Groundskeeper

Job Number: 1

Permanent   |  Toronto, Ontario   |  Posted on Jan 10, 2018 ← Back

Reliable Care Landscape Management is an established, award winning landscaping company offering exciting career opportunities in our high-energy, team oriented environment. We’ve been providing commercial maintenance services, design, construction and snow removal to our customers in the Greater Toronto Area since 1988. We are conveniently located near Lawrence Avenue East and Warden.

 Reliable Care Landscape Management encourages individual growth and learning, while working in a well-organized, supportive team environment. We offer year-round employment performing maintenance in the summer and snow removal 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.

 

Other reason why you will want work with us:

  • Reputable company with 30 years in the landscape business
  • In-house training provided along
  • Year-round full-time employment and career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive Health and Dental benefits program
  • RRSP Match program
  • New equipment and trucks
  • Uniforms provided
  • Paperless computerized time tracking systems (via i-pads and phones)
  • Experienced and knowledgeable management team

 

Job Position: Groundskeeper

As a Groundskeeper on our team, YOU will be responsible for the full-time management, care and beautifying of 1 single high-end multi-residential property! You will clean up and prepare the site for summer planting, maintain your own stunning garden bed displays and uphold the properties shrubs and hedges.

Start Date: April 1st- October 31st

Pay: $14-$17 dependent on experience

Work hours: (Full time)

                        Monday-Thursday 7:30am-4:30pm

                        Fridays 7:30-1:30pm

Location of job sites: East GTA

Employee Benefits and RRSP program

 

Please forward resume to: contact@reliablecare.co OR apply via- Landscape.jobs

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for managing landscaping projects and overall assigned site
  • Responsible for maintaining gardens
  • Plan job in an effective manner to ensure optimum job efficiency and effectiveness
  • Use and operate tools and equipment used in horticulture
  • Plant seeds and transplant seedlings
  • Tree, shrub, and plant examination and treatment
  • Care for growing plant material by watering, pruning, weeding, cultivating, and removing dead or damaged leaf tissue
  • Inspect, handle, and transport nursery stock, as required
  • Plant fertilization and watering
  • Prune trees, shrubs, and hedges
  • General property, lawn and garden maintenance, including daily litter pick-up
  • Operate safely tools such as power mowers, push mowers, electric clippers, pruning saws and other landscape maintenance equipment, as required
  • Perform other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environments, shop + equipment
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner

Requirements:

  • Completion of college, vocational, or technical training an asset
  • Horticulturist Trade Certification an asset
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience
  • Plant knowledge and identification, specifically trees, shrubs, and perennials
  • Physically fit with strong stamina
  • Ability to follow safe working procedures
  • Excellent observation skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Speak, read, and write English

 Work Conditions:

  • Job requires ability to work with hand tools, small engine equipment, and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Requires good manual dexterity
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold

Job summary

Company

Forgione Landscaping LLC

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Toronto, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 02, 2018


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