nursery worker

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

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Equipment and Machinery Experience
Mechanical seeder
Mechanical sprayer
Light trucks
Irrigation pumps and equipment
Garden tractors
Chain saw
Additional Skills
Write daily basic progress reports
Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Type of Product
Seasonal plants
Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
Fruit trees
Cut flowers
Coniferous trees
Deciduous trees
Specific Skills
Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
Spray or dust plants with insecticides and fungicides
Report signs of insect or disease damage
Pot and re-pot plants
Plant bulbs and seeds
Operate climate controls
Mix and prepare soils
Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
Assist in grafting activities
Apply fertilizers
Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
Clean work area
Own Tools/Equipment
Steel-toed safety boots
Work Site Environment
Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation
Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment
Repetitive tasks
Handling heavy loads
Physically demanding
Attention to detail
Hand-eye co-ordination
Standing for extended periods
Bending, crouching, kneeling
Large workload
Overtime required
Work Location Information
Rural area
Remote location
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills
Team player
Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills
Fruit trees training
Harvesting seedlings
Mixing fertilizer
Greenhouse cleaning
Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes