Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre


Location: Port Perry

Number of positions: 5

Work Hours: Weekdays, Mon.- Fri., 7 am-4 pm

Pay: $18 – $20/hr. (depending on skill)

Education Required: High School Diploma

Number of Years of Previous Experience Required: 1-2 years

·       Own Transportation Required: No (can use shop vehicles) G License

Start Date: Immediately

Main Responsibilities:

·       Mowing, edging and fertilizing lawns

·       Weeding and mulching landscape beds

·       Trimming small trees, hedges and shrubs

·       Removing unwanted, dead or damaged trees

·       Planting shrubs, flowers and trees

·       Watering gardens, lawns and landscapes

·       Monitoring and maintaining plant health

Job Requirements:

Genuine interest in plants and outdoor design

·       Physical fitness; can lift up to 50 lbs.

·       Familiarity with tools

·       Strong work ethic

·       G License

Company Culture:  Small, tight-knit crew and company who values input and performance

Social Interaction: Low-to-Medium

Describe the Ideal Candidate for this Role: Knowledgeable in hardscape and softscape landscaping and specifically insightful regarding the field of Horticulture –

Communication: Intermediate-Fluent Spoken English

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