5-STAR LANDSCAPES…

ROCK STAR TEAM

Join the team

5-star landscapes don’t happen on their own…

They are a result of years of experience brought forth by virtuoso team members. Talented designers, methodical planners, inspiring lead performers and skilled crews all come together to give it their all.

We are on the hunt for the industry’s top players — rookies and MVPs alike. 
Scroll down and see if you have what it takes to make the cut.

Your best for the audience. Every day.

Every day our team works hard. Sometimes through the toughest of elements: scorching heat, pouring rain, howling winds. But why? Because we love our clients. We may be a rock star team, but we are not afraid to get dirty for our clients. All we do we do for them. They give us the stage. They give us the challenge. We just do what we do best.

MIKE BARTELS Landscape Supervisor

No more dead-end gigs.

At Cedar Springs, you can choose from many career paths and work alongside Ontario’s top talent to develop your skills. Our entire team is given an all-access pass to many opportunities and resources to grow personally and professionally.

Industry Accolades

We don’t like to brag, but here is how the industry is celebrating our team’s work.

  • CNLA Award
  • Best of Houzz
  • Landscape Ontario Award

Take a look backstage…

Behind the mud and sweat, there is always a smile. We like to think it's because we got our team’s back. And beyond a top-shelf pay, leading benefits and endless opportunities for growth — our team gets to celebrate wins together at our monthly BBQs, show off their skills at our golf tournaments and participate in many other exciting events.

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Hear it from the team…

  • I joined Cedar Springs as a part-time gardener, and in five years I've been able to grow into a full-time foreman position. Within my role, I am responsible for all the seasonal plantings, as well as supporting other crews with small and medium projects. Being a part of this team is fantastic! Everyone is friendly, supportive and willing to share their knowledge. As a result, I feel like there are always opportunities to learn new skills and continue to grow. — MEGAN WILLIAMS, Gardener / Horticultural Specialist
  • I joined Cedar Springs as a labourer on a landscape crew and over a few years, I was trained to lead an entire job site. The culture at Cedar Springs is one that heavily values customer care and relationships, personal character and discipline, and striving for excellence in all areas of our work. It's a positive, pro-active work environment, filled with great employees who share the same passion for excellence. — MYLES GARDNER, Landscape Foreman
  • I've spent most of my career working for Cedar Springs, and I still look forward to work every morning! The complexity of jobs continues to evolve, forcing us to keep growing and learning new methods and techniques to do our job better. Working outside and doing physical work, for me, is also a huge plus. There is nothing better than getting paid to learn and grow outdoors! — MIKE BARTELS, Landscape Supervisor
  • As a landscape designer, I get to work on projects that bring two of my passions together: design and nature. What I love about it the most is that every day I am blessed with the opportunity to grow alongside some of the most renowned industry veterans at a company that genuinely cares for their employees. — ADRIAN HORDYK, Landscape Designer

Make it big in landscaping with…

  • Top-shelf pay
  • Leading health benefits
  • Matched RRSP contributions
  • Profit-sharing
  • Defined career paths
  • Access to the latest gear and company vehicles

Don’t see your position?

We are always scouting for the best talent to join the team, and the best performers make the cut. If you don’t see your position listed, send us your resume, and if you have what it takes, we will show you around our studio and have a coffee to discuss what you can bring to our all-star team.

Cedar Springs Landscape Group Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Read more ›

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Landscape Construction Career Path

Team Member

Team Member

Team Members play a key role in supporting our construction team. Tasks include preparing job sites, operating equipment, installing hardscaping, planting, laying sod and transporting materials on- and off-site. This position allows you to learn about the many aspects of landscape construction.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Excellent stamina
  • Shows up on time every day
  • No experience required, training will be provided
  • Able to follow instructions from superiors
Education:
  • On-job
Experience:
  • 0 years
Benefits:
  • Benefits are effective after one consecutive year with the company
Apply
Apprentice

Apprentice

Apprentices participate in all of the day-to-day tasks required to complete landscape projects — while getting an education at the same time. Approximately 80% of your training will happen on-the-job, with the other 20% completed in school over two 12-week winter semesters. You'll use the skills you learn directly on-site as well as to teach other team members.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Attend school for two 12-week semesters
  • Participate in day-to-day tasks on job site
  • Put the things learned in school into action on-site
  • Excellent stamina
  • Shows up on time everyday
Education:
  • In-school training / On-job
Certificates:
  • A-Level License
Experience:
  • 2 years
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply
Landscape Lead Hand

