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Posted 2 months ago

Do you have extensive experience providing exceptional landscape maintenance services and leading crews?  Join our Maintenance Department as a Leader.

Creative Roots Landscaping designs, installs and maintains all aspects of high-end custom landscapes, and has been for over 25 years.
We are unique! We are an Open Book Managed company. You'll learn landscaping and finance. Have a say in the annual planning, and how we operate. Build relationships, and develop professionally and personally. Be part of something deep-rooted!

Responsibilities:

Working with our Maintenance Client/Team Manager, you will assist in the administration and scheduling of duties for your Maintenance team daily and weekly, promote team development through the Creative Roots training program, and learn to think and act like an owner using our unique Open Book Management style.

Experience, knowledge and skills you'll need:

  • 3 or more years industry experience
  • Horticultural Certificate is preferred
  • IPM Certificate preferred (with applicator's license)
  • WCB First Aid Certificate preferred
  • Valid BC Driver's License and clean driver's abstract
  • Maintenance and care for:  Lawns, Shrub Beds, Water Features, Irrigation Systems, Low Voltage Lighting Systems, Annuals, Specimen trees and plants, Perennials, Trees (deciduous and evergreen), Hedges
  • The ability to ensure all products, materials, tools, and equipment required to complete daily tasks are loaded or delivered
  • Inspect all work being done daily to ensure it is of an acceptable quality
  • Safety in the workplace
  • Time management
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • An understanding of the order in which all tasks need to be carried out to finish a job quickly and efficiently, and the scheduling of each task appropriately
  • Proven leadership skills

Icing on the Cake:

  • Experience working locally with Zone 5a and 6a plants
  • CIT Level 2 Certification
  • Hardscape knowledge and/or experience

Personal Characteristics that a successful candidate has:

  • Passionate about gardens and great service
  • Interest in learning about landscaping, people and business
  • Self-motivated
  • Work well under stress
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Able to effectively manage their emotions in the workplace
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently
  • Literate and likes to read
  • Work energetically with purpose
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Bold!  Engaging!  Entertaining!

This is what you'd be doing on a Daily Basis:

  • Work with the Maintenance team to maintain beautiful gardens for our customers
  • Prepare chemicals and load tools and equipment on and off trailers and trucks
  • Lead your team to make sure all tasks are completed effectively and efficiently
  • Fill out work orders for jobs you are undertaking
  • Use and teach proper equipment and safety procedure practices
  • Use the Creative Roots system of maintenance
  • Carry out and teach team members the proper techniques to weed, cultivate, deadhead, dig, lift, carry, wheelbarrow, etc.
Our Strong Culture is cultivated through our Core Values.  Every employee is responsible for protecting and contributing to our culture by living these Core Values:
  • Obsess Over Great Service
  • Work Together
  • Prove You Care
  • Communicate
  • Be A Go-Getter
  • Be Creative & A Little Weird

Total compensation:

All of this responsibility comes with a great compensation package that includes an additional stake in our Profit Sharing Plan along with a benefits package.

You can expect:  Seasonal - Approx March 1 - November 30th - As a Leader this may extend at either end of the season.  Full time 45-55 hours per week.  Competitive wages based on value and attitude you bring to the company.  Typical range may be $26 - $31 per hour for this position.

  • Profit Sharing
  • Extended health benefits
  • Potential for advancement including partnership
  • Education in landscaping, business and leadership
  • Fun times, great culture and hard work
  • Non-smoking environment

Our Goal is to Get You to Yours!

Creative Roots Landscaping is not your typical landscaping company.  Our culture, and your interest and ability to fit within that culture, is as important as the skills and experience you bring to the table.

Job Features

Job CategoryLandscape Maintenance

Do you have extensive experience providing exceptional landscape maintenance services and leading crews?  Join our Maintenance Department as a Leader. Creative Roots Landscaping designs, installs and...

Do you have extensive experience building landscapes and leading crews under your shovel?  Join our Construction Department as Leader of hardworking, fun-loving teams building some of the most exclusive landscapes in Kelowna.

Creative Roots Landscaping designs, installs and maintains all aspects of high-end custom landscapes. We are unique! We are an Open Book Managed company. Learn all aspects of landscaping and learn finance. Have a say in the annual planning and how we operate. Build relationships, and develop professionally and personally. Be part of something safe and great!

Responsibilities:

Working with our Landscape Project Manager, you will handle and oversee administration and scheduling duties for a construction team, provide support and encouragement to team members, promote team development through the Creative Roots training program, and learn to think and act like an owner using our unique Open Book Management style.

