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Get hired today, tomorrow, next week or in the next month or two – your choice. We’ve been getting it right and setting the gold standard for the last 23 years and we want your help building and maintaining our first class reputation!
Send us a resume to: email@example.com And / Or complete the application section of this web page. We will get back to all promising applicants promptly!
Or text your story, experience or questions to 250-861-0535. Calls often go to voice mail because we are hands-on owners out in the field working! Leave a voice mail if we don’t answer and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Whether you are looking for a career, a fulltime job or a challenging and rewarding summer job, Asahi Contracting has a position available for you. We offer a work place with high expectations and the opportunity to have your hard work recognized and appreciated. We are one of the most established and professional landscape maintenance companies in the valley. We will listen and we will make the effort to help you succeed – right off the bat. We can have a meet and greet in person at our shop early most weekdays or during the workday on one of our sites – or even over Facetime or Skype – also by appointment – including weekends. Check out the testimonials from some of our past and current team members on our Testimonials page.
We are old school but cutting edge – we know it takes a team effort to be the best. We are organized and take all of our customers and team members very seriously. We have an exceptional staff of veterans and supervisors who have helped us build one of the best reputations around. They are ready to help you fit in and enjoy your day – no matter what your experience level. We expect a lot but we pay high wages and overtime – weekly. We offer comprehensive training from beginner to advanced. Check us out – you will not be disappointed.
We have built our business training tough, resourceful and good natured people to be their best. Current hourly wages start at $18/hr and can quickly be assessed upwards to $24/hr or more. We have a large, first class shop just off Hwy 97 N and maintain most of our equipment there ourselves. We offer flexible scheduling, 8-10 hour shifts and real choice over tasks and responsibilities. So if you choose, full time hours can be achieved in a 4 day workweek. We have the best equipment and contracts. A complete uniform is provided. We use a handy 2 way radio system that makes every shift a fun and interesting experience. Ice water is supplied on all of the rigs at no charge. Juice, sports drinks, energy drinks and soft drinks are supplied at a nominal cost. We offer a comprehensive, optional benefits package – including dental. Our regular staff meetings keep everyone in the loop and give us a chance to get feedback on how things are really going – we are always improving.
Are you an experienced maintenance pro or crew supervisor looking for Kelowna Landscaping Jobs? Text 250-861-0535 during the day to arrange a meet and greet and to check out our shop and operation!
Asahi Contracting Ltd. is an award winning landscape maintenance gardening operation. We employ a good natured staff that tries to have fun every shift while doing an excellent job. ‘Asahi’ means ‘morning sun’ in Japanese. We specialize in landscape maintenance and renovation, ornamental pruning, annual flower displays and irrigation maintenance at medium and large, high profile commercial and strata type sites. The entry level position available is that of a full time landscape gardener’s helper. We are effectively always hiring February to November.
Our crews are our most valuable resource. These positions are not easy – but for the right type of person, this job or career can be very fulfilling. Experience is preferred but may not always be required. Your duties would include some or all of the following:
Mowing, trimming, edging and power blowing of lawns. Pruning, planting, and removing: trees, shrubs, and flowers. Raking, tarping and blowing landscape debris. Manually weeding plant beds. fertilizer and herbicide applicating. Irrigation maintenance and possibly machine maintenance. Equipment is heavy and sharp, conditions are often dusty and hot – just the way we like it!
This position is not a heavy equipment operator job. There are no bobcats, excavators etc. However, there are many high-end riding lawnmowers. You should be prepared to briskly walk several kilometers while on task each day. The full time positions involve the use of many different types of two stroke, gas powered, handheld machines. We pay overtime after 40 hours.
We are one of the best!
We are looking for someone who:
- Is at least 18 years old and physically fit. You should be able to regularly lift and carry 50-pound loads.
- Has an eye for detail, is personally organized and will be able to fit in with a regimented operation.
- Can demonstrate that in the past they have succeeded at a full time, physically demanding job (or sport – preferably in an outdoor setting).
- Ideally has lived in Kelowna for at least 6 months– unless significantly experienced or suitable.
- Is bondable (this can be explained), outgoing and personable. We are a first class team and you need to be a team player.
- Will have no trouble arriving at our shop or one of our sites each morning on time.
- Can cope in a fast-paced setting during our summer heat (30°C – 40°C for 2 months or more).
- Is prepared to read and understand our Employee Orientation and Training Manual.
- Is an upbeat person who can have some fun working in position like this!
To pursue this opportunity: Text or call 250-861-0535. Email your resume if you have one and any questions about the position to firstname.lastname@example.org. Sometimes we get jammed up and only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. We apologize for not always being able to reply to every applicant!
If you are scheduled for an interview: you should bring the following if you have them: a copy of your resume, your driver’s license (or BC ID or passport), a provincial medical plan card if you have one and your social insurance number. Sorry, no early birds please: we won’t be able to do any interviews before the scheduled appointment time! The shop is a very busy place in the morning and we only have so many interviewers!
SHOP DIRECTIONS: #6-730 Stremel Rd. Turn off Hwy 97 N at Orchard Ford. We are a couple of blocks down on the left. Sorry no drop ins without an appointment and there is no mail box! Please park on the street or in the common parking lot along the street side of the property.
FIRST DAY: Good hiking boots with cushioned insoles are recommended – low end steel toed boots are not. Running or skate shoes are only allowed during a short tryout period. You will also need work gloves and safety glasses. We do have them available for purchase. Other than that just bring a lunch and your ID and you are good to go.
Thanks again for your interest! No callers to an owner’s residence – Thanks.
Asahi Contracting Ltd.
Shop Location: #6-730 Stremel Rd.Kelowna, BC
Mailing Address: 2769 Curts St. Kelowna, BC V1Y2T8