Horticulture Technician/Landscape crew member 1 year exp req
Sakura Gardens
Oakville, ON

Main Duties

  • Garden maintenance – cultivating, weeding, perennial care, pruning
  • Operate small equipment like backpack blowers, hedge trimmers
  • Planting trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals
  • Building gardens – site setup, digging and wheelbarrowing, planting and mulching
  • Laying flagstone and placing armour stone
  • Learning and expanding knowledge of landscape maintenance and garden installation
  • driving to and from job sites in Oakville, Burlington and south Mississauga

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma
  • Some post secondary horticulture education
  • Landscaping experience an asset
  • Physically capable of lifting, wheelbarrowing, repetitive tasks
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Team oriented and able to complete all tasks assigned
  • Problem solving skills
  • Hard working and self-motivated

This person should have education and experience in landscape management and can recognize and learn to provide solutions to landscape problems. This position will allow for field experience, which can progress to crew leader and management roles.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $17.00 to $22.00 /hour

Experience:

  • landscaping: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Required)

Licence:

  • Ontario (Preferred)