Ardron Landscapes is an innovative, quality focused company specializing in landscape design, construction and maintenance.  We are a full-service firm installing interlock, natural stone, planting, water features, landscape lighting and custom woodwork and maintaining all we install.  Every job is unique and varied. Our clients are range from Churches, small residences to large country estates.

Business Address: 10300 Hyndman Rd. Mountain, ON  K0E 1S0

Estimated Start Date: May 1st, 2019

Description:

The Landscape Maintenance Team Member is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to complete grounds maintenance service contracts. The landscape maintenance team member will be required to operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Aid in the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM
  • Cut grass, trim edges, clean up garbage & debris, blow trimmings, fertilize and water turf areas and perform other lawn care duties as directed by foreman
  • Move and install soil, mulch and plant material to assist with the construction of landscape gardens and related areas
  • Operate power equipment including, but not limited to, lawn tractors, lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, sod cutters and chain saws,
  • Conduct daily inspections and maintenance on vehicles, tools, and equipment
  • Assist foreman in other work-related duties including construction projects, shop and yard maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance
  • 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
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner


Requirements:

  • 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 – must be able to carry out verbal instructions, read labels and signs, complete simple reports, report progress to foreman
  • Time management skills
  • 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


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Team work
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity


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

Applicants should be polite and professional. Career minded individuals will be given priority as advancement is encouraged. Please note: Ardron Landscapes is a smoke free workplace. We appreciate all who apply, but only those under consideration will be contacted.  Please email resume and cover letter to: careers@ardron.ca 

Job type: Full Time – Seasonal (May – November)