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Gardener/Labourer

Job Number: 2019-25-UIE

Contract   |  Winnipeg, Manitoba   |  Posted on Mar 09, 2019 ← Back

The Opportunity

We are in need of Seasonal Gardener/Labourers who will report to a Crew Leader or a Horticulture Supervisor. Your main responsibilitiy is to ensure horticultural aspects across Assiniboine Park are upheld to the highest quality standards of horticulture practices and aesthetics as required in a public garden according to APC’s approved Horticulture Master Plan. Gardener/ Labourers will work in our Horticulture department and may be assigned to work anywhere throughout the Park and Zoo.

 

What you will do:

  • Install and care for a diverse collection of plant material such as perennials, bedding plants, shrubs, bulbs, trees, lawns, etc. by watering, cultivating, staking, pruning/cutting, tilling, edging, and performing similar related activities. 
  • May assist with arranging floral and plant displays, apply fertilizers, operate gardening equipment.
  • Maintain a variety of records, and remove debris and weeds from plant beds and surrounding areas.
  • Follow all health and safety legislation, regulations and policies, and will provide extraordinary experiences to our park visitors while completing their regular daily activities.

 

What you need to have:

  • High school diploma.
  • Prior experience in horticulture and plant care.
  • A valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Candidates must be physically capable of performing the duties of the position (documentation of physical capacity may be required).
  • Basic mechanical skills for operating related equipment and tools.
  • Availability to work days and some weekends.

Considered a strong asset:

  • Post-secondary education in horticulture or a related field is a valued asset.

What you need to demonstrate to be successful in this role:

  • A basic knowledge of the culture of plants.
  • Effective communication and customer service skills for maintaining respectful working relationships with fellow employees and relating well with visitors.

Successful candidates may be subject to a Criminal Record Check, and will be required to wear APC issued uniforms and provide their own safety footwear and inclement weather clothing.


How to apply:

Apply by March 20, 2019 on our website at :http://www.assiniboineparkzoo.ca/park-landing/home/join-our-team/careers) by March 20, 2019. Position is located in Winnipeg, MB. 


Job summary

Company

Assiniboine Park Conservancy Inc.

Job Type

Contract

Location

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Start Date

May 06, 2019


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