Must have the following experience, knowledge or skills:

At least 2 years of formal training or 5 years experience in the industry Must hold a valid BC Driver's License with a Heavy Trailer Endorsement First Aid Certificate Proven leadership skills The ability to read a plan and do take-offs for materials Able to run and manage crew of 3 or 4 workers through the installation of custom, high-end Landscape Construction installations from start to finish Inspect all work being done to ensure it is of an acceptable quality Ensuring all aspect of the site activities are done so in a safe manner

Complete installation of:

  • Paving Stones & Hydro pressed slabs
  • Flagstone Installation
  • Residential drainage systems
  • Natural stone rock wall installation (machine built and hand stacked)
  • All types of water features
  • Low voltage landscape lighting layout and installation
  • Irrigation system layout and installation
  • Softscapes

Operation of all landscape construction equipment:

  • Skid Steer
  • Excavator
  • Plate Tamper
  • Jumping Jack
  • Transit Level
  • Brick Saw
  • Cut-off Saw
  • Etc.

Personal Characteristics that a successful candidate has:

  • Passionate about landscape construction and great service
  • Interest in learning about landscaping, people and business
  • Self-motivated, especially under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Able to effectively manage their emotions in the workplace
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently
  • Literate and likes to read
  • Works with urgency and purpose
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Bold!  Engaging!  Entertaining!
Our Strong Culture is cultivated through our Core Values.  Every employee is responsible for protecting and contributing to our culture by living these Core Values:
  • Obsess Over Great Service
  • Work Together
  • Prove You Care
  • Communicate
  • Be A Go-Getter
  • Be Creative & A Little Weird

Total compensation:

All of this responsibility comes with a great compensation package that includes an additional stake in our Profit Share Plan along with a benefits package. You can expect:  Seasonal – Approx March 1 – December 15th – As a Leader this may extend at either end of the season.  Full time 45-55 hours per week.  Competitive wages based on value and attitude you bring to the company.  Typical range may be $28 – $35 per hour for this position.
  • Paid Overtime
  • Profit Sharing
  • Extended health benefits
  • Potential for advancement including partnership
  • Education in landscaping, business and leadership
  • Fun times, great culture and hard work
  • Non-smoking environment

Our Goal is to Get You to Yours!

Creative Roots Landscaping is not your typical landscaping company.  Our culture, and your interest and ability to fit within that culture, is as important as the skills and experience you bring to the table.

Job Features

Job CategoryLandscape Construction

Do you have extensive experience building landscapes and leading crews under your shovel?  Join our Construction Department as Leader of hardworking, fun-loving teams building some of the most exclus...

Do you have a few years of Landscape Maintenance Skills?  Join us as a Technician to maintain some of the most spectacular gardens in Kelowna!

Creative Roots Landscaping designs, installs and maintains all aspects of high-end custom landscapes, and has been for over 25 years.
We are unique! We are an Open Book Managed company. You'll learn landscaping and finance. You'll have a say in the annual planning, and how we operate. You'll build relationships, and develop professionally and personally. Be part of something great!

Responsibilities:

Working with our Landscape Maintenance Leader, you will help organize and oversee daily tasks for the Maintenance team, provide support and encouragement to team members, promote team development through the Creative Roots training program, and learn to think and act like an owner using our unique Open Book Management style.

Must have the following experience, knowledge or skills:

  • Horticultural Certificate or two years industry experience
  • IPM Certificate (with pesticide dispenser's license)
  • WCB Occupational First Aid Certificate (Level 1)
  • Valid BC Driver's License and clean driver's abstract
  • Full service lawn care
  • Full service shrub bed maintenance
  • Maintenance and care for:  Annuals, Perennials, Trees (deciduous and evergreen), Hedges, Specimen trees and plants
  • Pruning
  • Cultivating and weeding various shrub beds
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Irrigation system maintenance and installation
  • Maintenance of all types of water features
  • Maintenance of low voltage landscape lighting
  • Physically fit with a keen attention to detail
  • Desire and initiative to grow within your position and the Creative Roots team
  • Understand the tools and equipment needed each day and help ensure everything is onsite when needed and in good working condition
  • Help ensure the team completes work on time and efficiently each day
  • Act as a source of guidance and motivation to all team members

and ... Outstanding Customer Service Skills

Personal Characteristics that a successful candidate has:

  • Passionate about gardens and great service
  • Interest in learning about landscaping, people and business
  • Self-motivated, especially under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Able to effectively manage their emotions in the workplace
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently
  • Literate and likes to read
  • Works energetically with purpose
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Bold!  Engaging!  Entertaining!

