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Job Details

Nursery Worker

Employer

Greengrove a div of PFG Inc.

Date Posted

August 05, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Niton Junction, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 18 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 04, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Greengrove a div of PFG Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Work Setting

Rural area

Tasks

  • Brush collecting
  • Cleaning crop
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area
  • Spray herbicides from the ground using manual spraying equipment

Type of Product

  • Fruit trees
  • Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Attention to detail

Weight Handling

Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Personal Suitability

Reliability

Experience

Will train

Screening questions

Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Variable or compressed work week

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 Nursery Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Nursery and Greenhouse Workers
METHODICAL

Interest in speaking to provide information to customers on gardening and the care of trees, shrubs, flowers, plants and lawns; and in maintaining inventory and order materials

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to spray against disease and pests; and in positioning and regulating greenhouse and outdoor irrigation systems; may operate tractors and other machinery and equipment to fertilize, cultivate, harvest and spray

innovative

Interest in comparing information to prepare soil and plant bulbs, seeds and cuttings; and in grafting and budding plants and in transplanting seedlings and rooted cuttings

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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