Scherer Gardening L

Landscape Technician

Ottawa, Ontario
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Company: Andy Scherer Gardening and Landscaping Ltd. O/A Scherer Gardening, Landscaping & Design
Business information: We are a gardening and landscaping business specializing in water features. Our property is also home to a Santa’s Village, a Christmas tree plantation and a large parking lot display of water fountains.
Business address: 1535 Dalkeith Road, Dalkeith, ON, K0B 1E0
Work Location: Same as above during Christmas season (Santa’s Village) and various clients’ locations for different projects in Ontario, such as: Hawkesbury, Alexandria and Cornwall.
Type of Employment: Full Time – Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:
• Build models
• Prepare conceptual designs
• Prepare presentation graphics and drawings
• Examine trees and shrubs to diagnose problems and disease
• Plant and move trees
• Apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products
• Plant and maintain private and public lawns and gardens
• Plan and construct landscaped environments which may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other landscape structures
• Build patios, driveways with patio or natural stones
• Build and retain walls, natural or patio stones
• Plan and co-ordinate the growth and use of plants for landscaping, ornamental uses and other purposes
• Assess the health of lawns
• Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions
• Estimate costs
• Write specifications
• Prepare contracts and tenders
• Read and interpret blueprints
• Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens

Requirements:
-Education: Completion of high school is required
-Experience: Minimum 2 years of experience as a Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourer is required. In the event that the candidate does not have 2 years of experience as a Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourer then specialized courses or industry-related training or post-secondary certificate in landscaping and/or horticulture are required.
-Worker must be able to work outside in extreme weather conditions, must work in rain/snow in the winter.

-Natural-stone skills are required

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
• Repetitive tasks
• Handling heavy loads
• Physically demanding


Salary: $22.50 to $24.50 hourly, 50 hours per week

Benefits: Uniforms provided

Important Information:
Work schedule will be Monday to Friday, 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Winter schedule will be from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. 30-minute lunch and 2 healthy breaks of 15 minutes provided.
Employee will always work a minimum of 30 hours regardless of the weather condition.

Apply by e-mail to: ...@....com
Apply by mail to: 1535 Dalkeith Road, Dalkeith, ON, K0B 1E0


Services Needed

Design

Design


Hardscaping

Hardscaping


Decks

Decks


Fencing

Fencing


Pergolas and sheds

Pergolas and sheds


Outdoor lighting

Outdoor lighting


Water features

Water features


Irrigation

Irrigation


Rock gardens

Rock gardens


Play equipment

Play equipment


Water management

Water management


Plant care

Plant care


Pruning

Pruning


Lawn care

Lawn care


Weed control

Weed control


Fertlization

Fertlization


Soil analysis

Soil analysis


Leaf removal

Leaf removal


Seeding and sodding

Seeding and sodding


Snow removal

Snow removal



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