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POSTING DATE: May 22, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON;
PLANT HEALTH CARE TECHNICIAN
  • Landscape Exterminator license
  • valid “G” driver’s license with clean abstract
  • basic knowledge of common pests found on trees
  • tree identification
  • basic knowledge of  streets in Toronto area
Benefits include:
  • working in a well managed environment where safety is the priority
  • working in a healthy and courteous environment
  • access to industry conferences and seminars
  • participation in Company social events
  • competitive wages based on knowledge and experience
  • paid holidays, group health benefits
  • use of modern vehicles and equipment
  • uniforms
Fax or email resumes to:
Fax: 416-412-2101
Tel:  416-412-2100
Email:
info@ontree.ca

POSTING DATE: May 15, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON;
LANDCARE
Are you looking for a landscaping position to expand your existing skills?
Are you a seasoned landscape professional looking for a stable, progressive, creative company to apply your talents?
If you answer yes to the above, and are a high-energy, self-motivated individual who cares about landscaping, come join our team!

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

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

Landscape Maintenance: Crew Leader

Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with landscape maintenance (commercial and residential)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience leading crew members
  • Excellent horticultural skills & plant ID
  • Excellent knowledge of organic lawn care practices
  • Proven ability to provide direction, guidance, and training to crew members
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of hard physical labour
  • Clean Class G with driver's abstract required
  • Landscape diploma or certification is an asset
  • Experience driving in Toronto is an asset
  • Experience snow plowing is an asset
  • Experience performing equipment maintenance is an asset
Start Date: Spring 2015 - Rate of Pay: $17.00 to $21.00 per hour - dependent on experience

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

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


POSTING DATE: May 15, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON;
LANDCARE
Are you looking for a landscaping position to expand your existing skills?
Are you a seasoned landscape professional looking for a stable, progressive, creative company to apply your talents?
If you answer yes to the above, and are a high-energy, self-motivated individual who cares about landscaping, come join our team!

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

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

Landscape Construction: Landscape Construction Crew Leader

Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years of landscape construction experience
  • Well rounded skill base: natural stone, interlock, retaining walls, basic wood work, planting & odd jobs
  • Minimum 2 years of experience leading crew members
  • Experience with landscape layout and site preparation required
  • Capable of physical labour
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organized, self-motivated, dependable
  • Clean Class G with driver's abstract is required
  • Experience driving in Toronto is an asset
  • Landscape diploma or certification is an asset
  • Experience in snowplowing is an asset
Start Date: Spring 2015 - Rate of Pay: $22.00 to $30.00 - dependent on experience

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

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


POSTING DATE: May 15, 2015 LOCATION: Burlington, ON;
THE BEAUDRY GROUP

Landscape Construction – Foreman/Lead Hand
Job Summary:
  • Reads plans and interprets designs to install and maintain landscape environments and construction
Major Accountabilities:
  • Construct walkways, patios, decks, fences and landscape features
  • Assist in planning and organizing the job, ensuring that sufficient resources and material are available and that the job is completed in the most time efficient manner
  • Follow all health and safety regulation including wearing appropriate protective equipment and following material safety data sheets (MSDS) for safe handling of chemicals
Tools & Equipment:
  • Small tractors, bobcats, tillers, rollers, mulch spreaders, lawn mowers, etc.
  • Power equipment such as chainsaws, saws, sod cutters, line trimmers and edgers, aerators, plant augers, drills, etc.
  • Hand tools such as shovels, rakes, hammers, wheelbarrows, picks, pruning shears, saws, soil cultivators, irrigation heads, etc.
Education:
  • Secondary School Education
  • Preferably landscape technician diploma/landscape industry certification technician/landscape horticulturist
  • Possess a valid Class G license.  DZ license an asset
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to read blue prints and drawings and work orders
  • Knowledge of landscape and construction techniques and practices
  • Knowledge of landscape and construction terminology
  • Ability to interpret plans and specifications related to the work assigned
  • Trade calculations and numeracy
  • Ability to plan multiple job tasks to meet various project deadlines
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to lift and work in diverse weather conditions i.e wet and/or humid conditions; hot or cold weather
Personal Attributes:
  • Dependability
  • Goal oriented
  • Cooperative
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-responsibility
  • Ability to work independently or Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Adaptable/flexible
  • Proactive
  • Demonstrates initiate
Contact Information:
Please submit your cover letter and resume to mail@beaudrygroup.com or  fax to 905-681-8925.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

