Horticulture

Maintenance Department-Groundskeeper-Summer Student - 2 positions - Closing Applications: Apr 05, 2019

Employer: RED DEER CATHOLIC REGIONAL DIVISION NO.39
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: RED DEER

Job Description:

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools is seeking a self directed individual to assist in maintaining 20 sites within our school division working as a Groundskeeper Assistant. Must be a team player.

Wage: 
Contact Email: kevin.erickson@rdcrs.ca

Altadore School Edible Garden Manager - Closing Applications: Apr 15, 2019

Employer: Altadore School Edible Garden
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: 4506 16 Street SW Calgary

Job Description:

• Assist in the development of processes and procedures relating to the garden
• Co-develop educational programing and curriculum for elementary students
• Facilitate sessions for students
• Assist in the onsite management, horticultural development and maintenance of the site
• Source materials, contractors, and donations of materials or supplies as needed
• Assist in managing the growing season budget
• Coordinate volunteers and community gardeners with support from the Garden Committee
• Attend regular meetings and education sessions, maintain close communication with the Garden Committee, Parent Council and school administration and staff
• Water and maintain class beds in July and August
• Interact with community gardeners and school community members, answering questions, giving advice, etc.

Wage: $15/hr 
Contact Email: altadoregarden@gmail.com

Landscape/shelterbelt design - Closing Applications: Jun 30, 2019

Employer: Acreage design for family home
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: North of Olds off Highway 2A

Job Description:

Looking for expertise related to shelterbelt and landscape design for an acreage located between Bowden and Olds. Main focus is yard landscape design.

Wage: To be discussed 
Contact Email: colleenlburke@hotmail.com

LANDSCAPE/GARDENER - Closing Applications: Apr 15, 2019

Employer: CLINT
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Calgary

Job Description:

Part-time, self-employed HORT or LGAP student wanted in Calgary for 5 or 6 large residential properties.
Work includes mostly design and installation of annuals and perennials and the care though out the season.
Very little maintenance other than spring and fall clean-up.
Contact Clint--
403.808.9059
ccbeaton@shaw.ca

Wage: $20.00--25.00/hour 
Contact Email: ccbeaton@shaw.ca

Operator I - Arborist - Closing Applications: Apr 19, 2019

Employer: Town of Stony Plain
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Stony Plain, Alberta

Job Description:

The Town of Stony Plain Planning and Infrastructure Department currently has a full time, permanent position available for an Operator I - Arborist. Under the general direction of the Foreman, this position will be responsible for providing tree pruning, removal, and inspection services, as well as planting and maintaining of all town trees and shrubs. This position will also assist other divisions as required.

The ideal candidate for this position must have a Post-Secondary certificate or diploma in Arboriculture or related field, plus a minimum of 2 years related field experience, preferably in a municipal setting. ISA certification is required. An Alberta Pesticide Applicator License is considered an asset. Your strong horticultural knowledge, as well as an excellent understanding of pruning and removal of trees will help to ensure your success in this role. Other relevant skills include a working knowledge of the Alberta Weed Control Act, an Alberta Class 3 license with Q endorsement, and a strong mechanical aptitude. The successful candidate must be willing to work weekend and evening shifts as occasionally required and participate in the standby schedule on a rotational basis.

In accordance with the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 955 Collective Agreement, this position is based on a 40 hour work week and offers an hourly wage rate of $28.99 - $31.68 (plus an additional premium based on certification).

The Town offers an exceptional benefits package including the Local Authorities Pension Plan.

For complete details and to apply, please visit www.stonyplain.com under "Careers".

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is recruited.


Wage: $28.99 - $31.68 
Contact Email: klim@stonyplain.com

Grounds Keeper/ Gardener - Closing Applications: Mar 29, 2019

Employer: Strategic Maintenance Ltd
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary

Job Description:

Strategic Maintenance Ltd is looking for a safety minded, hands-on Grounds Keeper/Gardener to do gardening and other general duties. The desired candidate must be experienced in general gardening and property up-keep, grounds keeping, snow removal and the associated tools and equipment. This is a full-time position. 



DUTIES

Soft Landscape work and snow removal tasks using various lawn and snow equipment. General gardening, pruning, flower planting and property maintenance. Maintain lawn and walkways, keep sidewalks free of snow and ice.
Site clean-up, litter picks, pet waste pick-up and removal.
Other general laboring duties as assigned.
WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is mainly outdoors in all weather conditions.
Use of personal protective equipment, including steel-toe footwear, hearing protection, safety eye wear and proper clothing compulsory.
REQUIREMENTS AND PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES

Preference given to landscape gardener.
Must be physically fit and able to lift up to 25 kilos.
Valid Alberta Driver’s License

Wage: $17.00 - $20.00 
Contact Email: mprice@strategicgroup.ca

Horticulture Technician - Closing Applications: May 30, 2019

Employer: Clintar Landscape Management
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary

Job Description:

At Clintar Landscape Management, we know that our people are our most important resource. We take pride in selecting hardworking individuals who we believe have the talent, enthusiasm, and dedication to join the elite crew at Clintar.
As Canada’s largest landscape management and snow removal industry leaders, we offer careers with plenty of room to grow, and provide our employees with a safe and healthy work environment, competitive salaries, equal opportunities for advancement, ongoing training
and much more.

Core Capabilities:
 Customer and quality focus
 Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
 Team work
 Excellent problem-solving abilities
 Responsibility and dependability
 Ethics and integrity

Job Duties:
 Survey and assess designated projects and jobsites
 Responsible for constructing and maintaining gardens
 Plan job in an effective manner to ensure optimum job efficiency and effectiveness
 Use and operate tools and equipment used in horticulture
 Plant seeds and transplant seedlings
 Tree, shrub, and plant examination and treatment
 Care for growing plants by watering, pruning, weeding, cultivating, and removing dead or damaged leaf tissue
 Inspect, handle, and transport nursery stock
 Spread top soil and lay sod
 Plant fertilization and watering
 Prune trees, shrubs, and hedges
 General lawn and garden maintenance
 Operate power mowers, push mowers, tractors, blowers, electric clippers, pruning saws and other landscape maintenance equipment
 Perform other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environments, shop & equipment
 Assist with landscape constructions when needed
 Complete daily paperwork, tracking job time and material costs
 Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
 Comply with all company policies and regulations
 Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
 Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner

