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Job Details

Landscape Worker

Employer

Landscape Plus Ltd.

Date Posted

June 10, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Strathmore, AB
  • Earnings $22.00 to $24.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 10, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Landscape Plus Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

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

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Baggage and Cargo Agent Specific Skills

Maintain work records and logs

Additional Skills

  • Plan and estimate labour and materials
  • Plan, manage and supervise landscape construction work
  • Read blueprints and drawings

Area of Specialization

Landscape construction

Work Setting

  • Private residence
  • Landscape contractor
  • Landscape maintenance

Specific Skills

  • Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
  • Resolve work related problems
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Plan and direct grounds maintenance
  • Organize and direct planting of trees, gardens and lawns
  • Lay sod or seed
  • Establish work schedules and procedures
  • Cut grass
  • Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
  • Assist with landscape constructions
  • 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)

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

Various locations

Administrative and Coordination Skills

Tender and administer contracts

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Wellness program

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

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 Worker 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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