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Job Details

Horticulture Worker

Employer

GSL Landscape Ltd.

Date Posted

July 19, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Duagh, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 to $21.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 61 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 18, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

GSL Landscape Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Work Setting

Staff accommodation available

Tasks

  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Plant bulbs and seeds
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Assist in grafting activities
  • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
  • Remove litter and garbage
  • Lay sod or seed
  • Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
  • Assist with landscape constructions
  • Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Manual dexterity
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Tight deadlines

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Initiative
  • Accurate
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Judgement
  • Organized

Experience

Will train

Other benefits

Transportation provided by employer


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Horticulture 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.

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