Job Posting

Landscape worker (Skilled Landscape Worker)

Halifax (NS)

Salary:

Hourly: min. $11 max. $16 for 40.0 hours per week

Job Number:

7431803

Anticipated Start Date:

As soon as possible

Source:

 Job Bank

Terms of Employment:

Seasonal   Full-Time

Number of positions:

4

Employment Conditions

Weekend,Day

Employer Details

Employer:

Inspired Landscaping & Renovations Inc.

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Some high school; Completion of high school; Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training; Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training; Some university

.

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Not required

.

Experience

Experience an asset

.

Work Setting

Park or public area; Sports field; Landscape contractor; Commercial establishment; Private home; Institution (hospital, school or church); Landscape maintenance

.

Type of Machinery or Equipment

Chain saw; Tractor mower; Sod cutter; Weed trimmer/edger; Roto-tiller; Backhoe; Tractor; Gravel or dump truck; Snow removal truck; Pick-up truck; Small engine equipment

.

Specific Skills

Assist with landscape constructions; Weed, prune and trim trees and plants; Cut grass; Rake/ collect refuse; Remove litter and garbage; Cart and spread topsoil and other materials; Lay sod or seed; Plant bulbs, flowers, shrubs and trees; Apply fertilizers; Water lawns/gardens; Clear snow (manually, mechanized equipment, truck or scraper); Construct walkways and driveways; Repair and maintain equipment

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Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots; Gloves; Cellular phone

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Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling

.

Work Site Environment

Outdoors; Wet/damp; Noisy; Dusty; Hot

.

Work Location Information

Various locations

.

Essential Skills

Reading text; Numeracy; Communication; Working with others; Problem solving; Decision making

.

How to Apply

By phone: from 9:00 to 17:00:

(902)-499-1191

By fax:

(902)-826-7601

Date Posted:

2014-05-06

Advertised until:

2014-11-02

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