Future Opening:
Brookdale Treeland Nurseries Ltd
Schomberg, ON
3d ago

Title / Position : General Maintenance Labourer

Title / Position : Reports to : Mechanic

Reports to : Based at : BTN Schomberg

Based at : Job Purpose

  • To complete all tasks provided by direct supervisor in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Responsibilities : General duties

    General duties

  • Forklift and various equipment operation
  • Facility maintenance, snow removal, salting and lawn care
  • Facility cleanliness and organization
  • Assist / support Mechanic in completion of tasks assigned by GM
  • Equipment Maintenance

  • Repair and maintenance of tools and machinery
  • Ordering required parts and supplies
  • Adherence to seasonally specific priority tasks
  • Identify and communicate unsafe equipment
  • Facility Maintenance

  • Clearing of outdoor property from debris, garbage and scrap material
  • Basic indoor facility Janitorial services as required
  • Ensuring entrances to buildings are clear and safe for staff entry / exit
  • Assist other departments with completion of tasks as required
  • Notify your direct supervisor when problems arise, or deadlines are not met.

    Requirements :

  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Fast decision making skills to resolve time critical issues.
  • Able to work both as a team and individually
  • Thorough understanding of both BTN policies as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Work Conditions :

  • Fast paced environment
  • Work under pressure and in stressful situations
  • All BTN farm staff should expect to be physically involved in any farm operations at any point.
  • During peak season (April / May and November) staff are expected to work longer hours as well as weekend work.
  • Education & Experience

  • High school diploma required
  • Brookdale Treeland Nurseries Limited (BTN) is one of the largest and most respected growers of garden plants in Canada. We are proud to service garden retailers, landscape contractors, municipalities, and golf courses throughout Canada and the northern United States.

    We service our customers from three locations in Ontario, and one in British Columbia with a total land base of over 700 acres.

    BTN specializes in growing shade trees, fruit trees, flowering showering, evergreens, broadleaves, climbing vines, grafted standards, perennials and annuals, although we are not limited to supplying only these products to our customers.

    Through our network of over 300 other growers, we bring products from around the world to our retail and wholesale clients.

    Today, we are a company this is extremely proud of its past but always have an eye to the future. Our goal is to build a team that works together to continue to grow.

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