Horticulture Technician


West Edmonton Mall



Closing Date

Mar 31, 2023

The Horticulture Technician is responsible for maintaining the appearance and upkeep of West Edmonton Mall’s live and artificial plant life and their surroundings.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring all plant life is healthy and the appearance is maintained by daily watering and removing of dead material.
  • Determining the environmental conditions and care required to maintain selected plants and determining the most appropriate watering and care times.
  • Maintaining soil quality by using basic cultivating techniques and removing debris from planting areas.
  • Moving, planting, and replanting live and artificial plant life to best suit the aesthetic and functional needs of the Mall as well as ensuring live plant life has adequate resources to grow.
  • Providing maintenance of plant life by washing planters, dusting leaves, washing trees, and vacuuming artificial plant life.
  • Preparing soil for planting, planting bulbs, seeds and cuttings, transplanting plant life, training and pruning plants, and applying pesticides and fertilizers.
  • Other responsibilities as required.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in a greenhouse or horticulture environment with practice in planting and maintenance of different plant life.
  • Experience using planting, irrigation, and fertilizing equipment.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and work in a humid environment.
  • Ability to lift and transport up to 50lb.
Terms of Employment:
  • This is a full-time position that is required Monday through Friday.
  • Must be able to pass a basic security clearance.