Requirements:
 Completion of college, vocational, or technical training
 Horticulturist Trade Certification or Lawn Gardener Trade Certification
 Minimum 1-2 years of experience
 Plant knowledge and identification, specifically trees, shrubs, and perennials
 Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
 Physically fit with strong stamina
 Basic measurement and calculation skills
 Ability to follow safe working procedures
 Excellent observation skills and a strong attention to detail
 Good analytical and problem-solving skills
 Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
 Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
 Speak, read, and write English
 Must possess a clean/valid driver’s license
 Computer skills an asset

Work Conditions:
 Job requires ability to work with hand tools, small engine equipment, and materials
 Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
 Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
 Requires good manual dexterity
 Excellent stamina is required
 Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
 Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
 Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work

Wage: Wage will be based on experience and certification 
Contact Email: cc.holmes@clintar.com

Hardscape Landscaper - Closing Applications: Apr 16, 2019

Employer: Urban Oasis Developments
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary, AB

Job Description:

Urban Oasis Developments provides full landscape construction services to high end residential homes. We are looking for reliable, hard working, knowledgable staff to start working right away.

Currently, we are looking for experienced landscapers only, Your duties will include coordinating and the installation of full landscape jobs. We specialize in hardscape but must have knowledge in softscape as well. 

Qualified applicants must know how to operate machinery, have a valid and clean drivers license, own a vehicle, be reliable, honest and a have good work ethic as well as a good attitude.

Wage will be based on experience, but we offer some of the top wages in the industry with the option of a bonus structure on completion of jobs.

If you would like to apply please email your resume with references.

We will only be contacting qualified candidates.

Wage: $25-$35 per hour based on experience 
Contact Email: urbanoasis_accounts@mail.com

Gardener I - Training Opportunity - Closing Applications: Mar 26, 2019

Employer: City of Kelowna
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Kelowna

Job Description:

Gardener I (Training Opportunity)
Park Services Department

Grow with us!
The City of Kelowna, situated in the heart of the beautiful Okanagan valley, boasts a stunning setting and year-round recreational pursuits. Kelowna has over 200 mountains, beach, city parks, including our renowned Kasugai Gardens, all of which showcase why our city has won multiple “Community in Bloom” awards. 

Our Parks team maintains Kelowna’s City Parks, gardens, sports fields, nursery facilities and a range of natural green spaces. Bring your creativity and innovation to a diverse team and help enhance Kelowna’s attractiveness using your related experience including pest management, turf grass management, irrigations systems, horticultural propagation, arboriculture and your Diploma in Horticulture. This role specifically provides support to our Integrated Pest Management program. 

Qualifications:
• Post-secondary horticulture education, with preference given to those with a Horticultural Certificate or Diploma
• Related experience with integrated pest management 
• Ability and willingness to achieve a Pesticide Applicators Certificate 
• People Management, Creativity, and Service Excellence
• BC Driver’s license Class 5 and ability to pass and maintain a Criminal Record Check

This is a CUPE bargaining unit position and offers training rates from $28.21 to $29.06 per hour, depending on length of training plan required. We also offer an attractive benefit, pension and vacation package. We offer career/professional development, progressive employment practices and a great work environment. Help make Kelowna the best mid-sized City in North America! 


Apply online at kelowna.ca/careers by March 26, 2019.

Applicants not contacted within three weeks of the competition closing date are thanked for their interest.

Wage: 
Contact Email: jobs@kelowna.ca

Equipment Operator - Closing Applications: Apr 03, 2019

Employer: Alpine Irrigation
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Spruce Grove, Alberta

Job Description:

Alpine Irrigation is currently looking for new team members. We have secured work in both Edmonton and Calgary. We specialize in golf course irrigation systems. Alpine irrigations growth is directly related to our reputation. Some of our previous projects and beautiful work locations include the Earl Grey Golf Club, Royal Mayfair Golf Club, Seymour Golf & Country Club, Highlands Golf Club, Rotary Links Golf & Wood Buffalo and Riverside Country Club.

Alpine provides its employee’s with a friendly safe work environment with COR certification. We have a modern fleet of equipment and tools to assist in completing our tasks efficiently. 
We are looking for hard working people with pride in what they do.

Description: The Equipment Operator position is a demanding full-time position averaging 60 hours a week with overtime over 44 hours. This position pays $22 - $26/hour

Responsibilities:
• Operation of various compact construction equipment 
• Punctual and dependable
• Ability to follow verbal and written tasks assigned.
• Attending morning safety meetings & adhere to Alpines safety policies
• Organized and self motivated to successfully complete weekly goals
• Completing basic equipment inspections and preventative maintenance 
• Assist other team members with tasks 

Qualifications:
• Golf course experience is an asset
• Experience in operation of excavators, skid steers, tractors, trenchers, plows is an asset 
• Minimum 3 years experience operating equipment
• Organization skills

Start Date: April 8th 2019

Email resumes complete with references to : careers@alpineirrigation.ca
Thank you for applying. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Wage: $22 - $26 /hour 
Contact Email: careers@alpineirrigaiton.ca

Labourer - Closing Applications: Apr 10, 2019

Employer: Alpine Irrigation
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Spruce Grove, Alberta

Job Description:

Alpine Irrigation is currently looking for new team members. We have secured work in both Edmonton and Calgary. We specialize in golf course irrigation systems. Alpine irrigations growth is directly related to our reputation. Some of our previous projects and beautiful work locations include the Earl Grey Golf Club, Royal Mayfair Golf Club, Seymour Golf & Country Club, Highlands Golf Club, Rotary Links Golf @ Wood Buffalo and Riverside Country Club.

Alpine provides its employee’s with a friendly safe work environment with COR certification. We have a modern fleet of equipment and tools to assist in completing our tasks efficiently. 
We are looking for hard working people with pride in what they do.

