New Job Landscaper In Nova Scotia



Company : Down to Earth Gardening Ltd
Salary : $20–$25 an hour
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

  • Work Term: Seasonal
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 55 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: Experience an asset
  • Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Work setting

  • Construction company
  • Various locations
  • Landscape contractor
  • Tasks

  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions
  • Plan and co-ordinate the growth and use of plants for landscaping, ornamental uses and other purposes
  • 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
  • Plant and move trees
  • Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • Horticulturist Trade Certification
  • Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) certification
  • Landscaping experience

  • Residential projects
  • Construction specialization

  • Interlocking brick
  • Ornamental ponds, fountains and waterfalls
  • Retaining walls
  • Rock gardens
  • Stone garden walls
  • Area of specialization

  • Landscape construction
  • Plant knowledge and identification
  • Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Personal suitability

  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes
  • Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits
  • Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance