BC Local Government Job Posting Service

With a moderate climate, spectacular scenery and year-round recreational offerings at our doorstep, the City of Campbell River is the ideal location to live, work, and play.

Horticulturist I

(Term Position – June through October)

The City of Campbell River is seeking a Horticulturist I to fill a term position.

As part of the Parks Department team, the Horticulturist I performs a wide variety of skilled horticulturist tasks including the planting and maintenance of trees, shrubs, plants and beds throughout the City’s gardens, boulevards, and greenspaces; and the application of integrated pest management techniques.   

To complement your Horticulture Technician Certificate, or successful completion of the BC Industry Training Authority’s Landscape Horticulture Apprenticeship Common Core Level I and Level II exams, you will also have:
  • a current Pesticide Applicators Certificate.
  • a valid driver’s licence and a clean driver’s abstract.
  • an Occupational First Aid Level 1 certification.
  • Three (3) months practical horticultural experience.
  • Three (3) months in the maintenance and the application of pesticides, and the ability to plant, transplant, fertilize, irrigate, cultivate, mulch, weed and prune trees, shrubs and plants.

The hourly rate of pay for this CUPE bargaining unit position is $28.21 working 8 hours per day, Monday through Friday.

For a detailed job description that lists all the necessary qualifications for this position, please visit the “Employment Opportunities” section of our website at

Please include verification of your education and certifications with your application.

This posting closes at 4:30 pm on Thursday, May 2, 2019.

Please send your resume with covering letter, quoting Competition EXT-19-22 to:

Human Resources Department, City of Campbell River
301 St. Ann's Road, Campbell River, BC   V9W 4C7
Fax: (250) 286-5760

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short listed
for interviews will be contacted.

Location: Campbell River, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping
Posted: April 16, 2019, 3:24 pm
Expires: May 2, 2019, 4:30 pm