Description: The Labourer position is a demanding full-time position averaging 60 hours a week with overtime over 44 hours. This position pays $18.50 - $22 /hour

Responsibilities:
• Punctual and dependable
• Ability to follow verbal and written tasks assigned.
• Attending morning safety meetings & adhere to Alpines safety policies
• Organized and self motivated to successfully complete weekly goals
• Completing basic equipment inspections and preventative maintenance 
• Assist other team members with tasks 

Qualifications:
• Valid Drivers License
• Steel toed boots
• Capable of very physically demanding work for 11 hours a day including duties like
o manually excavate trenches for irrigation pipe
o Rake/ shovel / collect refuse 
o Laying sod

Start Date: April 15th 2019

Email resumes complete with references to: careers@alpineirrigation.ca
Thank you for applying. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Wage: $18.50 - $22 /hour 
Contact Email: careers@alpineirrigaiton.ca

Irrigation Technician - Closing Applications: Apr 10, 2019

Employer: Alpine Irrigation
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Spruce Grove, Alberta

Job Description:

Alpine Irrigation is currently looking for new team members. We have secured work in both Edmonton and Calgary. We specialize in golf course irrigation systems. Alpine irrigations growth is directly related to our reputation. Some of our previous projects and beautiful work locations include the Earl Grey Golf Club, Royal Mayfair Golf Club, Seymour Golf & Country Club, Highlands Golf Club, Rotary Links Golf & Wood Buffalo and Riverside Country Club. 

Alpine provides its employee’s with a friendly safe work environment with COR certification. We have a modern fleet of equipment and tools to assist in completing our tasks efficiently. 
We are looking for hard working people with pride in what they do.

Description: The Irrigation Technician position is a demanding full-time position averaging 60 hours a week with overtime over 44 hours. This position pays $20 - $22.50 /hour

Responsibilities:
• Installation of irrigation system components
• Punctual and dependable
• Ability to follow verbal and written tasks assigned.
• Attending morning safety meetings & adhere to Alpines safety policies
• Organized and self motivated to successfully complete weekly goals
• Completing basic equipment inspections and preventative maintenance 
• Assist other team members with tasks 

Qualifications:
• Irrigation system experience
• Valid Drives License
• Steel toe boots
• Capable of very physically demanding work for 11 hours a day

Start Date: April 15th 2019

Email resumes complete with references to : careers@alpineirrigation.ca
Thank you for applying. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Wage: $20 - $22.50 /hour 
Contact Email: careers@alpineirrigaiton.ca

Fusion Technician - Closing Applications: Apr 03, 2019

Employer: Alpine Irrigation
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Spruce Grove, Alberta

Job Description:

Alpine Irrigation is currently looking for new team members. We have secured work in both Edmonton and Calgary. We specialize in golf course irrigation systems. Alpine irrigations growth is directly related to our reputation. Some of our previous projects and beautiful work locations include the Earl Grey Golf Club, Royal Mayfair Golf Club, Seymour Golf & Country Club, Highlands Golf Club, Rotary Links Golf & Wood Buffalo and Riverside Country Club.

Alpine provides its employee’s with a friendly safe work environment with COR certification. We have a modern fleet of equipment and tools to assist in completing our tasks efficiently. 
We are looking for hard working people with pride in what they do.

Description: The Fusion Technician position is a demanding full-time position averaging 60 hours a week with overtime over 44 hours. This position pays $22 - $25 /hour

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for fusion of 16” – 1” HDPE pipe 
• Installation of irrigation system components
• Punctual and dependable
• Ability to follow verbal and written tasks assigned.
• Attending morning safety meetings & adhere to Alpines safety policies
• Organized and self motivated to successfully complete weekly goals
• Completing basic equipment inspections and preventative maintenance 
• Assist other team members with tasks 

Qualifications:
• Golf course experience is an asset
• Valid Drives License
• HDPE fusion certificate is an asset
• Knowledge of Toro & Rain Bird irrigation systems and operations an asset
• Minimum 2 years experience with HDPE pipe and fusion
• Experience and knowledge of heavy equipment operation is an asset

Start Date: April 8th 2019

Email resumes complete with references to : careers@alpineirrigation.ca
Thank you for applying. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Wage: $22 - $25 /hour 
Contact Email: careers@alpineirrigaiton.ca

Crew Foreman - Closing Applications: Mar 22, 2019

Employer: Alpine Irrigation
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Spruce Grove, Alberta

Job Description:

Alpine Irrigation is currently looking for new team members. We have secured work in both Edmonton and Calgary. We specialize in golf course irrigation systems. Alpine irrigations growth is directly related to our reputation. Some of our previous projects and beautiful work locations include the Earl Grey Golf Club, Royal Mayfair Golf Club, Seymour Golf & Country Club, Highlands Golf Club, Rotary Links Golf & Wood Buffalo and Riverside Country Club.

Alpine provides its employee’s with a friendly safe work environment with COR certification. We have a modern fleet of equipment and tools to assist in completing our tasks efficiently. 
We are looking for hard working people with pride in what they do.

Description: The Job Foreman position is a full-time position averaging 60 hours a week. This position pays either hourly or salary and the amount depends on qualifications, experience and dedication

Responsibilities:
• Punctual , dependable, organized and self motivated
• Responsible for assigning daily tasks to crew
• Responsible for supervision & mentoring of crew as well as assisting crew with day to day Tasks
• Hosting morning safety meetings to crew and enforcing Alpines safety policies
• Provide training to crew
• Ensure equipment is being maintained and completing inspections as required
• Maintain clear, complete records of daily activities
• Provide weekly summary of tasks and crew hours to Project Superintendent

Qualifications:
• Golf course experience is an asset
• Valid Drives License
• HDPE fusion certificate is an asset
• Knowledge of Toro & Rain Bird irrigation systems and operations
• Minimum 3 years experience in Irrigation industry & HDPE
• Experience and knowledge of heavy equipment operation is an asset
• Supervisory and team organization skills

Start Date: March 25 2019

Email resumes complete with references to: careers@alpineirrigation.ca
Thank you for applying. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Wage: Depends on qualifications 
Contact Email: careers@alpineirrigaiton.ca

Gardener - Closing Applications: Apr 13, 2019

Employer: Flower Pots & What Nots 
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Edmonton

Job Description:

Flower Pots & What Nots, an Edmonton gardening company, is currently looking for one full time gardener. The job includes planting and maintaining flower pots, gardens and grounds for twelve commercial sites in Edmonton. The anticipated term of employment is from May 15th to September 15th. If interested please contact Barbara Lane.