Landscape Lead Hand

As you mature and grow in your role, the next step up is the Lead Hand position. On top of installing landscapes, Lead Hands also oversee a group of workers assigned to them — making sure that their team carries out their work technically, ethically and in a timely manner.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Oversees & delegates work on-site
  • Able to work all equipment and tools required on a landscape project
  • Positive attitude
  • Motivator
  • Upholds company core values and standards
Education:
  • On-job
Certificates:
  • A-Level License
Experience:
  • 1 year
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply
Junior Foreman

Junior Foreman

As the growing leader of the job site, you need extensive on-site experience to be a Junior Foreman. A large part of your role will be training and supervising team members, teaching them and ensuring their work is up to company standard — always striving to improve your team's efficiency. Tasks include coordinating work-flow on-site and communicating production goals with crew members, senior foremen and clients.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Training & overseeing work done by Team Members
  • Direct activities on job site and coordinate the workflow and what needs to be done that day
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities and give detailed instructions to team members to uphold high-quality work
  • Patient personality
  • Extensive on-site experience with all tools and equipment
  • Reports to the Landscape Foreman
Education:
  • On-job
Certificates:
  • A-Level License
Experience:
  • 4 years
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply
Landscape Foreman

Landscape Foreman

As a Landscape Foreman, you'll work closely with the Project Manager to make sure every project is delivered on-time and on-budget. You must have an eye for details in this critical role. Tasks include submitting timesheets, monitoring crew activities and keeping track of materials used.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Works alongside Project Manager
  • Able to coach and train Team Members
  • Proficient in all landscape programs used by Cedar Springs Landscape Group
Education:
  • On-job
Certificates:
  • A-Level License
Experience:
  • 5 years
Benefits:
  • Phone
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply
Project Manager

Project Manager

Project Managers oversee every landscape construction project from design to completion. In this role, you must understand what goes into every aspect of landscape construction — from hardscaping to softscaping and even specialized trades such as carpentry. Other key qualities include excelling at multi-tasking, having a high level of detail, executing tasks on-time — and being a great teacher to foremen, team members and other subcontractors involved in projects. Effective communication with designers, clients, sales consultants, suppliers, and co-workers is crucial.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Schedules subcontractors
  • Sets goals for the crew weekly
  • Order specialty items (appliances, lighting, etc.)
  • Coordinates with suppliers for hardscape & softscape materials
  • Tracks extras and change orders made by the client throughout the duration of the project
  • Assists with technical aspects of projects by problem-solving when issues arise
  • Keeps the client updated on the status of their project
  • Makes changes to company schedule
  • Communicates with foreman daily
Education:
  • Many years of on-the-job experience
Experience:
  • 10 years
Benefits:
  • Company vehicle
  • Phone
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply

Stone Masonry Career Path

Team Member

Team Member

Team Members play a key role in supporting our masonry crews. Tasks include mixing mortar, cutting brick & stone, supplying masons with products & materials and maintaining a clean and safe worksite. This is a great position for anyone who wants to learn the different aspects of masonry.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Mixing mortar
  • Cutting brick & stone
  • Supplying mason with product and materials
  • Maintaining a clean and safe worksite
Education:
  • On-job
Experience:
  • 0 years
Apply
Apprentice

Apprentice

Apprentices participate in all of the day-to-day tasks required to complete masonry projects — while getting an education at the same time. Approximately 80% of your training will happen on-the-job, with the other 20% completed in school over two 12-week winter semesters. You'll use the skills you learn directly on-site as well as to teach other team members.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Attends school for two 12-week semesters
  • Participates in day-to-day tasks on jobsite
  • Puts the things learned in school into action on-site
  • Excellent stamina
  • Shows up on time everyday
Education:
  • In-school training / On-job
Experience:
  • 2 years
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply
Masonry Lead Hand

Masonry Lead Hand

As you mature and grow in your role, the next step up is the Lead Hand position. On top of installing landscapes, Masonry Lead Hands also oversee a group of workers assigned to them — making sure that their team carries out their work technically, ethically and in a timely manner.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Overseeing a group of masonry team members
  • Installation of brick & stone
  • In the absence of a foreman, assisting with management roles
Education:
  • On-job
Experience:
  • 1 year
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply
Masonry Foreman

