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Hiring: GreenForceTO Landscaper
Organization: RAINscapeTO | GreenForceTO | Other positions
Location: City of Toronto, Ontario
GreenForceTO is a pilot project initiated in 2021 by the City of Toronto in partnership with RAINscapeTO and Building Up to maintain horticultural and green infrastructure sites in public streets and sidewalks, and create local employment opportunities. The experience in this seasonal position contributes toward opportunities in the City of Toronto’s Parks Department. For more information on the project visit: toronto.ca/greenforceto
The selected candidate will be employed by RAINscapeTO, an eco-landscaping social enterprise based in Toronto. For more information on RAINscapeTO visit: rainscapeto.ca
The GreenForceTO Landscaper will be part of a small team involved in the maintenance of plantings, lawn, sidewalks and green infrastructure across the City of Toronto. No previous experience is required. The position consists of paid training and site work. Transportation between sites is provided and a TTC monthly pass will be provided for transportation to and from job start location.
Duties and responsibilities
The GreenForceTO Landscaper will perform tasks associated with the maintenance, testing and minor repairs of green infrastructure in streets, sidewalks and plantings under the guidance and direction of the project manager and in collaboration with the team members. Some of these tasks include:
Successful candidates will receive online and hands-on training that includes First Aid, CPR, and the basics of green infrastructure.
RAINscapeTO 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. Thank you - miigwetch, tiawenhk, nia:wen, kinanaskomitin, maarsii!
This is a full-time seasonal position, 35 hours a week at an hourly rate of $21.00.
To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Rene Fan via email: firstname.lastname@example.org with “GreenForceTO” in your email’s subject line by April 7, 2023 11:59 pm. Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 26 2023 ID: 67416