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Horticultural Technician

Position Background: We are passionate about gardens and have built a reputation for exceptional work that exceeds client expectations. Our hardworking Horticultural Technician is an integral part of our team, aligned with who we are and where we are going as a company. Our Horticultural Technician reflects our core values of being customer focused, innovative, wellness-minded and respectful.

The Horticultural Technician’s Role: This position plays a crucial role in client satisfaction and team success. They are professional and respectful as they engage with management, other staff and clients. They are trusted to complete work in a timely manner with respect and care for client and company property. The Horticultural Technician is prepared to work outside in all types of weather. They are mindful of Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) rights and responsibilities and are committed to working safely.

The Horticultural Technician’s Responsibilities:

  • Engage in diligent work with respect for other staff, client properties, and company equipment
  • Implement horticultural best practices as instructed by Team Lead
  • Maintain clean and tidy spaces at client properties, the shop, and in vehicles
  • Collaborate with others in a team environment
  • Follow the OHSA and company safety policies and procedures

Results We See from Great Horticultural Technicians:

  • Pride in a job well-done: beautiful client gardens and satisfied customers
  • Healthy, safe employees and no broken or lost equipment
  • Staff camaraderie and productivity
  • Scheduled work is completed in timely manner

The Horticultural Technician’s Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Willingness to learn, take direction, and work in a team environment
  • Good plant and weed identification an asset
  • First Aid and CPR certifications an asset
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Must be in excellent physical shape*

The Horticultural Technician’s Personal Traits:

  • Positive, kind and enthusiastic
  • Collaborative and engaging
  • Patient and respectful
  • Confident and versatile
  • Organized and independent
  • Works and communicates with integrity

 We look forward to discussing our competitive wages and benefits. Wages for this position are between $24 - $28 per hour. Must have own secateurs, CSA approved steel-toed boots, and protective gloves. Must have reliable daily transportation to and from the shop and/or job sites.


*Yorkshire Garden Services Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available, upon request, for applicants taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are requested to make their accommodation needs known in advance.

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