Casual Gardener

  • Farm Worker
  • Full time
  • 1 month ago
  • Canada
  • Salary Dollar $10-$40 / Hourly

Job Description

Casual Gardener

Full Job Description
Looking for a career with a vibrant company that is devoted to shielding wild animals? We want devoted people that declare, enthusiastic as well as passionate concerning wildlife conservation and also shielding our earth.

Our Toronto Zoo is a mission-based, study, not-for-profit company whose objective is linking individuals, animals and also preservation scientific research to fight termination.

Our Toronto Zoo serves greater than 1.2 million guests every year on over 500 acres and the foundation of all of our job is based upon four cares:

We care about our pets
We respect our group
We care about our guests
We care about our community
We aim to have this caring culture grounded in the principles of equity, variety and also inclusion. We devote to collaborating with our groups, guests and community to show as well as commemorate the rich variety of Toronto and Canada.

As a top quality recognized zoo and also part of the international conservation community we collaborate with the Globe Organization of Zoos and Aquariums as well as the International Union for the Preservation of Nature and also collaborate with governmental firms, preservation and also scientific research non-governmental organizations and also company as well as academic companions to share our understanding as well as gain from each other to enhance our collective impact.

We are currently starting our new Plan of attack as well as production of a Neighborhood Conservation School. As one of the GTA’s Leading Employers, we are seeking a skilled Laid-back Garden enthusiast to join our Gardening team.

Branch: Cultivation

Hrs of Work: 40 hrs each week

Duration: September 2022 to end of February 2023

Income Array: $17.24 per hour

Standard Feature: Reporting to the Horticulture Manager, these placements will offer sustaining in finishing called for cultivation tasks called for to prepare for the AZA Accreditation evaluation, along with aiding with normal cultivation activities.


Aid with horticulture tasks such as weeding, grass upkeep, pruning, planting, in addition to overall landscape upkeep and also enhancement
Assisting in the removal and cleaning of snow as well as ice from the Zoo premises.
Responsible for maintaining clean and risk-free tools/equipment, along with the general work space
Engaging with Zoo visitors and site visitors to answer questions as well as supply help as called for.
Runs zoo automobiles and diverse motorized devices.
Records required repair as well as security relevant issues.
Other relevant duties as requested

Should have previous horticulture experience.
Winter upkeep and snow clearing experience would be a property.
Understanding as well as experience in the risk-free operating practices for a selection of cultivation associated equipment, such as shovels, rakes, powered tools, etc.
Capacity to communicate with visitors in a friendly and also polite fashion.
Complete ‘G’ Legitimate Ontario Drivers licence with a good driving record, and also previous CVOR driving experience is a possession.
Shows the need and capacity to work collaboratively with others in a team atmosphere.
Expertise of WHMIS and also the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Desire to recognize as well as follow the Organization of Zoos & Aquariums requirements with regards to horticulture and premises upkeep.
Capacity to take care of the physical and also weather demands of the placement (lift and also carry 23 to 44 lbs., operate at below 0 ° C).

Should be able to and ready to work changes, all weekend breaks and holidays.


If thinking about this setting, please click on the web link listed below as well as finish the directions on the set of questions. You will be needed to submit your return to and also cover letter no behind August 28, 2022.

To apply visit this site:

While we appreciate the passion of all applicants, just those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Toronto Zoo offers lodging for workers with specials needs, as defined under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If contacted for a meeting, and you call for certain holiday accommodation for the interview procedure as a result of a disability or a clinical need, after that please advise the individual calling you of your requirements, to make sure that setups can be produced the ideal lodgings to be in place prior to you begin the meeting process.

The Toronto Zoo appreciates the concepts of equity, diversity and also inclusion and seeks to design these concepts in all that we do. We are devoted to cultivating a comprehensive labor force where all workers feel valued, sustained and valued. We make every effort to develop an environment that represents the abundant diversity of our guests and also our area and also motivate applications from all qualified people that can contribute to boosting our dedication to equity, variety and addition. The Toronto Zoo sustains equity in employment as well as motivates applications from those who come from the Federal government of Canada’s employment equity designated teams: females, Indigenous (Very First Countries, Inuit, Métis), individuals with impairments and members of racialized groups/members of racialized communities. Candidates from various other traditionally marginalized neighborhoods (i.e. 2SLGBTQ+) are likewise urged to use. We are dedicated to fitting applicants with specials needs to completely take part in the recruitment process.

Please be encouraged the Toronto Zoo requires compulsory COVID-19 vaccinations for employees.

Job Type: Dealt with term agreement.
Contract size: 5 months.

Salary: $17.24 per hr.


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