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Job Details

Greenhouse Worker

Employer

A.V.B. Greenhouses LTD

Date Posted

September 19, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Standard, AB
  • Earnings $15.65 hourly
  • Work Hours 88 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 17  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 10, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

A.V.B. Greenhouses LTD

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Floriculture production
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Odours
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Non-smoking

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Weeding
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Plant bulbs and seeds
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area

Type of product

  • Perennials
  • Bedding plants
  • Seasonal plants

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Weight handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

Will train

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

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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