Seeking a “special individual” to join our team.  You must be a team player, be detail-oriented and have a positive attitude that works well in a very fast paced environment.  The successful individual will possess a strong work ethic, with the ability to work independently and have total pride in your workmanship.  This is a unique, on call position requiring a unique individual.  

Key Responsibilities:

Cleans, maintains and makes minor repairs to garden centre facilities.  Has basic knowledge in problem solving, maintenance and repair of the following:

  • Automatic irrigation systems
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Carpentry
  • Mechanics
  • Heating and ventilation

Other Responsibilities:

  • Operate various types of equipment necessary in the day to day operations of a garden centre, Forklift, Front end loader, 5 ton dump truck with crane operation, and various delivery and installation trucks.
  • Receive and unload product such as nursery stock, skidded product, etc., operating proper equipment.  
  • Performs other related work as assigned
  • Ability to provide work direction and training to other staff where necessary
  • Demonstrates ability to accurately follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to deal courteously with customers and fellow staff.

Qualifications:

A valid G driver’s license in good standing. All successful candidates must provide a current drivers abstract.

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Looking for someone with a great attitude.
  • Neat appearance and strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be familiar with the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the regulations that apply to this work.
  • Must be physically capable of performing duties and must be able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to lift/carry 50 – 75 lbs. frequently 8 – 10 hours a day
  • Must be able to push/pull 50 – 250 lbs.
  • Must be able to perform frequent bending, twisting, kneeling and squatting.
  • Must be available to work shifts/weekends/overtime, as required.

Please send resume with cover letter to admin@barriegardencentre.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.