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P.T. Seasonal Turf - Horticulturalist

The Marshes Golf Club, Kanata, Ontario, Canada Req #103
Monday, February 11, 2019
Marshes Golf Club is one of Ottawa’s leading Golf courses.  Working at The Marshes means redefining the hospitality experience in Ottawa where we deliver sensational service.

Job Overview

The horticulturist, under the supervision of the golf course superintendent, manages the greenhouse and nursery to produce and install ornamental landscaping for the golf course and clubhouse properties.


  • Manages the greenhouse and ornamental facilities
  • Selects, propagates and grows plant materials (except trees and larger shrubs) for ornamental plantings
  • Design flower beds and cultivates shrubs and flowers
  • Trims and prunes hedges and shrubbery
  • Designs, installs and maintains low-pressure irrigation systems for landscaping
  • Instructs groundskeepers in routine maintenance of ornamental plantings
  • Applies pesticides and fertilizers to ornamental plantings
  • Advises the superintendent of the need for tree trimming services


  • Associate degree or extensive experience in horticulture or a closely related field
  • Knowledge of the characteristics, growth habits and proper cultivation of a wide selection of flowering bulbs, annuals, biennials and perennial plant materials, including both herbaceous and woody plants
  • Knowledge of the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers, soil conditions and pest control methods and materials
  • May require current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator
  • Experience in golf course maintenance and the game of golf

The Marshes Golf Club is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. The Marshes Golf Club welcomes and encourages applications from candidates with disabilities, to support the Integrated Accessibility Standards, Ontario Regulation 191/11 for the Employment Standards set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodations and/or a copy of these documents in an alternate format for reasons related to a disability, please contact our Casting Department (Human Resources) at 613-271-3592. To review our AODA IASR Employment Policy please contact the Casting department.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • The Marshes Golf Club, Kanata, Ontario, Canada