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Assistant Landscape Gardener/Greenskeeper (Seasonal)

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Contract   |  Toronto, Ontario   |  Posted on Jan 09, 2018 ← Back




Donalda Golf & Country Club, founded in 1960, is a prestigious year round private club that offers a high standard of social, athletic and dining facilities to our members and their families.  We are located in central Toronto and accessible by TTC.

Our caring and attentive staff members are focused on providing authentic hospitality and meaningful experiences to each and every member and guest.   Our Club is a place where high expectations aren't just met they are exceeded by making our members and guests feel special.


We are seeking a dedicated, hardworking, team oriented professional to join our Grounds Department as Assistant Landscape Gardener/Greenskeeper from April 2018 to November 2018 (weather dependent) six days a week (Monday-Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm and one weekend morning 6:00 am to 10:00 am).


If you are passionate about working outside rain or shine, prefer working early morning shifts, strenuous activity and like to pay attention to details; we would love to have you be a part of the Donalda team!  


Whether you are looking for career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment; if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

So what's your passion? Please "Apply Online" at www.donaldaclub.ca  and tell us how you can contribute to our team’s success. 



Under the supervision and direction of the Head Gardener, the Assistant Landscape Gardener/Greenskeeper will perform his/her duties to enhance the quality and maintain the flower beds at Donalda Golf & Country Club including areas in the Golf Course, Clubhouse, naturalized areas on the course, etc. The incumbent is expected to have an interest in gardening and knowledge related to the trade including familiarity of common plants, weeds, shrubs, annuals, perennials, etc.



  • Works closely with the Head Gardener to ensure all plants at Donalda Golf & Country Club are well maintained
  • Performs routine duties to maintain the plant life at Donalda Golf & Country Club including watering, weeding, trimming, applying fertilizer and pesticides when required, etc. to ensure the plants in the club meets Donalda Golf & Country Club’s standard
  • Assist in the creation of new gardens to enhance the appearance of Donalda Golf & Country Club by planting new greenery including flowers, trees, etc.
  • Frequently monitor the health of the gardens at Donalda Club to ensure the plants are healthy at all time
  • May be required to address member questions in the area of gardening
  • Perform a variety of different duties as assigned by the Head Gardener throughout the year in different seasons
  • Provide assistance to greens staff when required and build a good working relationship within the grounds department
  • Assist Head Gardener in preparing garden beds for the planting of annuals
  • Perform maintenance duties after snow melts in winter and prepares new garden for the season
  • Perform any additional duties as specified by the Head Gardener




  • Completion of High School Education (Grade 12) or equivalent is required
  • Post-Secondary Education in horticulture is considered a strong asset and preferred
  • Practical Gardening experience is required
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors for long periods of time
  • Knowledge of the principles surrounding gardening is an asset
  • Must be able to perform lifting and mild strenuous activity
  • Able to work shifts - days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Fluent in English (Oral & Written)



Possession of valid driver’s license (G2) and a safe driving record required.

Contract Terms

  • 44 hours per week
  • Monday-Friday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm and one weekend morning 6:00 am to 10:00 am
  • Start time is 0600 which is not negotiable
  • Accessible by TTC so make sure your accessibility to TTC works with the 0600 start time
  • Hourly Wage plus bonus
  • Complimentary parking
  • Uniform provided by the Club
  • Training will be provided
  • April 2018 to November 2018 (weather dependent)



Those individuals who are interested in applying, please complete the Online Application form on our website at www.donaldaclub.ca 

No telephone calls please.

We thank all applicants for their interest and will only contact those selected for an interview



Donalda Club is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations for disabilities will be provided to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.





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Donalda Club

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Toronto, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 01, 2018

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