Nursery Worker

Scott and Stewart Forestry

Additional Skills

  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Specific Skills

  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Spray or dust plants with insecticides and fungicides
  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Plant bulbs and seeds
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Reliability
  • Organized
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: Will train

    Number of Vacancies: 5
    Wages: $12.95 to $13.95 hourly (to be negotiated)