POSTING DATE: May 15, 2015 LOCATION: Burlington, ON;
THE BEAUDRY GROUP

Grounds Maintenance – Foreman/Lead Hand
Job Summary:
  • Performs manual duties to maintain well cared for and attractive landscaped areas for residential and commercial properties
Major Accountabilities:
  • Cut grass, rake, fertilize and water lawns; fall and spring clean up, weed gardens, prune shrubs and trees; perform other maintenance duties as directed by supervisor/manager
  • Spread top soil; lay sod; plant flowers, grass, shrubs and trees; and perform other duties to assist in the maintenance and construction of landscapes
  • Follow all health and safety regulations including wearing appropriate protective equipment and following Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for safe handling of fertilizers and other chemicals
  • Clean working areas and maintain tools and equipment
Tools & Equipment:
  • Hedge shears, sod cutters, pruning saws, cut off saws, chainsaws, mowing equipment, string and bush trimmers, power blowers, turf rollers, rototillers, etc.
  • Hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning shears, saws, soil cultivators, etc.
Education:
  • Secondary School Education
  • Preferably landscape technician diploma/landscape industry certification technician/landscape horticulturist
  • Possess a valid Class G license.  DZ license an asset
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to take instruction
  • Able to work in a team
  • Willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of grounds maintenance techniques and practices
  • Ability to plan multiple job tasks to meet various project deadlines
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to lift and work in diverse weather conditions i.e wet and/or humid conditions; hot or cold weather
Personal Attributes:
  • Dependability
  • Goal oriented
  • Cooperative
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-responsibility
  • Ability to work independently or Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Adaptable/flexible
  • Proactive
  • Demonstrates initiate
Contact Information:
Please submit your cover letter and resume to mail@beaudrygroup.com or  fax to 905-681-8925.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

DO YOU?
  • Know how to get your property maintenance work done but don’t know the business end of it
  • Get paid on time for the work you do
  • Find enough work to keep you busy
  • Have any difficulty dealing with unreasonable customers
  • Have problems getting your paper work done and correctly
DO YOU HAVE?
  • Knowledge of all lawn maintenance equipment
  • Horticultural experience
  • A high level of customer service
  • 3+ years experience in landscaping
  • A team player attitude and the ability to work independently
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
IF YOU ARE?
  • Ambitious
  • Committed
  • Responsible
  • Organized
  • Reliable
  • Take pride in your workmanship
  • Financially responsible
Please forward your resume or any questions to lawncare2014@hotmail.com

POSTING DATE: May 11, 2015 LOCATION: London, ON
BOARDWALK RENTAL COMMUNITIES
Landscaping Associate – Level 2 (Bobcat Operator) – 6 Month Contract

