Gardener jobs available in Canada

Hey, would you want to live and work in Canada after this pandemic is over? You have a chance to live and work in Canada without college certificates. If you would like to work as a gardener and earn a good income. Check out the details below and follow the instructions, you may just be lucky and get the job.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepares plants and maintains flower beds, horticultural displays, and plants in greenhouses.
  • Maintains plant materials in a park area in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Participates in the design, preparation, planting, and maintenance of horticultural displays, turfgrass areas, indoor and natural area plantings and landscapes including all aspects of Plant Health Care inclusive of IPM and pesticide use.
  • Prepares various growing media prior to planting; gathering, cleaning and storing propagules; planting and transplanting as required and determining and maintaining the correct growing environment.
  • Inspects plants, flowers, bushes, and trees, and reports damage, insect infestation, or disease.
  • Prepare chemicals for spraying and spraying flowers, bushes, etc.
  • Performs park maintenance such as litter control, snow & ice removal, washroom cleaning.
  • Load materials, plants, etc. and delivers, as required, to various locations. Operates various types of motor vehicles and mechanized grounds, garden and turf maintenance equipment, etc.
  • Responds to horticultural questions from the public.
  • May be required to perform landscaping functions such as sodding and constructing retaining walls etc.
  • May be required to direct other staff.


Key Qualifications:
Your resume must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Diploma or certificate in horticulture or equivalent combination of education and
    experience.
  2. Considerable experience as a practicing gardener
  3. Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario Class ā€œGā€ Driver’s
    License Class and must qualify for the City’s equipment operating permits and
    requirements.
  4. Possession of or the ability to obtain an Ontario Landscape Exterminator’s License as
    required.

You will also be required to demonstrate:

  • A good knowledge of plant materials and the ability to propagate and grow a wide variety of plants for the beautification of park areas.
  • Ability to arrange, plant and maintain annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees according to the best horticultural methods and to achieve an attractive appearance.
  • Ability to recognize insect pests, diseases and weeds and to treat them in the most effective manner.
  • Ability to make the most effective use of fertilizers and an appreciation of the water requirements of plants.
  • May be required to obtain Structural Greenhouse/Interior Plant Exterminator License.
  • Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations that apply to this work.
  • Must be physically capable of performing required duties and must be able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to deal courteously with the public.
  • Must be available to work shift/weekend/overtime as required.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The city is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve.

accommodation

The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request.

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Select and apply to the jobs you are most qualified for from the listing. You can apply to as many as you are qualified to apply for. Ensure to format your Resume in Canada Resume format and always remember to attach a cover letter.

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