Gardener

Posted: 07/04/2019

Welcome to Whispering Pines- we are a destination company that truly care about our employees. We are growing and currently seeking Gardeners.

This position would provide year-round work - with snow removal during the winter months. Visit our website to learn more about us, and the type of projects we complete.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist supervisor is preparing for day-to-day site activities
  • Demonstrate competency with equipment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of plant material and garden maintenance practices
  • Some client interaction and satisfaction
  • Provide physical labour which will involve some heavy lifting
  • Ensure that tools are maintained, returned to their proper locations and stored securely when travelling
  • Safe operation of all tools and equipment
  • Sales Assist

What we offer:

  • Year-round work, with snow removal in the winter seasons
  • Company provided cell phones, loaded with our own apps to track material and time. No more loose papers!
  • Room to grow and expand in your desired field
  • Monthly staff parties – BBQ’s, Patio Parties, Breakfast etc!
  • A huge year end bash for you and your significant other
  • Profit sharing programs- Year-end bonus!
  • Company provided uniforms

What you offer:

  • Good knowledge of best garden maintenance practices.
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn from others
  • Able to operate or learn to operate equipment such as blowers and weed trimmers.
  • Able and willing to follow detailed instructions
  • Experience an asset.
  • Certifications in areas of safety and equipment operation - including WHMIS, CPR, First AID, etc.
  • College Diploma, Apprenticeship, CHT, University degree in Horticulture or Landscape Technology an asset.

Wages/Benefits:

  • Minimum Starting Wage of $15.00/hour
  • Maximum wage of $19.00/hour
  • Employees having training including CHT, College Diploma, Completion of an Apprenticeship Program or a University Degree all in related fields may be eligible for a higher rate of pay.