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Nursery Worker

Job Number: 001

Contract   |  Strathmore, Alberta   |  Posted on Dec 07, 2018 ← Back

Wheatland Trees' primary focus is growing Chinook hardy caliper trees. Our whole philosophy is to provide our customer with the best quality tree for the Calgary climate. Wheatland Trees has over 18 years of growing experience in the Calgary region. Our growing and harvesting techniques, will give you the best tree and the very best transplant survival.

Our focus is on how we can serve you, our partner. We have innovative solutions to your delivery needs at very competitive rates. We strive to provide next day delivery whenever possible. If your desire is to have the tree planted, our staff has the knowledge and the equipment to provide that service. We pride ourselves on putting the tree "where you want it".

As active members of regional and national industry associations, as well as being certified in the Canadian Nursery Certification Institute (CNCI) Clean Plant Program, we maintain the highest standards of professionalism and industry knowledge.

Our Corporate Values:

  • We are at our best when we work as a team
  • Competent and persistent performance        
  • We take pride in our work        
  • Environmentally responsible       
  • Safety is our first priority

Compensation:

  • $15.00/hour OT paid after 44 hours/week

Anticipated start date: March 25, 2019 (13 vacancies)

Location: Our office is located in Calgary, AB, however, the positions will be based at either of our two tree farms located just outside of Langdon and Strathmore areas.

Education: Not applicable, not required.

Credentials: (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.): Not applicable, not required.

Experience: No experience required, although experience an asset.

Language: English

Type of Equipment: Garden tractor, tree cutting machine or equipment, irrigation pumps and equipment.

Type of Products: Fruit trees, Christmas trees, ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges.

Specific Skills: Assist in pruning trees, shrubs, and plants, dig up & wrapping root balls of trees and shrubs, water plants and trees.

Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots, gloves.

Work Conditions & Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, repetitive tasks, handling heavy loads, physically demanding requiring walking, bending, crouching, kneeling and standing for long periods of time, working long hours.

Work Site Environment: Outdoors

Work Location Information: Rural area outside Langdon, AB or Strathmore, AB (no transit available).

Essential Skills: Working with others, continuous learning.

Employer: Wheatland Trees Ltd.

How to apply:

E-mail: hr@alphabetterlands.com Web Site: www.wheatlandtrees.ca Fax: 403-569-0055


Job summary

Company

Wheatland Trees Ltd.

Job Type

Contract

Location

Strathmore, Alberta

Start Date

Mar 25, 2019


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