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Position: Nursery and Landscaper Assistant
Type: summer job / age 30 & under
Company: Hidden Habitat
Location: Gravenhurst, Ontario (in the Muskoka Region)

Don’t spend your summer indoors. Work with a small but growing business in Muskoka outdoors! Enjoy the beauty of Muskoka while learning new skills and gaining unique experiences.

We are looking for a positive team member that enjoys working outdoors and perhaps getting a little dirty. We are a small family-owned business and pride ourselves on creating a fun and inclusive work environment.

The position is seasonal, part-time and/or full-time May 3rd – August 27th, 2021 (start and end dates are flexible and possibly dependent on funding)

Wage: $16

Qualifications:

  • Experience with landscaping and/or gardening
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Enthusiasm for practicing ecological landscaping methods and a willingness to learn
  • High School Diploma

Duties:

  • Receive daily instructions from supervisors
  • Plant and seed native perennials and shrubs
  • Weed and prepare garden beds (includes removing sod, moving soil & mulch, placing rocks etc.)
  • Assist in the construction of hardscapes and landscape construction projects (including pathways, decks, fences etc.)
  • Assisting clients in selecting and purchasing native perennials and shrubs
  • Processing cash and credit card payments for plant purchases
  • Assist in the maintenance of facilities including cleaning greenhouses
  • Maintain a safe and organized job site
  • Work in accordance with all health and safety laws and regulations

Preference will be given to those with a driver’s license and their own means of transportation.


Due to potential funding supplied by the Canada Summer Grants program.
Applicants should be:

(a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
(b) is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the
Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
(c) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.
*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.

To Apply:

Please send your resume to: info@hiddenhabitat.ca

Hidden Habitat is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 20 2021    ID: 58376