Jobs

Love to Work Outdoors?

Looking for landscapers, who love people, to join a family-run business.

Work season is February – December ( based on weather).

No experience necessary. Full training provided. Experience an asset.

Part-time or full time positions available, with set work days each week.

Positions:

About us:
Our company is known for very detailed work, straight hedge lines, thorough garden clean ups and great customer service. We work on the West Side of Vancouver at residential and strata properties. Employees are offered a health benefits plan after 6 months of work.
If you would like to join our team please send a resume to info[at]highergroundgardens.com

Landscape Supervisor

Looking for an Applicant with:
Experience in landscape maintenance and plant/lawn installations
Proper use of hand tools and power equipment
Pruning and plant ID knowledge
Strong work ethic
Positive attitude
Problem solving skills
Strong communication skills

Applicant must:
Be clean cut
Be physically fit
Able to lift and carry heavy bins
Work in all weather conditions
Have an eye for detail
Take pride in all work
Be punctual
Have a valid driver’s license with vehicle, accident-free record

Primary Work List includes:
Driving 5-ton truck
Directing 1 to 3 other employees
Managing 1 to 2 crews
Delivering landscape materials
Garden clean ups
Weeding, pruning, mowing, line trimming, hedge trimming, planting
Bark mulch and soil installation

Compensation:
Starting rate is $20/hr for a probationary 2-week period. Range of pay rates depending on experience and ability: $20-$30/hour
Full-time position. Seasonal contract February to December.

Health benefits after 90 days.

Employees get to choose 2 flex days off each month.

Gardener Level 3

General Gardening and Power Equipment Operation

What we are looking for:
You love gardening and working outdoors.
You are strong, fit and able to lift heavy bins.
You are great with customers and team members.
You work well as part of a team and independently.
You communicate well and can handle both positive and constructive feedback.
You have an accident-free driving record for over 10 years.
You are confident driving a work truck to job sites and parallel parking.
Experience driving a 5-ton dumping truck is a real asset.

Primary Work List includes:
Trimming and shaping of hedges and shrubs – using power tools and hand tools
Mowing, edging lawns, line trimming lawns – using power equipment
Raking up and removal of hedge trimming cuttings
Bark mulch installation, placement by wheelbarrow and grading of material on garden beds
Weeding garden beds and lawns
Raking of garden beds and lawns
Removal of debris from job site, lifting and carrying bins

Work Gear:
We will provide you with uniform shirts and a vest.
You must have your own rain gear, gloves, steel toe boots and eye protection.

Compensation:
Starting rate is $18/hr for a probationary 2 week period. Range of pay rates depending on experience and ability: $18-24/hour
Full-time position.

Health benefits after 90 days.

Employees get to choose 2 flex days off each month.

Gardener Level 2

General Gardening and Detailed Gardening

Priority Work List:
Weeding garden beds and lawns
Raking garden beds and lawns
Pruning small trees and shrubs
Hand shaping of small hedges and shrubs
Deadheading perennials and flowering shrubs
Lawn edging using power equipment
Line trimming using power equipment
Mowing
Taking note of any pest or disease issues

General work list:
Bark mulch installation, placement by wheelbarrow and grading of material on garden beds
Planting of perennials, hedges, shrubs, annuals and bulbs
Removal of lawn edging cuttings
Spraying plants for pest control
General tidy up of garden areas
Weeding of cracks in pavement, gaps between pavers and areas mulched with rocks
Blowing debris off stairs, sidewalks, pathways and driveways
Removal of debris from street curb gutters
Removal of debris from job site, lifting and carrying bins
Leaf raking and pick up
Watering
Cleaning fountains/water features
Tool care
Organizing tools in truck
Truck maintenance

Work Gear:
We will provide you with uniform shirts and a vest.
You must have your own rain gear, gloves, steel toe boots and eye protection.

Compensation:
Starting rate is $15/hr for a probationary 2 week period. Range of pay rates depending on performance: $15-20/hour.
Work season is from mid-February to mid-December. Part-time/on-call position with some set days. Potential full time position available for the right applicant.

Health benefits after 90 days.

Employees get to choose 2 flex days off each month.

Gardener Level 1

General Labour and Lawn Mowing
What we are looking for:
You love gardening and working outdoors.
You are strong, fit and able to lift heavy bins.
You are great with customers and team members.
You work well as part of a team and independently.
You communicate well and can handle both positive and constructive feedback.
You have an accident-free driving record for over 10 years.
You are confident driving a work truck to job sites and parallel parking.
Experience driving a 5-ton dumping truck is a real asset.

Primary Work List includes:
Mowing
Bark mulch installation, placement by wheelbarrow and grading of material on garden beds
Raking up and removal of hedge trimming cuttings
Removal of debris from job site, lifting and carrying bins
Blowing debris off stairs, sidewalks, pathways and driveways
Watering
Leaf raking and pick up

Work Gear:
We will provide you with uniform shirts and a vest.
You must have your own rain gear, gloves, steel toe boots and eye protection.

Compensation:
Starting rate is $15/hr for a probationary 2 week period. Range of pay rates depending on performance: $15-18/hour.
Work season is from mid-February to mid-December. Part-time/on-call position with some set days.

Health benefits after 90 days.

Employees get to choose 2 flex days off each month.