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Job Details

Turfgrass Management Specialist

Posted on Jul 16, 2020 by Seasonal Impact

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $28.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 11, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Seasonal Impact

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Write specifications
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Work Location Information

Various locations

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Survey and assess designated sites
  • Build models
  • Examine trees and shrubs to diagnose problems and disease
  • Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions
  • Direct crews who maintain the health and appearance of golf courses and their surrounding landscapes
  • Apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products
  • Plan and construct landscaped environments which may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other landscape structures
  • Plant and maintain private and public lawns and gardens
  • Assess the health of lawns

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Oct 11, 2020

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
The Turfgrass Management Specialist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Arborists and Tree Service Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to apply treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting treatment solutions

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information to determine appropriate treatment methods

directive

Interest in speaking with clients on issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of injured and diseased trees and plants

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 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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Golf Course Superintendents
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and pesticides; and in overseeing the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information from club authorities to plan and review work projects and priorities; and in arranging for soil tests and purchases of equipment and supplies

DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising work crews who mix and prepare spray and dust mixtures, and spray and dust golf courses and surrounding landscapes

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 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 More

Horticulturists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with enriched seed, fertilizers, plant hormones and different planting, spraying, cultivation, rotation, drainage and irrigation methods to achieve optimum viability, strength and growth

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating data to conduct studies, analyze production problems and develop disinfecting, refrigeration, cauterization, shipping tubes, strong boxes and other equipment and methods to reduce damage, spoilage and waste; to increase storage life, transportation range and seasons of availability; and to classify plants according to their ornamental, medicinal, nutritional and other values

DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising the work of technologists and technicians; may supervise landscape operations

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 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 More

Landscape Designers and Landscape Architectural Technicians and Technologists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to survey sites and to prepare drawings and sketches

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information to assess site data and prepare reports

DIRECTIVE

Interest in assisting landscape architects in designing landscaped environments

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 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 More

Landscape Gardeners
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment and using gardening tools to prepare soil, seed lawns, dig holes, trim shrubs and hedges, and maintain lawns and gardens

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to plant flowers, bulbs, shrubs and hedges according to prepared plans

DIRECTIVE

Interest in mixing chemical solutions to spray plants for weeds and insect control, and in preparing work reports

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 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 More

Landscapers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment such as mowers, spreaders and sprayers and other tools to construct landscaped environments

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to survey sites and prepare plans

DIRECTIVE

Interest in planning environments that may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other 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 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 More

Lawn Care Specialists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to apply fertilizer, pesticides and other lawn care products

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to complete billing invoices and update service agreements

DIRECTIVE

Interest in speaking with home-owners and business clients to describe the purpose of service calls, to provide tips concerning mowing and watering practices, weed and insect control and other cultural practices; and to call on home-owners to solicit service agreements

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 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 More

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