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Job Details

Landscape Worker

Employer

The Landscape Artist Inc.

Date Posted

July 11, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Foothills, AB
  • Earnings $17.50 to $24.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 to 55 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 12  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 05, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

The Landscape Artist Inc.

Languages

English

Education

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

Work Site Environment

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

Work Setting

  • Urban area
  • Rural area
  • Landscape contractor
  • Various locations
  • On-site customer service
  • Private residence

Tasks

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

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Chain saw
  • Pick-up truck
  • Roto-tiller
  • Small engine equipment
  • Sod cutter
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Weed trimmer/edger

Installation Specialization

Astro-turf/game field materials

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • 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
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety vest
  • Gloves
  • Ear plugs
  • Mask
  • Cellular phone

Personal Suitability

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

Workplace information

On the road job

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?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

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.

Learn About Interests

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