Horticultural Team Member- Bala, Ontario

A landscape company in Bala is hiring Horticultural Team Members!

For more about this job please call 1-800-461-5541

Application Deadline: June 1, 2021
Hours of Work: 40+
Wages: TBD
Duties & Qualifications:

Reports to Horticultural Project Leader

The Horticultural Team Member is expected to be a reliable, conscientious, laborer to perform general landscape tasks to assist their team with the beautification of our client’s gardens and lawn care.

Position Description (but not limited to)

  • Move and spread soil and landscaping materials (soil, mulch, pea stone, sod & flagstone) using shovels and wheelbarrows
  • Plant trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals
  • Apply fertilizers, organic pest/disease products and or water to gardens and planters as needed/instructed.
  • Perform spring and fall clean-ups (leaf removal, tarping, raking, edging)
  • Deadhead spent blooms of perennials and annuals
  • Clean walkways, patios, docks, decks, AstroTurf and driveways of organic debris
    • Weed and generally groom garden, border areas and planters
    • Prune shrubs, trees, perennials using appropriate equipment
    • Use string-line trimmer as required
    • Transplant, split and divide plants as required
    • Top dress lawns
    • Place planters, pots, barrels and patio furniture in appropriate locations
    • Load/unload tools and supplies from work vehicles in a safe manner
    • Assist in maintaining the professional appearance of company vehicles, tools and power equipment
    • Complete daily time log, and help with daily paperwork as required
    • Work outdoors in varying conditions (i.e. biting insects, indigenous wildlife, various temperatures, inclement weather)
    • Varying seasonal hours. Peak season may require up to 60 hr/week


    Physical Demands

    • Manual lifting and carrying
    • Repetitive motions
    • Hand/wrist vibration
    • Occasional use of hammer, nails, level or ladder
    • Occasional work in inclement weather
    • Standing, bending, crouching, kneeling
    • Work alongside the water edge i.e.: ponds, lakes, rivers
Job Type: Seasonal
Full Time Hours Per Week: 40+
Advertising Method: Blind Ad

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