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.
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
- Heating and ventilation
- 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.