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Van Dongen's is a group of companies including a Retail Garden Centre, Landscaping and Nursery division. We are located on the edge of Milton and Mississauga (Trafalgar and 401), in a rapidly growing marketplace, and are expanding our team accordingly. We are looking for energetic, hard working, team players to join us. If you believe you could be an asset to our team, please feel free to contact us at any time at

Full-time, Part-time & Student Opportunities

Garden Centre Cashiers, General Help & Sales Staff (Seasonal Spring/Summer)

  • Ideal for University/College students seeking spring/summer employment
  • Proficient with computers
  • Strong communication skills required, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in fast paced & flexible environments
  • Demonstrate an understanding or interest in the horticulture industry
  • Flexible work schedule and must have day, evening, weekend and holiday availability in Spring & Summer
  • Cashier and retail experience beneficial
  • Start date: Late April / Early May

Landscape Crew (Seasonal Spring/Summer)

  • Ideal for University/College students seeking spring/summer employment.
  • Landscape experience beneficial.
  • Leadership and the ability to manage or work well with a team.
  • Physically able to perform the required tasks.
  • Being able to work directly with clients and meet and exceed their expectations.
  • Experience or familiarity with light garden equipment, and/or heavy construction equipment is an asset (including standard, or DZ license).
  • Start date: Late April / Early May

Landscape & Tree Planting Foreman (Full-Time)

  • Have experience driving a truck (Standard Optional). DZ or AZ preferred but not necessary.
  • Can train for DZ.
  • Experience and/or certifications for HIBA cranes, Multi-Lifts and trailers an asset.
  • Experience with the operation of landscape equipment is preferred, including loaders, excavators and other machinery.
  • Top candidates will have experience with landscape construction and design, including installation of interlocking, trees and garden features.
  • Knowledge of horticultural including trees and shrubs is beneficial.
  • Ability to be customer oriented with experience with finding solutions, friendly and team player will be important.
  • Portions of this job are physical.
  • Experience with managing a group of individuals will be an asset.

General Labourer (Seasonal Full-Time)

General Labour on Farm / Nurseries. No experience required, all training provided. Physical outdoor work. Tasks include digging and planting (sewing and harvesting) trees, pruning, watering, general farm maintenance including weed prevention and maintenance, and other miscellaneous farm tasks.

No Education Required. Start date: Late April / Early May

How to apply

  • E-mail
  • Fax (905) 875-2060
  • If you are in the area stop in; but please call before to make sure we are here to see you. Call (905) 878-1105 (no answer dial Ext. 232)