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Landscape/Maintenance Labourer

Belle River, ON, $16-24/hour, full time, seasonal

Do these Core Values sound like you?

Family * Respect * Integrity * Passion * Teamwork

Why work for Landscape Effects Group of Companies?

You will love it here if you are a glass half-full, energetic individual with a desire to work with a team committed to supporting each other!

  • Do you want to work for an industry leader continuing to grow?
  • Do you want the opportunity for growth?
  • Do you want the opportunity to make a difference?
  • Do you like to do something different everyday?
  • Do you like and embrace challenge?
  • Do you like to work in a fun work environment?

Position Overview:

  • Prepare and attend scheduled shifts free from the influence of any drugs, cannabis, alcohol, or medicines that influence safety or productivity
  • Conduct daily inspections and maintenance on vehicles, tools, and equipment
  • Cut grass, trim edges, clean up refuse, blow trimmings, fertilize and water turf areas and perform other lawn care duties as directed by foreman
  • Move and install soil, mulch and plant material to assist with the construction of landscape gardens and related areas
  • 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
  • Assist foreman in other work-related duties including construction projects, shop and yard maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Minimum one-year experience in the landscape/construction industry
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills – must be able to carry out verbal instructions, read labels and signs, complete simple reports, report progress to foreman
  • Time management skills
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a valid driver’s license and safe driving record

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials
  • Ability to a lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Required good manual dexterity
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis.
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise and cold.
  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work. 

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Posted on February 20, 2020 | Hiring by Landscape Effects