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Job Details

Labourer, Grounds Maintenance

Posted on Apr 06, 2021 by GKC Financial Ltd

  • Location Spruce Grove, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 24, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

GKC Financial Ltd

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Not required
  • Not applicable

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Weed trimmer/edger
  • Tractor
  • Small engine equipment
  • Pick-up truck
  • Chain saw
  • Tractor mower

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Animal Specializations

Horses

Work Setting

  • Private residence
  • Farm

Specific Skills

  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Remove litter and garbage
  • Cut grass
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Rake and collect refuse
  • Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Gloves
  • Ear plugs
  • Cellular phone

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Staff accommodation provided

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Organized

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

Apr 24, 2021

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 Labourer, Grounds Maintenance is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourers
METHODICAL

Interest in spraying and dusting as directed to control insects and diseases and in performing other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environments

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating power mowers, tractors, snowblowers, chainsaws, electric clippers, sod cutters, pruning saws and other equipment

innovative

Interest in comparing information to spread top soil, lay sod and plant flowers, grass, shrubs and trees; and in performing other duties to assist with the construction of landscapes and related structures

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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