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Job Details

Landscape Labourer

Employer

Pinnacle Plants & Contracting Ltd.

Date Posted

June 03, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Taber, AB
  • Earnings $18.07 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 03, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Pinnacle Plants & Contracting Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Rural area
  • Various locations
  • Private residence

Tasks

  • Assist with landscape constructions
  • Tie and secure plants
  • 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
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Dig cemetery graves
  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment
  • Tree removal

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Chain saw
  • Pick-up truck
  • Roto-tiller
  • Tractor
  • Tractor mower
  • Weed trimmer/edger

Area of work experience

  • Cleaning
  • Snow removal

Equipment

Small tractors (lawn/snow removal attachments)

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

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Punctuality
  • Hardworking

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Support for newcomers and refugees

Offers mentorship programs that pair newcomers and/or refugees with experienced employees

Support for Indigenous people

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Indigenous workers
  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations
  • Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers
  • Facilitates access to Elders who can offer support and guidance to Indigenous workers

Supports for visible minorities

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports members of visible minorities
  • Applies hiring policies that discourage discrimination against members of visible minorities (for example: anonymizing the hiring process, etc.)
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair members of visible minorities with experienced employees
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural training to create a welcoming work environment for members of visible minorities

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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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