Worker Landscape Construction
Euro Landscape Construction & Grounds Inc - Toronto, ON

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General Laborer (Landscape Construction)

Reports to: * Crew Foreman


The Landscape Laborer is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks (generally physical labor) in order to assist with the completion of landscape construction projects. The landscape laborer will be required to operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks.

Core Capabilities:

 Customer and quality focus
 Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
 Team work
 Excellent problem solving abilities
 Responsibility and dependability
 Ethics and integrity

Job Duties:

 Assist in the preparation of jobsites prior to the beginning of a project
 Operate various tools and equipment, including: chainsaws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
 Mix, pour, and spread concrete
 Assist in the construction of walkways, fences, decks, posts, etc.
 Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis
 Dig ditches or trenches
 Perform land clearing activities
 Plant and maintain garden beds and lawns
 Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment required to complete landscape construction projects
 Transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, carts, dollies, and hand lifting/carrying
 Assist foreman with job-related tasks
 Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to perform work activities
 Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
 Comply with all company policies and regulations
 Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations


 High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
 Minimum one year experience in the landscape/construction industry
 Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
 Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
 Time management skills
 Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
 Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices
 Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
 Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
 Preference will be given to candidates with a valid driver’s license and safe driving record
Work Conditions:

 Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials
 Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
 Ability to work in a fast paced environment
 Requires good manual dexterity
 Excellent stamina is required
 Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
 Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
 Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work