Job: Horticulturist - City of Leduc

City of Leduc
Posting ID: 18-11
Horticulturist
Permanent, Full-time - 40 hours/week

Department:  Public Services

Classification Level:  $59,612.80 - $74,588.80 / annum

Reports To:  Manager and Lead, Parks and Open Spaces

At the City of Leduc, we believe in living our values through accountability, leadership and environmental sustainability. We offer a thriving and supportive workplace setting that promotes transparency, innovation and community building.  If we’ve caught your attention, you should know that we’re currently recruiting for a Horticulture Specialist to provide support within Parks and Open Spaces.

This position is responsible for the seasonal planning and coordination of the flower and shrub beds maintenance, with the primary responsibility for the plant health and care program for the flower and shrub beds.  This position provides technical information and expertise for the daily operations, administers the budget, equipment and the coordination of staff which are under the supervision of the Manager and Lead of the Parks and Open Spaces department.  The Horticultural Specialist also plays a role in representing the City of Leduc within the community as a liaison with the public and various committees, boards and charity organizations.

As the successful candidate you will possess a post-secondary certificate, diploma, or degree in Ornamental Horticulture, Prairie Landscape or Master Gardener, with a minimum of three (3) years’ of related experiences or equivalent work history in horticulture.  This position requires knowledge of WHMIS, TDG, OH&S, and First Aid.  A valid class 3 with a Q endorsement is necessary, or must be willing to obtain it.  Municipal operation experience and previous supervisory experience dealing with a variety of people will be consider strong assets.  The successful candidate must be willing to provide both a current criminal record check and driver’s abstract as part of the hiring process.

Compensation:
$59,612.80 - $74,588.80/yr

Type:
Full-TimePart-Time

Application Deadline:
January 31, 2018

Contact:
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! To apply, please visit our website at: http://www.leduc.ca/jobs

Competition closes at 12:00 noon (MT) on January 31, 2018. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.