Garden Crew Member

Description: 

 

Capabilities:

  • Quality in customer service
  • Verbal and Written communication skills
  • Team Work
  • Responsible and dependable
  • Hard working

 

Job Duties:

  • Follow instruction from Crew Supervisor
  • Work in a maintenance crew of 2-4 employees
  • Loading and unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM of all required tools and equipment
  • Spread top soil, lay sod, mulch, plant flowers, shrubs and trees, and perform other duties to assist with the construction of landscape and related structures;
  • Rake, pull garden edges, weed gardens, leaf/debris clean up, prune shrubs and trees and perform other maintenance duties as directed by crew supervisor;
  • Operate power equipment including, but not limited to: blowers
  • Perform other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environments;
  • Assist in other job-related duties including construction projects, shop and yard maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance;
  • Complete and submit required paperwork on a daily basis (daily time sheets)
  • Inspect all work for quality to eliminate the need for a return visit

 

Expectations

  • Maintain cleanliness and organization in assigned trucks, trailers, equipment, jobsites, and shop/yard areas
  • Ensure that work activities are carried out in a safe and efficient manner, and in compliance with government and company PPE standards
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
  • Follow proper uniform policy
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times

 

Job Requirements:

  • Landscape maintenance experience preferred but not necessary as training will be provided
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Some knowledge of materials, methods, tools and equipment of landscape maintenance
  • Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time
  • Valid G Drivers License

 

Conditions:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift minimum 50lbs repeatedly throughout the entire work day
  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, heavy equipment
  • Requires excellent stamina
  • Required to work close to heavy equipment on a regular basis
  • Required to work outdoors in the sun, heat, humidity, and rain.

 

Rate of Pay:

Depends on experience and qualifications (16-19$/hr)

* Would be laid off for winter

Hiring Organization: 
Savage Gardens - www.savagegardensinc.com
Location: 
2381 Dominion Road, Ridgeway ON L0S1N0
Base Salary: 
$16 - $19 /hr depending on experience
Work Hours: 
Monday - Friday 7:30am to 5:00PM. Occasional Saturday if weekdays are rained out.
Employment Type: 
Full Time
Seasonal
Job Types: 
General Labourer
Industry Sector: 
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting