Landscape / Horticultural Technician (Construction)

Job Number: 01

Contract   |  Carrying Place, Ontario   |  Posted on Jan 20, 2016 ← Back

We are an established Landscape Design/Build & Property Maintenance company located in Carrying Place, ON. currently looking to hire energetic, well mannered, self motivated individuals to fill this position for the 2017 season. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

Job Description

The responsibilities of this position are to assist in the layout, preparation and installation of hardscape and softcape projects which include: interlocking stone paver walkways, patios and driveways, fencing, decks, gazebos and pergolas, segmental stone and natural stone retaining walls terraces and steps, some masonry stone work, tree & shrub planting and planting bed / garden construction. This position could also include assisting with grounds maintenance operations including: mowing, trimming and fertilizing of residential and commercial properties, garden edging, weeding and soil cultivating and amending, installation of mulches, tree and shrub pruning, lawn and garden debris clean-up. Projects would include both Commercial and Residential properties.

Required Work Experience

  • 2-3 years experience in landscape construction, greenhouse operations, arboriculture or grounds maintenance duties preferred. Training will be provided.
  • Post secondary education or apprenticeship training in the landscape/horticultural field an asset.
  • Previous experience in operating cut-off saws, mini excavators, skid steer loaders, compact tractors, plate rammers, plate compactors, jack hammers, push mowers, line trimmers and rototillers an asset.
  • Valid "G" drivers license and own transportation a must.Required skills for this position would include:

Skills

      • Ability to follow instruction & work independently
      • Excellent hand / eye co-ordination and an eye for detail
      • Excellent work ethic
      • Physically fit / energetic
      • Able to lift and transport weight of up too 100lbs on a daily / weekly bases
      • Enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills
      • Excellent customer service skills, and a good communicator
      • Work under stringent time constraints
      • Able to work in, and cope with ever changing weather and climatic conditions
      • Work independently or in a team environment

 

We offer competitive wages and a chance for advancement within the company as well as personal growth within the industry through apprenticeship programs, industry training seminars and certification programs offered by the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) and Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association (LO)

We offer a safe, friendly and energetic atmosphere with the opportunity of working in the great outdoors every day!

Required license or certification:

  • Valid G drivers licence. Experience with driving truck and trailer for at least 1 year
  • Required education:
  • Highschool, College Diploma/Certificate, Trade Certifications (HT, LT, CLT, CLD, Red Seal Certification) 

 

We want thank all applicants for showing interest in the position. Only applicants selected for a follow-up interview will be contacted.

 

 


Job summary

Company

Modern Earthscapes Land Design

Job Type

Contract

Location

Carrying Place, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 17, 2017


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