2021 Landscape Job Fair Employers

 

AJL Janssen Landscaping

Hardscape landscaping company specializing in both modern and traditional landscape installation at high-end waterfront properties in Muskoka.

Website: www.janssenlandscaping.com

Available opportunities: Full-time seasonal general labour, General Labour with no weekend work.

Skills needed for potential candidates: 

  • Experience is an asset but willing to train the right candidate
  • Able to lift a 50lb saw for extended periods of time
  • Team Player - safety Conscience
  • Must have own vehicle to get to the job site

How to view these positions: Contact our office for further information.

How to apply: Email to info@janssenlandscaping.com.

How to prepare: Prepare resume and references.

 

Aldershot Landscape Contractors

GTA based Landscape Construction company focusing on high end residential and commercial landscapes.
Website: https://aldershotlandscape.com/
Available opportunities: Full time 1 Jr. site supervisor/drafting assistant, 4 Construction foreperson and labour
Skills needed for potential candidates: Construction knowledge, hard working, and willingness to learn. Great AutoCAD and Sketchup skills.
How to view these positions: Landscape Ontario, OALA Website, Indeed.
How to apply: Email to amacdougald@aldershotlandscape.com

 

All In One Landscaping Inc

Landscape construction - design and build.

Website: http://www.allinonelandscaping.ca.

Available opportunities: 3-5; We are recruiting for individuals who are looking to grow in a company that puts their team members first. Opportunity to grow and develop in an organization that strives for creating great teammates and even better people. We are recruiting for the following landscape construction positions: Labourer, Lead Hand and Foreman positions depending on applicants’ skills and abilities.
Skills needed for potential candidates: Depending on the position that each applicant is applying for, skillsets may vary. Desired commonalities amongst applicants are a willingness to learn and develop, attention to detail, goal-oriented, ability to work in a team. We are looking for good people because they are coachable people. Hard skills can be developed.
Targeted programs: We welcome applicants from any program or discipline offered a Fanshawe. Individuals in any construction or landscaping programs would be the most obvious person of interest, but we welcome any and all applicants.
How to apply: email a cover letter and resume to lucas.allinone@gmail.com.
How to prepare: Please find some interview questions below.

  • Do you have any certifications, special licenses or training?
  • Who have you been employed by, what are some types of jobs you have had in the past?
  • Why do you want to work for us?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • Is this a field of work you are passionate about?
  • Do you see this as a career or just as a stepping stone?
  • What value do you add to our company?
  • Tell me about your leadership style. How do you motivate people around you? If you see someone slacking off or acting in an inappropriate way, how do you address it?
  • When you make a mistake, how do you go about fixing it?
  • How do you deal with conflict? Have you ever had a conflict with a supervisor? How was it resolved?
  • If your previous employer was here, what would they tell me about you?
  • Tell me about your proudest professional accomplishment and why it means so much to you
  • Tell me about a time when you worked under close supervision or extremely loose supervision. How did you handle that?
  • Give me an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?

 

Andy's Home & Lawn Service

Website: https://www.andy4hire.com

Available opportunities: Full-time seasonal and long-term employment. Hiring: 1-2 Crew Leads and 3-5 Crew Members for both maintenance and construction. 

Skills needed for potential candidates:

  • Personable, outgoing and willing to learn
  • Must be able to deal with clients on a daily basis in a professional manner
  • Have a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a physical setting outdoors and for long hours
  • Must be able to adapt to a flexible schedule
  • Be able to work individually and in a team environment
  • Be able to problem solve and embrace challenges as they arise
  • Must have dependable transportation to and from our shop (G2 or G license preferred)

How to view these positions: Inquire within by emailing us at ahlsburlington@gmail.com.

How to apply: Email your resume to ahlsburlington@gmail.com.

How to prepare: Prepare for either a phone or Zoom interview. We would love to know more about you, your prior work experience and future goals.

 

Brydges Landscape Architecture Inc.

Landscape architecture firm specializing in natural organic hand-drawn landscapes.

Website: www.brydgeslandscapearchitecture.ca
Available opportunities: Landscape Designer, Junior Designer, Intern.

