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Landscape Technician - Full Time / À Temps Plein

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Western Landscape Services Ltd

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Job Listing #403

Landscape Technician • Full Time / À Temps Plein

Date Posted: 12 Jan 2018

Application Deadline: 17 Feb 2018

Location: Kingston and Surrounding Area

Category: General Labour/Trades / Manœuvres et gens de métiers

Hours Per Week:

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

Job Description:

  • Ensures that all work is completed in a safe and efficient manner and maintains excellent quality.
  • Train, develop, and coach members of the team.
  • Plant and maintain shrubs, and trees on both residential and commercial sites;
  • Operates a variety of equipment including, power pruner, hedge trimmer, sod cutter, weed eater, drills, and chain saw;
  • Service and maintenance of ponds;
  • Lighting Installation and maintenance of 12 Volt garden lighting systems;
  • Interacts with customers to troubleshoot and solve landscape problems;
  • Assists the in planning and organizing jobs, ensuring required materials are on site and meeting project deadlines and costs;
  • Perform other manual duties to clean and maintain jobsite;
  • Comply with Western Landscape Services Ltd. health & safety policies and procedures;
  • Maintain a courteous and polite manner when dealing with customers and co-workers;
  • Daily documentation of on-site activities and proficient with record keeping and technology;
  • Ensures that all work is completed in a safe and efficient manner and maintains excellent quality;
  • Manage safety, quality, and productivity of work at sites and at shop yard;
  • Understand importance of completing projects within the budgetary guidelines;
  • Daily documentation of on-site activities;
  • Promote, train, and carry out all company safety procedures;

Applicants are requested to apply through the main email address – info@westernlandscaping.com.

Qualifications:

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in Landscape Technician program or equivalent; with a minimum of two years’ experience in the landscape field;
  • Thorough knowledge of different plant varieties (i.e. flowering, non-flowering, designer, etc.) during the various months of the year; and standard horticultural practices (i.e. planting, pruning, fertilizing, etc.)
  • Skills: good oral and communication skills; excellent problem solving; interpersonal; organizational and planning; and ability to make decisions;
  • Assesses sites, ability to read sketches and implements a landscape development plan;
  • Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills;
  • Good leadership skills with the ability to motivate and lead others with a supportive atmosphere;
  • ‘G’ class Ontario driver’s licence with a Clean Driver’s Record;
  • Clean Criminal Record Check;
  • Emergency First Aid Level C Certificate, Fall Arrest, Working at Heights, and Chainsaw Training.

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