Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
or equivalent experience
2 years to less than 3 years
Resolve work related problems. Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies. Repair and maintain equipment. Organize and direct construction of fences, decks and walls. Organize and direct planting of trees, gardens and lawns. Establish work schedules and procedures. Plan, manage and supervise landscape construction work.
Equipment and Machinery Experience
Small engine equipment, Pick-up truck, Forklift.
Stone garden walls.
Plan and estimate labour and materials. Maintain work records and logs. Hire, supervise and schedule staff. Read blueprints and drawings.
Area of Specialization
Wood use, Landscape construction, Interior landscaping.
Steel-toed safety boots.
Work Site Environment
Outdoors, noisy, dusty, and hot, work under outdoor conditions.
Vehicle supplied by the employer. Valid driver’s licence.
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Work under pressure, handling heavy loads, physically demanding, manual dexterity, attention to detail, ability to distinguish between colours. Combination of sitting, standing, walking, standing for extended periods, bending, crouching, kneeling. Tight deadlines.
Ability to Supervise
Staff in various areas of responsibility, 3-4 people.
Work Location Information
Relocation costs not covered by the employer.
Brick and stone building exteriors.
Initiative, Team player, Client focus and Judgement.
Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills
Plan and construct landscaped environments which may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other landscape structures.
Employment groups Help
This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Visible minorities.