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Horticultural Team Member

Job Number: March22

Contract   |  Bala, Ontario   |  Posted on Mar 22, 2021 ← Back


Reports to Horticultural Project Leader


The Horticultural Team Member is expected to be a reliable, conscientious, laborer to perform general landscape tasks to assist their team with the beautification of our client’s gardens and lawn care.  


Position Description (but not limited to)


  • Move and spread soil and landscaping materials (soil, mulch, pea stone, sod & flagstone) using shovels and wheelbarrows
  • Plant trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals
  • Apply fertilizers, organic pest/disease products and or water to gardens and planters as needed/instructed.
  • Perform spring and fall clean-ups (leaf removal, tarping, raking, edging)
  • Deadhead spent blooms of perennials and annuals
  • Clean walkways, patios, docks, decks, AstroTurf and driveways of organic debris 
  • Weed and generally groom garden, border areas and planters 
  • Prune shrubs, trees, perennials using appropriate equipment
  • Use string-line trimmer as required
  • Transplant, split and divide plants as required  
  • Top dress lawns  
  • Place planters, pots, barrels and patio furniture in appropriate locations
  • Load/unload tools and supplies from work vehicles in a safe manner
  • Assist in maintaining the professional appearance of company vehicles, tools and power equipment 
  • Complete daily time log, and help with daily paperwork as required
  • Work outdoors in varying conditions (i.e. biting insects, indigenous wildlife, various temperatures, inclement weather)
  • Varying seasonal hours. Peak season may require up to 60 hr/week


Physical Demands


  • Manual lifting and carrying
  • Repetitive motions
  • Hand/wrist vibration
  • Occasional use of hammer, nails, level or ladder
  • Occasional work in inclement weather
  • Standing, bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Work alongside the water edge i.e.: ponds, lakes, rivers

Job summary


Water's Edge Landscaping

Job Type



Bala, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 12, 2021

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