Job title: Eco-Landscaper Trainee, RAINscapeTO
Term: full-time seasonal position, April to November 2018
Eligibility: must be registered at Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment
Employer: Toronto Green Community
Location: downtown Toronto, Ontario
About Toronto Green Community
The Toronto Green Community’s mission is to inspire, facilitate and support diverse communities in developing an environmentally sustainable city through education, engagement and joint neighbourhood initiatives. Our Vision is of engaged and connected communities thriving in a sustainable Toronto.
We are providing a unique opportunity in a new and expanding part of the landscape industry. Successful candidates will be trained and provided with on-the-job experience in the proper installation of rain gardens and eco-friendly landscaping.
RAINScapeTO is part of a growing movement to re-pattern the design of urban green spaces through water-friendly gardens. We offer installation of pollinator, edible, rain and forest gardens, rain water harvesting systems, bioswales, and more while creating a beautiful amenity for local food production, heritage seeds, and the use of native plants as vital additions to the urban landscape to preserve habitat and clean water. Workshops and community projects promote neighbourhood action for green infrastructure and low impact gardening practices.
Duties and responsibilities
The main undertaking of this position is to install and maintain gardens on private and public property. Related tasks include:
Desired Qualifications (training to be provided)
All interested applicants must be registered at Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment & Training.
This is a full-time seasonal position running from May to November 2018 at an hourly rate of $17.00. There are 2 openings for this position.
Send your cover letter and resume to Paula Messina via email: firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Eco-Landscaper Application” in your email’s subject line.
Deadline for submissions: April 29, 2018 at 11:59 PM
TGC is committed to providing a workplace that supports equity, diversity and inclusivity. We proactively strive to eliminate any form of harassment and discrimination and be equitable by building these objectives and practices into our teams, communities, programs and services. Please notify us in advance if you require any accommodations.
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Thank you / Miigwetch!
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GoodWork ID: 45000 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Apr 23 2018
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