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Irrigator - Closing Applications: Nov 29, 2018

Employer: The Silvagro Partnership
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Quesnel

Job Description:

• Working in a team work environment, the irrigator is responsible for the successful 
production of forest seedlings
• Assisting in greenhouse preparation for new growing season
• Operating computerized and greenhouse control systems
• Accurate record keeping
• Trained on mandatory data collection
• Implemented crop monitoring techniques
• Minor maintenance
• Working under minimal direct supervision
• Learning nursery terminology
• Following proper stock handling procedures

• 40+ week – may be required to work longer shifts and pick up extra shifts
• Weekend work required
• Job requires standing, bending, lifting and carrying items up to 50lb
• Working inside and outside and during extreme weather conditions
• Must hold a driver’s license
• Fulltime – seasonal

Behavioral expectations:
• Must be able to work in a team
• Organized
• Good and positive work ethic and attitude
• Must be able to follow directions

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: sstorck@silvagro.com

Arborist / Trimmer - Closing Applications: Nov 30, 2018

Employer: GCPOA
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Kelowna

Job Description:

We are searching for an Arborist who is dedicated to achieving high standards in their work. The ideal candidate is looking to grow their career, be challenged to learn, lead and contribute to the highest industry standards.
Job Duties:
• Full scope of arboriculture/ horticulture practice in residential and commercial setting
• Providing expert tree trimming services and inspections
• Responsible for climbing, pruning and removing trees as per work specifications
• Operates vehicles, machinery and power tools in accordance with safety policies and 
procedures
• Participates in crew meetings, safety and/or job specific training
• Identifies and manages potential risks and hazards on the job site

Job Requirements:
• Completion of a Degree, Diploma or Apprenticeship in related discipline from a postsecondary 
institution, or a minimum of 3 years of Horticulture, Forestry or Arborist experience
• ISA Certified Arborist or Tree Worker, or an acceptable combination of training and 
experience
• Unrestricted Class 5 Drivers License with a safe driving history required
• Ability to demonstrate proficiency in operating chainsaws or other power tools
• Knowledge of trees, shrubs and plants native to the area
• Training or certification in proper climbing, rigging and safe tree access techniques
• Knowledge or training of proper risk assessment and industry safety practices

Desired Attributes:
• Positive attitude, goal oriented with a drive to succeed
• Flexible and adaptable with a desire to learn and grow with a team
• Ability to work both independently and as a contributing team member
• Strong communicator
• Ability to take initiative and lead by example
• Aptitude for identifying potential hazards and reducing risks
• Be physically capable of demanding outdoor work in varied weather conditions
including heavy rain and snow

Wage: $23 - $30 
Contact Email: admin@gcpoa.ca

Landscape Maintenance Manager - Closing Applications: Dec 25, 2018

Employer: Guenther's Landscaping
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Banff

Job Description:



Enjoy working in the great outdoors? Guenther's Landscaping is currently seeking a Maintenance Manager for the 2019 season. Situated in beautiful Banff, AB, you will be responsible for:

- Manage all landscape maintenance projects

- Supervise & coordinate maintenance crews, water truck & fertilizer schedules, mowing, trimming, pruning schedules,perform herbicide applications, design and implement landscapes for clients

- Manage hiring and staffing of maintenance crews

- Engage with clients and provide consultation for site improvements, build and maintain working relationships, address clients questions and/or concerns 

- Maintain high standard of safety, quality control, efficiency and professionalism

- Keep accurate and detailed logs of jobs performed to facilitate administrators billing schedule

Wage: negotiable 
Contact Email: guenthers@telus.net

Technical Sales Representative Trainee - Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2018

Employer: Plant Products Inc
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Leamington Ontario

Job Description:

We are an expanding company supplying the horticultural industry in Canada, looking for additional individuals to fill a position in our sales department in Leamington. Our client base includes greenhouse vegetables, greenhouse flowers, nurseries and golf courses. Products and services sold by the company include integrated pest management products, plant nutrition and seed. 

Responsibilities:
• Manage customer relationships
• Technical support for greenhouse plant nutrition and crop protection strategies
• Implementation of product demos and trials
• Evaluation of new technologies in cooperation with customers
• Answer questions concerning products such as price and credit terms
• Development and execution of marketing initiatives
• Presenting technical information at grower meetings
• Achieve sales growth annually 

Qualifications:
• Previous agricultural experience or post-secondary education

As part of a rapidly evolving industry, employees are provided with many opportunities to acquire new and unique skills and subsequently demonstrate them in a dynamic workplace.

Please send resumes via e-mail to resumes@plantproducts.com
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Wage: salary tbd 
Contact Email: adele.gow@plantproducts.com

Technical Sales Representative Trainee - Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2018

Employer: Plant Products Inc
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Leamington, Ontario

Job Description:

We are an expanding company supplying the horticultural industry in Canada, looking for additional individuals to fill a position in our sales department in Ancaster Ontario. The goal of this position is to prepare the individual for promotion into their own territory. Successful completion of the initial stage of the Trainee program will result in advancement to Technical Sales Representative. Our client base includes greenhouse vegetables, greenhouse flowers, nurseries and golf courses. Products and services sold by the company include integrated pest management products, plant nutrition and seed. 

