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

Current Position Available:  Landscape Maintenance Crew Leader

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please respond to careers@forestell.com

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

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

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

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

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

Foreman/Lead Hand

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

POSTING DATE: June 23, 2015 LOCATION: Guelph, ON
GTI COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT
The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.  

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

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

Hiring #: 2015-0183


Please read the Application Instructions before applying

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

*Tentative evaluation.

Closing Date: 2015 06 26

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

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

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

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


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

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

Please forward your resume to:
michael@dimidesignbuild.com


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

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

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

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

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

FULL TIME SEASONAL (April 1 - Nov 15)

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

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

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

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

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

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

POSTING DATE: June 8, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE FOREPERSON
For over 30 years Mr. Landscape has been providing exceptional landscape maintenance services to Toronto’s most prestigious residential neighborhoods.

Current position 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
Please forward resume to: davidreeder@mrlandscape.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: June 8, 2015 LOCATION: Halton, ON
COME, WORK WHERE YOU PLAY!  
Garden Holistics Inc is located in Thornbury, in the beautiful and stunning Georgian Bay area, just minutes from Blue Mountain ski resort.

We are a full lawn and garden maintenance company specializing in high end residential properties.
We are a highly motivated experienced and knowledgeable team of landscape professionals. We take pride in the 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 opportunity available:

Position: Assistant Horticultural Manager

Successful candidate will have:
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in residential landscape planting and maintenance with 2 years supervising crews
  • A Strong horticultural background with a solid basis in plant identification, plant care, pruning and other related skills degree of horticultural skill and knowledge. CNLA or Horticulture related Certification an asset
  • Ability to set up daily schedules for the crews
  • The ability to physically participate in day-to-day planting and maintenance,
  • Including creating and maintaining seasonal containers
  • The ability to arrange and maintain all plant material according to best cultural practices
  • The ability to identify insects, diseases and weeds, and to recommend the most effective manner of treatment
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well with others
  • A Detail oriented mind and with pride in accomplishments
  • A Valid driver’s license and clean driving abstract
  • Ability to drive a truck with a trailer
  • Ease with email, Microsoft and Excel
  • Career mindedness with a desire to grow with the company
  • First-Aid training and industry certifications is an asset
Benefits:
  • $18-20/hour with room to grow
  • Seasonal Full-Time (45 hours a week)
Winter work available
  • Health benefits are negotiable
Contact Information:
Please submit your cover letter and resume to teresa@gardenholistics.com or fax to 519-599-1053.  We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


POSTING DATE: June 8, 2015 LOCATION: Halton, ON
HALTON POOLS GUYS INC. / LANDSCAPING
Job Title: Landscape Lead Hand
Required: Immediately
Compensation: Based on experience. Vehicle reimbursement.
Busy Halton based swimming pool and landscaping company. We have many pool and landscape projects on the schedule from April through December, looking for a reliable individual to help us grow our business.

Job Functions:
  • Landscape residential properties including working around swimming pools and other projects.
  • Organize landscape crews and manage projects.
  • Manage, train and support staff.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Liaise with pool and administrative personnel, teamwork.
  • Order materials as required per customer contracts.
  • Operate skid steer and mini excavator.
Requirements
  • Team player.
  • Previous experience.
  • Read and write English, good communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with excavating equipment and hardscape installation.
  • Strong people and organizational skills.
  • Supervisory experience.
Other Skills/Abilities
  • People skills.
  • Time management skills.
  • Vehicle.
  • Safety boots and safety glasses.
Interested parties please forward your resume to: info@poolguys.ca
No phone calls please.

POSTING DATE: June 8, 2015 LOCATION: Hornby, ON
INTERNATIONAL LANDSCAPING INC
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 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.

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

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 INUSTRY LEADER!

POSTING DATE: June 3, 2015 LOCATION: GTA
OAKRIDGE LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS
We are a well established landscaping company in the Hamilton area looking to fill the following positions:
  • Landscape Construction Foreperson
  • Skilled trades persons
  • General Labourers
  • Mechanic and or Apprentice
  • Grounds Keeping Foreperson
  • Grounds Keeping Labourers
  • Tool Crib Clerk
Interested candidates, please send your resume to jobs@oakridgelandscape.com

Thank you for your interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

POSTING DATE: June 1, 2015 LOCATION: GTA
RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN MANAGER
Oakridge Group Inc. is seeking to hire a highly motivated, creative, enthusiastic, and experienced Landscape Designer or Landscape Architect with five to ten years of experience in the Landscape industry.  The ideal candidate will be an organized individual who is able to work independently in a team environment on a variety of projects and tasks that include: site analysis, conceptual design, detailed design, preparation for construction, project management, assist in site supervision, cost estimating, and client contact.

