Landscape Technician

Zarcon Landscape - Fenwick, ON (30+ days ago)

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Seasonal (April – November 1) - can be flexible with the right candidate

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with excellent work ethic, customer service skills and attention to detail to join our growing business and become part of our team

Job Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Operate power equipment including, but not limited to, lawn tractors, lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, sod cutters, chain saws, and snow blowers
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Perform maintenance work, including: Lawn cutting – Trimming – Mulching – Weeding - landscape build work (under supervision)
  • Provide weekly lawn maintenance and gardening services for residential and commercial customers in The Niagara Region
  • Perform horticultural activities, including bed preparation, planting, transplanting, watering, weeding, cultivating, pruning, fertilizing and maintenance of small trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials
  • Manual weed removal and deadheading
  • Accurately maintain daily, written records for the purpose of tracking, reporting and documenting maintenance activities
  • Ensure work is performed efficiently and safely in accordance safety standards, policies and procedures
  • Ensures safe and responsible operation of all vehicles and equipment;
  • Ensures all tools/equipment are operated competently, safely and maintained in a good operating condition
  • Represents ZARCON INC in a professional, courteous and respectful manner in all dealings with the customer and community
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications + Requirements:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Post secondary education in Landscape and Horticulture field preferred
  • Minimum 1 year landscape maintenance experience or equivalent
  • Experience with lawn maintenance equipment (string line trimmers, walk behind mower)
  • OWN transportation to commute to yard – no public transportation is available to our site
  • Ability to work long 35 - 60 hour weeks including weekends if required
  • Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
  • Safety steel toed boots
  • Ability to work outdoors under various weather conditions

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • landscaping: 1 year (Preferred)