Contract Planting Technicians (2-3 positions)

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Quiet Nature Ltd.

Quiet Nature Ltd.

Job Description

Contract Planting Technician ( 2-3  positions available)

Duration: April- July

Summary:

Quiet Nature’s Naturalization division works alongside other trades and contractors to enhance, restore, and create natural spaces. Our projects include; naturalizing stormwater ponds, planting trees in residential and commercial areas, creating meadow, prairie, and wetland habitat on rural properties, and the enhancement of public parks. A Contract Planting Technician may also be asked to assist with the maintenance and operation of our native plant nursery, and assist our Landscape Construction crew.

A Contract Planting Technician is a nature-lovin’ people person who enjoys working on a team. They have a relentless drive and a keen ability to focus and stay motivated. They thrive under pressure, are excited by a challenge and crave the opportunity to learn new skills. Their main responsibility is planting trees and shrubs.

Duration: A Contract Planting Technician would be brought in on an as needed basis for the duration of scheduled Naturalization projects. An excellent opportunity for someone with part-time, short-term, or seasonal availability. Our spring planting season typically lasts from April-July, and our fall planting season typically lasts from September-December.

  • Ability to report directly to job sites in various locations, and/or carpool from our shop located in Ayr, On
  • Steel Toe work boots/shoes
  • Appropriate workwear and raingear
  • Physically active
  • Positive attitude and a good sense of humour
  • High Fives !

Core Capabilities:

  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Hand planting native trees and shrubs (planting techniques will be taught)
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Responsible and dependable
  • Able to focus and stay motivated during strenuous work and/or repetitive tasks
  • Adaptable

Additional skills that would be an asset, and could lead to potential full time employment

  • Experience tree planting
  • Driving truck and trailer (enclosed and flatbed)
  • Power tool, chainsaw experience
  • Skid Steer and Mini Ex Operation
  • Lead hand/supervisor experience
  • Landscape construction experience

Job Duties:

  • Receive daily instructions from Foreman or Naturalization Division Manager
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Plant trees and shrubs
  • Maintain a safe and organized jobsite
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations

Work Conditions:

  • Fast paced environment
  • Often in close proximity to equipment
  • Loud, dusty, hot, rainy, cold, wet!
  • 10-12  hour days Monday to Friday, and occasional Saturdays

Please send Resume to the Naturalization Division Manager rachel@quietnature.ca

 

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