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Landscape Technician (Port Hope)

  • Landscape Technician (Port Hope)
  • Location: Cobourg
  • Job Type: Construction
  • Landscape Technician

    We are looking for Landscape Technicians to join our client’s team in Port Hope. This is a seasonal position with full-time (day) hours.

    What you need:
    • Secondary School (high school) diploma, GED or equivalent
    • Experience in the landscape/construction industry is an asset
    • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
    • Able to carry out verbal instructions, read labels and signs, complete reports, and report progress to supervisor
    • Good time management skills
    • Good manual dexterity
    • Able to walk, stand, and crouch for long periods of time
    • Able to carry out strenuous physical tasks
    • Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds repeatedly
    • Able to work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, cold, dust, and noise

    What you will be doing:
    • Aid in the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers
    • Cut grass, trim edges, clean up refuse, blow trimmings, fertilize and water turf areas, and perform other lawn care duties as directed
    • Maintain gardens, prune shrubs, till or flip mulch and weed
    • Move and install soil, mulch, and plant material to assist with the construction of landscape gardens
    • Spray and dust areas to control insects and/or weeds
    • Operate power equipment including but not limited to, lawn tractors, lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, sod cutters, chain saws, and snow blowers
    • Conduct daily inspections and maintenance on vehicles, tools, and equipment
    • Assist supervisor in other work related duties including construction projects, shop and yard maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance
    • Work in accordance with all health and safety laws and regulations
    • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner

    Hours: Monday to Thursday, 7:00am-5:00pm
    Candidates must be able to work flexible hours including occasional weekend work

    Rate of pay: $18.00 per hour to start

    How to apply: Please apply below or phone our office at 905-377-8126 for more information.

    Global Human Resource Centre Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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