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Job Details

Greenhouse Worker

Posted on Oct 13, 2020 by Blue Grass Sod Farms Ltd.

  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $15.20 hourly
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 12  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 28, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Blue Grass Sod Farms Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Experience an asset

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Product

  • Vegetables
  • Tropical plants
  • Seasonal plants
  • Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
  • Bedding plants
  • Perennials

Type of Farm Operations

Floriculture production

Specific Skills

  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Clean work area

Work Site Environment

  • Wet/damp
  • Hot
  • Non-smoking

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Rural area

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Reliability

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Deleafing
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Seed cutting
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Lowering

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.

By e-mail:

s.richardson@bg-rd.com

By phone:

403-347-7211 Business Hours: 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM

In Person:

102-39026 Range Road 275
Red Deer County, Alberta T4S2A9
Between 09:00 AM and 04:30 PM

By Mail:

102-39026 Range Road 275
Red Deer County, Alberta T4S2A9

Advertised Until

Oct 28, 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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