Labourer, Landscape

Blade Landscaping

Construction Specialization

  • Stone garden walls
  • Rock gardens
  • Retaining walls
  • Poured concrete
  • Interlocking brick
  • Fieldstone paths
  • Ornamental ponds, fountains and waterfalls
  • Area of Specialization

  • Landscape construction
  • Plant knowledge and identification
  • Work Setting

  • Private residence
  • Landscape contractor
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction
  • Specific Skills

  • Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Remove litter and garbage
  • Plant bulbs, flowers, shrubs and trees
  • Lay sod or seed
  • Cut grass
  • Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
  • Assist with landscape constructions
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Rake and collect refuse
  • Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment
  • Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Work Location Information

  • Various locations
  • Landscaping Experience

  • Residential projects
  • Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Reliability
  • Organized
  • Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Manage landscaping projects
  • Plant and move trees
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: Experience an asset

    Number of Vacancies: 1
    Wages: $15.00 to $20.00 hourly (to be negotiated)