as part of a team. You will also be creative, practical, friendly and organized.

Job Responsibilities
•    Aid in the design of new gardens
•    Prune, fertilize and apply other gardening techniques as required.
•    Select the appropriate plants for new and existing gardens at the Club
•    Spray plants to control pests and diseases
•    Planting and maintaining of all gardens to the high standards of   The Toronto Hunt
•    Keep accurate records of tasks and duties performed.

Qualifications
•    Understanding of garden design
•    Knowledge of plants and the proper maintenance of plants
•    Experience and or related education is a definite asset

Please email resume to:
T_merton@hotmail.com
Tyler Merton
ASST. SUPERINTENDENT

 


LANDSCAPE DESIGNER / ESTIMATOR
TYDAN Landscape Design Inc.
is a located in London, Ontario and has been in business since 1998 as a landscape design build firm. Our family owned and operated business is dedicated to providing creative design and quality workmanship for our clients, taking the utmost care to keep within our record of exceptional ability to satisfy our customer’s requirements for their landscape needs.

We currently are searching for a Designer who can provide such abilities for our business and enhance our customers experience this coming season.

Requirements:
-          Must be proficient with Dynascape and able to free hand sketch with creative flare
-          Strong knowledge of plant material and landscape products
-          Estimating and landscape construction experience required
-          Client oriented and demonstrate excellent communication skills
-          Proficient with computers and devices that are up to date with technology for the landscape trade.
-          Experience with AutoCAD, Sketch up and Photoshop is an asset.
-          Position to start mid-March 2015

Contact:
Paul & Anne Marie Rancourt
TYDAN Landscape Design Inc.
655  Fanshawe Park Road East, London, Ontario N5X 1L3
Phone: 519-672-5558

Please send resume to designs@tydanlandscape.com

 


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
Lawn and Garden Maintenance Assistant
  • We are offering a seasonal full-time placement (average 50+ hours/week during the season)
  • Must be a reliable team player, able to work with and without direct supervision
  • Able to work outside in varying weather conditions (heat, cold, wet) and perform physical work
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Valid “G” Driver’s License
  • Transportation to/from shop essential
  • Compensation can include health and dental benefits.
  • Compensation to be based on experience
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
Landscape Construction Assistant
  • Some experience or apprenticeship training required
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Valid “G” Driver’s License
  • Transportation to/from shop essential
  • We are offering full-time seasonal employment which can lead to further training and a full-time position.
  • Participate in winter snow removal operations
  • Compensation can include health and dental benefits.
  • Compensation to be awarded based on experience

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

 


Job Title: Stonemason
Position: Full-time/Seasonal
Company: Parkscape Ltd.
Start date: Mid-March to early April 2015
Location: 57 Ingram Drive. North York, Ont. M6M 2L7

Parkscape Ltd. is an independent full service landscape company. Located in Toronto, we are dedicated to creating elegant and functional landscapes suitable for any style of home. We specialize in patios, masonry, water features, softscapes and fences. We are currently interested in expanding our talent pool, and are seeking motivated individuals for full-time and seasonal employment.

Job Requirements
-    Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience.
-    Masonry or skilled trade diploma/certification in a related field is an asset
-    Must have a valid G license with a clean driving record. A valid AZ license is an additional asset
-    Ability to accurately mix grout and pour or spread on slabs, stone or foundation
-    Ability to repair maintain and alter buildings, retaining walls and other brick or stone edifices
-    Able to read and interpret blueprints, drawing, designs and specifications.
-    Must have the ability to work independently and in a team setting.
-    Must have proper knowledge of equipment maintenance and storage
-    Able to exercise good judgment for load handling, placement of equipment and placement of materials
-    General knowledge of workplace Health and Safety requirements and procedures
-    Ability to shape trim, face and cut stone preparatory to setting, using power saws, cutting equipment and hand tools.
-    Ability to construct and install prefabricated masonry units
-    Ability to layout patterns or foundations, using straight edge, rule or stake lines.
-    First aid is an assets

Core Competencies
-    Customer Focus
-    Communication
-    Team work
-    Quality Orientation
-    Time Management
-    Adaptability/flexibility
-    Problem solving
-    Accountability and Dependability
-    Ethics and Integrity
-    Leadership

Work Conditions
Physical ability to lift up to 50lbs
Hazards associated with the trade
Work both indoors and outdoors

For Further information or to apply
Contact us at
Email: info@parkscape.ca
Phone: (416) 240-7666
Website: www.parkscape.ca

We would like to thank all applicants for applying, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 


Job Title: Landscape Technician  
Position: Full-time/Seasonal
Company: Parkscape Ltd.
Start date: Mid-March to early April 2015
Location: 57 Ingram Drive. North York, Ont. M6M 2L7

Parkscape Ltd. is an independent full service landscape company. Located in Toronto, we are dedicated to creating elegant and functional landscapes suitable for any style of home. We specialize in patios, masonry, water features, softscapes and carpentry. We are currently interested in expanding our talent pool, and are seeking motivated individuals for full-time and seasonal employment.

Job Requirements
-    Must have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of practical landscaping experience.
-    Landscape or skilled trade diploma/certification in a related field is an asset. (E.g. Certified Landscape Technician)
-    Strong knowledge of plant material and experience working with site preparation, concrete, masonry, carpentry, natural stone, framing and water features.
-    Must have a valid G license with a clean driving record. A valid AZ license is an additional asset
-    Able to read and interpret blueprints, drawing, designs and specifications.
-    Must have the ability to work independently and in a team setting.
-    Ability to operate some equipment such as cut saws, skid steers, small excavator etc.
-    First aid training is an asset
-    Knowledge of workplace Health and Safety requirements and procedures
-    Ability to do heavy lifting, bending, shoveling etc.
-    Concrete experience is an asset.
-    Must know how to grade and set slopes (E.g. grading top soil for sod)

Core Competencies
-    Customer Focus
-    Communication
-    Team work
-    Quality Orientation
-    Time Management
-    Adaptability/flexibility
-    Problem solving
-    Accountability and Dependability
-    Ethics and Integrity
-    Leadership

Work Conditions
Physical ability to lift up to 50lbs
Hazards associated with the trade
Work both indoors and outdoors

For Further information or to apply
Contact us at
Email: info@parkscape.ca
Phone: (416) 240-7666
Website: www.parkscape.ca

We would like to thank all applicants for applying, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
QUIET NATURE LTD.
Quiet Nature Ltd.
located in Ayr, ON, is a multiple award winning landscape design and construction firm focused on the creation of sustainable landscape solutions, ecological restoration projects, water features, natural swim ponds, natural stonework, and walkways & patios.

Check out our website for more info or to have a peek at the type of work we do.
www.quietnature.ca


We are a rapidly growing business looking to add more all-stars to the team. We like to have a good time both in and outside of the job, but also know how to bust our asses when there’s work to be done. We want good people and promise that you won’t be paired up with any slackers!

What kind of person works at Quiet Nature?
An environmentally conscious outdoors enthusiast with a positive, down to earth attitude who is hard working and driven yet has an easy going personality and knows that success is in the details while they adapt on the fly in a creative and professional manner and supports the growth of his/her fellow workers in a trustworthy way. That’s who.

Positions available

Landscape construction foreman/all around rock-star:

5 plus years’ experience in a landscape construction foreman positon
Field experience MUST include installation of flagstone; natural stone; masonry veneer stone; and detailed wood work;
First-Aid Training is necessary;
In depth knowledge of landscape construction techniques and materials;
Highly skilled in operation of skid steers, mini-excavators, tampers, cut-off saws, etc.
Valid ‘G’ license minimum, with experience driving large landscape vehicles and trailers.
Strong knowledge of layout, elevations, grading, excavation and base prep;
Ability to lead a crew and take a project from completed plans through installation.
Ability to troubleshoot, deal with occasional B.S., and solve problems as they arise

Gardening/landscape maintenance technician:
Must have knowledge of proper gardening techniques (preferably organic methods, but willing to train) as well as use of equipment and materials.
Physically fit with the ability to perform vigorous and repetitive physical tasks such as tree, shrub, & perennial planting/care, mulching, weeding, garden bed creation, etc.
Valid ‘G’ license and clean abstract essential.
2-3 years’ experience preferred, horticultural certifications or diplomas an asset.

Landscape construction technician:
Flagstone and interlock installations.
General knowledge of landscape construction techniques and materials.
Familiar with operation of skid steers, mini-excavators, tampers, cut-off saws, etc.
Valid ‘G’ license and clean abstract essential.
1-3 years’ experience preferred.

If this sounds like you and you’re interested in joining the party, please forward your resume to:
519-632-9058 (fax) or
info@quietnature.ca
www.quietnature.ca

 


POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Earthscape
is an award-winning, landscape design-build firm that specializes in custom playgrounds and high-end residential landscaping.  This is not your standard landscape job, and our projects are pretty inspiring so before you apply, please check out www.earthscapeplay.ca

Installation Foreman – Based out of the GTA or Elmira, the installation foreman will have more than five years of landscaping experience and will lead a crew of three to build playgrounds across Ontario.  You need to be organized and an excellent communicator because you will be coordinating schedules with subcontractors, material suppliers, staff and the client.  You have experience across the full range of landscape construction site work.  You can read and interpret scaled drawings.  You are comfortable operating all types of machinery and have a minimum G license (and preferably a Class A restricted).  Overnight travel is expected and a generous travel allowance is provided.

Landscape Lead Hands – Based out of the GTA or Elmira, the landscape lead hand will have a minimum of 2 to 5 years of experience across a broad range of landscaping construction site work (concrete, masonry, some carpentry, site layout, site grading and water features).  You have some experience reading and interpreting scaled drawings and are comfortable operating a variety of landscape machinery.  You have a minimum G class license.  Overnight travel is expected and a generous travel allowance is provided.

Compensation
We believe in great compensation for great employees, and we reward with a combination of:
-    profit sharing and performance bonuses
-    award-winning projects and designs
-    track record of excellent client relations (happy clients make our jobs more enjoyable too)
-    up to date equipment, including trucks
-    excellent on-the-job training in project management and site supervision
-    no management hassles, and great colleagues
-    steady hours of 50 to 60 hours/week, with very few rain days off; one week vacation during regular season, on your schedule. Four Saturdays worked per season.  
-    extended working season
-    benefits offered to full-time and regular seasonal employee

For more information or to apply, call our office at 519.669.2972 or email us play@earthscape.ca

 


BROOKDALE TREELAND NURSERIES LIMITED
PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR

Position Summary

Reporting to the  General Manager, the Production Co-ordinator is responsible for overseeing and monitoring the day to day operations of our container growing facility located in Schomberg, Ontario.  This position offers the opportunity of full-time, year round employment at one of Canada’s largest nursery operations.

The Successful Candidate will possess the following;
-Horticultural degree
-minimum 2 years experience in nursery industry
-solid working knowledge of ornamental plant material
-intermediate MS office skills
-strong communication skills (written and verbal)
-excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
-solid problem-solving abilities
-ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demanding deadlines

Duties and responsibilities
Daily responsibilities include;
-monitoring of crops
-process scheduling related to the maintenance of plant material
-labour scheduling/ monitoring in a task–oriented environment
-ownership of information related to inventory, production
-interaction with management and other departments

Apply to:
Brookdale Treeland Nurseries Ltd
15450 Hwy # 27,
Schomberg, Ontario
L0G 1T0
Attn: Tim Twohey
Email: tim@btn.on.ca

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

 


INTERNATIONAL LANDSCAPING INC.
LANDSCAPE DESIGN – CONSTRUCTION – MAINTENANCE

Outstanding full-time and seasonal opportunities are available for qualified people to join our well established and award-winning landscape design, construction, and Maintenance Company located in north Oakville. We are currently hiring for:

Landscape Design Technician  
Requirements include - Working knowledge of all aspects of landscape design, including 1-3 years design experience. Proficiency in Dynascape Design & Colour, SketchUp, AUTOCAD and Apple computer programs an asset. College diploma or University Degree in landscape related field required. Demonstrated design ability and creativity. Able to follow direction and work independently. Working knowledge of plant material and hardscape materials. Ability to work in a team environment. Excellent graphic and written skills.
Landscape Maintenance Foreperson
Requirements include - a high degree of horticultural skill and knowledge, demonstrated supervisory and communication skills, ability to physically participate in day to day planting and maintenance, a demonstrated knowledge of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals, knowledge of turf related practices. Ability to identify insects, diseases and weeds, and to recommend effective treatments. A positive, friendly manner to ensure excellence in customer service and employee morale. A valid driver’s license (D class an asset). Year round employment.

Landscape Maintenance Technician
Requirements include: strong horticultural skills, experience in all aspects of property maintenance, Valid driver’s license (class D an asset). Year round employment.

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

Irrigation & Lighting Technician
Irrigation Technician will be responsible for installation and maintenance of irrigation systems. Additional requirements: Minimum 3 years experience working with irrigation. Ability to read blueprints, ability to troubleshoot system problems, effective communication skills with clients and on job-site tradespeople, strong knowledge of installation and service of irrigation systems, valid driver’s license, strong work ethic, self-motivated and ability to work in a team environment. Year round employment.

Landscape Construction Technician
Requirements include - Working knowledge of all aspects of landscape construction, including precast concrete pavers and walls, natural flagstone paving and walls, retaining wall construction, preparation of planting beds and installation of plant material, operation of skid steers, mini-excavators and loaders. Must have valid driver’s license (D class an asset). Carpentry skills an asset. Year round employment
Arborists
We are looking to hire certified arborists to add to our staff -- preferred to have applicants with Drivers License and certified in Fall Arrest. Experience with chainsaw, wood chipper, and pruning tools is required for this position. Day to day duties to include but are not limited to tree pruning, tree removals, brush hauling, block pruning, and brush clearing. Year round positions available.

Sales
We are looking for a sales person to generate sales for our landscaping business. Strong communication skills written and verbal, self-motivated, experience in landscaping considered an asset must have valid driver’s license.

For more exciting opportunities, please see out website. www.internationallandscaping.com
Compensation to commensurate with experience.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Email your resume to: hr@intland.ca or fax to 905-876-0400.

WORK WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER!

 


FIELD OPERATIONS MANAGER - WILDROSE GARDENING
The successful candidate will work closely with senior management ensuring staff work is efficient, of the highest quality, and consistent with the client's needs.He or she will be responsible for all aspects of managing the softscaping division of Wildrose Gardening. Primary duties will include, but not limited to, managing and giving daily direction to the crew leaders, visiting the properties for quality control, liaising with owners and property managers, attending meetings, performing estimates, shop cleanliness and organization, and ensuring that all employees are following the policies for the company.

In addition, he or she ensures that lawns and gardens are attractive, healthy, and being properly irrigated. Also necessary is knowledge of proper application of pesticides and fertilizers, identifying, treating plant disease and insect problems, proper pruning and trimming techniques of trees and shrubs to maintain a pleasant appearance and plant health.

The Field Operations Manager has to be proficient in the use of the following equipment: line trimmers, hedge trimmers, lawn mowers, chainsaw, pole chain saw blower, ride mowers, core-aerator, rototiller,  fertilizer spreader, and hand tools.

Qualifications:
● Minimum 8 years related experience and/or related training and diplomas
● Proven leadership, organizational, scheduling, and time management abilities
● A complete understanding of softscape installations
● Valid G driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract
● First Aid/ CPR Certification
● Demonstrated equipment operation and knowledge
● Solid experience in estimating
● Employee management experience (multiple crews)
● Understands project management (impact of changes, scope, etc.)
● Quality control experience
● Ability to motivate, train, and direct staff and encourage a true team spirit
● Equipment maintenance and repair experience
● Familiarity with Excel, Word, and Google Drive
● Ability to multi-task on all levels with attention to detail
● Ability to adapt to changing situations
● Strong interpersonal and communication skills
● Experience driving a landscape trailer
● As a driver and leader, PUNCTUALITY IS KEY
● Work hours are typically 7am - 5pm, but could be longer on occasion
● Saturday work will be necessary during peak periods

START DATE: March 2015
SALARY: Commensurate with experience/expertise
CONTACT: Yasmin Zane 647-244-6578 yasmin@wildrosegardening.com

 


WHO WE ARE:   
Terra Vista Landscape is an award winning Design-Build-Maintain Firm that is continually growing our experienced and dynamic team in Prince Edward County, Ontario. We are looking for qualified tradespeople who have multi-faceted experience and demonstrated skill in the landscape industry to join our well established firm. We offer salaries based on experience, benefits, multi-faceted professional practice in both commercial and residential settings

WHAT WE NEED
Landscape Designer & Salesperson

•    Min. 5 years experience designing, selling and managing landscape project implementation
•    Must be motivated, organized, innovative & have strong desire to forward your career in landscape design industry
•    Proven sales record and successful establishing of client relationships considered an integral component of candidates experience
•    Candidate must have experience in estimating, preparing and presenting detailed landscape designs/documents/contracts and executing client meetings
•    Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work with and direct construction teams to see designs implemented
•    Designer must have demonstrated knowledge of Dynascape, AutoCad, Sketchup, Excel, Outlook & Word
•    Full-time position with Flexible Hours in Off Season
•    Salary/Compensation based on experience & skill

Landscape Construction Crew Leaders
•    Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, flexible, analytical, communicative and results oriented
•    5+ years construction experience in a leadership and supervisory role required
•    Successful ability to manage all resources to a budget, coordinate with designers/crews, schedule, order/receive materials, train, direct and layout from landscape plans/specs
•    Preference will be given to candidates who have proven success in a wide range of installation practices
•    Crew Leaders will be compensated based on skill including benefits, vehicle  and required electronics/software

Landscape Construction Crew Members ~ Horticulture Crew Members      
•    3+ years demonstrated experience required
•    Self- motivated, excellent communication and organizational skills with attention to detail and timelines
•    Detailed landscape plan reading and jobsite layout required
•    Must work well independently as well as enhance the craftsmanship and skill of the crew
•    Wages based on experience and to include benefits

Email resume on or before February 20th, 2015 to: terravista@kos.net

 


WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU…
Cudmore’s Landscape Services has been renovating residential landscapes in Oakville/Burlington for over 25 years.  We are looking for the right people to join and help grow our landscape division.

CUDMORE’S LANDSCAPE SERVICES

We are looking for career-minded, hard-working individuals who take pride in their relationships with their co-workers, their clients and the work they produce.  We offer a 50-60 hour work week with extended seasons (weather permitting).  You will work a five-day week with occasional Saturdays.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits and a productive and supportive environment.  Our garden centre and landscape division prides ourselves on the relationships we have with our clients – we work alongside our customers to solve their gardening problems. We are interested and eager to try new products and technology in our landscape projects, and we work with a trusted group of sub-contractors.  Our job sites are local and we have no long commutes for our team.  You can expect to work in a stable work environment with long-standing employees and a strong reputation in the community.  

All positions require the following:
·        A clean driving record
·        Good communication skills
·        Good public relations, customer service, work planning and conflict management skills
·        An ability to problem solve
·        Willingness to learn and teach
·        An enjoyment of working outside and producing quality work

We are hiring for the following positions:

Landscape Foreman (2)

·        4-6 years related experience
·        Ability to converse and communicate with clients and staff
·        Ability to interpret drawings and lay out projects with flexibility
·        Supervise and motivate small crew
·        Organize work supplies to job site, logistical organization
·        Experience with landscape equipment
·        Experience with pre-cast pavers, retaining walls, and natural stone
·        Managing fleet and equipment
·        Tracking and communicating job status
·        Plant knowledge an asset
·        Experience pulling a trailer is an asset
·        Outdoor lighting and irrigation knowledge is an asset

Maintenance Foreman
·        3 years’ experience
·        Horticultural knowledge and plant identification required
·        Ability to supervise and motivate crews
·        Ability to communicate with clients and staff
·        Organize work supplies to job site
·        Outdoor lighting and irrigation knowledge is an asset

Landscape Crew
·        Previous experience an asset
·        Ability to work with a team and take direction
·        Good people and communication skills

If you would like to join our team, please forward your resume to peter@cudmores.ca
Competitive salary based on experience and benefit package.

