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Landscape Garden Team Leader

Job Number: 1

Contract   |  Ottawa, Ontario   |  Posted on Feb 16, 2021 ← Back

NOW HIRING: Landscape Garden Team Leader

Do you love being outdoors and staying active?  Are you looking for a challenging and positive work environment?  Do you want to work hard and have fun?  Then Horticare Landscaping is where you want to be. We are a team of dynamic, friendly, and motivated individuals who take pride in maintaining exceptional outdoor spaces for an amazing group of high-end residential and commercial clients across Ottawa. Our focus is in professional property maintenance.

We’re looking for energetic, fun and hard-working team players to join our family. We will teach you all the skills and techniques necessary to do a great job. Past experience is certainly an asset but is not required. If you’re able and willing to learn, we are able and willing to train you!

Our season runs from April to December. Team Leaders meet every day at the shop in Carlsbad Springs and drive company vehicles from there to Saint Laurent Shopping Centre to meet their crew.

Duties include:

  • Managing and directing a team of 2-3 gardeners to create and maintain high-end landscapes
  • Driving the company vehicle to job sites and documenting work notes using tablets
  • Interacting with clients using the highest standard of client service
  • Creating a positive and friendly team atmosphere
  • Motivating and engaging the team at a professional and productive work pace
  • Taking pride in workmanship and ensuring top quality services are delivered
  • Ensuring team and client safety by following company safety policies and procedures
  • Training industry horticultural best practices to the team as required


Successful candidates will:

  • Demonstrate the ability to lead teams, problem solve and manage time effectively
  • Have a friendly disposition and a positive attitude
  • Demonstrate a desire to grow with the company and advance their career with us
  • Be dependable, accountable and an effective communicator
  • Be capable to use technology /apps as required to accurately report daily activities  
  • Have an Ontario Drivers Full G License with a clean abstract
  • Enjoy working outdoors in a team setting
  • Take pride in the work they do for their clients and demonstrate professionalism
  • Have the ability to work in a fast paced job requiring physical fitness
  • Have initiative and willingness to work and bring new ideas to the table
  • Enjoy customer service and attending to customers' needs
  • Be willing to work full-time; five days a week and some Saturdays in Spring and Fall


What we can offer you:

  • Our commitment to your health and safety is number one
  • A friendly and positive work culture
  • Very competitive wages with monthly and yearly bonuses
  • Health Benefits Plan  
  • Ongoing training and learning opportunities
  • Daily rotation of tasks and job sites across the city
  • Sponsorship to take the Red Seal Apprenticeship Program
  • Full-time hours guaranteed all season



About Us

We combine our love of outdoor spaces and a healthy environment with our desire to help others enjoy being outside at home. We work on hundreds of high-end residential and commercial properties throughout the city. Our clients are loyal and appreciate everything we do for them.  Most importantly, we know that when we take great care of our team, they take great care of our clients.

We currently employ 18 talented, energetic people who we consider to be a part of our family.

We’re willing to train the right candidate for the job; no past experience is necessary but will be considered an asset. We provide training, uniforms, bonuses and a fun and safe work environment.


Apply on our website : www.horticarelandscaping.ca/hiring


Our Core Values are:

Teamwork: We respect everyone we work with by being positive, dependable, willing and honest.

Integrity: We are known by our clients as a friendly, thoughtful and polite team.

Pride: Our professional reputation is second to none because we pay careful attention to detail.

Safety: We continually strive to improve our knowledge, training and injury prevention to keep our staff and those around us safe.


Job summary


Horticare Landscaping

Job Type



Ottawa, Ontario

Start Date

Mar 15, 2021

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