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Landscape Labourer

Employer

Alpha Better Landscaping Inc.

Date Posted

January 06, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $22.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 40  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 15, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Alpha Better Landscaping Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Work setting

  • Sports field
  • Various locations
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Park and recreation sites

Tasks

  • Assist with landscape constructions
  • Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
  • Cut grass
  • Rake and collect refuse
  • Remove litter and garbage
  • Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
  • Lay sod or seed
  • Plant bulbs, flowers, shrubs and trees
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment

Security and safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • 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

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

Will train

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Landscape Labourer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 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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