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Positions: Landscape Gardener
Company: Matthew Gove & Co.
Location: Erin, Caledon, Orangeville, Ontario

At Matthew Gove & Co. we design, install and care for contemporary, naturalistic gardens in the Caledon and Orangeville area. We believe that working in beautiful, outdoor spaces is a rewarding, positive experience and we are looking to hire people who also love being outside, working with plants. We take pride in our personal and professional service. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining naturalistic gardens that improve our clients’ outdoor living spaces, providing them with opportunities to connect with nature.

Now in our eleventh year of business we are happy to be seeking positive, hardworking and reliable gardeners. The current available position is for 40hrs+/week, ’til late November.

At Matthew Gove & Co. we value:

  • Organic gardening practices and respect for natural surroundings
  • Being outside, with the changing seasons and weather
  • Attention to detail to keep natural spaces healthy and gardens looking their best
  • Appreciating the beauty and artistic quality of a well designed, well kept garden
  • Working hard with others as part of a friendly, positive and inclusive team
  • Pay equity
  • Horticultural Apprenticeships

We are currently growing our team for a busy season and looking for staff who share our core values. We offer a positive work environment, on stunning rural estate properties, and opportunities to excel with a growing company. We are proud members of Landscape Ontario with potential to pursue a Horticulture Apprenticeship for the right candidate.

Landscape Gardener Responsibilities:

Perform manual duties to install and maintain well cared for and attractive landscaped areas for residential and select commercial properties.

  • Spread soil and mulch, plant grasses, perennials, shrubs and trees; and perform other duties to assist in the maintenance and construction of landscapes;
  • Spring and Fall clean-up, weed gardens, prune shrubs and trees; renovate gardens, install new gardens and perform other maintenance duties as directed by our crew leader and head gardener
  • Follow all health & safety regulations including wearing appropriate protective equipment.
  • Load and unload tools and equipment from the truck
  • Clean working areas and maintain tools and equipment.
  • Work under the supervision of our Crew Leader, following instructions and daily schedules.
  • Appropriately use and care for tools & equipment including shovels, rakes, hammers, wheelbarrows, picks, pruning shears, handheld and hose-end sprayers, saws, soil cultivators, water sprinklers, string & hedge trimmers, blowers, etc.

What we offer:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Pay Equity
  • An inclusive, positive, respectful work environment
  • Horticultural Apprenticeship opportunities
  • Paid industry related events, learning opportunities
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most stunning rural estate gardens in the area
  • Health Care Spending Account

Apply — If you enjoy working outdoors, have a passion for gardening, are positive, physically fit, have an eye for detail and punctual, then please send a cover letter and resume to .

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Preferred candidates will have 2 or more years professional experience, but consideration will be given to those who have a working knowledge of perennial plants, know they’re way around gardening tools and like to work hard outdoors in all types of weather.

Reliable transportation to our office near Erin, Ontario is required as we are based from a rural property.

Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.

Remuneration will be based on experience.


Matt Gove
Matthew Gove & Co.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 19 2022    ID: 65150