Nursery Worker Posted on Mar 14, 2018 by Arrowhead Nurseries Ltd.
Location Edmonton, AB
Earnings $13.60 to $15.00 hourly
Work Hours 40 hours per week
Position Seasonal Full Time
Vacancies 10 Vacancies
Closing Date Mar 28, 2018
Arrowhead Nurseries Ltd.
No degree, certificate or diploma
Equipment and Machinery Experience
- Irrigation pumps and equipment
- Garden tractors
Experience an asset
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Type of Product
Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
- Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
- 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
- Steel-toed safety boots
Work Site Environment
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
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 28, 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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