 


FLATTERY DESIGN
560 Front St West, Toronto
p. 416.605.7751
www.flatterydesign.com


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

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

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

Construction Staff:
Semi-Skilled and Skilled Workers
Foremen

Maintenance Staff:
Experienced Maintenance and Garden Personnel
Maintenance Foreperson
Compensation to be based on experience. We look forward to hearing from you.

To Apply
Please email your resume to create@flatterydesign.com
 
DESIGNS IN LANDSCAPE LTD.
INTERLOCKING INSTALLERS/ LABOURERS/ TRUCK DRIVER

Experienced skilled workers needed for all Commercial, Industrial, and Residential interlocking projects. Experience in all aspects of Landscape Construction; Hardscaping and Softscaping Layout, grading, skid steer operation, all paver installations, retaining walls, flagstone and Concrete slabs.

Projects are throughout the GTA . Candidates will be part of an 2 elite crews. A valid drivers licence an asset, preferably 3+ years experience installing pavers, heavy lifting and bending involved.

Experienced truck driver for 7 Ton dump truck and float. Operational and skill for all skid steers, excavators, diesel tampers, trailers and landscape equipment.

Send your resume to Attention:
DAVID DE MENDONCA
Email: David@designsinlandscape.ca
or Call Phil De Mendonca @ 416 779-3873

 
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL TECHNICIAN
PERMANENT FULL TIME — SALARY POSITION

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
LANDSCAPE LABOURER/LANDSCAPE LEAD HAND
Work Required
Full-Time, Seasonal

Duties

 

  • Often required to complete tasks that are expected of a Landscape Labourer
  • Excavation by machine or wheelbarrow and shovels
  • Base compaction and levelling
  • Laying interlocking stone on screened base
  • Complete the installation of hardscapes (interlocking, stone, concrete)  

Qualifications

  • Must have ability to work hard and long hours
  • Must be able to carry heavy loads in wheelbarrows as required
  • Demonstrated experience in construction industry
  • Able to wear and use required personal safety equipment and clothing and supply own CSA approved (green patch) 8" work boots.
  • Valid Ontario Class "G" Driver's Licence, with a clean driving record (asset)
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties;
  • Must be a reliable team player, able to work with and without direct supervision;
  • Able to work outside in varying weather conditions (heat, cold, wet) and perform physical work
  • May be skilled at operating small landscape equipment such as stone saw, plate tamper and have some experience operating larger equipment such as skid steer and mini-excavator

Start Date
Spring 2015
Rate of Pay
$14 – 20 based on skills and experience

Contact
Jesse Turner
astepabove@rogers.com
416-508-8395


Nature's Own Landscape & Nursery Ltd.
Fenwick, ON
“Serving the Greater Niagara Region”

About Us:

Since 2001 we have been serving the “Greater Niagara Region” with there landscape requirements.  We are not a huge company but consist of around 8-10 people.  Usually we work in crews of 3-4 people depending on  job size, etc.  Over the past 2-3 years we have added a Landscape Maintenance Division that maintains our projects and a few others.  It's  for this crew that we are looking for a new crew leader. The crew works 2-3 days cutting lawns and maintaining landscapes.  The other 2-3 days are spent doing planting installations or on the Construction Crews.  We are slowly building up our Maintenance end of the business but we are staying away from the strictly grass cutting in and out end of the trade.  We are establishing our maintenance end of the business as a complete landscape maintenance where we maintain the whole landscape and not just the lawn.  If needed some training can be provided especially when it comes to the spring clean-ups and proper pruning of plant material.  

Lawn Maintenance Foreperson
•    Must have some knowledge and interest in horticultural practices and procedures.
•    Knowledge in different types of turf equipment will be necessary.  
•    Should have a minimum of 2-3 years experience.
•    Typically we work around 50 hours per week from beginning of April til late December.
•    Valid G license with a clean abstract and should own a vehicle to get to the shop.
•    This person will be required to drive with a 18ft trailer.
•    Will be required to work on the their own and  also should be able to lead a crew of 2-3 people.
•    He or she must be dependable, reliable and have a positive attitude.
•    Quality workmanship and must be able to notice the small details.

Please send you resumes to naturesownidea@gmail.com
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 


HILL’ N DALE   LANDSCAPING
OPPORTUNITY
Hill’ N Dale Landscaping is a full service design/build company that focuses on installations and maintenance of high-end residential projects.  Located near Shelburne/Creemore area, we are looking for persons with a passion for landscaping and who take pride in the work they do.
 
Established in 1994, we continue to grow each year.  At this time we are seeking motivated and reliable people to join our team for the following positions:

 

  • Landscape Construction Crew Leader
  • Landscape Construction Labourers
  • Landscape Garden Maintenance
We encourage our employees to further their growth and education in this industry.  We offer excellent wages and a safe and friendly work environment.  If you are interested in one of these positions with our company, please email your resume to james@hillndalelandscaping.com   or view our website:
hillndalelandscaping.com

 


DONALDA CLUB - CAREER OPPORTUNITY
LANDSCAPE GARDENERS/GREENSKEEPERS
SUMMER STUDENTS

Donalda Golf & Country Club, founded in 1960, is a prestigious year round private club that offers a high standard of social, athletic and dining facilities to our members and their families.  We are located in central Toronto and accessible by TTC.

Our caring and attentive staff members are focused on providing authentic hospitality and meaningful experiences to each and every member and guest.   Our Club is a place where high expectations aren't just met they are exceeded by making our members and guests feel special.

We are seeking dedicated, hardworking, team oriented professionals to join our Grounds Department as Landscape Gardeners from May 1, 2015 to September 7, 2015 six days a week (Monday-Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm and one weekend morning 6:00 am to 10:00 am).

If you are passionate about working outside rain or shine, strenuous activity, prefer working early morning shifts and like to pay attention to details; we would love to have you be a part of the Donalda team!   


Whether you are looking for career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment; if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

So what's your passion? Please "Apply Online" and tell us how you can contribute to our team’s success.  


POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the supervision and direction of the Golf Course and Grounds Manager and Assistant Golf Course Manager, the Seasonal Landscape Gardener  will perform his/her duties to maintain the golf course grounds including the mowing of various areas, as well as topdressing, repairing divots, trimming, pruning and any other general maintenance work that may be required on the golf course.   

JOB SPECIFICATIONS/ QUALIFICATION REQUIRED:
-    Completion of High School Education (Grade 12) or equivalent is required
-    A post-secondary education in the related field is not required but is a strong asset
-    Knowledge of landscaping and golf course maintenance is preferred
-    Good communication skills with a good working knowledge of written and spoken English
-    Must be able to work under pressure while maintaining composure and performance standard during busy peak periods
-    Must be comfortable working outdoors for long periods of time
-    Must be able to perform lifting and mild strenuous activity
-    Well groomed, mannerly, co-operative and outwardly friendly (team oriented).
-    Able to work shifts - days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
-    Punctual and reliable

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Possession of valid driver’s license (G2) and a safe driving record required.

Contract Terms

•    44 hours per week
•    Monday-Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm and one weekend morning 6:00 am to 10:00 am
•    Start time is 0600 which is not negotiable
•    Accessible by TTC so make sure your accessibility to TTC works with the 0600 start time

•    Hourly Wage plus bonus
•    Complimentary parking
•    Uniform provided by the Club
•    Training will be provided
•    May 1, 2015 to September 7, 2015

Those individuals who are interested in applying, please complete the Online Application form on our website at www.donaldaclub.ca  
Deadline for submission is January 31, 2015.
No telephone calls please.
We thank all applicants for their interest and will only contact those selected for an interview


Donalda Club is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations for disabilities will be provided to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

 

 


DONALDA CLUB - CAREER OPPORTUNITY
LANDSCAPE GARDENERS/GREENSKEEPERS
SEASONAL 2015

Donalda Golf & Country Club, founded in 1960, is a prestigious year round private club that offers a high standard of social, athletic and dining facilities to our members and their families.  We are located in central Toronto and accessible by TTC.

Our caring and attentive staff members are focused on providing authentic hospitality and meaningful experiences to each and every member and guest.   Our Club is a place where high expectations aren't just met they are exceeded by making our members and guests feel special.

We are seeking dedicated, hardworking, team oriented professionals to join our Grounds Department as Landscape Gardeners from April 2015 to October/November 2015 six days a week (Monday-Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm and one weekend morning 6:00 am to 10:00 am).

If you are passionate about working outside rain or shine, prefer working early morning shifts, strenuous activity and like to pay attention to details; we would love to have you be a part of the Donalda team!   


Whether you are looking for career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment; if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

So what's your passion? Please "Apply Online" and tell us how you can contribute to our team’s success.  

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the supervision and direction of the Golf Course and Grounds Manager and Assistant Golf Course Manager, the Seasonal Landscape Gardener  will perform his/her duties to maintain the golf course grounds including the mowing of various areas, as well as topdressing, repairing divots, trimming, pruning and any other general maintenance work that may be required on the golf course.   

JOB SPECIFICATIONS/ QUALIFICATION REQUIRED:
•    Completion of High School Education (Grade 12) or equivalent is required
•    A post-secondary education in the related field is not required but is a strong asset
•    Knowledge of landscaping and golf course maintenance is preferred
•    Good communication skills with a good working knowledge of written and spoken English
•    Must be able to work under pressure while maintaining composure and performance standard during busy peak periods
•    Must be comfortable working outdoors for long periods of time
•    Must be able to perform lifting and mild strenuous activity
•    Well groomed, mannerly, co-operative and outwardly friendly (team oriented).
•    Able to work shifts - days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
•    Punctual and reliable

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Possession of valid driver’s license (G2) and a safe driving record required.


