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landscape technician


Source: Job Bank

Location

Winnipeg, MB
R2Y2L9

Salary

$23.98 to $24.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Saisonnier
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 40 to 55 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Noisy
  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • Construction company
  • Various locations
  • Landscape contractor

Tasks

  • Manage landscaping projects
  • Prepare proposals
  • Write specifications
  • Survey and assess designated sites
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Assess the health of lawns
  • Plant and maintain private and public lawns and gardens
  • Plant and move trees

Landscaping experience

  • Residential projects
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction
  • Institutional construction
  • Park and recreation sites
  • Restoration and preservation projects
  • Sports field

Construction specialization

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

Specialization or experience

  • Green economy sector

Area of specialization

  • Landscape construction

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

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Gloves
  • Ear plugs
  • Mask
  • Safety vest

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • 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?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Experience

  • 7 months to less than 1 year

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • Team building opportunities

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