New Job Landscaper In British Columbia



Company : Heike Designs Inc.
Salary : $25–$28 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

  • Work Term: Seasonal
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
  • Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Work setting

  • Various locations
  • Lawn care company
  • Landscape contractor
  • Tasks

  • Survey and assess designated sites
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products
  • Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions
  • Assess the health of lawns
  • Examine trees and shrubs to diagnose problems and disease
  • 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
  • Landscape Gardener Trade Certification
  • Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) certification
  • Landscaping experience

  • Residential projects
  • Area of work experience

  • Horticulture and/or gardening
  • Area of specialization

  • Plant knowledge and identification
  • Transportation/travel information

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

  • Attention to detail
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Organized
  • 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
  • Involves supporting green economy sectors
  • Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Long term benefits

  • Other benefits
  • Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Transportation provided by employer