Contract Terms
•    44 hours per week
•    Monday-Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm and one weekend morning 6:00 am to 10:00 am
•    Start time is 0600 which is not negotiable
•    Accessible by TTC so make sure your accessibility to TTC works with the 0600 start time

•    Hourly Wage
•    Complimentary parking
•    Uniform provided by the Club
•    Training will be provided
•    April 2015 to October/November (weather dependent)

Those individuals who are interested in applying, please complete the Online Application form on our website at www.donaldaclub.ca  
Deadline for submission is January 31, 2015.
No telephone calls please.

We thank all applicants for their interest and will only contact those selected for an interview

Donalda Club is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations for disabilities will be provided to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.
 
DONALDA CLUB - CAREER OPPORTUNITY
ASSISTANT LANDSCAPE GARDENER / GREENSKEEPER (SEASONAL)
SEASONAL 2015

Donalda Golf & Country Club, founded in 1960, is a prestigious year round private club that offers a high standard of social, athletic and dining facilities to our members and their families. We are located in central Toronto and accessible by TTC.

Our caring and attentive staff members are focused on providing authentic hospitality and meaningful experiences to each and every member and guest. Our Club is a place where high expectations aren't just met they are exceeded by making our members and guests feel special.

We are seeking a dedicated, hardworking, team oriented professional to join our Grounds Department as Assistant Landscape Gardener/Greenskeeper from April 2015 to November 2015 six days a week (Monday-Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm and one weekend morning 6:00 am to 10:00 am).

If you are passionate about working outside rain or shine, prefer working early morning shifts, strenuous activity and like to pay attention to details; we would love to have you be a part of the Donalda team!
Whether you are looking for career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment; if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

So what's your passion? Please "Apply Online" and tell us how you can contribute to our team’s success.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the supervision and direction of the Head Gardener, the Assistant Landscape Gardener/Greenskeeper will perform his/her duties to enhance the quality and maintain the flower beds at Donalda Golf & Country Club including areas in the Golf Course, Clubhouse, naturalized areas on the course, etc. The incumbent is expected to have an interest in gardening and knowledge related to the trade including familiarity of common plants, weeds, shrubs, annuals, perennials, etc.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Works closely with the Head Gardener to ensure all plants at Donalda Golf & Country Club are well maintained
•    Performs routine duties to maintain the plant life at Donalda Golf & Country Club including watering, weeding, trimming, applying fertilizer and pesticides when required, etc. to ensure the plants in the club meets Donalda
Golf & Country Club’s standards
•    Assist in the creation of new gardens to enhance the appearance of Donalda Golf & Country Club by planting new greenery including flowers, trees, etc.
•    Frequently monitor the health of the gardens at Donalda Club to ensure the plants are healthy at all time
•    May be required to address member questions in the area of gardening
•    Perform a variety of different duties as assigned by the Head Gardener throughout the year in different seasons
•    Provide assistance to greens staff when required and build a good working relationship within the grounds department
•    Assist Head Gardener in preparing garden beds for the planting of annuals
•    Perform maintenance duties after snow melts in winter and prepares new garden for the season
•    Perform any additional duties as specified by the Head Gardener

JOB SPECIFICATIONS/ QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
•    Completion of High School Education (Grade 12) or equivalent is required
•    Post-Secondary Education in horticulture is considered a strong asset and preferred
•    Practical Gardening experience is required
•    Must be comfortable working outdoors for long periods of time
•    Knowledge of the principles surrounding gardening is an asset
•    Must be able to perform lifting and mild strenuous activit
•    Able to work shifts - days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
•    Punctual and reliable
•    Fluent in English (Oral & Written)

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Possession of valid driver’s license (G2) and a safe driving record required.

Contract Terms
•    44 hours per week
•    Monday-Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm and one weekend morning 6:00 am to 10:00 am
•    Start time is 0600 which is not negotiable
•    Accessible by TTC so make sure your accessibility to TTC works with the 0600 start time
•    Hourly Wage plus bonus
•    Complimentary parking
•    Uniform provided by the Club
•    Training will be provided
•    April 2015 to November 2015 (weather dependent)

Those individuals who are interested in applying, please complete the Online Application form on our website at www.donaldaclub.ca
Deadline for submission is January 31, 2015.
No telephone calls please.
We thank all applicants for their interest and will only contact those selected for an interview


Donalda Club is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations for disabilities will be provided to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

 


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

Currently we are hiring:
Landscape Construction Workers
Skilled Landscape Labourers
Skilled Mason
Horticulturalist/ foremen
Landscape Designer


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

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


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

 


GARDEN GROVE LANDSCAPING
LANDSCAPE DESIGN / SALES POSITION
 
THE OPPORTUNITY
We are seeking a high level professional in our design/sales arena who can demonstrate superb skills in landscape design and a proven track record in sales and client development. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, career-minded Landscape Design/Salesperson with a degree in landscape architecture / landscape design or significant experience working with designers, architects and planners. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience with designing and collaborating in a team setting, identifying and providing client needs, presenting plans and proposals as well as developing and cultivating new sources of business. 
 
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
This position requires a positive, eager, self-motivated person with a love for the industry that can work independently to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. The right person will be capable of designing, estimating and selling. You will have client contact on projects from start to finish. This involves tracking a project from the initial lead, to the design, the sale including follow-up through the process and closing the sale. Possible on site management of installation crews, including the layout of plantings, patios, grading, and excavation. Must have a strong background in sales and project management.
 
Job requirements include a strong knowledge of plant material, irrigation, design ability, strong communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment.
The ideal candidate is consultative with strong relationship building skills, possesses out-of-the-box thinking with excellent problem-solving skills, and has strong multi-task and selling abilities.
 
Position includes a competitive compensation package including salary, bonus, benefits and company vehicle.
 
If this is you and you desire a growing career in the landscape industry, then Garden Grove is the home for you. 
 
Send your resume to attention:                                       
Nancy Dove, HR Manager
Email: careers@gardengrovelandscaping.com
Office: 905-690-8000
www.gardengrovelandscaping.com

HISTORY
Since our inception in 1990 Garden Grove Landscaping has seen steady growth and has become 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.  
As a premium landscape design/build firm we have successfully mastered the art of selling exquisite landscape designs and crafting them as a fine art for our distinguished clientele.  Through our years of experience and reputation for attention to the smallest detail, Garden Grove Landscaping has established a benchmark for quality and customer service.

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

 


LOOKING FOR AMBITIOUS ENTREPRENEURS & WORKING PARTNERS
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 how to get your work done 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
 
PAO HORTICULTURAL
We are looking for experienced farm workers required to perform manual work. 
Hand cultivating, digging and tree planting. 
Hourly rate $11.00 per hour. 
Seasonal employment starts April 1 to November 30, 2015. 
Based out of Hornby, Ontario
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please no phone calls, fax or email resumes to:
info@paohorticultural.com
Fax: 905-875-1511

 


For over 30 years Mr. Landscape has been providing exceptional landscape maintenance services to Toronto’s most prestigious residential neighborhoods”

Current positions available:

Landscape Maintenance Foreperson

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

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

Please forward resume to: davidreeder@mrlandscape.ca

 


MACUTO NURSERIES
Experienced farm workers required to perform manual work.
Hand cultivating, digging and tree planting. Hourly rate $11.00.
Seasonal employment starting April 1, 2015 to Nov 30, 2015.
Job site Keswick, Ontario
Fax resume 905-476-1534
or mail P.O. Box 284 Keswick, Ontario L4P 3E2
Tel: 905-727-3666

 


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

OAKRIDGE LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS is currently seeking a full time, GROUNDS KEEPING SUPERINTENDENT to join our team.
Since our inception in 1992, our winning team of experienced craftsmen, industry leaders and creative minds have been able to bring any sized project to life. We continue to grow at a rapid rate, and we want you to join us!
 
Role Description
The Grounds Superintendent aids in coordinating and supervising all Grounds Division activities. Grounds Division is separated into three sectors: LAWN MAINTENANCE; SNOW REMOVAL; JANITORIAL.
 
Our ideal candidate will have experience in all three of the above areas. 
 
Qualifications

 

  • Minimum 5 years as a Lawn Maintenance Supervisor OR Supervisory role in related field;
  • Experience in scheduling, ordering, field supervision, quality control and job safety work habits;
  • Experience working with trades: HVAC, Electrical, Asphalt; Plumbing;
  • Experience in managing multiple projects;
  • First-Aid Training is necessary;
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean Driver’s Abstract;
  • College Diploma or Degree preferred (but not mandatory) with concentration in Horticultural or related field.
  • Landscape exterminators license applicants will get special consideration
  • Extensive knowledge in lawn maintenance
 
Skills Required
  • Strong knowledge and experience managing people;
  • Strong knowledge and recognition of plant material, identification and proper planting techniques;
  • Strong knowledge of quality control procedures;
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems as they arise;
  • Ability to manage multi projects;
  • Ability to be on call 24 / 7 in the event of emergencies;
  • Strong ability in managing snow removal projects and a willingness to work hours associated with snow;
  • Strong ability to represent OLC to clients in a positive and professional manner.
  • Time management is a necessity
 
What’s In It For You?
 
  • $40,000 - $45,000 salary
  • Full Time Position
  • Company vehicle
  • Company Smart Phone
  • Positive work environment
  • Safe and efficient equipment

 
If you think this would be a great challenge for you and you have many of the following qualifications, please send us your cover letter and resume to: jobs@oakridgelandscape.com
 
We appreciate your interest however please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 


OAKRIDGE LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS is currently seeking a full time, CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT
 
Since our inception in 1992, our winning team of experienced craftsmen, industry leaders and creative minds have been able to bring any sized project to life. We continue to grow at a rapid rate, and we want you to join us!
 
Role Description
The Construction Superintendent aids in coordinating and supervising all construction activities. He / she will direct all field personnel to achieve completion of the project on schedule, within budget and with quality workmanship that conforms to original plans and specifications.
 
