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Job Details

Greenhouse Worker

Employer

Visser Greenhouses

Date Posted

May 04, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $15.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 01, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Visser Greenhouses

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

Write daily basic progress reports

Weight Handling

Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Workers Supervised

Customer service clerk

Type of Product

  • Vegetables
  • Tropical plants
  • Seasonal plants
  • Bedding plants
  • Perennials

Specific Skills

  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Clean work area

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

Rural area

Personal Suitability

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

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Weeding
  • Greenhouse cleaning

Other benefits

Free parking available

Screening questions

  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?

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

Jun 01, 2022

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 Greenhouse Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 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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