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general labourer - landscaping


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB
T5J2Y2

Salary

$17.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Seasonal
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 15 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Landscape contractor
  • Various locations
  • Landscape maintenance
  • On-site customer service
  • Private residence

Tasks

  • Assist with landscape constructions
  • Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
  • Cut grass
  • Rake and collect refuse
  • Remove litter and garbage
  • Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
  • Lay sod or seed
  • Plant bulbs, flowers, shrubs and trees
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Pick-up truck
  • Roto-tiller
  • Small engine equipment
  • Sod cutter
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Weed trimmer/edger
  • Skidsteer

Specialization or experience

  • Green economy sector
  • Specialized environmental skills and knowledge

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel regularly

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety vest
  • Gloves
  • Ear plugs
  • Cellular phone
  • Rain gear

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Punctuality
  • Creativity
  • Hardworking
  • Maturity
  • Resourcefulness

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Health benefits

  • Disability benefits

Financial benefits

  • Mileage paid

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Parking available

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