Welcome To The Gardener Landscaping (Burlington) - Applying For The Horticultural Technician Position

Come Grow with us! The Gardener Landscaping is a growing and progressive company located in Burlington. We work on mid-high end Residential and Commercial properties and pride ourselves on our quality of work and great customer service. We are looking for a hardworking individual who can lead a team on our Garden Crew/s. This position is for a leader who is hands-on, who has excellent customer service and communication skills. Knowledge of horticulture practices is a must.

Job outline: Residential and Commercial Maintenance

Garden maintenance: cultivating, weeding, perennial care, pruning, and edging.

Planting shrubs, trees, perennials, planters, and annuals.

Operate small equipment like backpack blowers, hedge trimmers, etc.

Installation of gardens - site setup, digging, planting, amending soil, and mulching.

Knowledge of fertilizing and weed control systems.

Garden Design - planning plant material and costing for estimates

Requirements of the position:

  • Horticulture/ Garden Design knowledge is a must.
  • Completion of high school and technical training/degree preferred
  • Valid "G" driver's license and clean driver abstract.
  • Able to meet with clients to discuss plants/gardens and formulate a quote to present to them
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills.
  • Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Ability to lift, crouch, kneel and bending for long periods of time.
  • A high level of professionalism and strong work ethic and an excellent communicator.
  • Ability to lead and motivate a crew of 2-3 people.
  • Ability to work efficiently while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.

Salary: $18-$24/hour (depending on experience)

Seasonal Employment from April to November or Full-time as winter work is available.

Work References will be required.


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