HORTICULTURAL TECHNICIAN Ottawa 2159417

Ottawa, ON

HORTICULTURAL TECHNICIAN

Ottawa, On

Advantage Personnel is actively seeking reliable and experienced Horticultural Technician’s for our busy landscape client based in Ottawa. 

Starting Wage – $25 to $35/hour (depending on experience and certification)
Shift Time – Day Shift, Monday to Friday.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to perform all garden maintenance duties including knowledge of local plants, shrubs, trees, weeding, pruning, bed cultivation, planting, use of some power tools
  • Designing and maintaining areas that include preparation and planting of annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, and not limited to watering, pruning, fertilizing, cultivating, mulching and edging
  • Operating a variety of equipment to conduct cultivation, planting, weeding and pruning, and performing daily maintenance on equipment/vehicles as required
  • Maintaining public parks, open spaces, sports fields and other facilities
  • Providing direction to crew members as required
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certificate, diploma, or degree in Horticulture. Any formal or informal education/training in Horticulture would be considered an asset
  • Valid class “G” driver’s license with clean drivers abstract. Experience driving commercial vehicles an asset
  • Exterminator/ pesticide license considered an asset

COMPENSATION

  • Employee Benefits
  • Competitive wages based on experience, qualifications, and certification
  • Monday - Friday schedule, no weekend work!
  • Paid statutory holidays
  • Company apparel provided
  • Excellent training and education opportunities
  • Year-round employment opportunities

 

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