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Nursery Worker

Employer

Blue Grass Nursery, Sod and Garden Centre

Date Posted

January 13, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Wildcat, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 6  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 12, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Blue Grass Nursery, Sod and Garden Centre

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Non-smoking

Work setting

Rural area

Tasks

  • Weeding
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area

Type of product

  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees
  • Ferns
  • Native plants
  • Perennials
  • Bedding plants
  • Berry bushes
  • Fruit trees
  • Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
  • Seasonal plants

Transportation/travel information

  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Weight handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?

Experience

Will train

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer

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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