Qualifications
  • Communication with Oakridge Landscape Contractors customers
  • Meet with clients as required and discuss any questions or concerns that clients have as well as giving them updates and walkthroughs when requested. 
  • Work with clients closely on deficiency lists giving them accurate timelines and appropriate updates if situations change. 
  • Meet with clients as required; This included onsite as well as off site meetings (cater to the customers needs)
  • Accurately schedule client approved work
  • Resolve client conflict in the most professional way possible
  • Clear and concise communication throughout the organization is paramount.  Work closely with fellow Construction Superintendents on working together as a strong team.  Ensure communications in all formats are being responded and sent with the utmost respect and professionalism as well as on a timely manner.
  • Ensure that time sheets and other paper work are filled out 100% accurately.  This means that before the documentation is handed in to administration all required information is to be filled out by yourself or a subordinate.  If a subordinate has missing or incorrect information on a document it is the Construction Superintendents responsibility to get that employee to fill it out correctly and to instruct or discipline if needed.
  • Schedule and utilize labour crews
  • oversee employee time sheets and track deficiencies
  • Monitor and control performance by evaluating forepersons and labourers on quality and quantity of productive work
  • Resolve conflict between employees and if necessary contact human resources to issue disciplines
  • Enforce foremen to hold daily informal safety tailgates with crew before work begins
  • Update Project Manager if timelines and schedules are not going to be met and suggest realistic timeline
  • Manage sub-contractors and Oakridge employees at job sites assigned
  • Orientate, train, assign, schedule, coach, counsel, and discipline when needed
  • Manage by enforcing OLC company policies
  • Fully responsible for crew safety (all employees are to wear required PPE)
  • Schedule and monitor the delivery of all materials relating to the job being managed.  Keep a solid record of materials that will be available on a later date and to remember to document any remaining inventory for future projects.
 
WINTER WORK
  • The Superintendent will manage the daily operation of all snow removal projects;
  • He / she will be available 24/7 on call;
  • Winter projects are managed the same as any other project, but clarification is noted in Snow Procedure.
  • Strong ability in managing snow removal projects
Skills Required
  • Strong knowledge and experience managing people;
  • Strong knowledge and recognition of plant material, identification and proper planting techniques;
  • Strong knowledge of quality control procedures;
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems as they arise;
  • Ability to manage multi projects;
  • Ability to be on call 24 / 7 in the event of emergencies;
  • Strong ability to represent OLC to clients in a positive and professional manner.
 
What’s In It For You?
 
  • $60,000 salary
  • Full Time Position
  • Company vehicle
  • Company Smart Phone
  • Positive work environment
  • Safe and efficient equipment
 
If you think this would be a great challenge for you and you have many of the qualifications, please send us your cover letter and resume to: jobs@oakridgelandscape.com
 
We appreciate your interest however please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
OAKRIDGE LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS is currently seeking a full time, LAWN MAINTENANCE FOREPERSON to join our team.
 
Role Description
The Lawn Maintenance Foreperson is responsible for supervising and managing the daily work force for crews that maintain commercial and residential properties.  The goal will be to ensure that our locations are in pristine condition.
 
Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years as a Lawn Maintenance Foreperson or similar role;
  • Experience with the safe and proper operation of mowers, weed trimmers, leaf blowers, etc.;
  • Valid ‘G’ Driver’s License with clean Driver’s Abstract, DZ license an asset;
  • College Diploma or Degree preferred (but not mandatory) with concentration in Horticultural or related field;
  • Landscape exterminators license applicants will get special consideration
 
Skills Required
  • Proven leadership qualities and experience in managing people;
  • Strong knowledge and recognition of plant material, identification and proper planting techniques;
  • Strong knowledge of quality control procedures;
  • Proficient record keeping on a daily basis;
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems as they arise;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects;
  • Attention to detail, the ability to constantly improve customer landscapes;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Develop strong relationships with Oakridge cliental in the most professional manner;
  • Strong ability in managing snow removal projects  and crews and a willingness to work hours associated with snow and related weather conditions;
  • Ability to work long hours including weekends;
  • Strong ability to represent OLC to clients in a positive and professional manner;
  • Time management is a necessity;
 
What’s In It For You?
 
  • $26- $30 / hr plus benefits and a pension plan
  • Company Cellular Phone
  • Positive work environment
  • Safe and efficient equipment
  • Opportunity for advancement in a growing company
 
If you think this would be a great challenge for you and you have many of the following qualifications, please send us your cover letter and resume to: jobs@oakridgelandscape.com
 
We appreciate your interest however please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
OAKRIDGE LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS is currently seeking a full time, CONSTRUCTION FOREPERSON to join the team.
Since our inception in 1992, our winning team of experienced craftsmen, industry leaders and creative minds have been able to bring any sized project to life. We continue to grow at a rapid rate, and we want you to join us!
 
Role Description
The Construction Foreperson will manage the daily landscape construction projects that he or she is currently working on.  The Construction Foreperson shall also enforce the health and safety policies of the company on the crew that he or she is working with.
 
Job Requirements
 
  • Must be fluent in English; verbal and written
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have a valid ‘G’ driver’s license.  ‘AZ’ or ‘DZ’ is preferable
  • Must maintain a clean drivers abstract
  • Must have 5 to 10 years field experience.  This may be negotiated at the managements discretion
  • Ability to read landscape blue prints
  • Strong knowledge of elevations (grading); ability to use a laser level and transit +
  • General knowledge or recognition of proper planting techniques as well as some plant identification
  • Strong knowledge on the use of various tools and equipment
  • Strong ability managing snow removal projects and a willingness to work hours associated with it
  • First aid training is a definite asset
  • Strong knowledge of job safety and safe work habits
 
Duties
  • Complete the landscape construction project instructed to do so by the Construction Superintendent in the most productive way possible without sacrificing quality
  • Fill in daily time sheets as required in a detailed manner
  • Monitor performances of the labourers on the job site by measuring quality and quantity of productive work
  • Resolve conflict between employees and if necessary contact human resources and construction superintendent to issue disciplines if necessary
  • Conduct daily tailgate safety talks with the work crew
  • Update Construction Superintendent if timelines and schedules are not going to be met and suggest realistic timeline
  • Work with sub-contractors and maintain good work relationships
  • Supervise by enforcing OLC company policies
  • Fully responsible for crew safety (all employees are to wear required PPE)
  • Keep a solid inventory of tools, materials, and any other items on the job site
WINTER WORK
  • The Foreperson will be given the option to be on call for snow maintenance
  • He / she will be available 24/7 on call;
Skills Required
  • Strong knowledge and experience managing people;
  • Strong knowledge of quality control procedures;
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems as they arise;
  • Ability to manage and oversee projects;
  • Time management skills is a must
 
What’s In It For You?
 
  • Company Cellular Phone
  • Positive work environment
  • Safe and efficient equipment
Opportunity for advancement in a growing company
If you think this would be a great challenge for you and you have many of the following qualifications, please send us your cover letter and resume to: jobs@oakridgelandscape.com
 
We appreciate your interest however please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
HORTICULTURALIST
Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club

Company Description:

Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club is a private 1929 Stanley Thompson designed golf course consisting of 27 holes including an executive 9-hole par 3 course and practice facility. The club sits at the foot of the Niagara Escarpment and meanders its way through a valley with many challenging elevation changes. It is a picturesque location and boasts an outstanding championship golf course and grounds including many spectacular landscape features.

Position Description:
The club is looking for a highly motivated, hardworking, dedicated and professional candidate to fill the role of Horticulturalist. The Horticulturalist will report to the Greens Superintendent and will be expected to maintain all gardens and lawns around the clubhouse as well as the many gardens and landscaped areas on the golf course. The Horticulturalist will also be called upon from time to time to help in the maintenance of the golf course.

Qualifications:

 

  • Diploma in Horticulture
  • Experience maintaining shrubs, perennials, annuals and turf
  • Planning and Design
  • Hardworking
  • Experience with use of fertilizer as well as treatments to deal with pests
  • Candidate must be driven, highly motivated, and enthusiastic and work well in a team environment
  • Must have excellent verbal communication skills
  • Familiar with the game of golf would be an asset
  • Health and Safety training
  • Experience within a private golf club environment would be beneficial specifically dealing with membership

Resume Submission Deadline:  March 1st 2015
Start Date: March 15th 2015

Contact:
Jamie Cutting, Golf Course Superintendent
Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club
10 Woodley’s Lane, P.O. BOX 8240
Dundas Postal Outlet, Dundas, ON  L9H 6Y6
Telephone: (905) 628 6731 ext 217
Fax: (905) 628 5666
Email Address: greens@dundasvalleygolf.com


LANDSCAPE CO-ORDINATOR
We are looking for an experienced person with relevant landscape/construction experience:
 
  • Excel, Adobe, Autocad computer experience
  • Support estimating team in the tender process
  • Issue Purchase Order’s/schedule deliveries
  • Schedule all utility locates
  • Schedule and order materials for warranty work
  • General office administration as required

 
Please apply by email to: charlie@brucewilsonlandscaping.com


VAUGHAN LANDSCAPING INC.
LANDSCAPE CREW MEMBER

Offering positions with our fast growing company to start mid-March to early April 2015. 
Vaughan Landscaping Inc. is a full service landscape design and build company to the GTA and surrounding areas since 2002.  Our wages are competitive, we have a strong company bond with our team members as well as with our clients, and all the tools and equipment that is needed for a member to excel at their craft.
 
QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Minimum 1-2 yrs experience in Landscape (Hardscape/Softscape) Construction.
  • Strong knowledge in cutting brick, interlocking and leveling & grading practices a MUST.
  • Some experience with some if not all: in natural stone, walkways, patios, outdoor kitchens, pergolas, retaining walls, basic wood work, landscape layout, planting, site preparation.
  • Ability to operate some equipment such as cut saws, bobcats, etc.
  • Ability to read drawings an asset.
  • Landscape or any skilled trade diploma or certification that benefits landscape construction an asset.
  • First aid training an asset.
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence.
  • AZ licence an asset.

