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Grower, Trees - Nursery Posted on Jan 22, 2018 by Smoky Lake Forest Nursery Ltd.

  • Location Smoky Lake, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 to $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 21, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Smoky Lake Forest Nursery Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Chemical application certificate or licence
  • Forklift Operator Certification

Experience

Experience an asset

Type of Product

  • Ornamental trees and shrubs
  • Fruit trees
  • Berry bushes
  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees
  • Ferns

Specific Skills

  • Organize and direct greenhouse and nursery operations
  • Establish and maintain required environment
  • Establish work schedules
  • Determine type and quantity of stock to grow
  • Supervise staff in planting, transplanting, feeding and spraying
  • Identify and control insect, disease and weed problems

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Odours
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

  • 1 to 2 people
  • More than 20 people
  • Staff in various areas of responsibility
  • 3-4 people
  • 5-10 people
  • 11-15 people
  • 16-20 people

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Organized

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Budding trees
  • Clipping
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Shoot positioning
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • 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.

By e-mail:

slfn@c2ctrees.com

Advertised Until

Feb 21, 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 Grower, Trees - Nursery is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Nursery and Greenhouse Operators and Managers
DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising staff in planting, transplanting, feeding and spraying stock; and in hiring staff and overseeing training, in setting work schedules and in determining types and quantities of stock

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to organize nursery and greenhouse operations; and in ordering materials such as fertilizer, garden and lawn care equipment, and other nursery and greenhouse accessories

SOCIAL

Interest in providing information to customers on gardening and the care of trees, shrubs, flowers, plants and lawns

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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