Skills needed for potential candidates: Hand graphic skills, handwriting skills, understanding of the metric system and understanding of AutoCAD.

How to view these positions: Indeed.
How to apply: Email to office@brydgesla.ca.  

How to prepare: Review our website.

 

Baseline Nurseries & Garden Centre

Working with both local and specialty growers we carry a wide range of large calliper shade and ornamental trees, as well as a wide selection of evergreens. Our selection of deciduous shrubs and perennials continues to grow each year. We are proud to say we carry one of the largest selections in both size and variety of Japanese maples and we have the fullest selection of trees you may be looking for.

Website: http://www.baselinenurseries.com.

 

Clintar

Commercial landscape maintenance and design/build.

Website: https://www.clintar.com/london/.

Available opportunities: 10 - Landscape Enhancements Crew Leader/Crew Member,  Maintenance Crew Leader/Crew Members, Pesticide Technician.
Skills needed for potential candidates: Experience with landscape construction or maintenance.  Pesticide license for those that are applying for pesticide technician.
How to apply: Clintar website: https://www.clintar.com/london/careers, send resumes to londonapplicants@clintar.com.
How to prepare: Prepare a description of jobs you have worked on, pictures of construction projects worked on if applicable.

 

Fern Ridge Eco Landscaping Inc.

Eco-Landscaping Company specializing in biodiversity enhancement, rainwater handling, flood prevention, native species, ecological restoration
Website: www.fernridgeecolandscaping.com
Available opportunities: Recurring seasonal work with the opportunity for advancement.

Skills needed for potential candidates: Hard working, enthusiastic, team-oriented, punctual.

How to view these positions: Online.
How to apply: Email to mike@fernridgeeco.com.

 

Fosters Horticulture

We are an independent landscape company. We offer lawn maintenance and landscape design.

Website: https://www.fosterscountrygardens.com/
Available opportunities: Lawn Maintenance Lead, Hardscape Construction.

Skills needed for potential candidates: Independent worker. Candidate must have their own transportation, we are not on a bus route. Must have a G license.

How to view these positions: Job board.

How to apply: Email fostershorticulture@gmail.com.

How to prepare: Prepare for phone interview.

 

Gelderman Landscape Services

Founded in 1955, Gelderman Landscape Services is a 3rd generation year-round landscape and snow operation with offices in Waterdown, Guelph and Waterloo. We are committed to, and live by, our 5 pillars of success (staff, clients, safety, sales and profit) and our 5 core values (respect, passion, caring, integrity and agility). Our pillars and values represent the standards and behaviours we desire to see in ourselves and they help to drive and measure the success of the company and employees. We believe in looking beyond our organization, advocating for corporate social responsibility and developing environmentally sustainable solutions. Our promise is to care for our client's property. We are big on attention to detail, but that flows from our caring approach — because everything falls into place when someone actually cares. We know this from experience. We’ve built a solid company on that very philosophy. Dependable care for people and their properties is our promise and we invite you to hold us to it.

Website: https://www.gelderman.com/

 

Hutten & Co Land and Shore

Landscape construction, design and build, residential property maintenance.
Website: www.hutten.ca
Available opportunities: Property Care Account Manager, Property Care Crew Leader, Property Care Horticulturalist, Landscape Construction Foreman, Landscape Construction Labourer, Project Manager/Estimator. Full time available for certain opportunities. 

Skills needed for potential candidates: Aligned with Hutten & Co. Core values of knowledge, optimism, relationships and passion.

  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Highly alert, demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Driven to improve efficiencies, with the ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • High attention to detail in technical specifications and written communication
  • Intuitive, critical thinker
  • Highly structured in organization and time management, demonstrating initiative
  • Demonstrate initiative in meeting task-based goals
  • Technically skilled
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written in English)
  • Ability to read and interpret written instructions, blueprints and specifications
  • Demonstrate competency in specific materials, methods, tools, equipment and techniques required to complete required tasks in a safe and responsible manner

How to view these positions: Company website.

How to apply: Apply directly from our website.  

How to prepare: Please find some interview questions below.

Tell us about yourself. What is important to you? Why you love the horticultural/landscape trade?

