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Job Details

Landscape Gardener

Employer

Greentree Ourdoor Living

Date Posted

December 29, 2021

Languages

English or French
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $32.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jan 28, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Greentree Ourdoor Living

Languages

English or French

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

  • Horticulturist Trade Certification
  • Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) certification

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Write specifications
  • Prepare proposals
  • Prepare contracts and tenders
  • Estimate costs
  • Read and interpret blueprints

Area of Specialization

  • Propagation
  • Landscape construction
  • Landscape design
  • Horticultural consulting
  • Plant knowledge and identification

Work Setting

  • Lawn care company
  • Landscape contractor
  • Construction company

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail

Work Location Information

Various locations

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • AutoCAD
  • SketchUp

Landscaping Experience

  • Park and recreation sites
  • Residential projects
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Survey and assess designated sites
  • Prepare presentation graphics and drawings
  • Prepare conceptual designs
  • Manage landscaping projects
  • Build models
  • Examine trees and shrubs to diagnose problems and disease
  • Direct crews who maintain the health and appearance of golf courses and their surrounding landscapes
  • Plant and move trees
  • Plan and co-ordinate the growth and use of plants for landscaping, ornamental uses and other purposes
  • Plan and construct landscaped environments which may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other landscape structures
  • Assess the health of lawns

Workplace information

On the road job


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

Jan 28, 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 Landscape Gardener is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Arborists and Tree Service Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to apply treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting treatment solutions

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information to determine appropriate treatment methods

directive

Interest in speaking with clients on issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of injured and diseased trees and plants

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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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Golf Course Superintendents
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and pesticides; and in overseeing the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information from club authorities to plan and review work projects and priorities; and in arranging for soil tests and purchases of equipment and supplies

DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising work crews who mix and prepare spray and dust mixtures, and spray and dust golf courses and surrounding landscapes

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.

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Horticulturists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with enriched seed, fertilizers, plant hormones and different planting, spraying, cultivation, rotation, drainage and irrigation methods to achieve optimum viability, strength and growth

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating data to conduct studies, analyze production problems and develop disinfecting, refrigeration, cauterization, shipping tubes, strong boxes and other equipment and methods to reduce damage, spoilage and waste; to increase storage life, transportation range and seasons of availability; and to classify plants according to their ornamental, medicinal, nutritional and other values

DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising the work of technologists and technicians; may supervise landscape operations

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.

Learn More

Interest Codes

Landscape Designers and Landscape Architectural Technicians and Technologists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to survey sites and to prepare drawings and sketches

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information to assess site data and prepare reports

DIRECTIVE

Interest in assisting landscape architects in designing landscaped environments

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.

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More

Interest Codes

Landscape Gardeners
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment and using gardening tools to prepare soil, seed lawns, dig holes, trim shrubs and hedges, and maintain lawns and gardens

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to plant flowers, bulbs, shrubs and hedges according to prepared plans

DIRECTIVE

Interest in mixing chemical solutions to spray plants for weeds and insect control, and in preparing work reports

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.

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More

Interest Codes

Landscapers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment such as mowers, spreaders and sprayers and other tools to construct landscaped environments

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to survey sites and prepare plans

DIRECTIVE

Interest in planning environments that may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other 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.

Learn More

Interest Codes

Lawn Care Specialists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to apply fertilizer, pesticides and other lawn care products

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to complete billing invoices and update service agreements

DIRECTIVE

Interest in speaking with home-owners and business clients to describe the purpose of service calls, to provide tips concerning mowing and watering practices, weed and insect control and other cultural practices; and to call on home-owners to solicit service agreements

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.

Learn More

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