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

Resumes can be emailed to jobs@oakridgelandscape.com

POSTING DATE: May 26, 2015 LOCATION: Toronto, ON
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
Foreman
 
Compensation to be based on experience. We look forward to hearing from you.

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

POSTING DATE: May 26, 2015 LOCATION: GTA
Geoscape Contracting is a pioneer in the green industry specializing in landscape construction for many large commercial and urban developers, with projects spanning across the GTA. We dedicate ourselves to all aspects of commercial landscaping, including but not limited to; softscaping, hardscaping, grading, retaining walls, plant installation, sodding, terraseeding, park construction and trucking.

We are now accepting resumes for the following positions:
Working Foreman

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a supervisory role in the landscape industry.
  • Maintains safety as number 1 priority in all daily activities.
  • Knowledge of planting and hardscape techniques as well as knowledge of horticulture and plant needs.
  • Possess problem solving skills and ability to give direction to workers.
  • Completes work orders as assigned by Project Manager.
  • Ability to physically demonstrate & lead by example.
  • Capable of reading and interpreting various construction related documents.
  • Actively engage in training/coaching Geoscape employees to ensure a safe, energetic, engaged, and skilled workforce.
  • Experience laying out job sites according to drawings provided by landscape architect. This includes planting beds, trees, pathway and park construction, retaining walls, etc.
  • Ability to collaborate with the Project Manager to communicate any changes or concerns regarding the job site, safety requirements and staff requirements.
  • Communicate well with co-workers, supervisors, client groups, and the general public while providing leadership/supervision to the entire crew.
  • Ensures daily maintenance/inspections are carried out for all equipment on site
  • Prepares and conducts weekly safety toolbox meetings.
Project Manager

Job Description:
Responsible for planning, executing and evaluating projects according to predetermined timelines and budgets while ensuring the project exceeds city requirements, the architect’s expectations and Geoscape standards.

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Maintains safety as number 1 priority in all daily activities.
  • Prepares construction schedules and creates project budgets.
  • Prepares work orders and change orders as required.
  • Full knowledge of all aspects of planting, grading, landscape construction, terraseeding, managing a workforce & equipment usage.
  • Track all project & related costs.
  • Simultaneously manage multiple job sites.
  • Coordinates with the Operations Manager to ensure the project receives all required materials, equipment and manpower in order to meet deadlines and realize collective efficiencies.
  • Actively engage in training/coaching foremen and Geoscape employees to ensure a safe, energetic, engaged, and skilled workforce.
  • Be punctual and prepared to attend all required meetings with architects, clients, and the Geoscape management team.
  • Ability to physically demonstrate & lead by example.
  • 5 year management experience in landscape construction
  • Project Management Certificate is considered an asset
If you are a passionately proud, safety oriented, caring individual interested in succeeding together within a fun organization where growing and exceeding expectations are a part of our every day culture then apply now by emailing your resume to jobs@geoscapecontracting.com

POSTING DATE: May 25, 2015 LOCATION: GTA
DenBok Landscaping & Design, an established Burlington based design, build, maintenance landscaping company specializing in high-end residential work in the GTA. We are currently looking for educated, qualified people who have passion for landscaping and who take pride in the work they do. Only those who have the desire to work hard and further their knowledge of the landscape field need apply.

We are currently hiring for:
Designer/ Sales Position
  • A positive attitude, a team player and excellent communication skills to work directly with clients, suppliers, contractors, designers, estimators and construction staff.
  • Degree, diploma in landscape design
  • Have a proven track record (3+ years) in creative and innovative designs and sales
  • Proficient in using related computer software
  • Have knowledge and understanding of landscape construction
  • Excellent time management and ability to stay with financial budgets
  • Able to problem solve and create alternative solutions
  • The ability to follow and implement company policies and procedures
  • Work with flexible work hours
  • Must have valid drivers license
Please Contact Leon Denbok with your resume at Leon@Denbok.com

POSTING DATE: May 25, 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: Planting Crew Leader

Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years Landscaping experience including sod, planting, gardening required
  • Proven ability to lead crew members is required
  • Interlock stone experience is an asset
  • Clean Class G with driver's abstract is required
  • Ability to do hard labour for long hours is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Organized, self-motivated, dependable
  • Snow plowing experience is an asset
Start Date: Spring 2015 - Rate of Pay: $17.00 to $23.00 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 25, 2015 LOCATION: GTA, ON

GARDEN GROVE LANDSCAPING INC.