This is what you'd be doing on a Daily Basis:

  • Work with the Maintenance team to maintain beautiful gardens for our customers
  • Prepare chemicals and load tools and equipment on and off trailers and trucks
  • Assist the Maintenance Leader in ensuring all tasks are completed efficiently
  • Occasionally fill out work orders for small jobs you are undertaking
  • Use and teach proper equipment and safety procedure practices
  • Use the Creative Roots system of maintenance
  • Carry out and teach team members the proper techniques to weed, cultivate, deadhead, dig, lift, carry, wheelbarrow, etc.
Our Strong Culture is cultivated through our Core Values.  Every employee is responsible for protecting and contributing to our culture by living these Core Values:
  • Obsess Over Great Service
  • Work Together
  • Prove You Care
  • Communicate
  • Be A Go-Getter
  • Be Creative & A Little Weird

Total compensation:

All of this responsibility comes with a great compensation package that includes a stake in our Profit Share Plan along with a benefits package. You can expect : Seasonal - Approximately March 1 - November 30th. Full time 40 - 50 hours per week. Competitive wages based on value and attitude you bring to the company. Typically $22 - $26 for this position.
  • Profit sharing
  • Extended health benefits
  • Potential for advancement including partnership
  • Education in landscaping, business and leadership
  • Fun times, great culture and hard work
  • Non-smoking environment

Our Goal is to Get You to Yours!

Creative Roots Landscaping is not your typical landscaping company.  Our culture, and your interest and ability to fit within that culture, is as important as the skills and experience you bring to the table.

Job Features

Job CategoryLandscape Maintenance

Do you have a few years of Landscape Maintenance Skills?  Join us as a Technician to maintain some of the most spectacular gardens in Kelowna! Creative Roots Landscaping designs, installs and maintai...

Posted 2 months ago

Do you have limited landscape maintenance skills, but want to work outside, with a fun loving, hardworking team?  Join our crew to maintain Mind-Blowing gardens!

Creative Roots Landscaping designs, installs and maintains all aspects of high-end custom landscapes, and has been for 28 years. Be part of something deep-rooted!

Responsibilities:

Working with our Landscape Maintenance Leader and your team, you'll help maintain our client's beautiful yards.  You will actively participate in team and personal development by contributing to huddles and learning business and the 'Creative Roots Way'.  You will learn to think and act like an owner by being part of our open book management style.

Must have the following experience, knowledge or skills:

A strong need for Professional and Personal growth A valid BC Driver's License with a clean driver's abstract Physically fit enough to perform your daily duties

Complete landscape maintenance:

  • Cultivate & weed shrub beds, maintain lawns, prune various plants, trim hedges
  • Install mulch, topdress lawns, plant, line trim
  • Dig, lift, operate small machines, load tools and equipment on and off trailers and trucks etc
  • Work strategically to perform tasks safely, efficiently and effectively
  • Work with urgency and purpose
  • Learn and use the Creative Roots system of maintenance

Outstanding customer service skills

Our Strong Culture is cultivated through our Core Values. Every employee is responsible for protecting and contributing to our culture by living these Core Values:
  • Obsess Over Great Service
  • Work Together
  • Prove You Care
  • Communicate
  • Be A Go-Getter
  • Be Creative & A Little Weird

Total compensation:

All of this responsibility comes with a great compensation package that includes an additional stake in our Profit Share Plan along with a benefits package.
You can expect:40 - 45 hours per week. Seasonal. Approximately March 1 - December 15 (weather dependent). Competitive wages based on value and attitude you bring to the company. Typically $20 - $22 for this position. Paid overtime, profit sharing, extended health benefits and potential for advancement including partnership.

Our Goal is to Get You to Yours

Creative Roots Landscaping is not your typical landscaping company.  Our culture, and your interest and ability to fit within that culture, is as important as the skills and experience you bring to the table.

Job Features

Job CategoryLandscape Maintenance

Do you have limited landscape maintenance skills, but want to work outside, with a fun loving, hardworking team?  Join our crew to maintain Mind-Blowing gardens! Creative Roots Landscaping designs, i...

Do you have a few years of Landscape Construction experience and want to get more? .. and have the opportunity to advance?  Join us as a Construction Technician to be an integral part of building some of the most spectacular landscapes in Kelowna.

Creative Roots Landscaping designs, installs and maintains all aspects of high-end custom landscapes. Be part of building something safe and great!

Responsibilities:

Working with our Landscape Construction Leader, you will help organize and oversee daily tasks for the construction team, provide support and encouragement to team members, promote team development through the Creative Roots training program, and learn to think and act like an owner using our unique Open Book Management style.

