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Employment Opportunity - Seasonal Landscape Maintenance

The Town of Bonavista is looking for a Seasonal Landscape Maintenance person. Under the direction of the Director of External Operations (DEO), the Seasonal Landscape Maintenance person performs work to maintain lawns, gardens, athletic fields, parks/parkettes, and other landscaped areas managed by the town.


Wage: As per the Union Agreement

Duration of Position: Seasonal Part Time (20 hrs/week)


The duties of the Seasonal Landscape Maintenance are as follows:-

  • Performs all manual duties relating to the landscape and gardens in the town as assigned by the DEO including mowing, cutting, pruning, planting, painting etc.

  • Operates light equipment such as pick-up trucks, power mowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, pruning saws, and other landscape maintenance equipment

  • Maintains lawns and grass along roadsides by mowing, edging and fertilizing

  • Maintains gardens and flowerbeds throughout the community by planting, weeding, watering, edging and fertilizing.

  • Operates and cares for town equipment such as lawnmowers, edgers, weed eaters and other garden tools and ensures that proper safety precautions are taken for the protection and safety of employees, the public, private properties, and town equipment.

  • Spread topsoil, lay sod, plant flowers, grass, shrubs and trees and perform other duties to assist with the construction of a landscape and related structures

  • Spray and dust trees, shrubs, lawns and gardens, as directed, to control insects and disease

  • Perform other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environments.

  • All other duties as required.

  • Must have a valid driver's license

  • Must use your vehicle with the capability of pulling a small trailer. Trailer will be supplied.  


This position is open to all applicants. Driver abstract may be required upon request. Please send your resumé to the address below and clearly marked “Application for Seasonal Landscape Maintenance” or by e-mail to:


Kirk Way

Director of External Operations, Town of Bonavista

95 Church Street

P.O Box 279

Bonavista, NL  A0C 1B0

Applications will not be accepted via Facebook.

The deadline for applications is 3:00 pm on May 23, 2024.


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