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*Horticultural Team Member

Job Number: 1

Permanent   |  Bala, Ontario   |  Posted on Feb 07, 2018 ← Back

The Horticultural Team Member is expected to be a reliable, conscientious, laborer to perform general landscape tasks to assist their team with the beautification of our client’s gardens and lawn care. 

Position Description (but not limited to)

  • Move and spread soil and landscaping materials (soil, mulch, pea stone, sod & flagstone) using shovels and wheelbarrows
  • Plant trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals
  • Apply fertilizers, organic pest/disease products and or water to gardens and planters as needed/instructed.
  • Perform spring and fall clean-ups (leaf removal, tarping, raking, edging)
  • Deadhead spent blooms of perennials and annuals
  • Clean walkways, patios, docks, decks, AstroTurf and driveways of organic debris
  • Weed and generally groom garden, border areas and planters
  • Prune shrubs, trees, perennials using appropriate equipment
  • Use string-line trimmer as required
  • Transplant, split and divide plants as required
  • Top dress lawns
  • Place planters, pots, barrels and patio furniture in appropriate locations
  • Load/unload tools and supplies from work vehicles in a safe manner
  • Assist in maintaining the professional appearance of company vehicles, tools and power equipment
  • Complete daily time log, and help with daily paperwork as required
  • Work outdoors in varying conditions (i.e. biting insects, indigenous wildlife, various temperatures, inclement weather)
  • Varying seasonal hours. Peak season may require up to 60 hr/week

Physical Demands

  • Manual lifting and carrying
  • Repetitive motions
  • Hand/wrist vibration
  • Occasional use of hammer, nails, level or ladder
  • Occasional work in inclement weather
  • Standing, bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Work alongside the water edge i.e.: ponds, lakes, rivers

 

Please send your resume to 

Chris@watersedgelandscaping.com

 

 


Job summary

Company

Water's Edge Landscaping

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Bala, Ontario

Start Date

May 07, 2018


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