The winning candidate will bring a positive attitude, work ethic, and willingness to learn.

Senior Irrigation Technician

Job Description   

The Senior Irrigation Technician will be able to carry out all irrigation service functions including, but not limited to, system start-ups and winterization, system testing, regular maintenance and repairs, and new installations. When working in a team, the Senior Irrigation Technician will oversee junior team members. The ability to take direction and meet client specifications is indispensable. A professional attitude with a commitment to client-based service is essential. 

Position Roles and Responsibilities 

• Install, inspect, maintain, diagnose, and repair irrigation systems.  

• Communicate clearly with team members to carry out daily functions.  

• Document work performed, including clocking in/out times for all team members on site.  

• Accurately document equipment and supplies utilized for billing.  

• Answer client related questions as they arise on site.  

• Set irrigation timer controls and maintenance schedules, both manual and through online apps.  

• Visit properties and make recommendations for system improvements.  

• Primary operator of business vehicle, including completion of maintenance log.   

• Ensure business vehicle is adequately supplied with parts and equipment for daily scheduled services.  

• Ensure safe work practices.  

• Reasonable responsibilities and duties may be assigned by the Operations Manager and/or General Manager.  


• Horticultural, Landscape Management Diploma or Certificate or 2+ years minimum irrigation experience.  

• Valid “G” class driver’s license, with clean abstract.  

• Fluent in English, written and verbal.  

• Ability to drive with trailer.  

• Understand and follow blueprints or diagrams. 

• Successful completion of training courses:  
– Landscape Ontario’s “The ABCs of Irrigation”.*  
– Landscape Ontario’s “The ABCs of Irrigation”.* 
– WSIP course.* 
– Additional Landscape Ontario courses/seminars may be required as new sessions are offered throughout the year.* 

* Landscape Ontario courses will be paid for by Automatic Rain and are to be completed in agreed upon time period 

What We Offer You  

• Competitive hourly compensation based on experience. $22.00 – $30.00/hr  

• Profit Sharing.  

• A safe, inclusive, and respectful work environment.  

• Professional uniform shirts at no cost.  

• Mentorship and the ability to grow within the company.  

• Direct Deposit.  

• Safety-shoe allowance after completed probation period.  

• Flexible work schedule during nonpeak periods. 

Working Conditions   

• COVID-19 safe work practices in place to protect staff and clients. 

• Work duties will primarily be completed outdoors. Team member will experience regular exposure to varying elements and temperatures.   

• Safety-shoes required.  

• Seasonal position. Beginning of April to mid-December, dependant on weather conditions.  

Please forward resumes to 

At this time, we would like to thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Serving York Region and the GTA

1 (905) 955-4596