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Job Details

Greenhouse Worker Posted on Feb 23, 2018 by Beaver Dam Nursery

  • Location Okotoks, AB
  • Earnings $13.60 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 48 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 5 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 12, 2018
Job Requirements


Beaver Dam Nursery




No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Mechanical seeder
  • Mechanical sprayer
  • Irrigation pumps and equipment
  • Garden tractors
  • Christmas tree cutting machine or equipment
  • Chain saw


No experience

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Product

  • Seasonal plants
  • Berry bushes
  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees
  • Native plants
  • Perennials

Specific Skills

  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Spray or dust plants with insecticides and fungicides
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation provided

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

Apr 12, 2018

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

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


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


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 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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