Horticulture – Specialist

  • Landscaping
  • Toronto

Forest Ridge Landscaping

Caring for our Outdoor World

Forest Ridge, a division of Urban Life Solutions, is a family run landscape design, installation, and maintenance company. We work on a variety of contracts throughout GTA and surrounding areas, with commercial and residential landscaping projects including hardscaping, soft scaping, grading, retaining walls, planting, sodding. All positions may lead to full-time employment.

You will be working with a committed team providing exceptional service to a variety of municipal and commercial properties.

If you’re a hard-working, responsible, motivated individual interested in excellence, we have an exciting opportunity for you! This position is ideal for someone who is not afraid of the outdoors, long hours, and a lot of hard work!

Why Join Our Team?

Secure, year-round contract opportunities with competitive wage

Varity of contracts including municipal and commercial

Opportunity to develop, advance and refine your skills

Supportive, team-based approach to reaching work goals

Benefits plan for dedicated employees

Vacation pay at every scheduled pay cycle (4%)

Job Duties:

Identify and control any insect/disease issues, weed control

Follow design and assist in the planting and maintenance

Accurately complete required documentation on time

Daily organization and mentoring of crews

Work both independently and in a team setting effectively

Maintain gardens including watering, pruning, planting, grooming, fertilizing, removing debris, edging, wedding, dead heading, and reporting

Use and operate tools and equipment used in horticulture

When required perform other duties as assigned

Interpret landscape design plans

Application Requirements: 

Must have a horticulture certificate/diploma

Valid G driver’s licence with clean driver’s abstract

Natural Leader and need little supervision

Have knowledge of different plant species and diseases

Knowledge of plant materials and their installation and maintenance

Ability to operate horticulture equipment including lawnmower, line trimmer, back-pack blower, hedge trimmer etc

2-3+ years of experience in a landscaping position preferred

Compensation * Wages based on experience*

Pay: $19.00-$24.00 per hour

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $19.00-$24.00 per hour

 

To apply for this job email your details to emma@forestridgeinc.com.

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