Landscaper (NOC 2225)

Job Information
Author ldavidova
Date October 24, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Houston Landscapes Ltd.
Salary 26.00 - Per Hour
Location North Vancouver, BC
Category Business / Management
Contact Information
geoff@houstonlandscapes.ca

Houston Landscapes Ltd. is seeking a Landscaper (NOC 2225) for its location in North Vancouver, BC. It’s a full-time (35 – 40 hours per week), permanent position, $26.00/hour paid on a bi-weekly basis. Overtime compensation is based on the current BC Employment Standards Act (1.5 times the regular wage paid if the daily hours exceed 8 hours or the weekly hours exceed 40 hours).

We offer employee benefit plan that includes health benefits that are available after 6 months with the company. Two weeks paid vacation each year.

Job duties:

  • Use knowledge of horticulture and landscaping techniques to ensure properties are maintained at a high level of quality with close attention to detail.
  • Plan and construct landscaped environments, including all ornamental trees, shrubs, flowers, lawns and softscape features;
  • Plant residential and commercial lawns and gardens;
  • Maintain established lawns by weeding, removing thatch, aerating and mulching;
  • Fertilize lawns, monitor the watering needs of the grounds and ensure efficient operation of irrigation systems;
  • Prune annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees using the appropriate techniques according to the plant;
  • Plant, tend and remove annual seasonal plants and bulbs;
  • Remove fallen leaves from lawns, garden beds, driveways and walkways;
  • Pave stone and natural stone work, including taking measurements, cutting and laying on various surfaces;
  • Assist landscape architects in designing landscaped environments;
  • Operate landscape maintenance equipment as directed.

Location of employment: Vancouver Mainland

Requirements:

  • Must have completed high school;
  • Must have at least 2 years of landscaping experience;
  • Must have an understanding of plant material, soil types, irrigation systems, pest control, and landscape construction methods;
  • Must be able to pick up and handle up to 23 kg (50lbs);
  • Must be willing to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English;

To apply, please email your resume to geoff@houstonlandscapes.ca or mail your application to our business address at 260 Riverside Drive, North Vancouver, BC V7H 2M2

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