Job: Labourer

Title Labourer
Division Alpha Better Landscaping
Location Calgary and surrounding areas
Job Description

Labourers are responsible for the day to day duties of landscaping as directed by their Foreman.

Responsibilities
  • Weeding, pruning, and trimming trees and plants.
  • Planting trees in residential, parks, boulevards, public areas according to specifications
  • Cutting and raking grass.
  • Removing litter and garbage.
  • Cart and spread topsoil and other materials.
  • Lay sod or seed lawns.
  • Plant bulbs, flowers, shrubs, and trees.
  • Apply fertilizers, water lawns, and water gardens.
  • Clear snow manually or using snow removal equipment.
  • Use, repair, and maintain applicable equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Core Competencies
  • Ability to handle weight of up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to communicate with Foreman and other crew members.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Good hand eye coordination.
  • Physical dexterity to handle prolonged sitting, standing, kneeling, or walking.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and the ability to follow directions.
  • Reliable, punctual, and a team player.
  • Open to continuous learning.
  • Own steel-toed boots.
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK UNTIL THE END OF SEASON – NOVEMBER 2017.
Technical Requirements

Ability to operate various equipment including but not limited to: weed trimmer/edger, lawnmower, snow blower, etc.

Education

Construction, landscaping, or horticultural training considered an asset.

Post Date Jun 16, 2017
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