 

Infinite Possibilities Group Inc.

Landscape and design.

Website: http://www.infinitepossibilities.ca.

 

JC Green

Licenced cannabis producer.

Website: http://www.jcgreen.ca.

Available opportunities: 1-3; Contract position - May 2021 to November 2021 - Outdoor Cultivation Technician.
Skills needed for potential candidates: Basic horticultural skills, works well independently, able to work in varying weather conditions, good oral and written communication skills, cannabis experience an asset.
Targeted programs: Horticulture.
How to apply: Email info@jcgreen.ca.

 

Lonestar Landscaping & Construction

Landscaping/hardscaping company.
Website: www.lonestarlandscaping.ca
Available opportunities: Full time seasonal, Landscape Labourer.

Skills needed for potential candidates: Minimum one year experience in landscaping (fences, decks, interlock).

How to view these positions: Online.
How to apply: Email to katie.lonestarlandscaping@gmail.com.  

 

MapleRidge Landscapes

Residential design/build landscape firm.

Website: http://www.mapleridgelandscapes.com.

 

Millennium Landscape Design & Construction

Owned by a Fanshawe Alumni and operated out of the GTA, Millennium Landscape Design and Construction offers all types of residential and commercial hardscape and softscape projects.
Website: https://millenniumldc.com/
Available positions: Full-time long term and student positions; 1 Foreman, 5 Landscape Construction Labourer, 1 Lead Designer.
Skills needed for potential candidates:

  • Knowledge of landscaping, including installing Interlocking stone, retaining walls, planting etc.
  • Ability to perform manual labour duties and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Possess a strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Good verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Valid Ontario’s driver’s license
  • Ability to work well within a fast-paced team environment
  • Enjoy working outdoors for extended periods of time
  • Experience operating machines and trucks is an asset Designer
  • Experience with Dynascape or equivalent software

Targeted programs: Horticultural Technician, Landscape Design
How to apply: indeed, Fanshawe Jobsite, or email aimee@millenniumldc.com
How to prepare:

  • Familiarize with Millennium Landscapes using the website & Instagram
  • Familiarize with Unilock products

 

Muskoka Lakes Golf and Country Club

Golf and Country Club
Website: https://mlgcc.com/
Available opportunities: Assistant to the Horticulturalist, Landscaper.
How to apply: Email kevinwillans@hotmail.com

How to prepare: Phone, Zoom interview.

 

Muskoka Landscapers

A design and build company catering to  Muskoka’s finest waterfront properties.

Website: https://muskokalandscapers.ca

Available Opportunities: Landscape Specialist.

Skills needed for potential candidates:

  • Eagerness to learn and advance in exciting and rewarding career in one of the most beautiful settings in Canada
  • Punctual, reliable, and co-operative
  • Maintain fun and positive attitude and accurately take directions from foreman
  • Experience operating power tools such as skid steer, Quick Cut and tamper is preferred
  • Most have valid driver's license and own transportation
  • Knowledge of craft beer is appreciated

How to view these positions: check out our Facebook page for full details

How to apply: Email resume to info@muskokalandscapers.ca  or shoot us a message over Instagram!

 

Parkway Garden Centre

Garden centre, landscaping.

Website: https://parkwaygardens.ca/
Available opportunities: Full-time positions in an expanding company environment both in the greenhouse and landscape department. Landscape labour, designer, lead hand, foreman, and greenhouse labour.

Skills needed for potential candidates: Plant and tree identification, work in a team environment, organized, computer skills and reliable.

How to view these positions: These positions will be placed on our website over the next week.
How to apply: Email melissa.parkwaygardencentre@gmail.com or lynne.parkwaygardencentre@gmail.com

How to prepare: Review our website.

 

Pratt's Lawn Care & Landscapes & Garden Centre

We are a full-service design, build, maintenance firm with a new retail garden centre.

Website: http://www.prattslawncare.com.

