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Landscaper Posted on Feb 12, 2018 by Saunders Construction Ltd.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $28.29 to $29.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 5 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 26, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Saunders Construction Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Construction Specialization

  • Stone garden walls
  • Rock gardens
  • Retaining walls
  • Interlocking brick
  • Fieldstone paths
  • Ornamental ponds, fountains and waterfalls
  • Automated irrigation system

Area of Specialization

Landscape construction

Work Setting

  • Landscape contractor
  • Construction company

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety vest

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Landscaping Experience

  • Park and recreation sites
  • Institutional construction
  • Residential projects
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Reliability

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

Plan and construct landscaped environments which may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other landscape structures


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

Site 1 Box 36 RR6
Calgary, Alberta T2M4L5

Advertised Until

Feb 26, 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 Landscaper 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.

Learn More

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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