Wage: $16.00 - 18.00 an hour depending on experience. 
Contact Email: bquinn@ualberta.ca

Summer Grounds Workers — NAIT Facilities Management & Development - Closing Applications: Mar 22, 2019

Employer: NAIT
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Edmonton

Job Description:

Working outdoors in a variety of environmental conditions, you will join the 7 permanent staff on the Grounds team for the summer to deliver basic green space maintenance that ensures and contributes towards the cleanliness and visual appearance of NAIT's metro Edmonton campuses. Specifically, your duties will include litter, debris and garbage collection as well as common landscape maintenance tasks such as: planting of annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees, watering, weeding/cultivation, turf maintenance and hedging. You may also be involved in simple construction or renovation projects that will exercise your creativity and ability to create something new and attractive. The work also entails irrigation systems maintenance. In the course of your duties, you may be required to effectively and efficiently use a variety of hand tools and to operate small power equipment typically used in the industry, including walk-behind mowers, string trimmers, hedgers, blowers and cultivators. With the right combination of aptitude, training and experience, you may be called upon to operate larger equipment such as tractors, ride-on mowers, crew cab trucks, skid steers and lawn sweepers. In all that you do you are expected to work safely and competently while dealing courteously with staff, students and the general public and in a manner that commands the respect and confidence of the people you work with. Successful candidates will be comfortable working both independently and as part of a larger team and be able to follow verbal and written directions well.

For further information and to apply, visit: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=NAIT3&cws=1&rid=9547

Wage: $19.59/Hour plus 11.2% in lieu of stat holidays and vacation accrual. This position is covered under the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) Collective Agreement. 
Contact Email: wtavenier@nait.ca

Garden Center Specialist/Consultant and Sales - Closing Applications: Jun 19, 2019

Employer: Unique Garden Center and Landscaping
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 132 Broad St. North, Regina, Saskatchewan

Job Description:

Greenhouse Sales Position
You will be responsible for assisting customers in the purchase of annual bedding plants and herbaceous perennials. Additional responsibilities include daily maintenance of plants, unloading and organizing daily deliveries of plants, and in-house displays and promotions of plants.

Nursery Sales Position
You will assist customers in the purchase of woody plant material, seeds & bulbs, fertilizers, pest & disease control products, etc. Employees are required to be knowledgeable about the product line and gardening in the Prairies, so that they may confidently and accurately answer inquiries as well as offer suitable suggestions for individual situations.

Wage: $16-$22 depending on expertise and experience 
Contact Email: daryl.uniquegarden@hotmail.com

Garden Center Specialist/Consultant and Sales - Closing Applications: Jun 19, 2019

Employer: Unique Garden Center and Landscaping
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 132 Broad St. North, Regina, Saskatchewan

Job Description:

Nursery Sales Position
You will assist customers in the purchase of woody plant material, seeds & bulbs, fertilizers, pest & disease control products, etc. Employees are required to be knowledgeable about the product line and gardening in the Prairies, so that they may confidently and accurately answer inquiries as well as offer suitable suggestions for individual situations.

Wage: $16-$22 depending on expertise and experience 
Contact Email: daryl.uniquegarden@hotmail.com

Landscape Maintenance/ Event Support Staff - Closing Applications: Apr 05, 2019

Employer: Hortscape
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Black Diamond

Job Description:

WE are looking to fill summer positions with our Landscape Maintenance Team. This job entails weekly ground maintenance on several properties in the Okotoks, Black Diamond and Turner Valley area.
We are also looking for summer help at the Coutts Centre in Nanton. This position would involve gardening, helping with construction projects, and event support.

Wage: varies upon experience 
Contact Email: hortscape@gmail.com

Summer Student Positons - Closing Applications: May 01, 2019

Employer: Town of Sundre
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Sundre, Alberta

Job Description:

Summer Employment Positions available: March 5, 2019

1. Community Services Summer Labourer $16/hr
Two (2) staff positons available
Competition #19-004

2. Operations Summer Labourer $16/hr
One (1) position
Competition #19-005

Term of Employement: April 29, 2019 to August 16, 2019 (Post Secondary Students). Sixteen (16) weeks
or 
July 2, 2019 to August 31, 2019 (High School Students). Nine (9) weeks

Hours of Work: Fourty (40) hours per week, working Monday to Friday with occasioanl weekend shifts. 

Closing Date: These positions will remain open until sutiable candidates are found

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal records check
Key Responsibilies Include:
• Assist department with general labour
• Assist with cleaning and painting
• Practice and encourage safe work behaviours
• Abide by the staff code of conduct and ethics
• Abide by the Human Resource Employee handbook and organizational policies and procedures

Preferred Qualifications:
• Ability to be a team player and willingness to learn
• Ability to work and communicate collaboratively with departments
• Ability to work in diverse and inclement weather conditions
• Be in good physical condition to preform manual labour
• Experience operating small equipment 

Required:
• A returning student to an Alberta Post secondary educational institution or Alberta High school
• Social Insurance Number
• Class 5 Alberta driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract
• Supply your own CSA steel toe boots, all other Personal Protective Equipment will be provided.
• Enjoy working out doors

If this opportunity is of interest to you, please submit your resumé and a cover letter quoting Competition # 19-004 or Competition # 19-005 to: 
Human Resources
Town of Sundre
717 Main Avenue West
PO Box 420, Sundre, AB. T0M 1X0 
Email: hr@sundre.com | Fax: 403.638.2100

A complete job description found under our careers tab at www.sundre.com. 

Wage: $16 Hour 
Contact Email: hr@sundre.com

Horticulturist/Horticultural Technician - Closing Applications: Apr 15, 2019

Employer: Prairie West Landscapes Inc
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: CALGARY

Job Description:

Prairie West has an immediate opening for an Horticulturalist position. We are a full-service landscaping company that utilizes a horticulturist to supplement the landscape maintenance, landscape construction, arboriculture and irrigation divisions. This position is a year round position.

Health and dental benefits are available.

Come join our growing team! To learn more about Prairie West, visit our website at www.prairiewestgroup.com

Responsibilities:
• Complete regular assessments of turf, plants and tree health
• Recommend and perform treatments for diseased turf, plants and trees
• Provide input into planting plans
• Provide guidance and general oversight to weeding and cultivating crews
• Perform arboriculture services

Required Qualifications
• High School Diploma
• Valid Class 5 driver's license
• Journeyman Landscape Horticulturist
• Punctual and dependable

Wage: Variable depending on experience 
Contact Email: pepi@pwlscapes.com

Nursery/Greenhouse Manager - Closing Applications: Jul 01, 2019

Employer: Top Crop Garden Farm &Pet 
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Cranbrook BC

Job Description:

Maintaining crop health and growing of the annual, perennial and tree and shrub crops. Also involves bringing the above crops to retail locations and helping to sell and supervise sales staff.

