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Landscape Technician

Wages : C$Based on Experience

The Role:

Reporting to the Crew Lead and Field Supervisor, you perform manual duties to maintain landscaped areas for residential and commercial properties to a high degree of tidiness and horticultural excellence.

Duties:

  • Mow & edge lawns, using power mowers, line trimmers, and power edgers
  •  Install materials (i.e. soil, mulch, sod, seed, fertilizer, lime)
  •  Install plant material (trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals) and perform other duties to assist in the maintenance and construction of landscapes
  • Weed, rake, water, prune and perform other maintenance duties as directed by the Crew Lead
  • Operate small equipment (hedger, aerator, dethatcher, rototiller, chainsaw, etc.)
  • Utilize hand tools (shovels, rakes, hoes, pruning saws, hedging shears)
  • Gather and remove litter
  • Maintain or repair tools, equipment, or structures, such as buildings, greenhouses, fences, or benches, using hand or power tools
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, burial sites, or other grounds features
  • Follow all health & safety regulations including wearing appropriate protective equipment and following Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for safe handling of fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides and other dangerous chemicals
  • Shovel snow from walks, driveways, or parking lots and spread salt/ice-melt on cleared areas

Qualifications:

  •  Experience/familiarity with the duties listed above
  •  Comprehension of WHMIS labels, equipment manuals, job instructions and procedures
  •  Accurately complete logs, timesheets, and incident reports
  •  Ability to take instruction, adjust to change, and work as a team
  •  Willingness to learn and solve problems