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Job Details

Greenhouse Worker

Posted on Oct 07, 2020 by MO JO Garden Centre

  • Location Parkland, AB
  • Earnings $16.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 06, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

MO JO Garden Centre

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Mechanical sprayer
  • Irrigation pumps and equipment

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Type of Product

  • Vegetables
  • Tropical plants
  • Seasonal plants
  • Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
  • Fruit trees
  • Cut flowers
  • Bedding plants
  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees
  • Ferns
  • Native plants
  • Perennials

Type of Farm Operations

Floriculture production

Type of Crops

  • Cabbage
  • Cucumbers
  • Asparagus
  • Bell peppers
  • Garlic
  • Herbs
  • Onions
  • Cauliflowers
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchinis
  • Artisanal crops
  • Seed corn
  • Grapes
  • Greenhouse tomatoes
  • Greenhouse vegetables
  • Melons
  • Carrots

Specific Skills

  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Spray or dust plants with insecticides and fungicides
  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Plant bulbs and seeds
  • Operate climate controls
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Assist in grafting activities
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Wet/damp
  • Odours
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

Permaculture

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Reliability

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Brush collecting
  • Budding trees
  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Deleafing
  • Fruit trees training
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Shoot positioning
  • Seed cutting
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Nov 06, 2020

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
The Greenhouse Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Nursery and Greenhouse Workers
METHODICAL

Interest in speaking to provide information to customers on gardening and the care of trees, shrubs, flowers, plants and lawns; and in maintaining inventory and order materials

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to spray against disease and pests; and in positioning and regulating greenhouse and outdoor irrigation systems; may operate tractors and other machinery and equipment to fertilize, cultivate, harvest and spray

innovative

Interest in comparing information to prepare soil and plant bulbs, seeds and cuttings; and in grafting and budding plants and in transplanting seedlings and rooted cuttings

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 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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