landscape technician - Courtenay (BC) - Job posting

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Landscape Technician Verified This job posting has been provided directly by the employer through Job Bank’s employer job posting system.

Posted on January 16, 2020 by Employer details Paradise Plants Garden Centre

Job details

  • Location Courtenay, BC
  • Salary$$18 to $22HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent
    Full time

  • 08:00 to 16:00
  • Start date As soon as possible
  • Benefits: Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Group Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance Benefits, Vision Care Benefits
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #1390242

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Equipment and Machinery Experience
Small engine equipment
Construction Specialization
Stone garden walls; Rock gardens; Retaining walls; Poured concrete; Interlocking brick; Fieldstone paths; Ornamental ponds, fountains and waterfalls; Automated irrigation system
Additional Skills
Read and interpret blueprints; Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
Area of Specialization
Landscape construction; Engine repair and overhaul
Work Setting
Landscape contractor; Greenhouse; Garden centre; Construction company
Work Site Environment
Outdoors; Noisy
Transportation/Travel Information
Own vehicle; Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Ability to distinguish between colours; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Bending, crouching, kneeling
Work Location Information
Rural area; Urban area; Remote location; Various locations; Relocation costs not covered by employer
Landscaping Experience
Institutional construction; Residential projects; Commercial and/or industrial construction
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Client focus; Reliability; Organized
Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills
Manage landscaping projects; Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions; Plant and move trees; Apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products; 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; Assess the health of lawns

Advertised until:

2020-03-15

Intended job posting audience

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

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