Nursery Worker Posted on Jan 29, 2018 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 Mar 09, 2018
Eagle Lake Nurseries Ltd
No degree, certificate or diploma
Experience an asset
Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
Type of Product
- Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
- Fruit trees
- Coniferous trees
- Deciduous trees
- Native plants
- 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
- Steel-toed safety boots
Work Site Environment
- 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
- Team player
Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills
- Brush collecting
- Cleaning crop
- Mixing fertilizer
- Shoot positioning
- Greenhouse cleaning
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.
Mar 09, 2018
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Interest in speaking to provide information to customers on gardening and the care of trees, shrubs, flowers, plants and lawns; and in maintaining inventory and order materials
Interest in operating equipment to spray against disease and pests; and in positioning and regulating greenhouse and outdoor irrigation systems; may operate tractors and other machinery and equipment to fertilize, cultivate, harvest and spray
Interest in comparing information to prepare soil and plant bulbs, seeds and cuttings; and in grafting and budding plants and in transplanting seedlings and rooted cuttings
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