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New Job Labourer, Landscape In Manitoba

labourer, landscape
labourer, landscape

labourer, landscape

Company : Go-Green Lawn & Landscaping Inc.
Salary : $15–$18 an hour
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Work Setting

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Sports field
  • Urban area
  • Rural area
  • Landscape contractor
  • Various locations
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Park and recreation sites
  • Lawn care company
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction

Tasks

  • Assist with landscape constructions
  • Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
  • Cut grass
  • Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
  • Lay sod or seed
  • Plant bulbs, flowers, shrubs and trees
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions
  • Plant and move trees
  • Apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products
  • Plan and construct landscaped environments which may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other landscape structures
  • Plant and maintain private and public lawns and gardens

Landscaping Experience

  • Restoration and preservation projects
  • Residential projects

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Chain saw
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Pick-up truck
  • Sod cutter
  • Weed trimmer/edger
  • Loader
  • Lawn mowers
  • Automated irrigation system

Construction Specialization

  • Stone garden walls
  • Rock gardens
  • Retaining walls
  • Interlocking brick
  • Fieldstone paths
  • Ornamental ponds, fountains and waterfalls

Area of Specialization

  • Landscape construction
  • Plant knowledge and identification

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Standing for extended periods

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Other benefits

  • Free parking available