” Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t want to ” Sir Richard Branson.
Hi, thanks for dropping by. It’s nice to be able to make contact with our peers.
SORRY, currently we’re NOT HIRING.
NO RESUME’S ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.
We have been receiving quite a few scam resume’s. Once opened, the release a virus.
If this continues we may change our policy and only accept resume’s via Canada Post.
Future Reference for when we do advertise for new employees:
We require this information: your “resume, cover letter and drivers abstract”
Incomplete submissions won’t be accepted.
We can start from there.
Available positions are normally advertised as they become available.
Terra Nova looks for friendly, energetic Team Players.
With a passion for Consistent Quality Landscape Services and Customer Care.
Select employees may be trained in the ITA horticultural or arboricultural apprenticeship program,
or other industry training seminars through the BC Landscape Nursery Association.
Some of our Policies:
No smoking on any of our client’s sites or company property.
A personal vehicle is required daily. There’s no bus service to and from client properties.
Work Days : Monday to Friday. 8 am sharp, until 5 pm Rain or Shine.
CSA approved steel toe boots and proper rain gear are required.
Work gloves are recommended.
-We supply CSA approved eye and ear protection if you don’t have any.
Terra Nova will train or retrain you to use our equipment safely and professionally.
We are WorkSafeBC compliant
We have a company written employee manual
Things to consider for employment : Level 1 First Aid/CPR, WHMIS, IPM, and other training such as : RLT-Residential Landscape Technician (visit Burnaby Continuing Education on line. Also Kwantlen University has good courses) or be certified as CHT,CLP, CLD, CLT or equivalent horticultural training from the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association, BC Landscape Nursery Association, GAIA College or other post secondary landscape, horticulture or arboriculture training.
There is also: ITA-Industry Training Association (horticultural or aboricultural apprenticeship programs) and/or ISA Arborist, TRAQ-Tree Risk Assessment Qualified, Current Landscape General (or higher) Pesticide License that is IPM-Integrated Pest Management Certified,
IIABC-sprinkler systems certified, Rain-bird sprinkler systems, Allan Block Retaining Wall/hard landscape training,
Canadian Construction Safety Council and other certifications are beneficial.
Terra Nova adheres to the B.C. Employment Standards Act, WCB/WorkSafeBC regulations, Bullying and Harassment laws, Due Diligence, Occupational Health and Safety-OHS, The Canadian Landscape Standard (BCSLA/BCLNA), IPM-Integrated Pest Management, PHC-Plant Health Care (ISA) etc. Including : The Code of Ethics of the Canadian Landscape Nursery Association, the International Society of Arboriculturists, Terra Nova Landscaping Services Company Policies and others.
Terra Nova Landscaping Services is an equal opportunity employer.
20 Plus Years of Consistent Quality Landscaping Solutions. Good Luck in your job search.
Note: Alcohol, Cannabis, tobacco, narcotics or other non-prescription drug use is prohibited on our clients sites and on company property, trailers and vehicles.
Shelled sunflower seeds (spitz) are not allowed either.
Remember, “Our Employees Represent The Company”
Please party on your own time.
We reserve the right to test for narcotic and chemical drug use. Thank-you for your understanding.
Respectfully, David Payne. President of Terra Nova Landscaping Services Ltd.
ita/cht/clt/clp/rlt/traq/isa/Red Seal Journeyman Landscape Horticulturist/Arborist