ID LH0015 Horticulture Manager (Vancouver, BC)

Job Position: Both Apprenticeship & Non-Apprenticeship Positions

Salary: $55-60K neg based on experience. + health and dental coverage

Job Requirement

  • - Tertiary education in Horticulture, Garden Design or Landscape Design
  • - A detailed and thorough understanding of plant material, soil types, plant health and nutrition, pest control, irrigation systems and landscape construction methods
  • - Highly detailed knowledge of all horticultural matters, plants and excellent plant identification skills
  • - Possess an existing network of strong relationships with nurseries, growers and horticultural suppliers
  • - Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with clients, suppliers, management and staff and all levels of the business
  • - Ability to juggle competing demands and meet the needs of several projects/teams
  • - Proven sense of urgency and ability to work effectively to deadlines
  • - Experience managing, training and supervising staff, and building a cohesive and high performing team
  • - 5+ years experience working in horticulture
  • - Construction industry experience highly desirable
  • - Experience operating mobile equipment including mobile cranes and skid-steers

Transportation Requirements

  • Drivers License Preferred

Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced and professional individual to join our team in the role of Horticulture Manager – Landscape Construction. The central functions of the role are to lead, and be accountable for, plant sourcing and planting operations on all projects; ensuring that superior quality plant material is sourced on time and on budget; and effectively manage and direct a planting crew and equipment to perform at an industry leading level.

– Proactively source high quality trees, shrubs, hedging, container stock and any other plant material needs, including international procurement
– Plan, organise and secure plant material for all projects well in advance
– Coordinate delivery of plant material and monitor quality of products received
– Build strong and effective relationships with nurseries and growers to ensure best service and prices
– Assists in the accurate estimation of costs relating to plant material and associated labour for current and prospective projects

Job Location

A mixture of office based (Franklin St Vancouver) and visiting nurseries and construction sites (company vehicle provided)

Additional Information

Hours: 7:30am to 4:00pm, 40 hours per week
Days: Monday to Friday
Vacation: Two weeks paid, one week closed over Christmas
Location: Kitsilano, Point Grey, West Van, Kerrisdale, Southlands
Benefits: Healthcare, dental and optical coverage
Duration: Ongoing, permanent, full time work

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