Dr. Landscape Inc.
Mar 13, 2019
Starting date
Mar 25, 2019
Job Type
Full time,Permanent

Horticultural Technician

Dr. Landscape Inc. Is looking for: Horticultural technician

Additional Skills : Write specifications;
Read and interpret blueprints;
Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills : Examine trees and shrubs to diagnose problems and disease;
Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions;
Direct crews who maintain the health and appearance of golf courses and their surrounding landscapes;
Plant and move trees;
Apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products;
Plan and co-ordinate the growth and use of plants for landscaping, ornamental uses and other purposes;
Plan and construct landscaped environments which may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other landscape structures;
Plant and maintain private and public lawns and gardens;
Assess the health of lawns

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.) : Horticulturist Trade Certification;
Arboriculturists Trade Certification;
Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) certification;
Landscape Gardener Trade Certification
Area of Specialization : Propagation;
Landscape construction;
Horticultural consulting;
Plant knowledge and identification
Work Setting : Lawn care company;
Landscape contractor;
Garden centre;
- horticulture
Security and Safety : Driving record check (abstract);
Eligible for professional liability insurance;
Criminal record check
Own Tools/Equipment : Safety equipment/gear;
Steel-toed safety boots;
Hard hat;
Safety glasses/goggles;
Safety vest;
Ear plugs;
Work Site Environment : Outdoors;
Transportation/Travel Information : Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities : Repetitive tasks;
Handling heavy loads;
Physically demanding;
Manual dexterity;
Attention to detail;
Ability to distinguish between colours;
Combination of sitting, standing, walking;
Standing for extended periods;
Bending, crouching, kneeling
Work Location Information : Rural area;
Work in employer's/client's home;
Urban area;
Remote location;
Various locations;
Relocation costs not covered by employer
Computer and Technology Knowledge : MS Excel;
MS Word;
MS Outlook
Landscaping Experience : Restoration and preservation projects;
Residential projects
Personal Suitability : Effective interpersonal skills;
Team player;
Excellent oral communication;
Excellent written communication;
Client focus;


Languages : English
Education : College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
Experience : 3 years to less than 5 years

Horticultural technician
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