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Greenhouse Worker Posted on Nov 06, 2017 by MO JO Garden Centre

  • Location Carvel, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 5 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 31, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

MO JO Garden Centre

Languages

U

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

Write daily basic progress reports

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Type of Product

  • Vegetables
  • Tropical plants
  • Seasonal plants
  • Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
  • Fruit trees
  • Cut flowers
  • Bonsai plants
  • Bedding plants
  • Berry bushes
  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees
  • Ferns
  • Native plants
  • Perennials

Type of Farm Operations

Floriculture production

Type of Crops

  • Cabbage
  • Cucumbers
  • Asparagus
  • Bell peppers
  • Ginger
  • Herbs
  • Onions
  • Cauliflowers
  • Soybeans
  • Sweet corn
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchinis
  • Artisanal crops
  • Seed corn
  • Grapes
  • Greenhouse tomatoes
  • Greenhouse vegetables
  • Melons
  • Carrots

Specific Skills

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

Specific Skills - Field Crops

  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Vegetable culling

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Odours
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Rural area

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

Permaculture

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Reliability

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Budding trees
  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Deleafing
  • Fruit trees training
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Lowering
  • Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes

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

Dec 31, 2017

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.

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