At Earthscape, we create beautiful, innovative custom playground sculptures and structures that inspire children and adults to creatively play. By partnering with some of the most prestigious Landscape Architecture firms in North America, we bring brilliant playground concepts to life. Our award-winning design-build firm is located just outside of Elmira, Ontario in Waterloo Region.

Together, our ambitious team designs, engineers, builds and installs state-of-the-art timber playgrounds that become iconic and well-loved destination spaces. The work environment we’ve created is positive, productive, fun and rewarding. To see our one-of-a-kind projects, visit

What do we need?

We are currently looking for a full-time Playground Carpenter Supervisor to join our workshop team. In this role, your fellow teammates are carpentry experts and craftsmen who bring our playground designs to life. Your co-workers have training in industrial design, landscape architecture, architecture and engineering.

Job Duties

As a Playground Carpenter Supervisor, you will:

  • will supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of playground carpenters and labourers;
  • will establish methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities with other departments such as engineering, installation crews, and project managers;
  • will train, or arrange for the training for carpenters, labourers, and yard workers;
  • will recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions;
  • will requisition materials, equipment and supplies;
  • will resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity;
  • will enjoy physical work with large timbers to build custom designed playable-wood sculptures;
  • have experience reading construction drawings;
  • have experience working with SolidWorks to manipulate drawings for construction;
  • are competent in operating all types of standard wood shop machinery;
  • will ensure health and safety regulations are followed;
  • have excellent problem-solving skills, our designers and Engineers are constantly looking for feedback on how best to construct our unique playground pieces.

Skills Requirements

  • completion of Secondary school or higher
  • have at least 3 years carpentry experience;
  • have at least 1+ year building playground equipment;
  • have at least 1+ year experience reading blueprints and construction drawings;
  • completion of WHMIS, First Aid, Working at Heights.

Benefits Package

This job offers the opportunity to work on some of North America's most interesting playground projects. The pace, challenges and problem-solving opportunities mean you will never be bored. You will have the opportunity to develop and refine a wide variety of skills in our rapidly growing business. Our benefits package includes:

  • Extended medical insurance (prescription drugs, paramedical services, travel insurance, medical services and equipment);
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance & AD&D

We believe strongly in rewarding our staff with a combination of:

  • profit sharing and performance bonuses;
  • award-winning projects and designs;
  • track record of excellent client relationships;
  • benefits for full-time and regular seasonal employees.

Wage: $30.59 - $35.59|

Employment Type
: Full Time Permanent

Language of Work: English

Location of Work: Earthscape Play Inc. located in Wallenstein, ON