Ontario’s Niagara Parks
PRESERVING a rich heritage, CONSERVING natural wonders, INSPIRING people, worldwide!
The Niagara Parks Commission is one of the largest employers in the Niagara Region, with over 1,600 full time and seasonal employees! Our team is comprised of energetic and friendly staff who provide our visitors from around the world with exceptional quality service. Our professional and dynamic team thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working with people.
We are always looking for enthusiastic individuals who share our mission of preserving the nature and heritage of the Niagara River corridor and who are interested in growing their career with a company dedicated to conserving Niagara’s natural wonders and inspiring people world-wide.
SUPERVISOR, FLORAL SHOWHOUSE
Under the general supervision of the Manager, Queen Victoria Park and within established policies, procedures and guidelines to manage and assist in the floral design of gardens, Floral Showhouse and greenhouse production of plants, operations of the Garden Gift Shop and surrounding grounds. To ensure sound Horticultural practices are understood, implemented and adhered to. Ensures that a high level of customer service is maintained and that operations are efficient and profitable in a manner that meets or exceeds the acceptable standards of the NPC management and Commission.
Three year Horticulture diploma or equivalent knowledge and previous experience. Must hold the Structural Spray License Class 6. Three years of progressive management experience in a unionized workplace. Practical experience in the management of conservatory, exhibition, show design, and bedding plant growth and cultivation. Knowledge of bedding, exhibition plant culture and performance, suitability for designs, creative design skills of bedding plants, conservatory and events. Experience with Health and Safety, the Health and Safety Act, inspections, incident reports, procedures, budget management, report preparation is required. Experience with Microsoft Office is required. Experience required in Horticulture teaching with lectures and evaluations. Retail experience with merchandising, cash handling, and Retail software (Retail Pro) is an asset. A successful Police Information Check is required for the selected candidate.
Niagara Parks offers an annual salary of $63,150 to $75,470 as well as a comprehensive benefit and pension plan.
To apply for this position, please create a profile and submit a resume through our Career Portal by following the link:
http://niagaraparks.com/employment. Applications for this position will be accepted until November 10, 2016.
We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To request an alternate format, please contact Niagara Parks at (905) 353-5411, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by TTY, Local (905) 356-5672, or Toll –free 1-855-356-5672.