Gardener (Seasonal) 

As a Gardener, you will be responsible for assisting in the upkeep and general maintenance of our clients gardened areas. This position is the perfect fit for someone who likes to get their hands dirty, spend their days outside and keep a positive attitude while doing it. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plant and nurture new trees, flowers, and various plants
  • Maintain and grow the garden to ensure it meets specific requirements and expectations
  • Perform basic maintenance such as cutting the grass, managing weed control and leaf raking
  • Work with hand tools and basic light machinery such as lawnmower and weed whacker
  • Clean and organize all garden equipment/tools
  • Maintain a clean garden by clearing leaves, branches, weeds and litter from the garden and grounds
  • Ensure a safe environment by adhering to safety and health regulations

Qualifications, Skills & Abilities Needed:

  • Energetic, positive and outgoing
  • Physically fit
  • Plant knowledge an asset
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Able to do heavy lifting and work in all weather conditions
  • Exceptionally detail oriented
  • Desire to learn and take initiative
  • Softscapes landscaping or previous similar experience considered an asset
  • Currently enrolled in horticulture or similar program considered an asset
  • Valid G licence and clean driving record
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada

Work Expectations:

  • Seasonal full-time work from May to August


HLD Muskoka celebrates diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.