Welcome To Salivan Landscape - Applying For The Landscape Horticulture Apprentice Position

Salivan Landscape is a full-service grounds management company offering landscape maintenance, landscape construction, interior plant care and snow removal services to commercial, municipal and multi-tenant residential clients across the Greater Toronto Area.

Founded in 1923, we have established an enviable reputation in the higher end market for innovation, quality and customer service that differentiates us from others. We specialize in complex construction jobs and grounds management that increases the value of properties by using our expertise to develop and manage the implementation of design plans.

Due to our continuing growth, we are hiring crew members to join our landscape maintenance teams. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.  You will receive a competitive wage that is higher than the industry average and complete training on all equipment, First Aid/CPR and WHMIS. This is a full-time position with benefits.  The benefits include: Life insurance, AD & D, Extended Health and Dental. In addition, you are paid for statutory holidays. Hear what our staff have to say about working at Salivan Landscape: https://salivanlandscape.com/careers/

What We Expect From You:

  • Live and embrace our core values of: A Commitment to Excellence, Humility and Lead by Example.
  • Be passionate about caring for our clients and your fellow crew members. We work as a team to deliver beautiful green spaces.
  • Show up on time and do what you say you’d do. Be dependable.
  • Maintain a clean, professional appearance at all times.
  • Available to work 12-months a year. We want to give you a career.

Your Specific Duties Include:

  • Performing landscape work (after you have been trained), such as: cutting grass, trimming and edging along borders, blowing using power equipment, pruning shrubs and low trees, planting and maintaining flower beds, applying mulch, picking up trash and debris, weeding by hand or using a hoe etc.
  • Safely operate various mowing and finishing equipment after you have been trained.
  • Hours are typically 50-55 per week, M-F with some weekends during Spring and Fall.
  • We begin our workday at our yard located at 75 Nashdene Road, Scarborough M1V 2W3. 

Your Qualifications:

  • Prior industry experience is an asset but not required. We provide the training.
  • Enjoys working outdoors and being part of a dedicated team.
  • A desire to learn and have fun.
  • Able to complete basic physical activity.
  • A valid driver’s license (with a clean driving record) is an asset.

At Salivan, we maintain a small company feel and supportive environment that makes everyone feel at home. Many of our crew members have been with us for 10 to 20 years and have moved up in the company. If you’re looking to join a crew of talented go-getters who tackle big vision projects then you might just have found your match. With our range of services and ongoing growth there’s no limit to your career.

Salivan Landscape is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or veteran status.

If you believe you have the right values and qualifications then apply for this position by sending your resume and cover letter to careers@salivanlandscape.com.  Begin your career with Salivan.

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