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Job Details

Nursery Worker

Employer

Aspen Crossing Limited

Date Posted

September 12, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Mossleigh, AB
  • Earnings $16.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 45 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 6  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 12, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Aspen Crossing Limited

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Odours
  • Hot

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Staff accommodation provided

Tasks

  • Operate climate controls
  • Spray or dust plants with insecticides and fungicides
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Plant bulbs and seeds
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Assist in grafting activities
  • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area

Type of product

  • Bedding plants
  • Berry bushes
  • Fruit trees
  • Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
  • Seasonal plants
  • Tropical plants
  • Vegetables

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Forklift
  • Garden tractors
  • Irrigation pumps and equipment

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Overtime required

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

Experience an asset


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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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