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Landscape Labourer

Job Number: 1

Permanent   |  Sunderland, Ontario   |  Posted on Nov 21, 2019 ← Back

      Groff Landscaping is a premier design/build/maintenance company dedicated to providing exceptional landscaping services to residential and commercial customers. 

Landscaping Labourer Description NOC 8612 - $16.00/hour to be negotiated - 6 months May-Oct 2020

All under the direction of a supervisor at various site locations:

  • Perform installation of walkways, patio’s, steps, and various hardscape projects with the use of interlock, natural stone, timber and wood, and masonry units.
  • Safely operate & care for landscaping equipment & machines, including all lawn maintenance equipment. De-thatcher, electric/gas pruners
  • Mow & trim lawns, clean up grounds, raking & blowing; spring and fall cleanups.
  • Clean gardens, weed, prune shrubs and trees; spring and fall cleanups
  • Assist with irrigation installations and maintenance
  • Spade, prune and weed trees
  • Prep sites by cleaning obstacles and hazards, load and unload construction materials
  • Put together and take apart temporary structures
  • Remove, fill or compact earth
  • Shovelling, raking, wheel barrowing, lifting
  • Lay sod
  • Plant nursery stock as per site plan
  • Perform sit clean ups
  • Perform physical labour and other strenuous physical tasks
  • Help equipment operator, landscape technicians, and other labourers when necessary

 

Job Qualifications/Skills

  • Adhere to company safety and work/abuse policies
  • Clean Driving record considered an asset
  • Must be very skilled with their hands, Good hand/eye coordination
  • Be able to safely operate motorized machines and tools such as gas & electric trimmers and a variety of lawnmowers. Ability to operate a skid steer considered an asset
  • Follow instruction from supervisor
  • Able to perform physical labour and work in all weather conditions, hot, cold, wet & dirty
  • Able to lift 50lbs
  • Must be punctual and eager to learn from on the job training
  • Capable of working quickly and efficiently with great discipline and stamina
  • Great team player.
  • Good attention to detail and constant alertness are necessary for safety reasons
  • High School or equivalent and understanding of English language an asset.
  • Fast-paced environment, combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Tight deadlines.


Job summary

Company

Groff Landscaping

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Sunderland, Ontario

Start Date

May 01, 2020


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