Arborist Apprentice/Assistant Groundsperson

Horizon Landscape Contractors - Langley, BC (30+ days ago)

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Horizon Landscape Contractors is looking to add a safety minded Apprentice/Assistant Groundsperson to our Tree Care team! You will be working in the lower mainland, starting each day from our yard in Langley. This would be a great role for someone looking to get into Arboriculture!

Job Summary

Our Arborist division is looking for a strong person with a great attitude to join the team and help in all areas of tree removal/disposal.

Working with our Tree Care division, the successful candidate will have the following:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Drivers license is a must
  • High School Diploma
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a team environment
  • A great attitude!!
  • Experience working outdoors in all weathe

Physical Requirements:

Physical requirements for this position include great eyesight, the ability to verbally communicate as well as the physical ability to stand/walk for up to 8 hours a day while lifting up to 35 lbs. This position requires the person to help the foreman in all aspects of the job.

All Applicants Must Have:

  • Steel-Toed Boots
  • Reliable Transportation and drivers license are required.

Work Environment

This position is 100% outside. Individuals will be subject to varied weather including extreme heat and cold, rain and snow. Individuals are encouraged to wear layers and sunscreen when required.

Compensation:

  • Wages start at $20 an hour
  • Bonus and incentive programs
  • Health and dental benefits
  • RRSP Matching program
  • Profit sharing program

Apply now with your resume! Applications without resumes will be deleted and will not be responded to.

About Horizon:

As an industry leader for over 20 years, Horizon provides superior landscape construction and maintenance services for Western Canada's commercial, government, and residential development sectors. With the company's various divisions and experienced crews, Horizon Landscape Contractors is uniquely qualified to handle any job in the landscape industry. Proud to be based out of Langley BC, we have successfully installed and maintained multi-million dollar projects located throughout Canada. Horizon is a family and we are excited to be growing! Advancement opportunities are plentiful for motivated, hard working individuals!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $20.00-$24.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual Dress
  • Company Events
  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Care
  • On-site Parking
  • Profit Sharing
  • RRSP Match
  • Vision Care

Schedule:

  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Horizon Landscape Contractors has adopted several safety measures to help our employees stay safe while working during COVID-19. These safety measures include:

Physical Distancing while on site
Access to Enhanced Personal Protective Equipment supplied

Experience:

  • Groundskeeping: 1 year (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No