Nursery Worker

Scott and Stewart Forestry Consultants Ltd.

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • 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
  • Assist in grafting activities
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area
  • Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Personal Suitability

  • Reliability
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: No experience

    Number of Vacancies: 15
    Wages: $14.00 hourly