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gardener


Source: Job Bank

Location

Atlin, BC
V0W1A0

Salary

$26.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 36 hours bi-weekly
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • Agriculture, general
  • Social work, other
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • All weather conditions

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Greenhouse
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • 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
  • Plan and co-ordinate the growth and use of plants for landscaping, ornamental uses and other purposes
  • MS Office
  • Develop social programs

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Word

Area of specialization

  • Plant knowledge and identification
  • Horticulture

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Punctuality

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Experience

  • 2 years to less than 3 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Mileage paid
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Travel insurance

Support for persons with disabilities

  • Provides physical accessibility accommodations (for example: ramps, elevators, etc.)
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports persons with disabilities
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for persons with disabilities
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for persons with disabilities
  • Applies accessible and inclusive recruitment policies that accommodate persons with disabilities

Support for youths

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports youth employment
  • Offers on-the-job training tailored to youth
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for youth
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youth

Support for Indigenous people

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Indigenous workers
  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations
  • Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers
  • Facilitates access to Elders who can offer support and guidance to Indigenous workers

Support for mature workers

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports mature workers
  • Applies hiring policies that discourage age discrimination
  • Provides staff with awareness training to create a welcoming work environment for mature workers
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for mature workers
  • Offers phased retirement options that allow mature workers to gradually reduce their workload (for example: flexible or reduced work hours, part time employment, project-based or seasonal work, etc.)
  • Offers phased re-entry options for mature workers who are returning to work after retiring (for example: gradually increasing hours and responsibilities)
  • Provides workspace accommodations, such as age-appropriate ergonomic considerations, to meet the physical needs of mature workers (for example: adjustable desks and chairs, accessible parking, etc.)

Supports for visible minorities

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports members of visible minorities
  • Applies hiring policies that discourage discrimination against members of visible minorities (for example: anonymizing the hiring process, etc.)
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair members of visible minorities with experienced employees
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural training to create a welcoming work environment for members of visible minorities

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