Must have the following experience, knowledge or skills:

  • At least 2 years of formal training or equivalent industry experience
  • Able to read a plan and do take offs for materials
  • Understanding of the order in which all tasks need to be carried out to finish the job quickly and efficiently
  • Understanding of what tools and equipment are needed for the day
  • Able to help guide and expand team members skill set throughout daily tasks
  • Helps maintain team morale and keep team members motivated daily
  • Able to complete specific task with one or two other team members with little to no supervision
  • Fit enough to perform labor intensive work for a full shift
  • A valid BC Driver's License and clean driver's abstract
  • Skid steer and excavator operation
  • Irrigation system installation
  • Natural stone rock wall installation (machine built and hand stacked)
  • Installation of all types of water features
  • Paving stone installation
  • Flagstone Installation
  • Installation of residential drainage systems
  • Low voltage landscape lighting layout and installation
  • Operation of a transit level
  • Knowledge of all aspects of softscapes

Personal Characteristics that a successful candidate has:

  • Passionate about landscape construction and great service
  • Interest in learning about landscaping, people and business
  • Self-motivated, especially under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Able to effectively manage their emotions in the workplace
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently
  • Literate and likes to read
  • Works with urgency and purpose
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Bold!  Engaging!  Entertaining!
This is what you'd be doing on a Daily Basis:
  • Build: rock walls, brick patios, driveways, sidewalks and edging, laying out garden beds, installing drainage systems installing low voltage outdoor lighting, irrigation and plantings, digging, barreling material, lifting and carrying heavy loads, etc
  • Effectively performing and training team members using Creative Roots methods
  • Helping the Landscape Leader with prioritizing, organizing and performing daily tasks
  • Using and teaching proper use of equipment and safety procedure
  • Assisting the Landscape leader in delegating tasks to ensure the team is efficient in completing their daily tasks
  • Occasionally filling out work orders for small jobs you are undertaking
  • Digging, pick axing, lifting, carrying, pushing wheel barrows, etc.

Our Strong Culture is cultivated through our Core Values.  Every employee is responsible for protecting and contributing to our culture by living these Core Values:

  • Obsess Over Great Service
  • Work Together
  • Prove You Care
  • Communicate
  • Be A Go-Getter
  • Be Creative & A Little Weird

Total compensation:

All of this responsibility comes with a great compensation package that includes an additional stake in our Profit Sharing Plan along with a benefits package.

You can expect : Seasonal – Approx March 1 – December 15th. Full time 45 – 55 hours per week.  Competitive wages based on value and attitude you bring to the company. Typically $24 – $28 for this position.

  • Paid overtime
  • Profit sharing
  • Extended health benefits
  • Potential for advancement including partnership
  • Education in landscaping, business and leadership
  • Fun times, great culture and hard work
  • Non-smoking environment

Our Goal is to Get You to Yours!

Creative Roots Landscaping is not your typical landscaping company.  Our culture, and your interest and ability to fit within that culture, is as important as the skills and experience you bring to the table.

Job Features

Job CategoryLandscape Construction

Do you have a few years of Landscape Construction experience and want to get more? .. and have the opportunity to advance?  Join us as a Construction Technician to be an integral part of building som...

Posted 2 months ago

Do you have limited skills but want to work outside with our fun-loving, hardworking team to build spectacular landscapes?  Join us as a Construction Crew member.

Creative Roots Landscaping designs, installs and maintains all aspects of high-end custom landscapes. Be part of building something safe and great!

Responsibilities:

Working with our Landscape Construction Site Leader and your team, you'll help with the installation of new landscapes and renovations.  You will actively participate in team and personal development by contributing to huddles and learning the 'Creative Roots Way' and you will learn to think and act like an owner by being part of our open book management style.

Must have the following experience, knowledge or skills:

A strong need for Professional and Personal growth A valid BC Driver's License with a clean driver's abstract Physically fit enough to perform your daily duties

Complete landscape installations and renovations:

  • Dig, lift, operate small machines, load tools and equipment on and off trailers and trucks etc
  • Work strategically to perform tasks safely, efficiently and effectively
  • Work with urgency and purpose
  • Learn and use the Creative Roots system of construction

Outstanding customer service skills

Our Strong Culture is cultivated through our Core Values. Every employee is responsible for protecting and contributing to our culture by living these Core Values:
  • Obsess Over Great Service
  • Work Together
  • Prove You Care
  • Communicate
  • Be A Go-Getter
  • Be Creative & A Little Weird

Total compensation:

All of this responsibility comes with a great compensation package that includes an additional stake in our Profit Share Plan along with a benefits package.
You can expect:45 - 55 hours per week. Seasonal. Approximately March 1 - December 15 (weather dependent). Competitive wages based on value and attitude you bring to the company. Typically $22 - $24 for this position. Paid overtime, profit sharing, extended health benefits and potential for advancement including partnership.

Our Goal is to Get You to Yours

Creative Roots Landscaping is not your typical landscaping company.  Our culture, and your interest and ability to fit within that culture, is as important as the skills and experience you bring to the table.

Job Features

Job CategoryLandscape Construction

Do you have limited skills but want to work outside with our fun-loving, hardworking team to build spectacular landscapes?  Join us as a Construction Crew member. Creative Roots Landscaping designs, ...