Wage: 60000.00 and up annually 
Contact Email: shannonfisher@topcrop.biz

Garden Crew Member - Closing Applications: Apr 08, 2019

Employer: Edenscapes
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary

Job Description:

We need people to help us care for client flower and mixed beds and containers. It's a great way to see a variety of installations if you are interested in design.

The position typically runs from 1st or 2nd week in April to 1st week in November, weather dependent. We have student positions as well.

What you will do:
• Garden care as directed by your crew lead: plant care (dead heading, pest & disease control, division, support) weeding, fertilization, soil amendments, light pruning and bed edging. Spring and fall clean-up. Some soft landscape installation, soil improvement, hedging, and container planting.
• Maintain your tools and keeping vehicles clean
• Respect your coworkers, leads, clients, and safe work practices

What you need to have in order to do it:
• Ability to take direction and then work relatively independently
• Good physical condition – healthy knees and back, some repetitive motions, able to lift and carry 40lbs of soil.
• Curiosity about gardening
• Proper work wear for various types of weather (including rain pants)
• Ability to get to various meet points in the city on time (you will be driven from there). Not all meet points are accessible via bus.
• Cell phone with data (its how we communicate)

Nice to have:
• Ability to use a gas powered blower, hedger and trimmer
• First aid
• Garden experience

About the Job:

We work in groups of 3-5 during clean ups and then groups of 2-3 during regular maintenance. We work roughly 40 hrs/ week and 7.5 – 8 hrs/ day weather dependent. During annual planting and spring clean up you may work longer hours. We work in gardens primarily located in inner-city Calgary, Springbank, Bearspaw and meet in those areas. You can check out our work at www.edenscapes.ca

Please note in your cover letter why you want to garden and any relevant experience you may have.

Job Type: Full-time

Wage: 15.50 - 17.00
Contact Email: barbara@edenscapes.ca

Horticulturalist/Sales Desk position - Closing Applications: Apr 06, 2019

Employer: Parkland Nursery and Landscape Services Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Red Deer

Job Description:

A progressive nursery and landscape services company, located in Red Deer, has an employment opportunity for an enthusiastic, certified Horticulturalist with an extensive working knowledge of prairie hardy, trees, shrubs and perennials. Duties include but are not limited to: customer service-working with landscapers, contractors, architects and developers to choose plants appropriate for their projects. Work closely with staff to process quotes and orders in a timely manner. Inventory management, and plant procurement to meet customer needs. Provide a leadership role in the document management to support our clean plants certification program.
Must be committed to working in a safe work environment. Hours are 8-5 Monday – Friday. This is a full time, year-round position and is available immediately.
Please submit resume ALONG with current references to debbeck@pnls.ca 

Wage: To be determined based on experience and education 
Contact Email: debbeck@pnls.ca

GOLF COURSE GROUNDS MANAGER - Closing Applications: Apr 15, 2019

Employer: HINES CREEK GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: HINES CREEK, ALBERTA

Job Description:

11 HOLE GOLF COURSE LOCATED 5 MINUTES OUT OF HINES CREEK ALBERTA AND 15 MINUTES NORTHWEST OF FAIRVIEW ALBERTA. WE ARE OFFERING A RANGE OF $18-$25 PER HOUR FOR A GREENSKEEPER COURSE MANAGER. DUTIES INCLUDED WOULD BE, LOOKING AFTER 11 GREENS, MANAGING THE COURSE AND SUMMER LABOURERS, FERTILIZER AND SPRAY PROGRAM, AND GENERAL GOLF COURSE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE. POSTION STARTS APRIL 1 TILL THE END OF OCTOBER.

Wage: $18-$25 per hour 
Contact Email: hinescreekgolf@gmail.com

Apprentice Arborist - Closing Applications: Apr 05, 2019

Employer: Precise Pruning Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Airdrie

Job Description:

Our Tree Company based out of Airdrie, Alberta is looking for Apprentice Arborists to fill permanent full-time positions with our organization.

Skills Required:
-Some Knowledge in Proper Pruning/Felling practices in accordance with ISA Standards
-Manual Transmission
-First Aid/CPR

Benefits:
-Competitive wages
-Employee Benefits
-Incentive Training's

Experience:
-Arboriculture: 1 year or less

Education:
-Secondary School (Preferred)

Location:
-Airdrie, AB

License:
-Class 5 (Required)

Language:
-English


Short listed candidates must have Personal Protective Equipment, A Driver's License in good standing and reliable transportation. 

Wage: Negotiable, based on knowledge & Experience 
Contact Email: info@precisepruning.com

Certified ISA Arborist/Climber - Closing Applications: Apr 05, 2019

Employer: Precise Pruning Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Airdrie

Job Description:

Our Tree Company based out of Airdrie, Alberta is looking for Certified ISA Arborist/Climbers to fill permanent full time positions with our organization.

Skills Required:
-Experienced operation of Aerial Truck & Bucket
-Skilled in Proper Pruning/Felling practices in accordance with ISA Standards
-Climbing/Rigging Experience
-Air Brake Endorsed
-Manual Transmission
-First Aid/CPR

Benefits:
-Competitive wages
-Employee Benefits
-Incentive Training's

Experience:
-Arboriculture: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:
-Secondary School (Preferred)

Location:
-Airdrie, AB

License:
-Class 5 & Q (Required)

Language:
-English


Short listed candidates must have Personal Protective Equipment, A Driver's License in good standing and reliable transportation. 

Wage: $26- $30 per hour 
Contact Email: info@precisepruning.com

Conifer Tree Seed Orchard Worker (Seasonal) - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Incremental Forest Technologies Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Huallen Seed Orchard

Job Description:

As an orchard worker you will be performing tasks such as mowing grass, fertilizing trees, pruning trees, completing assessments, running irrigation and various other duties. You will be part of an energetic team of individuals working in a beautiful outdoor setting from May to the end of October (or until September if you return to school).
You must be willing to spend your summer days outside performing moderate physical activity. 
Approximately, a 40-hour work week - Monday to Friday (weather days are off days). There is a company ride from either Grande Prairie or Beaverlodge, daily, to the orchard.

