nursery workers supervisor

Countryside Nursery - Wynndel, BC (30+ days ago)

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Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

1 year to less than 2 years

Industrial Processes and Products Experience
Quality assurance and control
Equipment and Machinery Experience
Small engine equipment
Pick-up truck
Chain saw
Tractor mower
Area of Work Experience
Equipment safety assessment
Additional Skills
Maintain work records and logs
Operate, monitor, maintain, calibrate and test equipment
Area of Specialization
Tree service
Nursery or greenhouse
Plant knowledge and identification
Type of Product
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Fruit trees
Coniferous trees
Deciduous trees
Specific Skills
Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
Supervise nursery and greenhouse workers
Spray or dust plants with insecticides and fungicides
Resolve work related problems
Report signs of insect or disease damage
Pot and re-pot plants
Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
Mix and prepare soils
Identify diseases or parasites and apply medicinal substances to control and prevent diseases
Fertilize and spray crops
Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
Assist in grafting activities
Identify, label and catalogue items received
Organize and maintain inventory
Pack, weigh and stack bound and finished products on pallet for shipment
Identify and control insect, disease and weed problems
Security and Safety
Driver's validity licence check
Own Tools/Equipment
Steel-toed safety boots
Work Site Environment
Transportation/Travel Information
Own vehicle
Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment
Work under pressure
Handling heavy loads
Physically demanding
Attention to detail
Standing for extended periods
Bending, crouching, kneeling
Large workload
Tight deadlines
Ability to Supervise
Staff in various areas of responsibility
Work Location Information
Relocation costs not covered by employer
Personal Suitability
Team player
Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills
Greenhouse cleaning