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Landscape Technician
Posted date [May-07-18]  (ID: 192589)
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Company: Andy Scherer Gardening and Landscaping Ltd. O/A Scherer Gardening, Landscaping & Design

Business information: We are a gardening and landscaping business specializing in water features. Our property is also home to a Santa’s Village, a Christmas tree plantation and a large parking lot display of water fountains.

Business address:  1535 Dalkeith Road, Dalkeith, ON, K0B 1E0 

Work Location: Same as above during Christmas season (Santa’s Village) and various clients’ locations for different projects in Ontario, such as: Hawkesbury, Alexandria and Cornwall.

Type of Employment: Full Time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

 

Job Description:

  • Build models
  • Prepare conceptual designs
  • Prepare presentation graphics and drawings
  • Examine trees and shrubs to diagnose problems and disease
  • Plant and move trees
  • Apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products
  • Plant and maintain private and public lawns and gardens
  • Plan and construct landscaped environments which may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other landscape structures
  • Build patios, driveways with patio or natural stones
  • Build and retain walls, natural or patio stones
  • Plan and co-ordinate the growth and use of plants for landscaping, ornamental uses and other purposes
  • Assess the health of lawns
  • Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions
  • Estimate costs
  • Write specifications
  • Prepare contracts and tenders
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens

 

Requirements:

-Education: Completion of high school is required

-Experience: Minimum 2 years of experience as a Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourer is required. In the event that the candidate does not have 2 years of experience as a Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourer then specialized courses or industry-related training or post-secondary certificate in landscaping and/or horticulture are required.

-Worker must be able to work outside in extreme weather conditions, must work in rain/snow in the winter.

 

-Natural-stone skills are required

 

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding

 

 

Salary: $22.50 to $24.50 hourly, 50 hours per week

 

Benefits: Uniforms provided

 

Important Information:

Work schedule will be Monday to Friday, 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Winter schedule will be from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. 30-minute lunch and 2 healthy breaks of 15 minutes provided.

Employee will always work a minimum of 30 hours regardless of the weather condition.

 

Apply by e-mail to: letsrock@xplornet.com

Apply by mail to: 1535 Dalkeith Road, Dalkeith, ON, K0B 1E0

Job Title Landscape Technician
Company Name Andy Scherer Gardening and Landscaping Ltd. O/A Scherer Gardening, Landscaping & Design
Email
Category Category -> Construction / Facilities
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Salary
Location Dalkeith, ON
Area Location -> ON - Other