TO APPLY:
EMAIL resume to giuseppe@vaughanlandscaping.ca
FAX: (905) 553-9343
PHONE: (416) 991-9333


KING VALLEY GOLF CLUB - LEAD HORTICULTURALIST / HEAD GARDENER
ClubLink is the owner, operator and developer of some of the finest golf properties in Ontario and Quebec. ClubLink seeks to provide best of class service and conditions that ensure a superior golf experience.  If you are a high energy, service oriented individual, we welcome you to join us!
 
King Valley is the flagship golf course of ClubLink located just west of Aurora in the northern GTA
 
Scope of Position
This individual will lead in the design and maintenance of all plants and gardens
 
Job Responsibilities

 

  • Aid in the design of new gardens
  • Prune, fertilize and apply other gardening techniques as required
  • Select the appropriate plants for new and existing gardens at the club
  • Spray plants to control pests and diseases
  • Planting and maintaining of all gardens to the high standards of ClubLink
  • Maintain a professional and Manicured appearance to the grounds surrounding the clubhouse and property entrance
 
Qualifications
  • Understanding of garden design
  • Knowledge of plants and the proper maintenance of plants
  • Experience and or related education in necessary
  • Previous experience maintaining gardens on a large scale is preferable

This is a full time seasonal position starting the first week of April
 
Deadline for submission is January 30th
 
Please forward your resume and cover letter to:
Brian Beemer – Superintendent
King Valley Golf Club
15675 Dufferin Street
King City, Ontario
L7B 1K5
bbeemer@clublink.ca
P: 905-841-5054
F: 905-841-2773


Forecast Landscaping Ltd. is an established lawn maintenance and snow plowing contractor in business now for over 25 years. We are located in Concord, Ontario and provide services throughout the GTA. We are currently looking for qualified personnel as follows:
 
Lawn Maintenance Foreperson

 

  • Must be well versed in all aspects of horticultural practices and procedures
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years verifiable experience
  • Knowledge of many different types of turf care equipment (Zero turn, walk behind, trimmers etc)
  • Valid G license with current clean abstract, and own vehicle
  • Able to meet time deadlines and short notice orders
  • Team oriented player and excellent leader (lead by example)
  • Able to lead a crew of 2-4 people
  • Have a positive attitude, be dependable and accountable
  • Quality workmanship and detail oriented
  • Year round full-time position
  • Extensive knowledge of snow clearing operations
Lawn Maintenance Lead Hand
 
  • Must have min 2-3 years experience
  • Familiar with horticultural practices and procedures
  • Valid G license with current clean abstract, and own vehicle
  • Assist crew leader with daily lawn maintenance duties and responsibilities
  • Have a positive attitude, be dependable and reliable
  • Year round full-time position in snow plowing and side walk clearing operations
Lawn Maintenance Labour
 
  • 1-2 years experience in lawn maintenance
  • Experienced and familiar with various types of lawn maintenance equipment
  • Have own transportation to our shop
  • Year round employment available in snow plowing and side walk clearing operations

 
Please send resumes to tino@forecastlandscaping.com or by fax to (416) 744-8599. We thank all applicants for their interest in our company, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
 


Landscape Construction
JOIN OUR TEAM!!
SIPKENS NURSERIES is now hiring for spring 2015
Sipkens Nurseries is a family owned and operated Garden Centre started in 1989. We are honoured to be part of the thriving Sarnia-Lambton community and very proud of our staff. Our friendly and inviting atmosphere will make your work experience, whether seasonal or career-oriented, a unique and welcoming adventure. As one of the fastest growing Garden Centres in the Sarnia area we are noted for exceptional quality, customer service and knowledge. If you feel you meet our criteria, please contact us today.
         
Landscape Installer:
This career minded person should possess a strong work ethic, pride in excellent workmanship, be able to work in a team environment, be detail oriented and possess leadership skills. Jobs include stone walkways, patios, retaining walls, water features, and residential plant installations.
 
Experience in the industry is preferred, but willing to train the right individual.
Full-time seasonal: 2 positions.  13.00-15.00+ (based upon experience)
 
Please deliver resume to Jennifer Sipkens
mail@sipkensnurseries.com
 
 

 


Retail Jobs
JOIN OUR TEAM!!
SIPKENS NURSERIES is now hiring for spring 2015
Sipkens Nurseries is a family owned and operated Garden Centre started in 1989. We are honoured to be part of the thriving Sarnia-Lambton community and very proud of our staff. Our friendly and inviting atmosphere will make your work experience, whether seasonal or career-oriented, a unique and welcoming adventure. As one of the fastest growing Garden Centres in the Sarnia area we are noted for exceptional quality, customer service and knowledge. If you feel you meet our criteria, please contact us today.
 
Retail Garden Center Staff:
Applicant must be a people person with a friendly, helpful attitude willing to go the extra mile. Must possess outstanding customer service skills; be willing to work as a team in a fast-paced environment. Plant knowledge preferred. Sales and cash experience an asset. 
 
Full-time; seasonal starting end of March/April.
$11.00-$13.50 (based on experience)
 
Nursery Stock Retail sales:          1 position
Retail Perennial Department:       2 positions
Retail Annual department:           1 position
 
Please deliver resume to Jennifer Sipkens
mail@sipkensnurseries.com
 

 


VAN DONGEN'S
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.

GARDEN CENTRE & NURSERY SALES MANAGER

 

  • Strong knowledge of plant material is required
  • 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.
 LANDSCAPE FOREMAN
  • Have experience driving a truck (Standard Optional). DZ or AZ license preferred but not necessary. Experience and/or certifications for HIBA cranes, Multi-Lifts and trailers an asset
  • Experience with the operation of landscape equipment is preferred, including loaders, excavators and other machinery
  • Top candidates will have experience with landscape construction and design, including installation of interlocking, trees and garden features
  • Knowledge of horticultural including trees and shrubs is beneficial
  • Ability to be customer oriented, a problem solver, friendly and a team player will be important
  • Portions of this job are physical
  • Experience with managing a group of individuals will be an asset
LANDSCAPE DESIGNER AND ESTIMATOR
  • Must be proficient with Dynascape and be able to free hand sketch
  • Ability to conceptualize and design landscapes; designs may have clear direction, or may require creative suggestions
  • Strong knowledge of plant materials and landscape products
  • Estimating and landscape construction experience an asset
  • Willingness to assist on projects and be more hands-on is an asset
  • Client oriented with excellent communication skills
  • Strong team work skills to coordinate between departments and foreman
  • Proficient with computers, and willingness to lend downtime to other department tasks and long term strategic development.
(Please no freelancer applications)
 
NURSERY MANAGER
  • Strong knowledge of plant material is required
  • Ability to oversee the care, ordering and production of plant material on multiple tree farms
  • Willingness to assist the sales and landscape departments is an asset; including wholesale order assistance and ensuring product availability for landscape crews
  • Strong team work skills to coordinate between departments and foreman
  • 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


BROOKDALE TREELAND NURSERIES LIMITED

Operations Co-ordinator – Wholesale Division
Position Summary
Reporting to the Wholesale General Manager, the Operations Co-ordinator is responsible for overseeing and monitoring the day to day operations of our Wholesale Landscape Yard located in Schomberg, Ontario.  This position offers full-time, year round employment at one of Canada’s largest nursery operations.

The Successful Candidate will possess the following;
-minimum 2 years experience in related role
-intermediate MS office skills
-university or college diploma
-strong communication skills (written and verbal)
-excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
-solid problem-solving abilities
-ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demanding deadlines
- SAP experience (preferred)
-knowledge of ornamental plant material
 
Duties and responsibilities
Daily responsibilities include;
-co-ordination of incoming/ outgoing material
-monitoring order prep, pick
-ownership of information related to inventory, freight,
-tracking and monitoring of equipment usage
-staff scheduling
-customer service/sales as required
 
Apply to:
Brookdale Treeland Nurseries Ltd
15450 Hwy # 27,
Schomberg, Ontario
L0G 1T0
Attn: Tim Twohey
Email: tim@btn.on.ca
We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

 


Landscape Designer Seeking Experienced Landscape Construction Subcontractors
Fausto Presta Design Inc. is a full service landscape company serving Toronto and surrounding areas. For almost 15 years, we have been designing, building, and maintaining gorgeous landscapes for our wonderful clients. We are presently seeking experienced and detailed landscape construction crews for the 2015 season and beyond. We are looking for small teams to take a design and make it a reality for our clients. Disciplines involved may include some or all of the following: Interlocking stone, Natural stone, Grading, Sodding, Planting and Woodwork. Crews must have their own equipment, have liability insurance, and be WSIB compliant. Compensation based on experience.
Interested parties can send a resume to fausto@fpdlandscapes.com

 


POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Fausto Presta Design Inc. is a full service landscape company serving Toronto and surrounding areas. For almost 15
years, we have been designing, building, and maintaining gorgeous landscapes for our wonderful clients. We are
presently seeking motivated individuals to fill the following positions for the 2015 season and beyond:

Landscape Construction Foreperson
• Valid driver's licence with a safe and clean driving record
• Experience and knowledge of all aspects of hardscape and softscape construction
• Experience operating equipment including skid steer and mini excavator
• Ability to manage a small construction team

Landscape Construction Labourers
• Valid driver's licence with a safe and clean driving record
• Willingness to learn and a strong work ethic

Driver
• Valid driver's license with a safe and clean driving record
• Ability to work well independently
• Knowledge of roads all around the GTA
• Experience operating a medium duty truck, skid steers, and mini-excavator
• Knowledge of safe loading and transport procedures for equipment, plants, granular materials, brick and natural stone
• knowledge and experience with landscape construction

Landscape Maintenance Labourers
• Valid driver's license with a safe and clean driving record
• Willingness to learn and a strong work ethic

Compensation based on experience
Interested applicants can send a resume to fausto@fpdlandscapes.com

 


ARBOR VALLEY URBAN FORESTRY CO. INC.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Arborvalley Urban Forestry Co. Inc. is an established tree care company based in Newmarket servicing all the GTA. We are involved in all facets of tree care from pruning, removals, cabling to plant health care, insect and disease management and consulting.   We offer year round employment for the right individual.
 
