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labourer, landscape


Source: Job Bank

Location

Winnipeg, MB
R2G0K2

Salary

$17.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: Experience an asset

Work site environment

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

Work setting

  • 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
  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Backhoe
  • Chain saw
  • Forklift
  • Front end loader
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Pick-up truck
  • Roto-tiller
  • Small engine equipment
  • Sod cutter
  • Tractor
  • Tractor mower
  • Weed trimmer/edger

Specialization or experience

  • Green economy sector

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer
  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • 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

Own tools/equipment

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

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Subsidised public transportation
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

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