Horticulture Worker

Competition #: NOC 8432


Plan and direct greenhouse maintenance.


Job Description:

Horticulture Worker (NOC 8432)

Employer: Seven M Construction Ltd.

Location: 22303 – 112 Ave, Edmonton, AB, T5S 2T8; may occasionally travel to various sites in Edmonton area to inspect plants.

Terms and Conditions of Employment: Permanent, Full time; Day, Weekend, Overtime

Salary: $15.30 - $15.75 / Hour

Hours: 30-40 hours/week in Winter, 40-50 hours/week in Summer

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Vacancies: 2

Requirements:

Languages: English

Education: Not required

Experience: Experience an asset but not required

Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed Safety Boots

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: physically demanding, bending, crouching, kneeling, fast-paced environment, standing for extended periods, ability to distinguish between colours, attention to detail

Work Site Environment: Outdoors

Personal Suitability: Team player

Specific Skills:

  • Prepare soil; plant bulbs, seeds and cuttings; graft and bud plants; and transplant seedlings and rooted cuttings
  • Monitor plants for healthy growth and potential weed, insect, disease, and fertilizer problems in greenhouse crops
  • Spray trees, shrubs, flowers and plants to prevent disease and pests
  • Position and regulate greenhouse and outdoor irrigation systems to water plants and fields
  • Dig, cut and transplant trees, shrubs, flowers and plants and prepare them for sale
  • Provide information to customers on gardening, the use of various garden tools and products and the care of trees, shrubs, flowers, plants and lawns
  • May operate tractors and other machinery and equipment to fertilize, cultivate, harvest and spray fields and plants
  • Maintain inventory and order materials as required
  • Clean working areas

Area of Specialization: Flowers, sod, nursery-grown trees, greenhouse

HOW TO APPLY

By Mail: 22303 – 112 Ave, Edmonton, AB, T5S 2T8

By Fax: (780) 452-2224

By Email: greenhousejob@7m.ca

Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, Indigenous peoples, Newcomers to Canada, Visible Minorities are welcome to apply.

 


How To Apply:

When submitting an application, please make it clear which position you are applying for.

You can apply several ways - you can email your resume to jobs@7m.ca, fax it to 780-452-2224, or apply in person at 22303 112 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5S 2T8


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