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Job Details

Arborist

Employer

Spruce It Up Garden Centre Inc

Date Posted

August 05, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $36,000.00 to $70,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 04, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Spruce It Up Garden Centre Inc

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Work Site Environment

  • At heights
  • Outdoors

Work Setting

  • Urban area
  • Rural area
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Estimate costs
  • Survey and assess designated sites
  • Apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products
  • Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions
  • Examine trees and shrubs to diagnose problems and disease

Area of Specialization

Horticultural consulting

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Physically demanding

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Arborist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Arborists and Tree Service Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to apply treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting treatment solutions

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information to determine appropriate treatment methods

directive

Interest in speaking with clients on issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of injured and diseased trees and plants

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Golf Course Superintendents
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and pesticides; and in overseeing the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information from club authorities to plan and review work projects and priorities; and in arranging for soil tests and purchases of equipment and supplies

DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising work crews who mix and prepare spray and dust mixtures, and spray and dust golf courses and surrounding landscapes

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Horticulturists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with enriched seed, fertilizers, plant hormones and different planting, spraying, cultivation, rotation, drainage and irrigation methods to achieve optimum viability, strength and growth

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating data to conduct studies, analyze production problems and develop disinfecting, refrigeration, cauterization, shipping tubes, strong boxes and other equipment and methods to reduce damage, spoilage and waste; to increase storage life, transportation range and seasons of availability; and to classify plants according to their ornamental, medicinal, nutritional and other values

DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising the work of technologists and technicians; may supervise landscape operations

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

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Interest Codes

Landscape Designers and Landscape Architectural Technicians and Technologists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to survey sites and to prepare drawings and sketches

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information to assess site data and prepare reports

DIRECTIVE

Interest in assisting landscape architects in designing landscaped environments

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Landscape Gardeners
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment and using gardening tools to prepare soil, seed lawns, dig holes, trim shrubs and hedges, and maintain lawns and gardens

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to plant flowers, bulbs, shrubs and hedges according to prepared plans

DIRECTIVE

Interest in mixing chemical solutions to spray plants for weeds and insect control, and in preparing work reports

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Landscapers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment such as mowers, spreaders and sprayers and other tools to construct landscaped environments

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to survey sites and prepare plans

DIRECTIVE

Interest in planning environments that may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other structures

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

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Interest Codes

Lawn Care Specialists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to apply fertilizer, pesticides and other lawn care products

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to complete billing invoices and update service agreements

DIRECTIVE

Interest in speaking with home-owners and business clients to describe the purpose of service calls, to provide tips concerning mowing and watering practices, weed and insect control and other cultural practices; and to call on home-owners to solicit service agreements

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

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