 

Royal Botanical Gardens

Located at the head of Lake Ontario and within the municipalities of Burlington and Hamilton, Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is the largest botanical garden in Canada and one of the nation’s earliest nature sanctuaries. Comprising some 2700 acres of protected wetlands, botanical collections, parkland and display gardens, and within easy access of millions of nature-starved urban citizens, RBG dedicates its expertise in horticulture, conservation, science and education to connect people, plants and place for the purpose of nurturing and preserving healthy growing life on our planet. RBG directs its efforts, and seeks the support of individuals and organizations, to realize its vision of a world in which everyone is awake to the beauty, diversity and necessity of plants, and from that consciousness more actively works together to protect and preserve plant species and habitats and, by extension, our planet.
Website: www.rbg.ca
Available opportunities: Summer students, Gardeners.

Skills needed for potential candidates: Registered in one of the disciplines, Horticultural Technician, Landscape Design.

How to view these positions: Fanshawe Jobsite, company website.
How to apply: www.rbg.ca/careers.

How to prepare: Prepare questions pertaining to the position.

 

Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is the lead economic development agency for the Sarnia-Lambton area. Funded by the County of Lambton, we have a focus on promoting the distinct advantages that Sarnia-Lambton proudly offers companies and residents. We are well connected with various Sarnia-Lambton landscaping and horticulture employers looking to hire for many different positions. 
Website: https://www.sarnialambton.on.ca/

 

Sifton Properties Limited

Sifton’s a family company with a reputation of serving London for 95 years, we have a family-based culture where we trust, understand, support and care about each other. We value our team members and maintain a competitive wage and extended health benefits package.

Website: http://www.sifton.com.

Available positions: 30 – 50; Gardeners, Greenskeepers, and Groundskeepers.

Skills needed for potential candidates:
Gardeners

  • Have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Be able to work individually and in a team environment
  • Be able to perform physical job functions in all weather conditions
  • Have dependable transportation and ability to report for flexible work schedules
  • Experience and or related education of plants and garden maintenance is a definite asset

Groundskeepers

  • Previous related experience preferred
  • Ability to work within a team environment; strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and customer service oriented
  • Knowledge of equipment, tools and procedures of grounds construction and care. Good mechanical understanding and ability
  • Ability to maintain awareness of occupational hazards and follow all safety precautions
  • Ability to perform physical job functions during all weather conditions
  • Dependable transportation and ability to report for flexible work schedules

Greenskeepers

  • Previous related golf course or landscaping maintenance experience preferred
  • Ability to work within a positive and dynamic team environment; strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and customer service oriented
  • Must be able to drive turf vehicles and various mowing equipment
  • Good mechanical understanding and ability
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and follow all safety precautions
  • Ability to perform physical job functions during all weather conditions
  • Dependable transportation and ability to report for flexible work schedules

How to apply: https://careers.sifton.com/

 

Sipkens Nurseries

Sipkens Nurseries is a retail garden centre with a large growing operation and full-service landscaping department. Located just outside of Sarnia, we love helping our customers see the beauty of their gardens and living spaces. Our landscaping teams work hard, learn a lot and have fun all season long. Working at Sipkens will give you valuable, life-long skills such as tree planting, tool knowledge, patio installation, and plant terminology. There are always opportunities for growth here at Sipkens Nurseries so apply today to become part of a talented and growing team!

Website: http://www.sipkensnurseries.com.

Available opportunities: Seasonal, full-time beginning next spring - 2-4 Landscape Labourers.
Skills needed for potential candidates: No experience is required, however, it would be an asset.

Required skills:

  • Customer service and strong professionalism
  • Time management
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Ability to work in a physical setting, outdoors and for long hours
  • Strong communication skills

Targeted programs: Landscape Design or Horticultural courses would be considered an asset.
How to apply: http://www.sipkensnurseries.com, email: mail@sipkensnurseries.com for application forms, or come into Sipkens Nurseries in Wyoming (outside of Sarnia) if local.
How to prepare: Be ready to answer questions regarding availability and transportation (we are not on a bus route). Application forms can be emailed to interested candidates.

 

Solda Pools

Solda Pools is a family-run pool and landscape design/build company in business for over 35 years.
Website: www.soldapools.com
Available opportunities: Summer Internship, Hardscaping, Landscaping, Carpentry, Plumbing. Full-time available. 