Masonry Foreman

The Masonry Foreman works closely with the Project Manager to make sure every masonry project is delivered on-time and on-budget. You must have an eye for details in this critical role. Tasks include submitting timesheets, monitoring crew activities and keeping track of materials used.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Works closely with project managers and masonry supervisor to ensure proper installation of masonry projects
  • Responsible for ensuring projects are carried out in a timely, technical, and safe manner
  • Proficient user of all Cedar Springs programs (LMN, Buildertrend, Excel)
  • Upholds company core values at all times
  • Able to train/coach
Education:
  • On-job
Experience:
  • 4 years
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
  • Phone
Apply

Carpentry Career Path

Team Member

Team Member

Team Members play a key role in supporting our carpentry crews. Tasks include cutting & measuring materials, using various power tools, framing, and finishing & installing wooden structures. This is a great position for anyone who wants to learn the different aspects of carpentry.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Cuts & measures materials
  • Uses various power tools
  • Framing
  • Finishing
  • Installing wooden structures
Education:
  • On-job
Experience:
  • 0 years
Benefits:
  • Benefits are effective after one consecutive year with the company
Apply
Carpentry Lead Hand

Carpentry Lead Hand

As you mature and grow in your role, the next step up is the Lead Hand position. On top of carpentry, Lead Hands also oversee a group of workers assigned to them — making sure that their team carries out their work technically, ethically and in a timely manner.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Oversees a group of carpentry workers
  • Installing wooden structures
Education:
  • On-job
Experience:
  • 1 years
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply
Apprentice

Apprentice

Apprentices participate in all of the day-to-day tasks required to complete carpentry projects — while getting an education at the same time. Approximately 80% of your training will happen on-the-job, with the other 20% completed in school over two 12-week winter semesters. You'll use the skills you learn directly on-site as well as to teach other team members.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Attends school for two 12-week semesters
  • Participates in day-to-day tasks on job site
  • Puts the things learned in school into action on-site
  • Excellent stamina
  • Shows up on time every day
Education:
  • In-school training / On-job
Experience:
  • 2 years
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply
Carpentry Foreman

Carpentry Foreman

Carpentry Foremen work closely with the Project Manager to make sure every carpentry project is delivered on-time and on-budget. You must have an eye for details in this critical role. Tasks include submitting timesheets, monitoring crew activities and keeping track of materials used.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Work closely with project managers and carpentry supervisor to ensure proper installation of carpentry projects
  • Responsible for ensuring projects are carried out in a timely, technical, and safe manner
  • Proficient user of all Cedar Springs programs (LMN, Buildertrend, Excel)
  • Upholds company core values at all times
  • Able to train & coach
Education:
  • On-job
Experience:
  • 4 years
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
  • Phone
Apply

Landscape Maintenance Career Path

Team Member

Team Member

As a Maintenance Team Member, you must have a love for the outdoors. Each and every day, your senses will be heightened as you enter pleasant outdoor environments at our residential clients' homes — keeping them looking attractive, orderly and healthy. You will learn a lot about horticulture, maintenance efficiency and the plants & trees themselves! Typical tasks include grass cutting, leaf clean-ups, trimming, pruning and other tasks that a client may ask for.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • When trained, operate various tools and equipment, including blowers, trimmers, mowers, pruners, hand tools, etc.
  • Gardening of beds and mowing of lawns
  • Loads and unloads materials, tools, and equipment required to complete daily tasks
  • Transports materials using wheelbarrows, carts, buckets, and hand lifting/carrying
  • Wears appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Complies with all company policies and regulations
  • Works in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
  • Cleans, tidies and ensure job sites, trucks, equipment are kept clean and sparkling
Education:
  • On-job
Experience:
  • 0 years
Benefits:
  • Benefits are effective after one consecutive year with the company
Apply
Apprentice

Apprentice

Apprentices participate in all of the day-to-day tasks required to complete landscape projects — while getting an education at the same time. Approximately 80% of your training will happen on-the-job, with the other 20% completed in school over two 12-week winter semesters. You'll use the skills you learn directly on-site as well as to teach other team members.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Attend school for two 12-week semesters
  • Participate in day-to-day tasks on job site
  • Put the things learned in school into action on-site
  • Excellent stamina
  • Shows up on time every day
Education:
  • In-school Training/ On-job
Experience:
  • 2 years
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply
Crew Lead Hand

Crew Lead Hand

As you mature and grow in your role, the next step up is the Lead Hand position. On top of daily maintenance, Lead Hands also oversee a group of workers assigned to them — making sure that their team carries out their work technically, ethically and in a timely manner.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Oversees & delegates work on-site
  • Ability to work all equipment and tools required on a landscape project
  • Positive attitude
  • Motivator
  • Upholds company core values and standards
Education:
  • On-job
Experience:
  • 1 year
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply
Crew Foreman

