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Landscape Team Member

Job Number: 02

Permanent   |  Stirling, Ontario   |  Posted on Feb 16, 2019 ← Back

Are you an inspired, skilled, creative, committed and self-motivated nature-lover? Are you like us and just love hard-work, and are down for a good challenge?

We are a group of unique people building unique outdoor spaces. If you would like to work outdoors  getting your hands dirty while doing meaningful work creating beautiful gardens, ponds, waterfalls and custom natural stonework you can be proud of... If you're passionate and are looking to continuously keep learning while aiming for the top... we would love to meet you!

LAVISH is actively growing and we want you to grow with us by providing you with serious career growth and training opportunities. Check us out at lavishgardens.ca



Landscape Team Member

Reports to:  Construction Foreman and/or Team Lead



The Landscape Team Member is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks (generally physical labor) in order to assist with the completion of landscape and water feature construction projects. The landscape team member will be required to operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks.


Core Capabilities:

  • Customer  and quality focus

  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Team work

  • Excellent problem solving abilities

  • Responsibility and dependability

  • Ethics and integrity


Job Duties:

  • Assist in the preparation of jobsites prior to the beginning of a project

  • Operate various tools and equipment, including: concrete saws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.

  • Assist in the construction of water features, walkways, patios and walls.

  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis

  • Dig pond basins, ditches or trenches

  • Plant and maintain garden beds

  • Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment required to complete landscape construction projects

  • Transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, carts, dollies, and hand lifting/carrying

  • Assist foreman with job-related tasks

  • Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to perform work activities

  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times

  • Comply with all company policies and regulations

  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations



  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

  • Minimum one year experience in the landscape/construction industry

  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner

  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Time management skills

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications

  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices

  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team

  • Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a valid driver’s license and safe driving record


Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Requires good manual dexterity

  • Excellent stamina is required

  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis

  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold

  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work


To apply please send cover letter and resume to grow@lavishgardens.ca.

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Stirling, Ontario

Start Date

May 06, 2019

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