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Horticulture Worker Posted on Jan 09, 2018 by Rio Frio Ranch Ltd.

  • Location Okotoks, AB
  • Earnings $13.60 to $15.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 08, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Rio Frio Ranch Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Experience an asset

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Product

  • Vegetables
  • Tropical plants
  • Seasonal plants
  • Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
  • Fruit trees
  • Berry bushes

Type of Crops

  • Cabbage
  • Cucumbers
  • Asparagus
  • Garlic
  • Herbs
  • Onions
  • Cauliflowers
  • Sweet corn
  • Zucchinis
  • Artisanal crops
  • Melons
  • Carrots

Specific Skills

  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Plant bulbs and seeds
  • 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

Specific Skills - Field Crops

  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Vegetable culling

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Odours
  • Non-smoking

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Remote location

Personal Suitability

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

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Clipping
  • Deleafing
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Shoot positioning
  • Seed cutting

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:

riofrio@xplornet.ca

Advertised Until

Feb 08, 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.

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