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Positions: We are growing the team in positions such as General Labour, Summer Students, Gardeners or Horticultural Technicians-in-training, lead gardener, Certified Horticultural Technicians
Employer: outside matters
Shop Location:
near Yonge & Sheppard, North York, Toronto, Ontario

Our Story:

We are a residential garden maintenance and plantscaping company. We utilize and choose organic gardening techniques and methods as often as applicable in our ever changing landscape. Our planting projects and maintenance contracts involve very detailed planting and maintenance techniques. Our passion takes us to high-end residential properties in the neighborhoods in the Beaches, Rosedale, and downtown Toronto. *

We believe safety is never an afterthought, outside matters consistently provide a safe working environment for both our team members and our clients.

Our shop is located in North York, and is accessible by TTC near the Yonge-Sheppard bus/subway station.

What we’re looking for:

Seeking a highly motivated individual, who is hard-working, and enjoys the outdoor weather. During the season (end of March to mid-December), the right candidate will show attention to detail and use care towards the quality of their work. Under the supervision of experts in the field, plant installations will be installed and maintained for our clients. This opportunity also provides an off-season for professional development and travel.

Requirement to lift and move large, heavy objects for plant installations. Must be able to lift up to and including 50 lbs. approximately 10 times per day.

Preference given to candidates who have:

  • Previous experience in garden maintenance or planting company.
  • Formal or informal education or training in Horticulture.
  • Small machine experience, planting experience with seasonal bedding plants and landscape plantings, and/or seasonal container arrangement creation experience.
  • Ability to work during the season Monday to Friday at full-time hours between 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Summer Students work reduced hours)

What we offer:

Our Pay scale is based on experience and performance. Our competitive base wages start at $16.00/hour for entry level positions, while seasoned experience is recognized and rewarded. outside matters offers paid sick days and personal benefits program after 3 months of continuous service.

We encourage growth for returning employees by investing in their pursuit of professional development during the off season.


Full G license with clean drivers abstract is required. The successful candidate must be comfortable driving commercial vehicles.

Job Type: Seasonal (a.s.a.p. through mid-December)


How to apply:

E-mail your resume to and include your level of experience with gardening and/or landscaping. Please quote the position of your application in the Subject line (General Labour, Summer Student, Gardener or Landscape Technician-in-Training, Certified Horticultural Technician).

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GoodWork ID: 46042       Date posted to Jun 10 2018