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Nursery Worker Posted on Jan 29, 2018 by Charparo Tree Farm LTD.

  • Location Okotoks, AB
  • Earnings $13.60 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 10 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 31, 2018
Job Requirements


Charparo Tree Farm LTD.




No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Light trucks
  • Garden tractors


7 months to less than 1 year

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Type of Product

  • Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
  • Christmas 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
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence
  • 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

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Reliability

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

178162 Tournament Lane SW
Foothills, Alberta T1S3K2

Advertised Until

Mar 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.

Interest Codes
The Nursery Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Nursery and Greenhouse Workers

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

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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