Crew Foreman

Crew Foremen work closely with the Operations Manager to make sure every maintenance job is delivered on-time and on-budget. You must have an eye for details in this critical role. Tasks include submitting timesheets, monitoring crew activities and keeping track of materials used.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Training & Overseeing work done by Team Members
  • Directs activities on job site and coordinates the work flow and what needs to be done that day
  • Able to delegate responsibilities and give detailed instructions to team members to uphold high-quality work
  • Patient personality
  • Extensive on-site experience with all tools and equipment
  • Reports to the Operations Manager
Education:
  • On-job
Experience:
  • 4 years
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
  • Phone
Apply
Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Operation Managers oversee all maintenance crews and make sure every employee knows their duties, routes and safety protocols. You'll be responsible for all crews, solving problems as they arise and helping with the training of new employees. Extensive horticulture knowledge and an ability to train and delegate is crucial. Key skills include organization, attention to detail, scheduling and time management.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Works alongside Account Manager
  • Ability to coach and train Team Members
  • Proficient in all landscape programs used by Cedar Springs Landscape Group
Experience:
  • 5 years
Apply
Account Manager

Account Manager

Account Managers are the bridge between our crews and our maintenance clients, and are crucial to the growth and expansion of the maintenance side of Cedar Springs. Tasks include approving timesheets, finding opportunities for new contracts, scheduling new maintenance projects and creating documentation for smooth operations.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Maintaining long-term, loyal client relationships with a goal of 100% retention
  • Performing site walk evaluations and meetings with customers
  • Managing crews for quality control
  • Preparing and presenting landscape enhancement ideas to existing clients
  • Managing budgets and labour hours
Education:
  • On-job
Experience:
  • 10 years
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
  • Phone
Apply

Specialized Trades Career Path

Electrician

Electrician

Electricians at Cedar Springs are responsible for the safe and proficient operation of any electrical systems installed with a landscape. Tasks include installing wiring, outlets, switches, light fixtures, fans, LED landscape lighting and security lighting.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
Education:
  • Licensed
Apply
Landscape Lighting

Landscape Lighting

As a Landscape Lighting Technician, you'll work with our team to install, service and repair lighting systems. Other tasks include the cross-selling of new products, add-ons and upgrades.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
Education:
  • On-job
Apply
Painting

Painting

Painters are responsible for carefully adding colour and tints to select elements of Cedar Springs' landscapes. Painters need to have patience and an incredible attention to detail.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
Education:
  • On-job
Apply
Trucking

Trucking

Truckers are responsible for delivering materials and equipment to and from job sites. You'll drive and safely operate heavy trucks with air brakes and trailers. An AZ license is required.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
Education:
  • On-job
Certificates:
  • AZ Level License
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply
Fleet Mechanic

Fleet Mechanic

Working in tandem with our Operations team, the Fleet Mechanic performs scheduled preventative maintenance and necessary repairs to Cedar Springs’ fleet trucks (light and heavy), trailers, skid steers, loaders and excavators. You'll also facilitate getting equipment on the road safely and to appropriate MTO standards each day. Breakdowns of equipment may also require occasional mobile servicing.

Expectations:
  • Maintains and repairs fleet equipment and performs preventative maintenance
  • Diagnoses vehicle failures and disassembles, repairs and reassembles quickly and efficiently
  • Helps to cut out waste in repairs & breakdowns by setting up a proactive service approach
  • Completes all necessary supporting documents, including vehicle records
  • Maintains cleanliness in areas of workshop and tools
  • Inspects records of daily checklist (pre-trip inspections)
  • Able to learn software and complete clerical work and paperwork accurately
  • Orders of stock materials, parts, inventory
  • Follows the direction of Operations & General Manager
  • Assists with purchase decisions of vehicles and equipment
Education:
  • Mechanic experience on light and heavy equipment
  • Lift, push and pull a minimum of 50 lbs repeatedly
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to be “on-call” during breakdowns and seasonal needs (ie. Snow events)
Benefits:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Uniform
Apply
Small Engines Mechanic

Small Engines Mechanic

Small Engines Mechanics are highly technical people. In this role, you'll repair vehicles and power equipment such as lawnmowers, weedeaters and edgers. You'll also perform routine maintenance such as cleaning, oiling of parts and ignition systems tuning. Other tasks include testing and inspecting engines, locating missing or broken parts, recording repairs made and reassembling engines.

Expectations:
  • Valid Driver's License
Education:
  • Licensed
Apply