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
Smoky Lake Forest Nursery Ltd.
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 an asset
Type of Product
- Ornamental trees and shrubs
- Fruit trees
- Berry bushes
- Coniferous trees
- Deciduous trees
- 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
- 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
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills
- Budding trees
- Harvesting seedlings
- Mixing fertilizer
- 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.
Feb 21, 2018
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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
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
Interest in providing information to customers on gardening and the care of trees, shrubs, flowers, plants and lawns
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