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Nursery Worker Posted on Dec 22, 2017 by Eagle Lake Nurseries Ltd

  • Location Strathmore, AB
  • Earnings $13.60 hourly
  • Work Hours 42 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 25 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jan 31, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Eagle Lake Nurseries Ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Other Languages

Spanish; Castilian

Experience

Experience an asset

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Type of Product

  • Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
  • Fruit trees
  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees
  • Ferns
  • Native plants
  • Perennials

Specific Skills

  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Spray or dust plants with insecticides and fungicides
  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • 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

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload

Work Location Information

Rural area

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Reliability

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Brush collecting
  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Shoot positioning
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Lowering

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

Jan 31, 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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