Wage: starting at $18.00/hour 
Contact Email: leslie@iftech.ca

Supervisor, Park Grounds - Closing Applications: May 01, 2019

Employer: Winsport
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary

Job Description:

Discover, Develop, and Excel with WinSport:

Working with WinSport means you will be part of creating one of the most unique winter sport institutes in the world. You will be rubbing shoulders with athletes of all levels and disciplines, and you will be working in a world-class facility that showcases exceptional services to support our guests in training and maintaining an active lifestyle.  You will thrive and be supported as you discover, develop and excel in your role at WinSport.

What the role is all about:

You take great pleasure and pride in providing maintenance to world class facilities, building and developing a successful team whilst ensuring a safe working environment.

As the Supervisor, Park Grounds you will be reporting to the Director, Venues and will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of Park Grounds at WinSport. You have a great passion for leading teams as you will play a critical “hands on” role in the guidance, development and leadership of the venues team at WinSport.

Responsibilities

Develop, establish and evaluate annual performance reviews through regular follow-up, feedback and coaching and completion of probationary and annual reviews
Actively communicate with both internal and external customers in a professional and timely manor
Recruit and train team members of the Park Ground Crew
Develop a workplace that promotes teamwork, quality and safety
Plan, delegate, and monitor progress on work assignments and special projects
Establish solid working relationships within the team and other departments to ensure a cohesive working environment
Assist in the creation and implementation of annual budgets
Scheduling, record management, invoicing and other administrative tasks as required
Landscape and turf maintenance for all park grounds and venues
Snow and ice removal from all venue pedestrian areas
Demonstrate a safe work practice at all times by adhering to all WinSport safety policy and procedures and ensuring one’s own safety is preserved along with the safety of co-workers, direct reports and WinSport guests
Perform other duties as required
Qualifications                                                     

Minimum 5 years related experience as a manager or supervisor
Preference will be given to candidates with additional certification and experience in horticulture or other related fields
5 years experience operating lawn maintenance and snow removal equipment
Heavy equipment operation an asset
Irrigation system experience an asset
Demonstrated organizational and planning skills
Demonstrated ability to lead and develop teams
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Work Conditions:

Flexible hours including some evenings and weekends to accommodate business needs as required
Must be able to walk long distances on slippery uneven surfaces continuously
Must be able to do repetitive handwork continuously
Consistent & continuous crouching, bending and twisting
Must be able to work in a variety of climates including extreme cold and warm weather
Use of heavy equipment and power tools
What We Can Offer You:

If an unforgettable experience and working alongside an amazing team weren't enough for you, as a member of the WinSport team you also receive the added benefits of enjoying a free park passes, reciprocals at other ski resorts, food, beverage, retail and program discounts, along with access to our Performance Training Center.

Wage: 
Contact Email: aboyle@winsport.ca

Parks Gardener - Closing Applications: Mar 26, 2019

Employer: City of Lacombe
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Lacombe, AB

Job Description:

Job Title: Parks Gardener – Full Time 
Department: Parks
Posting # 2019-06
CLOSE DATE: Open until filled


The City of Lacombe values its staff and believes that success and satisfaction are based upon quality service. Each employee shares in the overall responsibility for quality service and contributes a caring attitude and a commitment to excellence. 

Reporting to and under the general direction of the Parks Supervisor, this position assists with ensuring the operation and maintenance of the City’s greenspaces. This position is responsible for designing and maintaining annual flower beds, shrubs and turf in assigned City parks and maintaining City park facilities. 

To view the full job description, please visit www.lacombe.ca/employment

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
•2-year Diploma in Landscaping, Turf Management or Horticulture plus a minimum of 1-2 years related experience in municipal horticulture operations, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
•Valid Pesticide Applicator License, or willingness to obtain certification
•Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License
•Comprehensive horticulture knowledge (greenhouse and nursery operations and landscape design)
•Knowledge of plant materials and ability to arrange, plant and maintain annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees according to the best horticultural methods to achieve an attractive appearance
•Knowledge of pests (insects, diseases and weeds) and treatment required to make the 
most effective use of fertilizers and water requirements of a variety of plants
•Knowledge of the Alberta Weed Control Act and associated regulations

Salary: The City offers a competitive salary (2019 rates - $55,390 - $69,222 annually, dependent on experience) and a comprehensive benefits package. 

How to Apply:
Interested candidates please submit a resume quoting Competition 2019-06 to:

Human Resources, City of Lacombe
5432 56 Avenue Lacombe, AB T4L 1E9 Or by Email: humanresources@lacombe.ca

Resume review will commence on March 8, 2019. The posting will remain open until filled.

All candidates are thanked for their interest and advised that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The City of Lacombe will conduct a criminal record check. 

Wage: $55,390 - $69,222 per year 
Contact Email: humanresources@lacombe.ca

Arborist/Tree technician - Closing Applications: Mar 30, 2019

Employer: Country Hills Golf Club
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary

Job Description:

We are seeking a motivated person to look after a wide variety of trees at our 36-hole golf club. This position involves assessing tree health, pruning, scouting for pests, watering and fertility. Tree planting and intensive care of recent plants is also part of the job. 
Candidates should be able to work independently, organizing their time and resources effectively. An ability to find information resources online is important. 
Working cohesively as part of a team and contributing to a positive work environment is also very important. 
This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in a career in arboriculture to work and learn in the field. The club will provide some support for a person working toward certification. 

Wage: Dependent on experience and education. 
Contact Email: scott.macarthur@countryhills.ab.ca

horticulturist - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Country Hills Golf Club
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Calgary

Job Description:

We are looking for a student in the landscape diploma, LGAP or Prairie Horticultural Certificate Program to maintain several areas of both perennials and annuals around the golf course clubhouse. The successful candidate will be working with an experienced and knowledgeable contractor who is currently planning and ordering for us for the upcoming season. 
The horticulturist will be responsible for planting, watering, weeding and pest control in all ornamental horticulture areas of the club. S/he will also coordinate, supervise and work with golf course staff to look after these areas. 
The club is in the process of a redesign of our horticultural areas, moving from largely annual beds to perennials and the horticulturist will be working with our contractor to execute this transition. 

