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Lawn Care Specialist Posted on Dec 07, 2017 by Crystal Edge Landscaping Inc

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $21.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 80 to 80 hours per month
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 21, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Crystal Edge Landscaping Inc

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma or equivalent experience

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Construction Specialization

  • Stone garden walls
  • Rock gardens
  • Interlocking brick

Additional Skills

  • Estimate costs
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens

Area of Specialization

  • Landscape construction
  • Horticultural consulting
  • Plant knowledge and identification

Work Setting

  • Lawn care company
  • Landscape contractor

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Gloves
  • Ear plugs

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Noisy

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Various locations

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Word

Landscaping Experience

Residential projects

Personal Suitability

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

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • 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.

Advertised Until

Dec 21, 2017

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Lawn Care Specialist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Arborists and Tree Service Technicians
NOC code: 2225.1
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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