Landscape Maintenance Technician

Posted 1 month ago

Creative Roots Landscaping is an established company with 20-years of experience at the helm providing maintenance services to high-end neighborhoods, as well as Landscape Design and Installation of unparalleled quality. We have the equipment – what we need now is the right person to join our Landscape Maintenance division.

Do you want to play on a winning team with a “take no prisoners” attitude and help grow our landscape maintenance team to great success? Do you have the drive and winning attitude that we need in this role?  If so, then we want to talk to you!


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

Icing on the Cake:

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

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.

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.

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.

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Job CategoryLandscape Maintenance

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