Wage: $18 to $23 depending on experience and education 
Contact Email: scott.macarthur@countryhills.ab.ca

Berry Orchard Labour - Closing Applications: May 01, 2019

Employer: Bokey Blooms Farms
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Sturgeon County

Job Description:

Assist in all aspects of a Haskap berry orchard including planting, irrigation, fertilizing, weed control, pest management, field maintenance as well as all aspects of harvest and processing. Applicants must have a passion for horticulture and a desire to learn about this new crop. 
Work is outdoors and applicants must be prepared to work in most conditions. 
Applicants must have transportation as we are located 5 minutes from Morinville in central Alberta.
Looking for someone to work approx. 16 hours a week with the potential for more during planting and harvest.
Primary owner is a proud graduate and alumni of Olds College
https://www.bokeybloomsfarms.ca/

Wage: Minimum Wage 
Contact Email: ross.ehalt@gmail.com

Tree Arborist - Closing Applications: Apr 15, 2019

Employer: Green Drop Lawns LTD
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 16815 128a ave Edmonton Alberta, t5v1k9

Job Description:

Company Profile: Green Drop provides guaranteed residential lawn and tree care services across Canada. Since 1980, Green Drop has grown to become one of Canada’s largest residential service companies and leads the industry in healthy practices and customer service. Green Drop prides themselves on having a friendly work environment with lots of room for advancement.

Job Description: Taking care of customer’s tree/shrub needs which include fertilizer/pest spraying in the spring and pruning over the winter. Dealing with customer questions or concerns over the phone and email. High motivation needed to complete tasks correctly while staying on schedule.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age or older.

Education
High school diploma
Class 5 Driver’s License
Pesticide Landscape Applicator (or must be willing to take training and test)
Good knowledge of tree/shrub species and common diseases.
Pruning Experience

Skills

Strong communication skills to confidently explain information and converse with customers/clients
Organizational skills to effectively process all paperwork
Self-confidence to take the initiative to approach potential customers/clients
Achievement-motivated to work with Green Drop to set and surpass realistic goals
Basic IPad, computer and typing skills

Work Hours

Salary based
8-12 hour days
Monday to Saturdays

Job Type: Full-time
How many years of pruning experience do you have?
Do you have the following license or certification: Class 5 Drivers License?

Wage: 40,000 - 45,000 
Contact Email: afraser@greendrop.com

Golf Course Maintenance Staff - Closing Applications: May 31, 2019

Employer: Lakeside Golf Club
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Chestermere

Job Description:

Lakeside Golf Club is an 18 hole championship golf and special event facility located in Chestermere, Alberta just 5 minutes east of Calgary on Highway 1. We offer competitive wages, a fun atmosphere to work in, free golf and driving range for all employees. We are looking for both part and full time seasonal employees.

The employee will be directly helping out with the day to day maintenance of an 18 hole golf course and tournament facility. this is an excellent job for summer employment for all students.

We are looking to hire several full season employees that can work April until October, and several students that can work either from May to August, or July and August only.

Duties would include but are not limited to -

Mowing grass, weed whipping, sand trap maintenance, irrigation work, sodding and soil prep, fertilizing, pest control, painting, tidying of garbage areas and bathrooms, and anything related to the general upkeep of the golf course grounds and buildings.

Applicant must be physically able, have a good work ethic, love to work outdoors and is available to work weekends.

We have 2 shifts available - Sunday to Thursdays, and Tuesdays to Saturdays. We do our best to maintain the 5 day on, 2 day off rotation. Weekdays are usually 8 hour shifts with a 30 minute paid lunch included, weekends and holidays are usually 5 hour shifts. Our normal work hours are 6 AM to 2 PM. This changes throughout the year and is based on sun rise times. So be prepared to start later in the spring and fall.

No education or experience is required and you do NOT need to be a golfer to work with us. This is a general labor position. All training is on the job.

The only things required by the employee when starting the job are work gloves, rain gear and a good attitude! We supply all the safety gear required.

Wage: $15-$17/hour 
Contact Email: jayjorgensen@gmail.com

Greenskeeping & Maintenance - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: The Consort Golf club
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Consort, Ab.

Job Description:

The Consort Golf Club is looking for a motivated individual to join our Greenskeeping and Maintenance team. The successful applicant will work with our head greenskeeper beginning May6, 2019 and ending on August 26,2019. Duties will include mowing, greenskeeping, fertilizer application, irrigation and general golf course maintenance.

Wage: $15- $18/hour 
Contact Email: mskroeger@netago.ca

Landscape Consrtuction Labourer - Closing Applications: Mar 30, 2019

Employer: Impact Landscapes & Design Ltd
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Lethbridge, AB

Job Description:

We are accepting resumes for landscape labourers to join our team! We are a custom design/build landscape company. We provide a variety of work in all aspects of landscape construction including paving stone, retaining walls, irrigation, lighting, plant material and some woodworking. Experience is an asset but not essential as we are willing to train the right individual who has a good attitude and work ethic. We are looking for reliable, self motivated people who take pride in their work. Attention to detail and quality of work are extremely important to us. Please visit our website www.impactlandscapes.ca if you would like to learn more about us and the type of work we do. Please send us a resume with references if you are interested in creating beautiful outdoor living spaces this season.

Wage: 
Contact Email: services@impactlandscapes.ca

Landscaper/landscape foreman - Closing Applications: May 18, 2019

Employer: Tanmanz Landscaping Inc
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Canmore, Alberta

Job Description:

Running landscape jobs for a small to medium sized landscape Company in Canmore, AB.
Must have good knowledge of:Irrigation, skid steer use, track hoe use, truck and trailer maintenance, paver stone installation, stone retaining wall construction, fence installation etc.

Wage: $20.00 - $24.00 per hour depending on work history and knowledge of landscaping 
Contact Email: tanmanz@telus.net

Seasonal Horticulture/Arboriculture I (2019) - Lethbridge - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: LADYBUG ARBORISTS
Job Type: Summer Term
Location: Lethbridge

Job Description:

Ladybug Arborists is a highly respected, busy, after care tree and garden service company.
Our services include pruning, cultural health, diagnostics, IPM, PHC, risk and condition assessments, consulting and consumer training. We have a busy gardening/horticultural division.
The Owner is an ISA Certified Arborist with 20 years’ service in Lethbridge. As mentors we can offer our practical experience, a resource library, encouragement and, above all, a safe work environment

The Position: Providing a full range of ground level arboriculture services and gardening enabling you to develop a wider range of skills. Experience, attitude and aptitude will dictate your primary duties. 40 hour work week (Monday – Friday) with some flexibility due to weather conditions. One of you primary duties will be the completion of a sample reference library for trees, shrubs, insects and diseases for our region. We will provide all production tools necessary to complete tasks required on our customers’ sites. You will provide steel-toed work boots and outdoor work wear. For the right candidate, a full time permanent position may be offered. Wages are competitive and negotiable based on experience and skills.

