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Are you a skilled, creative, committed and self-motivated nature-lover?


Would you like to work on inspired and meaningful projects that support local ecosystems?


Lavish Gardens is an award-winning landscape company, and our team is a group of unique people designing, building, and installing incredible outdoor features and wild gardens.


If you are passionate about plants and looking to continuously keep learning while aiming for the top… you might be a perfect fit for our softscape team.


 Lavish Gardens is actively growing and 

we want you to grow with us

by providing you with serious career growth 

and training opportunities.

Softscape Crew Member

Reports to: Horticulture Team Lead

The softscape crew member spends their day in gardens surrounded by the beautiful aesthetic of plants and sounds of pollinators where they will assist with all plant installations, garden maintenance, and pond maintenance in accordance with proper horticultural practices and ecological integrity.

Core Capabilities:

  • Customer and quality focus

  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Teamwork – become a part of our “Dream Team”

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities

  • Responsibility and dependability

  • Ethics and integrity

Job Duties:

  • Assist in the execution of plant installation projects

  • Assist in the preparation of jobsites prior to the beginning of a project

  • Operate various tools and equipment, including: some heavy equipment, leaf blowers, edgers, laser levels,

    measurement equipment, pruning equipment, hand saws, shovels, rakes, pickaxes, hammers,

    wheelbarrows etc.

  • Assist in the construction of water features, walkways, patios, walls, steps, etc. when required

  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting daily inspections, lubricating,

    and cleaning

  • Comply with all company policies and regulations, including wearing appropriate PPE along with local

    health and safety laws/regulations on project sites and the shop/yard

  • Respect standards of cleanliness and organization in assigned trucks, trailers, equipment, jobsites, and

    shop/yard areas

  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner

  • Continued training opportunities to grow a career


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

  • Horticulture training is an asset

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in the landscape horticulture industry

  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner

  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

  • Time management skills

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Speak, read, and write English

    Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent stamina is required

  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis

  • Work outdoors in various conditions including extreme heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold

  • Seasonal (May to November), full-time (Monday to Friday – 40 to 50 working hours including occasional weekend work).

Pay: $20-$24/hour based on experience.

If you think you're a great fit for this position, we'd love to hear from you! Please send us your resume and why would would love to work for Lavish Gardens.
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