Why Work at Quiet Nature?
Got skills? Get along well with others?
This might be the place for you!
A group of unique people building unique spaces
Located in Ayr, Ontario, Quiet Nature is a multiple award-winning landscape design and construction firm focused on the creation of sustainable landscape solutions, ecological restoration projects, water features, natural swim ponds, natural stonework, and walkways & patios.
We're a rapidly growing business looking to add more all-stars to the team. We like to have a good time both in and outside of the job, but also know how to bust our asses when there’s work to be done. We want good people and promise that you won’t be paired up with any slackers!
What kind of person works at Quiet Nature?
An environmentally conscious outdoors enthusiast with a positive, down to earth attitude who is hardworking and driven yet has an easy going personality and knows that success is in the details while they adapt on the fly in a creative and professional manner and supports the growth of his/her fellow workers in a trustworthy way. That’s who.
CURRENT JOB POSTINGS
Creating beautiful, one-of-a-kind outdoor spaces isn't easy...but it's rewarding.
If you love working with your hands, getting a bit dirty, and want to take pride in creating special places for outstanding clients, then you've come to the right place.
Landscape Professional - Foreman/Crew Leader x 2 ($22-$30/hr)
We're looking for a well rounded Landscape Construction Foreman/Crew Leader with a minimum of 5 years experience in the industry (preferably more) where you've been the lead on projects both small and large building patios, retaining walls, walkways, and other landscape features.
At Quiet Nature, you'll be responsible for overseeing all on-site aspects of our landscape installations with your positive attitude and great problem-solving abilities. You have excellent communication skills, demand high-quality work from yourself and your co-workers, and know how to take good care of our clients and their properties.
We like to use technology and equipment to manage and build our projects, so being comfortable with smartphones, tablets, excavation equipment, and other specialty tools that make life easier is very important.
Landscape Professional - Lead Hands, Crew Members & Aspiring Craftsmen x 3 ($17-$22/hr)
A Quiet Nature Crew Member is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to assist with the completion of landscape construction projects and will operate different tools and specialty pieces of equipment to get things done. You'll have a budding passion for building beautiful, unique spaces and a willingness to learn, grow, push yourself, and generally change the world (or at least the private world of our clients).
You may be coming to us with zero experience in the industry but an interest in learning something new, working hard, and getting in shape while you do it. Or, you may have a few years experience in the landscape world with a general sense of what you like and don't like building, and a desire to start honing your specialty and perfecting your craft.
Contract Planting Technician x 4 ($16-$20/hr)
Quiet Nature’s Naturalization division works alongside other trades and general contractors to enhance, restore, and create natural spaces. Our projects include; naturalizing stormwater ponds, planting trees in residential and commercial areas, creating meadow and prairie habitat, woodlot enhancement on rural properties, and building natural playgrounds. A Contract Planting Technician may also be asked to assist with the maintenance and operation of our native plant nursery, and assist our Landscape Construction and Garden Maintenance crews. You're a nature-loving’ people person who enjoys working on a fabulous team. You have a relentless drive and a keen ability to focus and stay motivated. You thrive under pressure, are excited by a challenge and the opportunity to learn new skills. Your main responsibility is planting trees and shrubs.
Duration: A Contract Planting Technician would be brought in on an as-needed basis for the duration of scheduled Naturalization projects. An excellent opportunity for someone with part-time, short-term, or seasonal availability.
- Ability to report directly to job sites in various locations, and/or carpool from our shop located in Ayr, On
- Steel Toe work boots/shoes
- Physically active
- Positive attitude and a good sense of humour
- High Fives!
- Willingness to learn new skills
- Hand planting native trees and shrubs (planting techniques will be taught)
- Problem-solving abilities
- Responsible and dependable
- Able to focus and stay motivated during strenuous work and/or repetitive tasks
Additional skills that would be an asset, and could lead to full-time employment
- Experience tree planting
- Driving large trucks and trailers
- Power tool, chainsaw experience
- Skid Steer and Mini Ex Operation
- Lead hand/supervisor experience
- Landscape construction experience
- An expert storyteller who never messes up a punchline
If you have the right attitude we'll train the skills and give you opportunities to work on the things you love. Apply now below!
Like what you've seen? We want to hear from you!
- Join a tribe of fellow all-stars
- Work on unique, challenging projects
- Stay in shape while working in the great outdoors
Please complete the following form so we can get a sense of your current knowledge and skill set and understand a bit more about who you are. It will take you approximately 10-20 minutes to complete.
When you've completed the application, click the "Submit" button at the bottom. We will contact you if further information is needed or to schedule a time to meet in person.
Once you click "Submit" you will not be able to edit your application.
Stunning Landscapes & Satisfied Clients
Giving Back to Mother Nature
"I selected Quiet Nature because I liked the artistic style of their landscapes and the concept of a low maintenance, drought-resistant garden. We've been able to give back to mother nature and have a fabulously beautiful backyard!"
The End Result is Beautiful
"We were very pleased with the Butterfly Garden rejuvenation project that Quiet Nature planned and installed for us. The end result is beautiful, within our budget and was created using no power tools."
- Victoria Lant
Northlake Woods School Council; Waterloo, Ontario
View Examples of Our Award-Winning Work
From backyard patios to swimming pools, natural gardens, wildflower meadows and so much more, our commitment to delivering exceptional results makes every project truly special. Our award-winning designs reach far beyond the traditional confines of landscaping, thanks to our dedication to producing work that doesn't compromise on our ideals.
We believe the beauty of our natural world should be available to everyone, and our innovative designs highlight the versatility of sustainable landscaping. It's a unique strategy that has successfully contributed to the creation of some of our area's most impressive residential backyards, low maintenance gardens, and stunning water features.
Take a few moments to explore our previous work and get inspired for your next landscape design project.