Tree Nursery Assistant
Job Number: 1
Posted on Feb 03, 2021
Tree Nursery Assistant
Description: We are looking for someone to assist in growing specimen caliper trees in our tree nursery. The work will include small tree pruning, weed control, IPM, grass mowing, irrigation, staking, planting liners, tagging, inventory, basketing etc.
Who we are?
Manotick Tree Movers Inc. is a tree service company that has been serving the Ottawa region for almost 30 years! We are located on a picturesque 55-acre tree nursery in the south west end of the city. We grow and sell large caliper tree from our nursery and offer tree relocation services. We also provide a high level of quality residential and commercial tree service to a well-established clientele. We provide our team with a safe and positive work environment. Check us out at: www.manoticktree.com
What we offer?
- Above average wages
- Competitive benefits package including dental and LTD
- Supply all safety gear required (Must have your own workboots at start)
- Excellent staff and work environment
- Opportunities for training and advancement
- Staff socials and events, Senators tickets
- Great facility (Equipment parked indoors, employee parking, lunchroom, shower, personal storage space, etc.)
Who are we looking for?
- A self-motivated individual who enjoys being outside and doing hard work
- A creative person, who has good communication and problem solving skills and is flexible with the demands of the work that could potentially become the nursery lead hand or manager.
- Someone who can meet the physical demands of working outdoors in varying weather conditions and is able to work long hours
What we need:
- Experience with machinery (farm tractors, skid steers, loaders)
- Post secondary education in horticulture or arboriculture or equivalent experience.
- A minimum G Driver’s License and their own transportation to and from our office yard (Between North Gower and Manotick).
- 7 am till at least 4 pm, Monday to Friday and available some Saturdays during our busy periods in the spring and fall. (average 55 hours per week during spring, 45 hours per week during summer, 50 hours per week during fall)
Job Type: Full-time seasonal
Location: North Gower (Ottawa), ON
Wage: Depends on experience
Start Date: April 2021.
Manotick Tree Movers Inc.
Apr 05, 2021