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Job Details

Landscape Worker

Employer

Takla Maintenance

Date Posted

June 13, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 to $20.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 10  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 27, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Takla Maintenance

Languages

English

Education

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

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Weed trimmer/edger
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Sod cutter
  • Small engine equipment
  • Pick-up truck
  • Tractor mower

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Work Setting

  • Private residence
  • Park and recreation sites
  • Landscape contractor
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Golf course
  • Cemetery or crematorium
  • Sports field

Specific Skills

  • Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Remove litter and garbage
  • Plant bulbs, flowers, shrubs and trees
  • Lay sod or seed
  • 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)
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety vest
  • Gloves
  • Cellular phone

Work Site Environment

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

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Dependability
  • Reliability

Financial benefits

Bonus

Screening questions

  • 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?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?

Special Initiatives

  • Jobs for Ukraine: This employer has selected to promote this job through "Jobs for Ukraine”. Canadian citizens and permanent residents can still apply.

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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