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Employment

 

Youth employeeWe are a unique and dynamic place to work.


Our work environment is always being updated and evolving with the changing times. To keep up with growing client demand, we are seeking dedicated, self-motivated, and friendly people wanting to expand their knowledge of horticulture. If you love being outdoors, keeping fit, and providing outstanding customer service, then we would love to meet you. 

We pride ourselves on having excellent customer service at competitive prices, as well as great quality products. We want our clients to come back time and time again for the service and knowledge that they gain by buying from us. It does not matter if you have been gardening for years or have limited experience, we offer training in all areas. If horticulture is the career path for you, we do offer apprenticeships for the landscape gardening program.  

For more information see Murray on the Alis Occupational Video for Landscape Gardener.


If you think any of the available positions are the high paced job you are looking for, please send us your Application to info@kiwinurseries.com.

There is no public transportation to our location. 

Status: Closed

Position: Retail Delivery & Planting Crew

Starting Date: Mid-May 2019 Weather depending

Schedule: Weekdays, daytime – some weekends or evenings required

Description: Full-Time, Seasonal. Driving, Laborer, Customer Service.

Starting Wage: $16.50-$18.50/hour depending on experience and ability

Are you over 18 and enjoy physical work, with a chance to interact with the public and help their landscaping plans come to life? We want you on our team starting in Spring 2018! We are looking for organized, energetic, efficient and personable individuals to complete retail deliveries and plantings for plant material purchased from our retail yard, and complete all applicable paperwork. You may also find yourself completing various labour tasks around the Retail Nursery, Tree Farm, or even planting on and maintaining past commercial sites, as required. Your ability to “go with the flow”, pick up new skills quickly, and take direction will help you succeed in this role.

This is a physical job which requires strength (must be able to lift and move up to 50lb without assistance), and the ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. We do not work in the pouring rain, but do work in wind, light showers and on hot summer days.

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Be over 18
  • Have a valid Class 5 (Non-GDL) license with a clean driver’s abstract
  • Be a safe and confident driver with some experience operating other equipment/machinery
  • Be physically fit and capable of being active and on your feet all day, with lifting and moving up to 50lbs+
  • Be a competent communicator and able to comply with Kiwi Nurseries Safety Program and paperwork expectations
  • Be flexible and willing to complete various labour projects as well as landscaping maintenance and delivery tasks

The following would be an asset:

  • Air Brake ‘Q’ Endorsement
  • Landscaping or gardening experience
  • Driving/delivery experience
  • Customer Service/Retail experience

We provide training on how to use the proper tools and machinery to complete the job.

If you think this is the high paced job you are looking for, please send us your Application to info@kiwinurseries.com. There is no public transportation to our location. 

Status: Closed

Position: Retail Nursery Sales

Starting Date: April 2019 (weather dependent). Two student positions available, May-August

Schedule: Flexible, must be available some weekends/evenings

Description:  Full-Time, Seasonal. Customer Service, Sales, Laborer.

Starting Wage: $15.00/hour depending on experience and ability

Are you over 18 and enjoy working hard, being outside, staying active, and providing excellent customer service? Come join our Retail Nursery Sales team for the 2018 season! There are many roles available in the retail yard, depending on your skills and interests. From helping clients in selecting trees, shrubs and perennials for the right location, and answering their questions about plant care and planting, to receiving, unloading, moving and maintaining stock, pulling orders, creating invoices, and completing transactions. This is a fast-paced and at times physically demanding job. There is never a dull moment, as we are always growing, bringing in new stock, and learning new things. We work as a team, helping each other out with daily tasks, and working hard to keep our customers satisfied.

As a seasonal business, this position will start prior to the Nursery opening to the public and will involve several weeks of preparation for the season, including: Potting up plants, inventory, organizing, general labour, unloading plants, tagging plants, cleaning etc.

This is an active job which requires the ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. We do not work in the pouring rain, but do work in mud, wind, light showers and on hot summer days.

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Be over 18
  • Be physically fit and capable of being active and on your feet all day, with occasional lifting and moving up to 50lbs+
  • Have a desire to learn and gain knowledge in horticulture
  • Be self-motivated and able to work individually or with a team
  • Enjoy a mix of highly varied days, and longer projects/tasks
  • Be a competent communicator and able to comply with Kiwi Nurseries Safety Program and paperwork expectations

The following experience would be an asset:

  • Plant knowledge or gardening experience
  • Retail Sales/Customer Service

If you think this is the high paced job you are looking for, please send us your Application to info@kiwinurseries.com. There is no public transportation to our location. 

Company: Kiwi Landscaping (1983) Ltd.

Status: Open

Position: Tree Nursery Labourer

Starting Date: April 2019

Description: Full-Time, Seasonal. Farming, Laborer

Starting Wage: $15/hour

Are you looking for a physically active job, which allows you to work with plants and a variety of tools and equipment? Kiwi Landscaping is looking for seasonal Tree Nursery Labourers to join our team to assist in a variety of duties on our 200+ acre tree farm.

This is a physical job which requires strength (must be able to lift and move up to 50lb without assistance), and the ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. We do not work in the pouring rain, but do work in wind, light showers and on hot summer days. We work Monday to Saturday, between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Tree Planting
  • Tree Digging
  • Preparing ground for planting
  • Weeding
  • Hoeing
  • Pruning
  • Rototilling
  • Mowing
  • Watering
  • Irrigation Maintenance
  • Loading & unloading trucks
  • Operating equipment (tractor, skidsteer etc.)

We provide training on how to use the proper tools and machinery to complete the job.

If you think this is the high paced job you are looking for, please send us your Application to info@kiwinurseries.com

There is no public transportation to our location. Shared accommodation is available