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landscape gardener

Source: Job Bank


North Vancouver, BC


$16.75 to $26.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Experience an asset

Work site environment

  • Noisy
  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • Construction company
  • Various locations
  • Lawn care company
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Landscape contractor


  • Manage landscaping projects
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products
  • Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions
  • Assess the health of lawns
  • Direct crews who maintain the health and appearance of golf courses and their surrounding landscapes
  • Examine trees and shrubs to diagnose problems and disease
  • Plant and maintain private and public lawns and gardens
  • Plant and move trees

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Horticulturist Trade Certification
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certification
  • Landscape Gardener Trade Certification
  • Landscape Architecture Technologist Certificate
  • Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) certification
  • Chemical application certificate or licence

Landscaping experience

  • Residential projects
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction
  • Park and recreation sites

Construction specialization

  • Automated irrigation system

Area of specialization

  • Landscape construction
  • Plant knowledge and identification

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Gloves
  • Ear plugs
  • Safety vest

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

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