Work With Us

We are seeking talented and motivated individuals with a passion for horticulture and landscape construction to join our team. We offer long term positions, and an opportunity to work in the best market in B.C. West Vancouver and North Vancouver are home to some of the most magnificent residential gardens in Canada.

We are looking for both trained horticulturists and skilled trades people. We offer focused training and safety orientation, benefits, a good working environment with an emphasis on teamwork, and an opportunity to live and work outdoors and see the result of your efforts.

Send your resume to careers@katsuralandscaping.ca – All applications will be reviewed internally, however, only those in consideration will be contacted.

Job Descriptions

Reports to: Division Manager

Summary:

The Landscape Maintenance Foreman/Woman is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to manage the timely completion of lawn and garden maintenance contracts. The landscape maintenance foreman/woman will be required to supervise a crew of 2-3 people, operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks, as well as provide daily progress reporting on job time and tasks completed.

Core Capabilities:

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills
  • Team work
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Ability to train Labourers and Lead Hands

Job Duties:

  • Plan and manage the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM including all daily labor, equipment and materials required to complete daily objectives
  • Cut grass, trim edges, blow trimmings, and perform other lawn care duties
  • Prune trees, shrubs, and hedges up to 5 meters
  • Move and install soil, mulch and plant material to assist with the building of landscape gardens and related areas
  • Operate power equipment such as lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, sod cutters, and chain saws
  • Supervise the work of crew members to ensure proper safety, quality, and productivity
  • Inspect all work for quality to eliminate the need for return visits and/or re-work due to quality or customer satisfaction issues
  • Train crew members on proper and safe job methods
  • Conduct daily inspections of vehicles, tools, and equipment
  • Complete and submit all required daily time tracking and job notes in app
  • Ensure that all work activities are carried out in a safe and efficient manner, and that all crew members are in compliance with government and company PPE standards
  • Comply with all company policies
  • Communicate with customers in a friendly manner
  • Keep truck, tools and equipment’s clean and well maintain
  • Help to maintain locker cleanliness

Requirements:

  • Completion of some college, vocational, or technical training
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the landscape maintenance industry
  • Plant knowledge and identification, specifically trees, shrubs, and perennials
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Excellent observational skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Ability to follow safe working procedures
  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • Carry and use a smart phone or data-enabled device for communication and reporting

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, noise, and cold

Reports to: Foreman/Woman

Core Capabilities:

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills
  • Teamwork
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Training skills asset

Job Duties:

  • Aid in the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM
  • Responsible for maintaining lawns and gardens
  • Use horticulture tools such as hand saws, loppers, clippers
  • Tree, shrub, and plant identification and pruning
  • Care for growing plants by pruning and removing dead or damaged branches
  • Planting
  • Spread topsoil and lay sod
  • Plant and lawn fertilization
  • Operate mowers, blowers, hedge trimmers, line trimmers, and other landscape maintenance equipment
  • Assist with daily time tracking through app
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Comply with all company policies
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
  • Communicate with customers in a friendly manner
  • Help to maintain locker cleanliness

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Some plant knowledge and identification of trees, shrubs, and perennials
  • Physically fit with strong stamina
  • Ability to follow safe working procedures
  • Excellent observational skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Assets:

  • Drivers license
  • Vehicle to drive site to site (company pays per kilometer rate as set by CRA)

Work Conditions:

  • Job requires ability to work with hand tools and small engine equipment
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, noise, and cold

Reports to: Maintenance Foreman/Woman

Summary:

The Maintenance Labourer is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to maintain lawns and gardens. Katsura has been in the landscape industry since 2006, offering high quality work, training program, career plan, competitive wages, health and dental benefits, company parties and events.

Currently we are looking for an energetic labourer, with good attitude, drive to learn and grow with the company.

Come work with us on the North Shore and be part of our family in a fun work environment! Dedicated applicants will be considered for horticulture education after a trial period!

Core Capabilities:

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills - must be able to carry out verbal instructions, report progress to foreman/woman
  • Teamwork
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Good attitude

Job Duties: *all training will be provided

  • Aid in the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM
  • Cut grass, trim edges, blow trimmings, fertilize, and perform other lawn duties as directed by foreman/woman
  • Move and install soil, mulch and plant material to assist with the building of landscape gardens
  • Prune trees, shrubs, and hedges up to 5 meters
  • Operate power equipment such as lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, and sod cutters
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Comply with all company policies
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
  • Communicate with customers in a friendly manner
  • Help to maintain the locker cleanliness

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Fast learner
  • Report progress to foreman/woman
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Assets:

  • Drivers license
  • Vehicle to drive site to site (company pays per kilometer rate as set by CRA)

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and rain, noise, and cold

Reports to: Management

Core Capabilities:

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills
  • Teamwork
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Training skills asset

Job Duties:

  • Aid in the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM
  • Responsible for maintaining lawns
  • Spread topsoil and lay sod
  • Lawn aeration, liming, fertilization
  • Operate mowers, blowers, line trimmers, aerator, power rake and other landscape maintenance equipment
  • Assist with daily time tracking through app
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Comply with all company policies
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
  • Communicate with customers in a friendly manner
  • Help to maintain locker cleanliness

Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 years of experience
  • Physically fit with strong stamina
  • Ability to follow safe working procedures
  • Excellent observational skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Drivers license

Work Conditions:

  • Job requires ability to work with hand tools and small engine equipment
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, noise, and cold