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the health, comfort and safety of our Customers
  • Ensure daily communication with all site Associates
  • Ensure site cleanliness, by picking up all garbage including pet waste around the site and assisting at other sites as required
  • Remove heavy furniture, garbage and appliances from suites and around site as required
  • Complete Customer Requests For Maintenance (CRFM’s) as required
  • Snow and ice removal, sanding and salting, completion of snow and ice removal logs
  • Lawns; cut, trimmed, watered, edged, and free of weeds
  • Applying weed killer and fertilizer as required
  • Ensure all trees, hedges, and flowerbeds are free of weeds and trimmed and dead trees are removed
  • Removal of flower beds and shrubs that are unsightly or not possible to maintain effectively
  • Parking lots: sweep, wash, lines and keep all catch basins clear of foreign debris
  • Fences: repaired and/or stained as necessary
  • Building exterior: eves cleared, siding, lights working, signage clean and visible
  • Spring clean-up: hazard line painting, irrigation start-up, power washing, planting, filling potholes, etc. as determined by the spring landscaping plan
  • Fall clean-up: leaf removal, close off (blow out) irrigation; winterize gardens and beds, trees trimmed, etc.
  • Painting halls, suites, parkades & other areas as assigned by the Area Coordinator
  • Ensure contractors arrive as per scheduled timelines and complete their work as per the conditions of contract
  • Ensure proper and accurate inventory management
  • Complete other tasks assigned by the Area Coordinator
  • Flexible on-call hours required between the hours of 6 am through 9 pm (including weekends)
  • Provide training on the proper operation and maintenance of all landscaping equipment, specifically Bobcats and heavy equipment (tractors, sweepers, small and large bobcats)
  • Ability to operate the Bobcat and also perform regular maintenance and tune-ups to the bobcat and attachments
Experience and Educational Requirements:
  • 2 years Landscaping Service experience preferred
  • Minor mechanical experience an asset
  • Professional training and experience with landscaping equipment (example: Bobcats)
Technical Requirements:
  • Working knowledge of English both verbal and written
  • Driver’s license required
  • Ability to operate a Bobcat and train others to do so in a safe manner
  • Ability to operate smaller equipment including sweepers, lawn mowers, snow blowers and small tractors
Non-Technical Requirements:
  • Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Dedicated to building better communities for all our Customers and surrounding communities
  • Ability to take responsibility for all actions and decisions and to follow through
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Strong planning and organizational skills coupled with ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently (self managed) and with other Associates in a team environment
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt to change and be flexible in nature
  • Displays a high level of initiative and commitment to success (striving toward Boardwalk’s mission statement)
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude, enthusiasm and assertiveness
  • Ability to spend up to eight hours walking, standing, climbing stairs, lifting
  • Ability to maneuver up to 90kg with the proper equipment
Please submit your resume to:
Human Resources
4074 Breck Avenue, London ON, N6L 1B5
Fax: 866-851-6995
Email: resumeon@bwalk.com


We would like to thank you in advance for your inquiry. Only those candidates who are being considered will be contacted. Offers of employment will be contingent on satisfactory security background checks, reference checks, and pre-employment medical exams, where applicable.

POSTING DATE: May 11, 2015 LOCATION: Owen Sound, ON
Hutten & Co. is an award winning builder of quality landscapes at a variety of unique residential properties in the Owen Sound area. We have a highly motivated and professional team, and are looking for a qualified crew leader.

Opportunity for growth and further industry training is available. Work is full time, including snow removal work over the winter months. Applicants must meet the following criteria;
  • Strong leadership qualities, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
  • Be clean, punctual and professional
  • Skilled in assortment of building methods
  • Be willing to work long hours in poor weather conditions at times
  • Be experienced in general construction tools.
  • Have driver’s license and own transportation, with driver’s abstract
  • Horticultural qualifications and previous training/experience an asset.
Why work for Hutten & Co.?
  • We are a local leader completing unique and rewarding projects.
  • We have a positive work environment and encourage growth.
  • We offer excellent compensation, and consistent working hours.
  • Our company maintains a professional image within the community, with an emphasis on both integrity and craftsmanship.
  • We’re career minded, and value a cohesive team.
For more information, please visit our web page at www.hutten.ca.
Please send resume to info@hutten.ca


POSTING DATE: May 11, 2015 LOCATION: Burlington/Oakville, ON
SUBURBAN GARDENERS
Burlington/Oakville
Contact:
Doug Campbell, doug@suburbangardeners.com, 905-220-1066

Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourer – Crew Chief/Crew Leader

Main duties
  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Spread top soil, lay sod, plant flowers, grass, shrubs and trees and perform other duties to assist with the construction of a landscape and related structures.
  • Cut grass, rake, fertilize and water lawns, weed gardens, prune shrubs and trees and perform other maintenance duties as directed by supervisor.
  • Operate and maintain power mowers, trimmers, blowers, sod cutters, and other landscape maintenance equipment.
  • Perform other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environments.
  • Lead a crew including training, assigning tasks, assess performance and quality of work.
Employment requirements
  • 2 or more years of experience working in a similar environment.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Some plant knowledge an asset.
Additional information
  • Progression within the company to more senior position is offered.
  • Apprenticeship opportunity to advance knowledge.
  • Competitive compensation package plus bonus opportunities.

