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
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
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Type of Product
- Seasonal plants
- Berry bushes
- Coniferous trees
- Deciduous trees
- Native plants
- 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
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.
Apr 12, 2018
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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
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