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General Labourer - Landscaping

Employer

AB GREENSCAPE INC.

Date Posted

May 07, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 15 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 15  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 06, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

AB GREENSCAPE INC.

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Landscape contractor
  • Various locations
  • Landscape maintenance
  • On-site customer service
  • Private residence

Tasks

  • Assist with landscape constructions
  • Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
  • Cut grass
  • Rake and collect refuse
  • Remove litter and garbage
  • Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
  • Lay sod or seed
  • Plant bulbs, flowers, shrubs and trees
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Pick-up truck
  • Roto-tiller
  • Small engine equipment
  • Sod cutter
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Weed trimmer/edger
  • Skidsteer

Specialization or experience

  • Green economy sector
  • Specialized environmental skills and knowledge

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel regularly

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety vest
  • Gloves
  • Ear plugs
  • Cellular phone
  • Rain gear

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Punctuality
  • Creativity
  • Hardworking
  • Maturity
  • Resourcefulness

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Workplace information

On the road job

Health benefits

Disability benefits

Financial benefits

Mileage paid

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Parking available

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The General Labourer - Landscaping is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourers
METHODICAL

Interest in spraying and dusting as directed to control insects and diseases and in performing other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environments

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating power mowers, tractors, snowblowers, chainsaws, electric clippers, sod cutters, pruning saws and other equipment

innovative

Interest in comparing information to spread top soil, lay sod and plant flowers, grass, shrubs and trees; and in performing other duties to assist with the construction of landscapes and related 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.

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