Welcome To Bradford Greenhouses Ltd. - Applying For The Landscape Team Leader Position

Bradford Greenhouses, awarded Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2018, is a long-established family owned and operated business dating back to 1961, carrying with us for sixty plus years traditional values of integrity and commitment to customer service engrained by the founder Francis Ferragine.

We are well renowned as a retail/wholesale leader and a good responsible corporate citizen in Central Ontario. 

Environmentally friendly; Bradford Greenhouses capture rainwater in cisterns for plant watering, heat glass houses with natural solar heat, engage in plastic product recycling, retailer’s plastic collection/recycle program, heat recovery systems on boilers, and composting organic materials for garden soils. 

Community aware Bradford Greenhouses is fortunate to provide community support through such items as the Poinsettia Program (school fundraiser), and golf tournament (Roots for Youth Foundation).

Believing that diversity brings in creativity and teamwork, we annually hire a great mix of students, retirees, regular full time, seniors, and seasonal staff who better serve our diverse community.

Bradford Greenhouses offers health/dental benefits, employee discounts, job advancement opportunities, supplemental training, wrapped in a culture of learning and empowering people to be motivated toward company goals. 

In today’s modern world, it is an exciting time of change. We are blending core values to create a culture that enhances and enriches a work/life balance with the growing needs of the company. Collectively in this common ground, we can continuously improve to reap the rewards from the “Seeds of Change”.  

We want you to GROW with us!  Our Barrie retail store is looking for an experienced Landscaper to join our team this season!  If you have experience with softscape landscaping, maintaining garden beds, and love being outdoors...this is the career opportunity you've been waiting for!


The Landscape Crew Leader is responsible for leading a crew of landscapers on building and maintaining gardens, and other outdoor landscapes. They also ensure quality of work and job requirements are met to Bradford Greenhouses standards. Ensure proper planting techniques are followed, maintain garden beds and areas as specified and pruning of any unwanted or overgrown plant material.

Job Duties

  • Lead and develop a crew of Landscapers, ensuring quality and standards of work are met
  • Landscape by planting flowers, grass, shrubs, bushes, and any other softscape material
  • Rake, mulch, and prune the grounds as needed
  • Ensure groundskeeping equipment is properly maintained
  • Safely cut grounds using hand, power or riding mower for trimming edges around walkways, flower beds, and walls
  • Monitor property grounds to ensure a pleasant appearance
  • Be willing to train and enhance knowledge in assigned duties
  • Ensure grounds are free of weeds and dead plants
  • Build, maintain, and provide exceptional customer service relationships with clients
  • Other duties as assigned (i.e. working in greenhouse, backroom, etc.)
  • Travel long distances to work sites in a company vehicle, clean driving abstract is required


  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in a landscaping or groundskeeping role
  • Must be able to safely operate maintenance equipment including lawnmowers, leaf blowers, and hedge trimmers
  • Strong knowledge of plant material
  • Clean driving record is required
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of horticulture
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a variety of outside conditions for long periods of time

Work Conditions

  • Physically challenging work (i.e. walking, bending, lifting, kneeling, reaching)
  • Outdoors for long periods
  • Travel to client locations in and around Barrie (up to Muskoka)
  • Exposure to dust, dirt, and other environmental elements
  • Exposure to fertilizers and pest control products
  • Exposure to loud noises and motors at times

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