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Botanical Designer - Outdoor Containers

Botanical Designer - Outdoor Containers

Are you passionate about merging artistry with nature? Are you a creative visionary with an eye for design? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are seeking a talented Botanical Designer who can whip up the most stunning Potted Outdoor Containers that will inspire and captivate our customers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design visually captivating potted containers for outdoor areas using bedding plants, shrubs, perennials or a mix of these plant types.
  • Careful selection of plant materials to ensure they are suitable for each specific environment, all while taking into consideration container placement and arrangement, colour schemes, watering, and lighting requirements.
  • Educate clients on plant care and maintenance to ensure the longevity and health of their outdoor containers.
  • Collaborate with our nursery buying team to ensure efficient, timely plant ordering and stock maintenance.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace, ensuring that all tools and materials are properly labelled, maintained, and stored.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in planting outdoor containers or Landscape Design. Preference will be given to applicants who can provide photographs or visual representation of previous container gardening projects.
  • Excellent artistic and creative skills, with a keen eye for color, texture, and composition.
  • Strong communication skills, with the capacity to effectively convey ideas and work collaboratively with clients and team members.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines with a commitment to deliver outstanding results.
  • Physical stamina and dexterity, as the role may require lifting and carrying heavy pots up to 30 lbs.
  • Excellent artistic and creative skills, with a keen eye for color, texture, and composition.

Schedule Requirements:

  • This position is needed on a seasonal, part-time basis from April through Fall to work between 12-20 hours per week including weekdays and weekends.  Flexibility on committed availability is required.

Why Should You Apply:

  • You embrace a healthy and meaningful lifestyle that connects with nature! You'll be surrounded by a lush oasis of beautiful plants in a serene Garden Centre setting.
  • No year-round work commitment! Our season commences in early April thru the end of October.
  • No early morning or late-night shifts. We are open 7-days a week from 9:30am to 6:00pm including holidays.
  • Higher than average pay scale for similar work.
  • Cultivate your very own green living space through our employee discount!

      Apply now and become a part of our mission to bring the beauty of nature into people’s homes!

      Please email your resume with a brief cover letter expressing your interest and why you're a perfect fit for this role and send it to: brent@vandulafarms.com

      We welcome all applications! Please note that only those who have relevant work experience in Container Gardening or Landscape Design will be contacted for interview.

      No phone calls or drop in’s please as our recruiter is working off-site. 

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