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Landscape Technician Posted on Jan 08, 2018 by Wilco Contractors Southwest Inc.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $28.29 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 67 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 20 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 09, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Wilco Contractors Southwest Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Construction Specialization

  • Retaining walls
  • Poured concrete
  • Interlocking brick
  • Fieldstone paths
  • Automated irrigation system

Area of Specialization

  • Landscape construction
  • Landscape design
  • Plant knowledge and identification

Work Setting

  • Lawn care company
  • Landscape contractor
  • Golf course
  • Construction company

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Noisy
  • Odours

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Urban area
  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Landscaping Experience

  • Restoration and preservation projects
  • Park and recreation sites
  • Sports field

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Manage landscaping projects
  • Examine trees and shrubs to diagnose problems and disease
  • Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions
  • Direct crews who maintain the health and appearance of golf courses and their surrounding landscapes
  • Plant and move trees
  • Apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products
  • Plant and maintain private and public lawns and gardens
  • Assess the health of lawns

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.

In Person

4700 110th Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta T2C2T8

Advertised Until

Mar 09, 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 Landscape Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Arborists and Tree Service Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to apply treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting treatment solutions

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information to determine appropriate treatment methods

directive

Interest in speaking with clients on issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of injured and diseased trees and plants

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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Golf Course Superintendents
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and pesticides; and in overseeing the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information from club authorities to plan and review work projects and priorities; and in arranging for soil tests and purchases of equipment and supplies

DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising work crews who mix and prepare spray and dust mixtures, and spray and dust golf courses and surrounding landscapes

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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Landscape Designers and Landscape Architectural Technicians and Technologists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to survey sites and to prepare drawings and sketches

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information to assess site data and prepare reports

DIRECTIVE

Interest in assisting landscape architects in designing landscaped environments

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.

Learn More

Landscape Gardeners
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment and using gardening tools to prepare soil, seed lawns, dig holes, trim shrubs and hedges, and maintain lawns and gardens

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to plant flowers, bulbs, shrubs and hedges according to prepared plans

DIRECTIVE

Interest in mixing chemical solutions to spray plants for weeds and insect control, and in preparing work reports

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.

Learn More

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