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Van Dongen's is a group of companies including a Retail Garden Centre, Landscaping and Nursery division for over 60 years. 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 hr@vandongens.com


Full-time, Part-time & Student Opportunities


Nursery & Landscape - Sales & Operations Manager (Full-Time)


  • Strong knowledge of plant material is required
  • Knowledge of landscaping products and landscape construction is an asset, including estimating installation costs
  • Ability to assist with managing product inventories and ordering processes
  • Must be client focused, personable, with an ability to inspire, sell, and problem solve
  • Strong communication skills required, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in fast paced environments and manage a team
  • Proficient with computers, and willingness to lend downtime to other department tasks and long term strategic development

General Labourer (Seasonal Full-Time)


The ideal candidate will - Ability to follow instructions- Heavy Lifting- Ability to use machinery (benefit not required), training provided- Seasonal Work: April – November, Mon – Sat, 7:30 – 6:00 - Rate 11.60/hour to $14/hour + 4% vacation.

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

Garden Centre Cashiers, General Help & Sales Staff (Student 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
  • Cashier experience beneficial

Landscape & Stone Lot Crew (Student Spring/Summer)


  • Ideal for University/College students seeking spring/summer employment
  • Landscape experience preferred
  • 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)