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SUMMER STUDENT JOB

Position: Landscape Horticulture/Maintenance Team Member
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: Parks and Company Landscape
Location: Fergus, north of Guelph, Ontario

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity with Parks and Company Landscape. We are a growing landscape maintenance/design company in Fergus Ontario, located 20 minutes north of Guelph.

Our work is primarily for adult communities and high end exclusive clients. We offer competitive wages and training opportunities with a professional Horticulturalist and Landscape Architect. Our professional work training will enhance your skills for your future endeavors.

We are offering:

  • $14.00hr
  • 30 hours a week but not limited to. Anticipated start date: May 1, 2017 for 16 weeks
  • Hands on training under a Professional Horticulturalist and Landscape Architect
  • Exceptional opportunity to enhance your plant ID skills and turf management practices

Requirements:

  • 15-30 years of age in a post secondary course working towards a Landscape, Horticulture, and/or Environment diploma/certification returning to school in September 2017
  • Capable of proper plant, tree, shrub and insect ID
  • Able to use motorized, power and hand tools in a safe and responsible manner. For example: push mower, trimmer, blower, hedger,etc
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs and is physically fit
  • Have proper personal protection equipment. Steel toes is a must and rain gear
  • Cleaning sites of debris (Garbage)
  • Clean, wash, and disinfect equipment after each use
  • Some construction work is required
  • Able to work in all weather conditions including dusty environments
  • Able to work weekends and holidays as required
  • Effective communication skills, carry out verbal instructions and reporting progress to immediate supervisor
  • Class G license, able to pull a trailer
  • Work safely and productively
  • Work variable hours as required
  • Portray a positive and professional image
  • Proof of enrollment/return to full-time studies in September 2017 in stated post secondary diploma/certification courses

Deadline date to apply: March 20, 2017

We appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please forward a cover letter and resume to:

Jason Parks
jjparks mask bell.net*

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GoodWork ID: 38135       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Feb 9 2017

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