Career Pathways

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GARDEN CENTRE/NURSERY MANAGER-GROWER LANDSCAPE MANAGER LANDSCAPE DESIGNER LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN
GARDEN CENTRE/NURSERY MANAGER-GROWER
Manage and control the operational activities involved in growing, maintaining or marketing trees, shrubs, flowers and plants, etc. Job Description
LANDSCAPE MANAGER
Manage and control the operational activities involved in the installation and maintenance of plants, flowers, trees, shrubs; structural installations; and maintenance projects.
LANDSCAPE DESIGNER
Create an integrated master plan which includes drawings with specifications and detailed descriptions for landscaped environments including installation of plants, flowers, trees, shrubs; and construction of structural installations. Job Description
LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN
Reads plans and interprets landscape  designs to install and maintain landscape environments and construction. Job Description
LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR SUPERVISOR CREW MEMBER/LABOURER
LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN SPECIALIST
Certified/licensed to perform specialist functions to construct and maintain landscape environments which include flowers, trees, shrubs, lawns and construction landscapes. Job Description
SUPERVISOR
Responsible for ensuring projects are completed on time and on budget whilst maintaining a safe work environment.
CREW LEADER/FOREPERSON
Assign tasks based on work schedules, keep workers on task, complete time sheets and inspect the quality of work to ensure job requirements are met.
CREW MEMBER/LABOURER
Perform manual duties to maintain landscaped environments including cutting and raking lawns, weeding gardens, pruning shrubs and trees, etc. Job Description
NURSERY/GREENHOUSE WORKER GARDEN CENTRE/NURSERY SALES SUPERVISOR GARDEN CENTRE SALESPERSON HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
NURSERY/GREENHOUSE WORKER
Plant, cultivate and harvest trees, shrubs, flowers and plants; and pest & disease monitoring, detection and control. Job Description
GARDEN CENTRE/NURSERY SALES SUPERVISOR
Plan, organize and direct tasks completed by employees engaged in the sale of plants, flowers, trees, shrubs and garden supplies.
GARDEN CENTRE SALESPERSON
Generate sales by advising customers on selection of plants, shrubs and trees; methods of planting and cultivation; and proper care.
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Operate heavy equipment for landscape construction projects and maintenance contracts i.e. skid steers, backhoes, bulldozers, loaders, tractors, site dumpers, mini excavators, mini backhoes, compactors, etc.

CAREER PATHWAYS
Landscape Management & Lawn Care Technician Crew Foreman/Manager
Landscape Installation Technician Foreman Manager
Garden Center Customer Service Garden Center Merchandiser Garden Center Manager
Nursery & Greenhouse Production Nursery/Greenhouse Worker Nursery/Greenhouse Production Crop Protection/ Equipment Maintenance Manager of Production and Crop Protection
Landscape Design Designer Landscape Design Manager