landscape technician

  • Company:
    Modern Earthscapes Land Design
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
    Skilled Labor

or equivalent experienceCredentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)Horticulturist Trade CertificationNot requiredCanadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) certificationLandscape Gardener Trade CertificationConstruction SpecializationStone garden wallsRock gardensRetaining wallsPoured concreteInterlocking brickFieldstone pathsOrnamental ponds, fountains and waterfallsAutomated irrigation systemAdditional SkillsWrite specificationsRead and interpret blueprintsWater and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardensArea of SpecializationLandscape constructionLandscape designPlant knowledge and identificationWork SettingLawn care companyLandscape contractorConstruction companyNursery – horticultureSecurity and SafetyBondableDriving record check (abstract)Criminal record checkOwn Tools/EquipmentSteel-toed safety bootsGlovesMaskWork Site EnvironmentDangerousOutdoorsNoisyTransportation/Travel InformationOwn vehicleValid driver’s licenceWork Conditions and Physical CapabilitiesRepetitive tasksHandling heavy loadsPhysically demandingManual dexterityAttention to detailAbility to distinguish between coloursCombination of sitting, standing, walkingStanding for extended periodsBending, crouching, kneelingWork Location InformationRural areaWork in employer’s/client’s homeUrban areaRemote locationVarious locationsLandscaping ExperienceRestoration and preservation projectsPark and recreation sitesResidential projectsCommercial and/or industrial constructionPersonal SuitabilityEffective interpersonal skillsFlexibilityTeam playerExcellent oral communicationExcellent written communicationClient focusReliabilityOrganizedLandscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific SkillsSurvey and assess designated sitesManage landscaping projectsExamine trees and shrubs to diagnose problems and diseaseApply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutionsPlant and move treesPlan and co-ordinate the growth and use of plants for landscaping, ornamental uses and other purposesPlan and construct landscaped environments which may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other landscape structuresPlant and maintain private and public lawns and gardens