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Nursery Worker Posted on Jan 05, 2018 by Wheatland Trees Ltd.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $13.60 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 52 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 13 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 04, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Wheatland Trees Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Mechanical sprayer
  • Irrigation pumps and equipment
  • Garden tractors
  • Christmas tree cutting machine or equipment

Experience

No experience

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Product

  • Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
  • Fruit trees
  • Christmas trees
  • Berry bushes
  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees

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
  • Plant bulbs and seeds
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Assist in grafting activities
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

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

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Budding trees
  • Clipping
  • Deleafing
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Suckering
  • 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.

By e-mail:

hr@alphabetterlands.com

By phone:

403-248-3559

In Person

11800 - 40 Street SE
Calgary, Alberta T2Z4T1

Advertised Until

Feb 04, 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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