ID LH0042 Landscape Technician- Installation and Maintenance (Vancouver)

Job Position: Non-Apprenticeship Position

Salary: $18+ per hour

Job Requirement

  • Qualifications
  • Landscape maintenance experience an asset (willing to train a motivated candidate who would fit the team)
  • Clean BC Drivers License
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to take direction, work well within a team and show initiative
  • Attention to detail and ability to complete tasks efficiently while maintaining the quality
  • Plant ID- knowledge of variety of plants common to the industry
  • Ability to identify plant health, pests and irrigation problems.
  • Additional requirements
  • Ability to stand for long periods, crouch, kneel, bend and lift for extended periods
  • Ability to lift heavy loads
  • Must have own steel toed boots and rain gear
  • Work together with a group of enthusiastic team members
  • Maintain organized work truck
  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Punctual and reliable attendance- dependability
  • Education / Experience
  • High school graduation certificate or equivalent
  • Horticulture post secondary education an asset, industry certification an asset
  • 2+ years experience working in residential landscaping environment

Transportation Requirements

  • Must have Drivers license

Job Description

We have openings for the following position: Garden / Landscape Technician Members-
Role description- Your responsibility as a Landscape Technician is to assist with Installations and Maintenance. See details below. You will provide the quality of service our clients have come to rely on us for.

Role duties
must be able to physically work in all areas of landscape construction including:

• comprehend components of work from plan to site
• Softscape – lighting, planting, site layout, mulching, soil placement
• Hardscape – drainage, grading, paver laying, natural and concrete walls, masonry, flagstone, concrete, ponds, outdoor kitchens, build wood structures such as privacy screens, arbors, pergolas, decks
• Proper and safe operation of power tools and equipment

• Mowing and Edging lawns, using lawn equipment safely and properly such as mowers and line trimmers.
• Ornamental tree and shrub pruning
• Hedge shearing
• Bed care- including weeding, edging, cultivating, planting, fertilizing
• Mulching and spreading top soil
• Watering and tending to plants, lawns and gardens
• Other tasks as required

General Tasks
• loading, pushing and dumping wheelbarrows of various materials: (soil, sand, gravel, road base etc.), raking, and compacting various materials, carrying and stacking paving materials, lumber, steel/rebar, pallets, other building materials, heavy tarps.
• Conduct minor repairs for irrigation and lighting
• Proper care and management of tools and equipment- operating and maintaining

Job Location

Vancouver, Mainly westside of Vancouver.

Additional Information

We are a small residential landscaping company with a passion for landscape installation, including hardscape, softscape, carpentry, water features and LS lighting. We also offer landscape maintenance services including garden clean ups, hedge trimming, lawn care etc...
We pride ourselves on providing a high quality level of service which has proven to build long term relationships with our clients.
We like to work as a team, creating a supportive and collaborative work environment. We value quality work with attention to detail, efficiency, self motivation and desire for learning and growth
We have been in operation in Vancouver for 10 years and have over 20 years’ experience in the landscaping industry.

Compensation / Wage: $18+ / hr dependant on experience
Staff team building activities and incentives throughout the season.

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