POSTING DATE: May 7, 2015 LOCATION: Markham, ON
MPS PROPERTY SERVICES
MPS Property Services is a recognized leader in Residential Landscape Design/Build and Commercial Grounds Maintenance and Enhancement.  We are located in Markham and work throughout the GTA.  We are continuously growing and looking for individuals to join our team.  We offer a positive work environment with opportunities to expand your landscape knowledge, and long term career opportunities.  We are currently hiring for the following full time positions:

Landscape Construction Crew Members

The Ideal Candidates Will Have The Following Qualifications:
  • Hands-on experience in landscape construction (ie. Interlock, retaining walls, etc.)
  • Experience operating landscape construction tools and equipment
  • Ability to take direction well and work in a team environment
  • Skid steer and mini excavator experience would be an asset
  • Valid ‘G’ Driver’s License
Landscape Enhancement Crew Members

The Ideal Candidates Will Have The Following Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of related tools and equipment (ie. Chain saw, sod cutter, etc.)
  • Plant knowledge would be an asset
  • Ability to take direction well and work in team environment
  • Skid steer experience would be an asset
  • Valid ‘G’ Driver’s License
We offer competitive wages based on experience and qualifications. Year round employment is available.

Interested individuals can email resumes to Mark@aboutmps.com  

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

POSTING DATE: May 5, 2015 LOCATION: n/a
LAWN CREW SUPERVISOR
Well known and established residential lawn maintenance company is accepting applications for Lawn Crew Supervisor. Working with two workers on weekly schedule mowing lawns, turning/de-weeding garden beds. Must have working knowledge and general maintenance requirements for Ferris and Walker equipment as well clean drivers abstract. Preference given to those with experience driving with trailer. Must be available 6 days a week during the busy season. April/May, Oct/Nov. must have snow plow experience as position continues throughout the winter months. Potential candidate will have good work ethic along with ability to communicate effectively and in a friendly manner with clients. Position is paid hourly, starting rate of $19.50-23.00 per hour to start, pending experience.

Please submit resume with at least two references to classifieds@landscapeontario.com with Box 505 in the subject line.

POSTING DATE: May 5, 2015 LOCATION: Golden Horseshoe
EVERGREEN LANDSCAPES IS HIRING !
Looking for Career minded individuals


Evergreen Landscapes has been dedicated to clients enjoying their outdoor spaces since 1984. Being a leader in the green industry specializing in landscape maintenance and construction for many residential and commercial customers around the Golden Horseshoe area.

We are a company that is always growing, is progressive, and are based out of Flamborough. Our quality of work is considered high end no matter who the customer is. We take pride and ownership with our outstanding quality of completion and customer service. You can check us out @ http://www.evergreenlandscapes.ca

We currently have some full-time positions available for responsible, motivated, production and team-oriented individuals with good communication skills and a commitment to professionalism. Also having both a positive attitude and a strong work ethic are essential traits for a career at Evergreen.

Construction Division...
We are looking for experienced installation technicians. Must be able to work with all sorts of man made and natural stone and wall materials. The right candidates should be efficient in operating various types of appropriate equipment, be able to set grades and be familiar with current interlock products. Woodworking and any other construction experiences are an asset

Maintenance Division...
Looking for experienced Horticulturists and Maintenance Technicians. These candidates must have experience and knowledge of plants / turf and how to maintain them. Knowledge and knowhow with various types of equipment, "Walker" Mowers, trimmers, blowers etc... Sprayers ticket is definitely an asset.

These are long term full season career positions for the right people. If you are interested in joining our team you can contact Alan at 905-601-0692 or evergreendesigns@cogeco.ca

POSTING DATE: May 4, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
LEASIDE LANDSCAPING
Leaside Landscaping Inc. is an award winning full service landscape design / build and maintenance company specializing in high end residential landscapes.  We are centrally located in Leaside, Toronto.

