Horticulture Technician/Labourer

Job Number: TGL-160718

Permanent   |  Vancouver, British Columbia   |  Posted on Jul 18, 2016 ← Back

We are a long running landscape and renovation company located in Vancouver, looking for a motivated, hardworking person who would be the right fit for our team. We work on both commercial and residential properties throughout Vancouver and surrounding areas, with summer being the busiest time of year. Experience is not essential if you have a great work ethic and you are a fast learner, but preference will be given to applicants with experience in the industry.

Duties include:

  • all aspects of lawn care - mowing, weed eating, edging/power-edging, power-raking, aerating and lawn applications which include moss control, fertilizer, lime for ph control.
  • garden care - weeding, pruning, shearing, trimming, tilling, raking, edging, removal of invasive species, planting.
  • landscape renovations - sod installation, creating garden beds, creating vegetable gardens, removing and reinstalling plant material, soil installation, bark mulch installation.
  • all areas of the position require heavy lifting, walking, bending, and kneeling.
  • snow removal (during winter) - hand shovelling snow from sidewalks, driveways etc, spreading ice melt to walkways, driveways, staircases etc.

Applicants need to be physically and mentally capable of working outdoors in all weather conditions, all year round. Attention to detail, ability to follow instruction as given and/or give detailed instruction as needed. A valid drivers licence with satisfactory drivers abstract is required as well as Canadian citizenship or Permanent Resident status. A good work history showing long term employment and positive references will be required for review.

Successful applicants will need to have thier own gloves, steel capped work boots, work pants and rain gear. Work shirts, hats/touques, saftey glasses, hearing protection and other PPE will be provided by the employer. Successful applicants will also receive extended health and dental benefits at 6 months.

Only serious applicants to apply please.

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Vancouver, British Columbia

Start Date

Jul 20, 2016

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