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Positions: Landscape Gardeners (2 Positions)
Type: Part-time or Full-time
Organization: Flourish Garden Services
Location: Toronto, Ontario (Queen St West)

At Flourish Garden Services, we believe beautiful natural spaces are a vital part of urban living and we work at it every day. We provide fine gardening services and planting installations using sustainable practices and principles since 2007.

Key to our success is that we LOVE to see the joy and well-being our work brings our clients. We are a small, hard-working, conscientious team where each member’s input is valued. We look out for each other, strive to do our best every day, and focus on making a difference – garden by garden.


Opportunity #1: Earn while you Learn 

If you have the passion, energy, ability and aptitude for gardening, we will provide you with on-the-job training and educational opportunities, from courses to formal horticultural apprenticeship. 

As a team member, you will work side by side with our owner and crew leader to deliver top-notch fine gardening services to our clients: spring clean-ups, detail gardening (weeding, pruning, shrub and perennial care), topdressing, organic lawn care, planting installations and renovations, fall bed-downs and seasonal enhancements. 

Wage: $16-20 based on experience and skill set (certificates, valid Driver's Licence, etc.)


Opportunity #2: Landscape Gardener (Experienced)

We are looking for a Fine Gardening Crew Leader trainee. You are a landscape professional with a minimum of 1 year's industry experience on a landscape maintenance or fine gardening crew. You love plants, are interested in ecological health and sustainability in the landscape and want to join a great team of people. You are interested in professional growth in the field of horticulture and team leadership. 

Wage: $20-24 based on experience, skill set, industry education or certificates, valid Driver's Licence


Term: 2019 Season April - December (part-time or full-time)

Hours: typically 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: We are located in the Queen St. West area and travel to our clients throughout Toronto

Perks & Benefits

We value and reward knowledge, skill, creativity, professionalism and hard work. Benefits available:

  • health and safety training
  • on-the-job technical training and professional development education stipends
  • performance-based bonuses
  • supplemental health and dental plan (based on years of service)

Requirements

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Resiliency - ability to perform strenuous manual work in all weather conditions
  • Team player with a friendly and positive "can-do" attitude
  • Desire to learn, be creative and willing to contribute ideas
  • Strong work ethic (punctual, responsible, reliable)
  • Verbal communication skills and digital/written literacy (reports)

Last word goes to our past employees:

  • "There are always opportunities to learn and grow as the company evolves."
  • "Always a positive, supportive environment."
  • "... one of the best work experiences I have ever had. I always felt appreciated, worked hard and laughed a lot, everyday - at work!"
  • Best summer job I ever had!

Email resumes to: 
info@flourishgardenservices.ca
(indicate you saw this posting on GoodWork.ca)

All resumes are appreciated but only those applicants selected for a pre-interview will be contacted. References will be checked.

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at GoodWork.ca.
 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 15 2019    ID: 52151