We are a highly motivated experienced team of landscape professionals.  We take pride in the projects we build and service we provide.  To meet the growing demand for our services we are expanding our team.  We are looking for individuals that share our values, attention to detail and strong work ethic.  We currently have the following employment opportunities available:

Position: Landscape Construction Foreman

Job Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years experience in high-end residential landscape design / build
  • Must have good working knowledge of landscape construction materials and techniques including natural stone, precast stone, retaining walls, grading, sodding
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings
  • Experience with skid steer loaders, excavators, compaction equipment etc
  • Manage a crew of 3-4 people effectively and efficiently
  • Work well with others and able to lead, motivate, instruct and delegate the crew with strong leadership and communication skills
  • Detail minded and takes pride in accomplishments
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving abstract
  • Career minded with a desire to grow with the company
  • First-Aid training and industry certifications is an asset
Benefits:
  • Hourly rate commensurate with skills and ability
  • Seasonal Full-Time (40-50 hours a week)
  • Potential Winter (snowplow) work available
  • Health and Dental Group Benefits
Contact Information:
Please submit your cover letter and resume to info@leasidelandscaping.com or fax to 416-421-8568. 
We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

POSTING DATE: May 4, 2015 LOCATION: Brampton, ON
SEASON PLANT SALES ASSOCIATE/NURSERY ASSISTANT

Job Description
  • 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

POSTING DATE: May 1, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER (MANAGER DESIGN/BUILD)

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

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

POSTING DATE: April 29, 2015 LOCATION: Concord, ON
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.
 

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


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

Landscape Construction Foreman

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

Landscape Lead hand

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

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

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

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

The wage will be based on candidates experience and ability.

Please forward all resumes to sales@treevalley.ca

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

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

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

POSITION – MAINTENANCE CREW LEADERS
QUALIFICATIONS

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

POSITION – MAINTENANCE CREW MEMBERS
QUALIFICATIONS

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

POSITION – HORTICULTURAL TECHNICIANS
QUALIFICATIONS

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

POSITION – TURF TECHICIANS
QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

POSTING DATE: April 23, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
LANDCARE
If you are a high-energy, self-motivated individual who cares about landscaping, come join our team at Landcare!

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

 

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

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER & LEAD HAND & CREW MEMBER

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

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

Qualifications: Crew Leader

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

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

Qualifications: Lead Hand

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

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

Qualifications: Crew Member

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

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

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

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

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

HISTORY

Garden Grove Landscaping Inc. is celebrating 25 years of service excellence in 2015.  Since our inception in 1990 we have seen steady growth and are widely recognized as a service leader in the landscape industry. Having developed a strong reputation for excellence we continue to grow as an organization because of our focus on team building, quality and customer satisfaction.  Our unique culture has enabled Garden Grove to remain a successful family-oriented business, founded on principles of trust, honesty and respect.  This guides our relationships with each other, our customers, and cultivates a positive atmosphere where growth is encouraged, and where individuals can achieve their potential.
 
If you desire a growing career in the landscape industry, Garden Grove is the home for you.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES            

