Ontario’s Niagara Parks
PRESERVING a rich heritage, CONSERVING natural wonders, INSPIRING people, worldwide!
Horticulture Supervisor, Section 5 (OGT, QVP, Kingsbridge Park, Rapidsview, Dufferin Islands)
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Superintendent, Forestry/North/South Parks and within established policies, procedures and guidelines; oversees, supervises, and assists in the maintenance, planning, preservation and development of Oakes Garden Theatre, Queen Victoria Park, Kings Bridge Park, Rapids View, and Dufferin Islands. Assists Supervisor of Forestry/Environmental Management in overseeing and supervising waste and recycling. Ensures sound horticultural practices are implemented and adhered to, high level of customer service is maintained, operating safely, efficiently, and profitably and meets or exceeds the acceptable standards of the NPC management and Commission. This position requires working in inclement weather,on weekends, and shift work.
Possesses a three (3) year Horticulture diploma. Extensive knowledge of horticultural practices, procedures and grounds maintenance. Valid Class DZ Driver’s License, Landscape Exterminator Pesticides License, Mobile Crane Operation 0-8 Tons’ Certificate is an asset. Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations. Minimum of three (3) years leadership experience in horticultural maintenance working with large equipment in a unionized workplace, interpersonal and communication skills, ability to deal with the public with tact and courtesy, and ability to work from plans and digital construction drawings.
Niagara Parks offers a salary range of $63,150 to $75,470 annually as well as a comprehensive benefit and pension plan.
To apply for this position, please create a profile and submit a resume through our Career Portal by following the link below:
Applications for this position will be accepted until February 16, 2017.
We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To request an alternate format, please contact Niagara Parks at (905) 295-4377, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by TTY, Local (905) 356-5672, or Toll –free 1-855-356-5672.