How to view these positions: Employer website.

How to apply: Via email/phone.

How to prepare: Prepare a resume, transcript.

 

Student Landscapers

A student-based landscaping business working on high-end projects in Muskoka!

Instagram: @studentlandscapers

 

The Cultivated Garden

Garden Maintenance Company.
Website: www.thecultivatedgarden.com
Available positions: 2 full-time Horticultural Technician Crew Member.
Skills needed for potential candidates: A passion for horticulture and working outdoors, self-driven and inquisitive, works well in a team and independently, has the physical ability to work long hours and perform all tasks related to garden maintenance.
Targeted programs: Horticulture Technician.
How to apply: Indeed, or by sending a resume to cara@thecultivatedgarden.com.
How to prepare: Let us know why you want to work in this industry and be ready with practical questions related to what it takes to work in the Landscape/Horticulture trade. We are located in Toronto, so we will be looking for people who are already living in Toronto or who have graduated and plan to live in Toronto full-time.

 

The Gardener Landscaping

Burlington based landscaping company. Maintenance residential & commercial, design/build.

Website: http://www.thegardenerlandscaping.com.

Available opportunities: Project Manager for the spring and summer, fall season as well if they have graduated. To help the Landscape Designer/Sales Rep with our construction projects. We are looking for a landscape construction worker and a Project Manager (2 positions)
Spring to the fall or full time
Targeted programs: Landscape Architect student or Project Management.
Skills needed for potential candidates: very organized and enjoy working in a very fast-paced environment, reliable able to juggle a lot of things going on at once, understands construction drawings, works well in a team environment or by themselves, valid 'G' Licence and clean drivers abstract and own transportation to our yard/office, highly motivated and strong work ethic,
time management skills, dependable and reliable, detail-oriented and pride of workmanship, a positive attitude, social media knowledge will be an asset (Instagram & Facebook) as the job will include a few hours a week of looking after our social media.

How to prepare: Students should prepare by looking up our company on social media and our website. Know what we do. Include a cover letter with resume.

How to apply: email resume and cover letter to fiona@thegardenerlandscaping.com.

 

TLC Landscaping

TLC Landscaping started in 1986 as a property maintenance company, based in London, Ontario. Today, over 30 years later, our company continues to provide reliable condo care services, while also specializing in residential landscape design/build projects. Our team has grown to include over 100 talented professionals, who design and build landscapes and pools for our clients in the same way that we would for our friends, our family, or our own homes — the right way.
Website: tlc.ca
Available positions: Full time and/or Co-op positions.

 

Turf Pro Landscaping

Turf Pro Landscaping is nestled in the heart of Southwestern Ontario. London (Komoka), is surrounded by the Great Lakes and a thriving farming community. London is a big city that still maintains its “small town” feel. This is home and we love it! Turf Pro Landscaping began operation in 1983. From the start, Turf Pro’s Mission Statement has been “to satisfy customers by providing excellent detailed landscape service.” This simple yet goal-oriented mission statement is evidenced in every aspect of our work. Since the early days, Turf Pro has continued to develop the Lawn and Garden Maintenance Division. To this day, several Lawn Maintenance crews maintain London and area properties. Over the years, Turf Pro has expanded its’ services to include: landscape design, grading, seed/sod, retaining walls, interlocking brick walks and patios, water features such as ponds, waterfalls, and bubbling rocks, fence, decks, arbours, outdoor kitchens, plant and tree installation and snow clearing. The Landscape Design and Installation Division is now a very significant part of Turf Pro’s portfolio.
Website: https://turfprolandscaping.com
Available opportunities: Grounds care- crew member, Grounds crew- crew lead, Grounds crew- lead hand, Design/Build-crew member, Design/Build- crew lead, Design/Build- lead hand, Landscape apprentice.

How to view these positions: Employer website.

How to apply: Email ryan@turfprolandscaping.com  or career page www.turfprolandscaping.com.  

How to prepare: Virtual or phone interview.

 

Unique Landscape Services

Full-service landscape company offering maintenance, design and build services.

Website: http://www.uniquelandscapeservices.ca.