CONSTRUCTION TEAM LEADERS

We are looking for leaders who have a desire to succeed, a passion for the outdoors, and who enjoy personal and professional growth.  This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to prove their winning attitude and skills to grow into a management position.
  • You possess a strong work ethic and are reliable, with a passion for the landscape trade
  • You have a thorough knowledge of current landscape building techniques
  • As an individual you desire to learn and grow, but additionally you seek peer learning to enhance your abilities and strengthen your interpersonal skills.
  • You are self-motivated
  • Responsible to lead and install a variety of high profile creative designs
  • Working with all aspects of stone, concrete, pavers and wall systems
  • Installation of garden plantings, trees, shrubs, groundcovers and perennials
  • Your strengths shine in your ability to follow through with strong organizational skills and an eye for the finishing touches
  • Responsible for directing a crew of 2-4 people
  • Dedicated to quality customer service. Goes the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensure the delivery of excellent quality results while maintaining budgeted productivity
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • A minimum of 3 years experience is preferred with a demonstrated ability for high quality timely installations
CONSTRUCTION TEAM MEMBERS
  • A strong working knowledge of landscape construction
  • Ability to take direction and follow through with instructions
  • Willingness to learn and are interested in personal development
  • Work well in a team setting
MAINTENANCE TEAM LEADERS
We are looking for leaders who have a desire to succeed, a passion for the outdoors, and who enjoy personal and professional growth.  This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to prove their winning attitude and skills to grow into a management position.
  • You are reliable, with a passion for the landscape trade
  • Your high level of horticultural skill and ability combined with strong work ethic makes you the kind of leader that others want to follow
  • You shine in your ability to maintain a highly organized work schedule, while keeping your fellow team members on task and leading them to the finish line
  • You will be responsible to lead, instruct, co-ordinate and work with a crew of 3 – 6 people
  • Dedicated to quality customer service you go the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensuring properties are maintained to the high level of quality that is expected by a customer of Garden Grove while maintaining budgeted productivity
  • Responsible for indentifying issues within the landscape on the accounts that you service, recording those issues and reporting them to your manager
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • Proficient with turf and lawn care equipment
  • Ability to identify insects, diseases and weeds to recommend effective remedies
  • Strong knowledge of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals
MAINTENANCE TEAM MEMBERS
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of landscape maintenance
  • Ability to take direction and follow through with instructions
  • Willingness to learn and are interested in personal development
  • Work well in a team setting
TURF TECHNICIANS
  • Proficient with turf and lawn care equipment
  • Ability to identify insects, diseases and weeds to recommend effective remedies
  • Ability to assess and recommend turf improvements
  • Responsible to ensure the delivery of excellent quality customer service while maintaining budgeted productivity
  • Pesticide license is an asset
Pay commensurate with skill & ability. Garden Grove offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time eligible employees.

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

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


POSTING DATE: April 21, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT FOSSIL LANDSCAPES
With projects all across the GTA, Fossil Landscapes is a Toronto- based boutique landscape design/build firm that is passionate about design and demands quality craftsmanship. From small balcony gardens to expansive backyard retreats, we excel in the construction process. We pride ourselves on superior craftsmanship and won’t settle for anything less – our guiding principle is that good design is only realized in flawless execution.

Our company is continuously growing and we are currently looking for some quality crew members to join us for the upcoming season:

GARDENER
Fossil Landscapes is looking for a hard-working individual to join our maintenance division.  Some experience in garden maintenance such as lawn mowing, pruning, and planting would be ideal, but not required. An interest in gardening and respect for the environment are key. Other important qualities include a good attitude and ability to follow direction. Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work Monday – Friday, plus Saturdays during peak season.

SKILLED LANDSCAPE CREWMAN
Fossil Landscapes is looking for someone with 3 to 5 years landscape construction experience to join our crew. Must have experience with installing hardscapes, including retaining walls, pavers, stone patios, and water features. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a team atmosphere with other crewmen and have the ability and desire to learn processes and grow within the company. He will be self-motivated with good time management skills and the desire to put forth and execute new ideas.

GENERAL LANDSCAPE CREWMAN
Fossil Landscapes is looking for a couple energetic individuals to join our construction crew. A willingness to learn and work hard is a must. Must have the ability to take direction and follow instructions, and enjoy working in a team atmosphere with other crewmen. Ability to lift heavy weight repetitively throughout an 8 – 10 hour workday is required.

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

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

Please forward resumes to fossil88@me.com

Thank you to all applicants for your interest.

POSTING DATE: April 22, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
LANDCARE
LANDCARE
is an established, award winning landscaping company offering year-round employment in our high-energy, team oriented environment. We’ve been providing commercial and residential maintenance services, design, construction and snow removal to our clients in Toronto for over twenty years. We are located near Dundas West and Bloor.

LANDCARE encourages individual growth and learning, while working in a well-organized, supportive team environment. Our dedicated employees care about what they do and it shows in the high quality services delivered with consistency to our clients.

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

Job Title: Landscape Design Assistant


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

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

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


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

 
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