Our ideal candidate will have:
* At least one year of Formal Education in Horticulture/Arboriculture
* Related work experience with references
* Valid Driver’s License with clean abstract
* Basic Plant Identification
* Pruning experience an asset
* Ability to perform routine, simple maintenance of tools/equipment
* Ability to take direction and contribute to the improvement and efficiency of the operation
* Clean, professional appearance and demeanor (we supply uniforms)
* Reliable, trustworthy and punctual
* Excellent Communication Skills when dealing with customers and co-workers
* Physically Fit - Heavy lifting and endurance required in all weather conditions.

We welcome your questions. If you want a career not just a job, love trees and/or gardening and want 
to keep them healthy, this entry level position will help focus your continuing education and allow you to explore arboriculture in a safe environment, send us your resume with 3 references. We will be interviewing potential applicants at the OLDS Job Fair on February 13, 2019.

Wage: $16.50-18.00 depending on experience 
Contact Email: ladybugarborists@gmail.com

Arborist Apprentice - Closing Applications: Apr 30, 2019

Employer: Green Leaf Tree Services Ltd
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Invermere BC

Job Description:

Green Leaf Tree Services Ltd is looking for an industrial athlete to join our team of arborists in the beautiful Columbia Valley! If you are a strong, fit and outdoor oriented individual looking for an opportunity to learn and grow your skills with an elite team of tree service workers than let's connect. This position will be based out of Invermere, British Columbia located on beautiful Windermere lake at the foot of the Rocky and Purcell mountains. Hard work and excellent attitudes are a must to be on this team. 

Job Requirements:
Physically fit
Motivated/ self-starter
Good attention to detail and ability to communicate well with team and customers
Horticulture, arboriculture, forestry experience considered an asset.
Back ground in rope access/ rock climbing considered an asset.
Basic chainsaw safety course and forestry experience considered an asset.
First Aid
WHMIS

Wage: Depending on experience 
Contact Email: info@greenleaftree.ca

Landscape Assistant - Closing Applications: Apr 30, 2019

Employer: C3 Industries Inc.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Osoyoos, BC

Job Description:

Working as part of a team you will be caring for both residential and commercial properties (including wineries and resorts) in beautiful Osoyoos, BC. You will provide a wide range of landscaping services, including property maintenance, fencing installation, and assisting with irrigation. Successful candidates will be physically fit and be able to work outdoors in all sorts of weather. Our company is growing and evolving and we are looking for both assistants and managers for this upcoming season and for the future.

Examples of the type of tasks involved with both positions:
1) Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing and removing thatch, and trimming and edging around flower beds, walks, and walls.

2) Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.

3) Mow and edge lawns, using power mowers and edgers.

4) Plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, and shrubs, and apply mulch for protection, using gardening tools.

5) Follow planned landscaping designs to determine where to lay sod, sow grass, or plant flowers and foliage.

6) Gather and remove litter.

7) Haul or spread topsoil, and spread straw over seeded soil to hold soil in place.

8) Maintain irrigation systems, including winterizing the systems and starting them up in spring.

9) Prune and trim trees, shrubs, and hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.

10) Rake, mulch, and compost leaves.

11) Trim and pick flowers, and clean flower beds.

12) Advise customers on plant selection and care.

13) Install rock gardens, ponds, decks, drainage systems, irrigation systems, retaining walls, fences, planters, and/or playground equipment.

14) Maintain and repair structures such as buildings, greenhouses, fences, and benches, using hand and power tools.

15) Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, burial sites, and other grounds features.

16) Operate powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.

17) Use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge and brush trimmers, and axes.

Wage: starting at $16, but dependent on experience level 
Contact Email: martin@c3-industries.ca

Tree Removal Business Owner - Closing Applications: Dec 30, 2019

Employer: Rob's Tree Removal
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary, AB

Job Description:

Calgary's main tree, bush and stump removal business is for sale! Owner's getting too old to keep climbing big trees! In operation since 2002, it has a stellar service record, comprehensive website and all the equipment ready to go, grosses anywhere from $210k to $330k annually, cash flows to owner a consistent minimum 40% of gross revenue, and has winters off! Perfect as a family business - needs someone who is mechanically inclined, not afraid of heights, and loves variety in their work. Best conducted as an owner/operator for consistent market share. Please email serious inquiries only: rob@robstreeremoval.com

Wage: 80-125k Annually - seasonal work only 
Contact Email: rob@robstreeremoval.com

NURSERY EMPLOYEE - Closing Applications: May 31, 2019

Employer: Aubin Nurseries Ltd.
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Carman

Job Description:

NURSERY EMPLOYEE applications are now being accepted for the 2019 season. Aubin Nurseries is one of the leaders in the Prairie Provinces in horticulture in Carman, Mb. (Tree Nursery)

JOB DUTIES: Responsible for working in various areas of nursery production. Assist in maintenance of plants; weed control, fertilizing, insecticides, irrigation, staking, pruning, spacing, cultivating.

• Potting and moving plants
• Field planting
• Caliper tree harvesting
• Loading and unloading trucks
• Assembling of orders
• Equipment operation
• Maintain company standards for quality and service
• When required, assist in other departments

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
• Horticultural training and experience operating equipment is an asset but not required. Training is available.
• Professional and enthusiastic work ethic.
• Valid driver’s license

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Employment starts approximately March 2019 for enthusiastic people to work full or part time. Open recruitment to communities that face barriers.

WAGE: Starting wage is $11.37 per hour, depending on experience with opportunity for advancement.

LOCATION: 1 & ½ miles east of Carman on Hwy #3; Municipal Civic Address: 22101, 298-Hwy #3, Carman.

FORWARD RESUME: 
Email: cyndie@aubinnurseries.ca
Fax: 1-204-745-6838
Mail: Aubin Nurseries Ltd, P.O. Box 1089, Carman, Mb. R0G 0J0
Drop Off: Resume/fill out application form at Aubin Nurseries location which is 1 & ½ miles east of Carman on Highway #3. Municipal Civic Address: 22101 – Hwy #3, Carman, Mb.
Website: www.aubinnurseries.ca for full description of employment opportunities and application form. 

Wage: 11.37 - 14.00 
Contact Email: cyndie@aubinnurseries.ca

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