Nursery/Greenhouse & Potted Plant Assistant
Foothills Nurseries - Calgary, AB

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This position is suitable for People who have interests in the Landscape and Nursery industry.
(areas of responsibility include care, maintenance and Propagation of Perennials, shrubs and trees...)

Foothills Nurseries LTD - Calgary, AB
Terms of Employment: Full Time, Seasonal may become Permanent

Competitive Wages, Hourly for 40+ hours per week, Benefit Package also available.

Anticipated Start Date: Immediate

Location: Calgary, Alberta (just East outside city limits, off Glenmore Trail)

Skill Requirements:

Education: Completion of High School, willingness to learn, Experience in the Nursery/Greenhouse Industry is encouraged.

Foothills Nurseries is dedicated in sponsoring apprenticeship training for the right individual. On job training provided.

Credentials considered, but not required: Horticulturist Trade Certification, Landscape Gardener Trade Certification would be an asset.
Knowledge of Potted plants (Perennials, shrubs and potted trees) also an asset.

Experience: Not required.

Languages: Speak English, Read English, Write English

Work Setting: Tree Farm, Nursery, Greenhouse.

Responsibilities: Tree and shrub examination and treatment, Tree maintenance, Tree and shrub pruning, Plant knowledge and identification, Involvement in propagation

Additional Skills: Plant care, Watering, assisting in shipping/receiving and loading

Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots, Gloves, weather appropriate clothing

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: May at times be physically demanding, Attention to detail, Handling heavy loads, Manual dexterity, combination of sitting, standing, walking, Bending, crouching, kneeling, in outdoor conditions.

Essential Skills: Self motivated and energetic. Must have vehicle to reach job-site.

How to Apply:

Please apply for this job through this ad, or fax resume to 403-236-4433