landscaper
Amigo Landscapes
Chilliwack, BC, CA
6d ago
source : Job Bank

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

1 year to less than 2 years

  • or equivalent experience
  • Construction Specialization

  • Stone garden walls
  • Rock gardens
  • Retaining walls
  • Poured concrete
  • Interlocking brick
  • Fieldstone paths
  • Ornamental ponds, fountains and waterfalls
  • Automated irrigation system
  • Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and / or gardens
  • Area of Specialization

  • Propagation
  • Landscape construction
  • Landscape design
  • Hydroponic culture
  • Horticultural consulting
  • Plant knowledge and identification
  • Work Setting

  • Lawn care company
  • Landscape contractor
  • Greenhouse
  • Work Site Environment

  • Odours
  • Transportation / Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

  • Rural area
  • Work in employer's / client's home
  • Urban area
  • Remote location
  • Various locations
  • Landscaping Experience

  • Restoration and preservation projects
  • Park and recreation sites
  • Institutional construction
  • Cemetery or crematorium
  • Sports field
  • Residential projects
  • Commercial and / or industrial construction
  • Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Organized
  • Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Survey and assess designated sites
  • Prepare presentation graphics and drawings
  • Prepare conceptual designs
  • Manage landscaping projects
  • Build models
  • Examine trees and shrubs to diagnose problems and disease
  • Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions
  • Direct crews who maintain the health and appearance of golf courses and their surrounding landscapes
  • Plant and move trees
  • Apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products
  • Plan and co-ordinate the growth and use of plants for landscaping, ornamental uses and other purposes
  • Plan and construct landscaped environments which may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other landscape structures
  • Plant and maintain private and public lawns and gardens
  • Assess the health of lawns
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