We are looking for experienced and non-experienced but motivated workers that can join our team. You must be a team player, be detail-oriented and have a positive attitude.  Opportunity for advancement for the right career minded individuals.   We look for employees throughout the year depending on our work loads.  We will keep your resume on file and only those in consideration for employment will be contacted.
 
Crew leader and Experienced Tree Climber Arborist

 

  • 3- 5 years Climbing experience required
  • MTCU/ISA certified arborist
  • Clean driving record and a “D” License
  • Stumper experience   
  • Leadership skills
  • Health and safety knowledge
  • Problem solving/trouble shooting skills on job site
  • Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently
  • Basic computer skills
  • Word processing
  • Excel spreadsheets
  • Competitive wages and many benefits
Plant Health Care Coordinator
  • Forestry exterminators license and landscape exterminators license a must
  • ISA certified preferred
  • Clean driving record
  • At least 3 years working experience as a plant health care technician
  • Knowledge of tree/shrub pests and disease
  • Tree and shrub identification skills
  • Works well alone as well as in a team environment
  • Competitive wages and many benefits
Benefits for all full time employees available after initial probation including:
  • dental
  • medical
  • sick days
  • training, seminars
  • education and equipment allowances
  • all approved PPE always provided (including saw pants)

For further information call or e mail:
905-773-7912
info@arborvalley.ca
www.arborvalley.ca

 


FSI LANDSCAPE SUPPLY IS HIRING
Inside Sales Representative required for busy landscape supply yard in Brampton.
Landscaping knowledge preferred but not necessary.
Full time Monday – Saturday.
 
Please submit resumes via email to: kellym@fsilandscapesupply.com
 

 


WENTWORTH LANDSCAPES
Locations: Cobourg, Belleville, Picton and Kingston
 
Horticulture Positions: 
Team leader, Team member & Turf Team leader, Turf Team Member

 

  • Horticulture diploma/ degree or 5 years relative work experience for team leader positions
  • 2 years relative work experience for team member positions or students
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic & reliable passionate character
  • Capable of physical labour
  • Team oriented
  • Own transportation to yard in either Cobourg, Picton, or Kingston locations
Construction Positions: 
Team Leader, Assistant Team Leader & Team Member
  • Minimum 5 years experience for team leader, 3 years experience for assistant team leader, 1 year experience for team member
  • Thorough knowledge of landscape construction techniques
  • Strong communications skills & strong leadership skills for team leader
  • Enthusiastic attitude, highly motivated with an eye for detail
  • Desire to learn and grow with company
  • Own transportation to yard in either Picton or  Kingston - some company vehicles available
 What to Expect
  • 50 hours per week
  • Compensation based on experience
  • Benefits available
  • Performance reward system
  • Excellent training, and constant learning environment for those wishing to expand their skills
  • Opportunity for growth within organization
  • Company vehicle opportunity
  • Unique and engaging projects
  • Awesome co-workers, and very knowledgeable staff

About Us

History - Since 1991 Wentworth Landscapes has worked to design well-crafted outdoor spaces with a mission to get people outside enjoying their landscapes and improving their overall health and well-being.  This is what drives us - the possibility of getting someone out of the house and into their outdoor space more often. We are one of the first companies to understand the Come Alive Outside movement and successfully embrace it in all we do.


Our Focus - By focusing on the deeper purpose behind our work, we’ve grown into an insightful and effective team. We carefully collaborate with our clients to design spaces that will work for their unique lives - their preferred leisure actives, entertaining habits, maintenance preferences, tastes and budget.  Each and every component is tailor-made for their enjoyment. These principals are the heart and core of Come Alive Outside and a reminder of what works.  It is a reminder of what makes our lives healthy and our memories special.  Over the past three years, these three words have inspired individuals, families, business and communities across North America to take action to get back outdoors.  This is a non-profit organization, represented in Canada by Scott Wentworth (CEO of Wentworth Landscapes) who is currently vice president of the organization.

Why we are Successful - Our purpose-driven designs are tailored to our clients specific styles and needs.  Our systemized approach to design, management and operations keep our projects on track and well organized which we believe is necessary for building a healthy and effective partnership between employees, management and clients.

Apply with resume to maryanne.wentworthlandscapes@gmail.com or contact our office at 613-476-1181
For more information see www.wentworthlandscapes.com
 


ZinCo Canada Inc.
 
Position Description:
Achieves maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration by effectively selling ZinCo Green Roof products, installation, and maintenance. Personally contacts and secures new business customers.

Core Functions:

 

  • Promotes/sells/secures orders from existing and prospective customers.
  • Demonstrates products and services to existing/potential customers and assists them in selecting those best suited to their needs.
Details:
  • Establish, develop and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective customers to generate new business for ZinCo products/services.
  • Makes telephone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers.
  • Is an inside and on the road sales position Participate in trade shows and conventions.
  • Research sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential.
  • Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
  • Coordinate sales effort with sales management, accounting, logistics and technical service groups.
  • Analyze the market’s potential and determines the value of customers value to ZinCo.
  • Identify advantages and compares ZinCo’s products/services.
  • Supply management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Keep on top of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing and technical service areas.
Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving; ability to determine solutions for customers.
  • Must be results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications and contact management software.
  • A background in roofing or horticulture would be a benefit.
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle.

Please send your resume complete with salary expectations along with cover letter and references to:
scashen@zinco.ca  or fax 905-689-0432.
 


ANGELO'S GARDEN CENTRE
Angelo’s Garden Centre, one of the top Garden Centres in the GTA, is looking for someone who...
  • Is enthusiastic about people and their gardens
  • Loves the diversity that a day can offer
  • Is ready to work hard and reap the rewards.
Position is Customer Service Plus. Previous experience and good gardening knowledge is a definite plus.

We offer above average wages with the possibility of benefits.

Full time Seasonal.

Please email resume to angelo7@rogers.com
 
THE LANDMARK GROUP
 
The Landmark Group is a full service, landscaping business located in the four season community of Thornbury, Ontario, on the beautiful shores of southern Georgian Bay. 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 Landscape Construction Project Manager
  • Experienced Landscape Construction Estimator
  • Experienced Landscape Maintenance Foreperson
  • Experienced Maintenance & 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 & 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
 


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

KLOMP’S LANDSCAPING & HOT TUBS

Why work with us?

 

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

We are currently looking for amazing people like you to work with us as:

Landscape Sales & Design Coordinator
Yard & Shop Coordinator
Job Champion and Crew Leader
Commercial Estimating Assistant
Growing Technician
Landscaper
Growing Assistants

What we need from you:

  • Ability to get to and from our Office in St Marys
  • A clean driver's abstract
  • Willingness to learn, grow and excel in their field
  • Seek ways to continuously improve our operations
  • A commitment to safety
  • Good communication skills
  • A sense of fun!

Landscape Sales & Design Coordinator

  • You love helping people create amazing outdoor spaces! You want to see the project from start to finish and have a strong drive to succeed.
  • You want to design outdoor landscapes that are atheistically functional- meaning you won't sacrifice beauty for integrity.
  • You have computer design experience in programs like Dynascape, AutoCAD, Sketch Up and Photoshop, but can also sketch out an amazing drawing on the spot.
  • You have a passion for putting the right plant material in the right space
  • You have practical building experience with paving stone and retaining walls- you won't design something that can't be built
  • Your portfolio is ready to be viewed, but more importantly, you are ready to sell!

Yard & Shop Coordinator

  • You protect our home base- you are in charge of making sure that our crews have what they need, when they need it to get the job done
  • You have some landscape industry and mechanical knowledge
  • You want to keep our tools and product clean and organized
  • You enjoy working outdoors and have experience with construction equipment.
  • You can work with clients from all backgrounds- including residential, commercial and other landscapers

Job Champion and Crew Leader

  • You have been in the landscape industry and want to take your skills and experience to a leadership level. You've built a bit of everything and are probably a Certified Horticultural Technician (if not, how can we help you get there?)
  • Job Champions are responsible for making dreams become reality- you take plans and make them happen. As a Crew Leader, you will set the example for your landscape installation team.
  • You love working with designers and clients to produce excellent results
  • You know that job safety is a top priority and want to implement ways to make work safer.

Commercial Estimating Assistant

  • You have excellent communication skills with the ability to work with vendors and clients to obtain professional results
  • Your negotiation skills are excellent but you know when to give and take
  • Your background gives you the ability to analyze blueprints and drawings to prepare bids and your keen math skills make conversions easy.
  • You have great project management and organizational skills with the ability to handle many different clients at once
  • You have superior landscape construction knowledge- both Hardscape and Softscape- perhaps you were a Landscaper in your former life?

Growing Technician

  • You have a passion for growing things! You can handle the growing and maintenance of large tree, shrubs and perennial growing operations.
  • You have some Horticultural training and/or an extensive growing background- because you just love to learn new things everyday
  • You have some experience with farm and landscape equipment.
  • Even though you love growing, you are no stranger to technology and have excellent communication skills with the ability to manage staff.
  • Ideally, you are licensed under the Ontario Pesticide Act.

Landscaper

  • Are you new to the industry or seeking to improve your skills? We offer landscapers the chance to work on a wide range of projects in commercial and residential settings
  • If you have experience in paving stone and retaining walls, we especially want to talk to you!

Growing Assistants

  • You love growing plants and have a keen eye for detail
  • You have some horticultural background and are willing to learn more
  • You have some experience with farm and landscape equipment.

Sound like the place for you? Here's how to apply:
E-MAIL your resume and cover letter to: careers@klomps.ca


We thank everyone for applying, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please. We are committed to inclusive employment practices.


SHERIDAN NURSERIES
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Sheridan Nurseries …Head Office… is actively searching for a:  

Wholesale Sales Representative

Position Summary

Reporting to the Vice President, Nursery Sales and based out of the Head Office in Georgetown, the Wholesale Sales Representative will be responsible for sales activities to our Landscape Contractor house accounts.

