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landscape technician


Source: Job Bank

Location

Sturgeon, AB
T8T0T8

Salary

$24.05 to $26.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 32 to 60 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Noisy
  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • Various locations
  • Landscape contractor

Tasks

  • Manage landscaping projects
  • Survey and assess designated sites
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • 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

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Outlook
  • MS Word

Landscaping experience

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

Construction specialization

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

Area of specialization

  • Landscape construction
  • Horticultural consulting
  • Plant knowledge and identification

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Gloves
  • Mask
  • Safety vest

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Other benefits

  • Free parking available

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