Nursery Worker

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 659348816
  • Open Date: January 13, 2022
  • Close Date: April 4, 2022
  • Organization: South West Garden Supplies
  • Sector: Childcare & Caregiving
  • Business Location:4838 Byrne Road, Burnaby, British Columbia V5J 3H9
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Job Details
  • Experience: Not mandatory
  • Job Vacancies: 3
  • Compensation: $15.20 per hour
  • Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Apply by: email to [email protected]
  • Education: High school graduation certificate
Job Description
Job Duties and Tasks:
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
Clean work area
Equipment and Machinery Experience
Mechanical sprayer
Light trucks
Irrigation pumps and equipment
Garden tractors
Christmas tree cutting machine or equipment
Chain saw
Forklift

Weight Handling
Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Type of Product
Vegetables
Tropical plants
Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
Fruit trees
Christmas trees
Bedding plants
Berry bushes
Coniferous trees
Deciduous trees
Ferns
Native plants
Perennials

Type of Farm Operations
Floriculture production

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills
Brush collecting
Budding trees
Cleaning crop
Clipping
Deleafing
Fruit trees training
Harvesting seedlings
Christmas tree shearing
Mixing fertilizer
Tying
Weeding
Shoot positioning
Seed cutting
Greenhouse cleaning
Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes

Work Site Environment
Confined spaces
Outdoors
Odours
Hot
Cold/refrigerated
Non-smoking

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

Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills
Team player
Reliability
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