Seasonal Gardener

Seasonal Gardener Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Seasonal Gardener to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform watering duties including but not limited to downtown planters and hanging baskets;
  • Complete daily activity time sheets; Report on variances in daily work plans;
  • Maintain turf in selected locations;
  • Prepare all planting beds for summer including amending soil and planting annuals and perennials;
  • Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties and damage;
  • Lead and instruct all support staff in the safe and efficient use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment, and horticultural practices;
  • Propagate, grow and maintain various horticultural crops by various cultivation techniques;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned;
  • Prepare various growing media prior to transplanting; gather, clean, and store stock plants.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team;
  • Must obtain First Aid and CPR C certification prior to start date;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software, including Word and Excel;
  • Must be a reliable self-starter and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly;
  • Effective communication skills, customer service, and problem solving skills;
  • Proficient time management and record keeping skills, and flexibility in adjusting within a variety of duties;
  • Demonstrated experience, knowledge, and understanding of tools, equipment, and procedures relevant to gardening/horticultural activities;
  • Candidates will be required to pass a written technical examination relevant to the position as part of the recruitment process;
  • A Structural Class licence for greenhouse rodent control would be an asset;
  • Certifications in Forklift and/or Chainsaw would be an asset.