Nursery worker

Eagle Lake Nurseries Ltd based in 240039A Range Road 245, Carseland, AB T0J 0M0 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Nursery worker who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Seasonal employment or Full time job. The candidate must work on the day shift from 08:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m.

Employer Name: Eagle Lake Nurseries Ltd
Position: Nursery worker
No. of vacancies: 20
Salary: $16.52 hourly / 30 to 48 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: 240039A Range Road 245, Carseland, AB T0J 0M0

Job Description

  • The candidate will be responsible for suckering.
  • The candidate will be responsible for weeding.
  • The candidate must spray or dust plants with insecticides and fungicides.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist in the pruning of trees, shrubs, and plants.
  • The candidate must mix and prepare soils.
  • The candidate must plant bulbs and seeds.
  • The candidate must pot and re-pot plants.
  • The candidate must be able to transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings.
  • The candidate must apply fertilizers.
  • The candidate must report any signs of insect or disease damage.
  • The candidate must dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs.
  • The candidate must water and care for plants, lawns, and/or gardens.
  • The candidate must clean the work area.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Training will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs).
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work site environment

  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.

Work setting

  • The candidate must be willing to work in a rural area.

Experience and specialization

Type of product

  • Products include coniferous trees, deciduous trees, native plants, perennials and ornamental trees, shrubs, and hedges.

Equipment and machinery experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience operating a forklift, garden tractors, irrigation pumps and equipment, and light trucks.

Additional information

Security and safety

  • The candidate’s driver’s license should be thoroughly checked for validity.

Transportation/travel information

  • The candidate must have their own transportation.
  • The employer will not pay for the candidate’s travel expenses.
  • The candidate does not have access to public transportation.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.

Own tools/equipment

  • The candidate must have steel-toed safety boots and gloves.

Benefits

  • The candidate will receive Free parking, Employer-paid learning/training, and Parking facilities.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

anita@eaglelakenurseries.com

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