Responsibilities:
• Provide exceptional customer service, by answering all communications professionally and on a timely basis;
• Acting as a liaison between the customer or sales representative and purchasing, operations, and finance;
• Daily review of all open orders under guidance of Customer Service Manager;
• Ensure all orders are entered and shipped on time; 
• Scheduling and notifying customers of backorders, late orders and future product deliveries.
• Deal with all customer complaints efficiently and effectively;
• Coordination with sales representatives on: customer requests, pricing, shipment timing, complaints, and comments;
• Advise customers in the proper use of: Pesticides, Biological Control Agents, Water Soluble Fertilizer, Spraying Equipment, and Safety Equipment.

Qualifications:

• Post-secondary education;
• Horticultural or agricultural experience an asset;
• Ability to build strong customer relationships;
• Must be a self-starter with good time management skills;

As part of a rapidly evolving industry, employees are provided with many opportunities to acquire new and unique skills and subsequently demonstrate them in a dynamic workplace.
Please send resumes via e-mail to resumes@plantproducts.com 
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Wage: salary tbd 
Contact Email: adele.gow@plantproducts.com

Integrated Pest Management Specialist - Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2018

Employer: Plant Products Inc
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Leamington, Ontario

Job Description:

We are an expanding company supplying the horticultural industry in Canada. We are looking to fill a position on our pest management team. Our client base includes greenhouse vegetables, greenhouse flowers, nurseries and golf courses. Products and services sold by the company include integrated pest management products, plant nutrition and seed. 

Territory: Essex, Kent and Lambton counties, Ontario

Responsibilities:
• Technical support for greenhouse biological pest management and IPM programs
• Customer relationship management
• Implementation of product demos and trials
• Evaluation of new technologies
• Answer questions concerning product performance and rates
• Coordinate activities and effectively communicate with other internal departments 
• Presenting technical information at grower meetings
• Achieve sales growth annually 

Qualifications:
• Previous agricultural experience or post-secondary education
• Computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)

Apply via e-mail only to: resumes@plantproducts.com
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Wage: salary tbd 
Contact Email: adele.gow@plantproducts.com

NURSERY EMPLOYEE - Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2018

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

 Tree Removal Buisness Owner -  Closing Applications: Nov 03, 2018

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

Apprentice 1-2 yr - Closing Applications - Nov 2, 2018

Employer: Jim Bob's Garden Center                                                                                                                                                                                  Job Type: Full-Time                                                                                                                                                                                                              Location: Carstairs

Job Description:

Landscape Labour

Wage: $15 to $16 per hour

Contact Email: j.lthain@telus.net            

Landscape Designer - Closing Applications: Dec 17, 2018

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

Job Description:

Prairie West Landscapes is a full-service landscape company that has operated in the Calgary area for 40 years. Our scope of work offers a wide variety in budget and complexity, ranging from small residential to multi-million dollar commercial projects. A sampling of our work can be found on our website at https://prairiewestgroup.com/gallery.html
We are looking for a Landscape Designer to join our team. Under the direction of the Manager of Operations, the Senior Estimator is responsible for meeting with clients, completing site reviews, identifying client requirements, producing CAD generated designs (including 3D Sketch-Up when required) and presenting to clients. General oversight during the construction and install of successful bids will also be required.
We offer a competitive wage and health and dental benefits.

Responsibilities:
• Receive leads, meet and interact professionally with clients
• Site review and measurements to create base design
• Create conceptual and detailed designs
• Determine plant layout
• Create construction details for hardscaping details such as paving stones, woodwork (i.e. pergolas, fences, gates, etc.)
• Create lighting and irrigation drawings
• Manage the construction and installation of successful designs
Professional Qualifications:
• A graduate degree in Landscape Architecture preferred
• Minimum 2-5 years of experience in landscape design
• Working knowledge of DynaScape
• Landscape Industry Certified Designer preferred
• Horticultural experience preferred
• Ability to read real property reports
• Self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently as part of a team
• A strong desire to take part in finding creative solutions that are environmentally responsible and technically sound

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

Senior Landscape Estimator - Closing Applications: Dec 17, 2018

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

Job Description:

Prairie West Landscapes is a full-service landscape company that has operated in the Calgary area for 40 years. Our scope of work offers a wide variety in budget and complexity, ranging from small residential to multi-million dollar commercial projects. A sampling of our work can be found on our website at https://prairiewestgroup.com/gallery.html

We are looking for a Senior Estimator to join our team immediately. Under the direction of the Manager of Operations, the Senior Estimator is responsible for preparing and coordinating detailed cost estimates for competitive tenders. Following award, the Estimator is responsible for reviewing the scope with the Landscape Construction Foreman, coordinating material delivery and monitoring job progress and costs through completion.

We offer a competitive wage and health and dental benefits.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Estimating and bid preparation on all projects
• Accurately read landscape and architectural plans and specifications
• Participate in field visits and pre-tender meetings
• Quantify, source and order all materials and supplies needed
• Estimate labour requirements and high level project schedules
• Coordinate delivery of materials to job sites as per schedule
• Communicate effectively with the Manager of Operations to ensure job requirements are satisfied on time and when required
• Compile job hours and material costs to monitor against job estimate
• Build relationships with clients and general contractors to identify new market opportunities
Qualifications & Requirements:
• Minimum 5 years landscape estimating experience in hard and soft landscaping
• Prefer Red Seal designation in landscape or related construction field, or other relevant certification
• Strong ability to read and understand landscape and architectural drawings
• Ability to do drawing take-offs for estimating purposes
• Knowledge of labour, materials, equipment, and overhead components for estimation
• Strong analytical, problem-solving & time management skills
• Ability to communicate well in verbal and written formats
• Ability to work individually and in a team, and calmly in a fast-paced environment
• Intermediate Microsoft Excel and math skills
• Valid drivers license

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

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