Accountabilities
The Sales Representative responsibilities include, but are not limited to, contacting existing guests to solicit orders, travelling to jobsites, recommending new products and services offered by Sheridan Nurseries, cold-call prospective guests and switch them to Sheridan Nurseries, prepare quotes for various landscape orders, follow up on past orders, prepare weekly sales reports and monitor competitor activities and prices.

Skills Required
The ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal skills, the ability to build strong interpersonal relationships and work to tight deadlines. A solid background in ornamental horticulture would be considered a strong asset as well as strong computer skills including Outlook, Word and Excel. As the role will involve some travel, a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle will be required.

Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention:  Rob Naraj
12302 10th Line, R.R. #4
Georgetown, Ontario
L7G 4S7

E-mail: rnaraj@sheridannurseries.com

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

 

 


SHERIDAN NURSERIES
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Sheridan Nurseries Retail Division is actively searching for an:

Assistant Nursery Plant  Product Manager
 
Position Summary

Reporting to the Nursery Plant Product Manager, the Assistant Nursery Plant Product Manager is responsible for the buying cycle of plants for the nursery sales division, as well as providing buying support for the trade and retail locations.   

Working with our Nursery Sales staff and Nursery Plant buying team this position will include: recommending quantities, sourcing products, negotiating buying terms, issuing purchase orders, arranging transportation, through to receiving, quality control and claim management process.  

Accountabilities
•    Analyze sales, margins and other information to maximize sell through and profitability  
•    Analyze marketplace to ensure pricing is competitive
•    Maintain accurate records and reporting
•    Identify the ideal vendor(s) for each product group
•    Develop positive relationships with current and new suppliers

Skills Required
•    Strong negotiating and communication skills
•    Well developed analytical and Excel spreadsheet skills
•    Well organized with good attention to detail is essential
•    Adaptable, enjoy working independently to specific and demanding deadlines
•    Knowledge of ornamental plants an asset

Apply in writing to:
Grace Williams
Sheridan Nurseries
12302 10th Line RR#4
Georgetown, ON L7G 4S7
gwilliams@sheridannurseries.com

 


GARDENER 2
Job Classification Title: GARDENER 2
Job ID #: 2073124 X
Division: Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Section: N/A
Job Stream: Parks, Recreation & Forestry
Job Type: Seasonal, Full-Time
Temporary Duration: TBD
Hours of Work (bi-weekly): 80.00
Shift Information: N/A
Affiliation: L416 Outside

On-Going Opportunities Description
Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture, and are proud to be the Host City for the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games.

Although there may not be current vacancies, resumes will be kept on file for 6 months and then deleted from our system. You must reapply after 6 months.

Major Responsibilities:

 

  • Prepares plants and maintains flower beds, horticultural displays and plants in greenhouses
  • Maintains plant materials in a park area in a neat and orderly manner
  • Participates in the, preparation, planting and maintenance of horticultural displays, turf grass areas, indoor and natural area plantings and landscapes including all aspects of Plant Health Care inclusive of I.P.M. and pesticide use
  • Prepares various growing media prior to planting; gathering, cleaning and storing propagules; planting and transplanting as required and determining and maintaining correct growing environment
  • Inspects plants, trees and shrubs for insect infestation or disease and reports damage
  • Prepares pesticides and fertilizers for applications to control pest diseases as required. Performs park maintenance such as litter control, snow & ice removal, washroom cleaning
  • Loads materials, plants, etc. and delivers, as required, to various locations. Operates various types of motor vehicles and mechanized grounds, garden and turf maintenance equipment, etc.
  • Ability to compose and complete daily manual and electronic reports as required
  • Responds to horticultural questions from public
  • May be required to perform landscaping functions such as sodding and constructing minor landscape repair, etc.
  • May be required to direct other staff
  • Works with volunteers

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Diploma or certificate in horticulture or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Considerable experience as a practicing gardener.
  3. Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario Class “G” driver's license class and must qualify for the City’s equipment operating permits and requirements.

You must also have:

  • Possession of or the ability to obtain within 6 months an Ontario Landscape Exterminator's Licence
  • A good knowledge of plant materials and the ability to propagate and grow a wide variety of plants for the beautification of park areas
  • Ability to arrange, plant and maintain annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees according to the best horticultural methods and to achieve an attractive appearance
  • Ability to recognize pests (insects, diseases and weeds), and to treat them in the most effective manner
  • Ability to make the most effective use of fertilizers and water requirements of a variety of plants
  • Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations that apply to this work
  • Must be physically capable of performing required duties
  • Ability to deal courteously with the public
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Must be available to work shift/weekend/overtime as required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

APPLY ONLINE HERE

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes.  Applicants who provide an email address may receive their written correspondence with respect to this job posting directly to the email address provided with their application.  As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly to receive this correspondence.


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


PARKS HANDYWORKER 3
Job Classification Title: PARKS HANDYWORKER 3
Job ID #: 1998443 X
Division: Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Section: NPF&R
Job Stream: Parks, Recreation & Forestry
Job Type: Temporary, Full-Time
Temporary Duration: TBD
Hours of Work (bi-weekly): 80.00
Shift Information    
Affiliation: L416 Outside

On-Going Opportunities Description
Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture, and are proud to be the Host City for the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as a Parks Handy Worker 3 within our Parks, Forestry & Recreation Division.

Please Note:
  • Although there may not be current vacancies, your resume will be kept on file for six (6) months and then deleted from our system. You must re-apply after six (6) months.
Special Information:
  • If successful for this temporary work opportunity or assignment, permanent employees who are members of Local 416 retain their permanent status. At the end of the temporary work opportunity/assignment, they will return to their base position and location
  • Successful candidates are required to complete the full duration of the temporary work opportunity/assignment
  • Temporary employees who are members of Local 416, who have made a commitment to a seasonal/non-seasonal opportunity/assignment through the Work Selection process, are eligible to apply and be considered for an assessment only. Employees who are deemed qualified through the assessment process will have their names maintained on a "Qualified Inventory List" and their "Personal Work Selection List" (PSWL) updated for the period of time the assessment is valid
  • This temporary work opportunity or assignment may be subject to bumping in accordance with the "LETTER OF AGREEMENT for Temporary Work Opportunities/Assignments" under the TCEU Local 416 Memorandum of Settlement
Major Responsibilities:
  • Performs manual tasks in park areas which require some gardening ability
  • Operates various types of equipment, and mechanized grounds maintenance and grass cutting equipment
  • Maintains parks turf by mowing, fertilizing, clearing litter and removing garbage, as well as setting up semi-automatic and automatic irrigation systems
  • Cleans, maintains and makes minor repairs to parks facilities and furnishings including, playing fields, ice rinks, parks benches, etc.
  • Sets up equipment such as chairs, benches and soccer/football posts, etc.
  • Clears and maintains parks walkways and entrances including, operates snow removal equipment and shovels snow
  • Provides direction to other staff
  • Transports crews as required, and operates various motor vehicles including cargo vans, tractors, and pickup truck with trailer and/or snowplow, etc.
  • Performs other related work as assigned
Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:
  1. Several years experience in horticulture and/or grounds maintenance, preferably in a park setting.
  2. Experience driving and operating various vehicles, tractors and grounds maintenance and grass cutting equipment.
  3. Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License and must qualify for the City’s equipment operating permits and requirements.
You must also have:
  • Ability to provide work direction and training to others.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal courteously with the public and staff.
  • Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations that apply to this work.
  • Must be physically capable of performing required duties and must be able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must be available to work shifts/weekends/overtime, as required.
APPLY ONLINE HERE

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes.  Applicants who provide an email address may receive their written correspondence with respect to this job posting directly to the email address provided with their application.  As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly to receive this correspondence.


In accordance with Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the City of Toronto's Accommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants are required to make their needs known in advance.
 
GARDENER
If you’re a trained and experienced gardener, consider joining the City of Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation Division in this seasonal, full-time role as part of our horticultural team.

As a Gardener 2, you will prepare plants and maintain flower beds, horticultural displays and plants in greenhouses, maintain plant materials in a park area in a neat, orderly manner, and carry out various other duties required to ensure a productive growing environment.
Although there may not be current vacancies, resumes will be kept on file for 6 months and then deleted from our system. You must reapply after 6 months.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Your primary responsibilities as a Gardener will be varied. Specifically, you will:

 

  • Prepare plants and maintain flower beds, horticultural displays and plants in greenhouses.
  • Maintain plant materials in a park area in a neat, orderly manner.
  • Participate in the preparation, planting and maintenance of horticultural displays, turf grass areas, indoor and natural area plantings and landscapes, including all aspects of Plant Health Care inclusive of integrated pest management (IPM) and pesticide use.
  • Prepare various growing media prior to planting, gathering, cleaning and storing propagules, planting and transplanting as required, and determining and maintaining the correct growing environment.
  • Inspect plants, trees and shrubs for insect infestation or disease, and report damage.
  • Prepare pesticides and fertilizers for applications to control pest diseases, as required.
  • Perform park maintenance such as litter control, snow & ice removal, and washroom cleaning.
  • Load materials, plants, etc., and deliver, as required, to various locations.
  • Operate various types of motor vehicles and mechanized grounds, garden and turf maintenance equipment, etc.
  • Compose and complete daily manual and electronic reports, as required.
  • Respond to horticultural questions from the public.
  • Perform landscaping functions such as sodding, constructing minor landscape repairs, etc., as required.
  • Direct other staff, as required.
  • Work with volunteers.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS
Your application for the role of Gardener 2 must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  • Diploma or certificate in Horticulture or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Considerable experience as a practising gardener.
  • Possession of, and ability to maintain, a valid Province of Ontario Class G driver's licence.
  • Ability to qualify for the City’s equipment operating permits and requirements.

Wage Rate: $26.88 per hour

Work for the City you love

Toronto
is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture, and are proud to be the Host City for the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as a Gardener 2 within our Parks, Forestry & Recreation Division.

How to Apply:
For more information on this and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at www.toronto.ca/jobs. To apply online, submit your resume, quoting File #2073124X.

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

Committed to employment equity, the City of Toronto encourages applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women. We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 


 
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