HISTORY

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

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

CONSTRUCTION TEAM LEADERS

  • We are looking for leaders who have a desire to succeed, a passion for the outdoors, and who enjoy personal and professional growth.  This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to prove their winning attitude and skills to grow into a management position.
  • You possess a strong work ethic and are reliable, with a passion for the landscape trade
  • You have a thorough knowledge of current landscape building techniques
  • As an individual you desire to learn and grow, but additionally you seek peer learning to enhance your abilities and strengthen your interpersonal skills.
  • You are self-motivated
  • Responsible to lead and install a variety of high profile creative designs
  • Working with all aspects of stone, concrete, pavers and wall systems
  • Installation of garden plantings, trees, shrubs, groundcovers and perennials
  • Your strengths shine in your ability to follow through with strong organizational skills and an eye for the finishing touches
  • Responsible for directing a crew of 2-4 people
  • Dedicated to quality customer service. Goes the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensure the delivery of excellent quality results while maintaining budgeted productivity
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • A minimum of 3 years experience is preferred with a demonstrated ability for high quality timely installations

CONSTRUCTION TEAM MEMBERS

  • A strong working knowledge of landscape construction
  • Ability to take direction and follow through with instructions
  • Willingness to learn and are interested in personal development
  • Work well in a team setting

MAINTENANCE TEAM LEADERS
We are looking for leaders who have a desire to succeed, a passion for the outdoors, and who enjoy personal and professional growth.  This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to prove their winning attitude and skills to grow into a management position.

  • You are reliable, with a passion for the landscape trade
  • Your high level of horticultural skill and ability combined with strong work ethic makes you the kind of leader that others want to follow
  • You shine in your ability to maintain a highly organized work schedule, while keeping your fellow team members on task and leading them to the finish line
  • You will be responsible to lead, instruct, co-ordinate and work with a crew of 3 – 6 people
  • Dedicated to quality customer service you go the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensuring properties are maintained to the high level of quality that is expected by a customer of Garden Grove while maintaining budgeted productivity
  • Responsible for indentifying issues within the landscape on the accounts that you service, recording those issues and reporting them to your manager
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • Proficient with turf and lawn care equipment
  • Ability to identify insects, diseases and weeds to recommend effective remedies
  • Strong knowledge of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals

MAINTENANCE TEAM MEMBERS

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

LANDSCAPE ENHANCEMENT TEAM LEADERS
We are looking for leaders who have a desire to succeed, a passion for the outdoors, and who enjoy personal and professional growth.  This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to prove their winning attitude and skills to grow into a management position.

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

  • You are reliable, with a passion for the landscape trade
  • Your high level of horticultural skill and ability combined with strong work ethic makes you the kind of leader that others want to follow
  • You shine in your ability to maintain a highly organized work schedule, while keeping your fellow team members on task and leading them to the finish line
  • Cares for growing plants by pruning, weeding and removing dead and damaged leaf tissue
  • This position involves a heavy emphasis on pruning and must be proficient in proper methods
  • Planting of trees, shrubs, groundcovers and perennials
  • Garden bed maintenance of existing beds and creating new garden beds
  • Mulching of gardens
  • Installation and rotation of seasonal flower beds
  • Identifying ways to improve the “curb appeal” of our contracted properties
  • Must be familiar with and able to operate dump truck, truck with trailer, backpack blowers, tiller, chainsaw, hand pruners, pole pruners, gas powered shears etc.
  • Provide guidance to customers on care of trees, flowers, shrubs and plants
  • Keeping up with changing trends in gardening
  • Work well in a team or individually
  • Driven to maintain excellent customer service through communication and regular site visits

ENHANCEMENT TEAM MEMBERS

  • Working knowledge of all aspects of horticulture and landscape enhancement
  • Ability to take direction and follow through with instructions
  • Willingness to learn and are interested in personal development
  • Work well in a team setting

TURF TECHNICIANS

  • Proficient with turf and lawn care equipment
  • Ability to identify insects, diseases and weeds to recommend effective remedies
  • Ability to assess and recommend turf improvements
  • Responsible to ensure the delivery of excellent quality customer service while maintaining budgeted productivity
  • Pesticide license is an asset

Pay commensurate with skill & ability. Garden Grove offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time eligible employees.

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

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

 
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