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Landscape Construction Labourer

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Job Order #: 6103459

NOC: 8612
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$18- $23 per hour
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Length of Employment:
Sept 11 to November 1, winter employment available for the right candidate
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Kristi or Mike
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Job Summary:
Landscape Labourer is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to assist with the completion of Landscape Construction projects. The Landscape labourer will be required to operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specific job tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Work Safely and in a responsible manner, with eager participation and initiative.
2.Comply with all company policies and regulations
3.Provide & Wear appropriate PPE at all times
4.Communicate with Customers and potential customers in a polite and courteous manner.
5.Maintain standards of cleanliness and organization in assigned trucks, trailers, equipment, jobsites and shop/yard areas.
6.High Attention to detail while managing time and demanding excellence in quality of work. At time will be under tight timelines and pressure.
7.Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks in various weather conditions.
8.Assist the crew in the following tasks:
a.Construct brick walkways, patios, walls.
b.Dig trenches and perform land clearing activities
c.Load and unload materials, tools and equipment for landscape construction projects
d.Transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, carts, dollies, hand lifting/carrying.
e.Operate various tools including: chainsaws, brick saws, jackhammers, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers and small and medium  power tools.
f.Periodically operate heavy equipment, such as mini bobcat, small dump truck, trailer(s) (Dump & Flat deck).

Minimum Training and Experience:
1.High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent
2.Preference given to candidates with one or more years of experience in Landscape Construction or labour based trades
3.Strong knowledge of landscape products is an asset
4.Ability to lift 30-50 lbs+ repetitively
5.Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
6.Class 5 drivers license and Reliable transporation.


Skills and Abilities

Transportation/Travel Information
 - Own transportation
 - Valid driver's licence
Type of Machinery or Equipment
 - Weed trimmer/edger
 - Sod cutter
 - Small engine equipment
 - Roto-tiller
 - Pick-up truck
 - Gravel or dump truck
 - Fork-lift
 - Chain saw
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
 - Construct walkways and driveways
 - Clear snow (manually, mechanized equipment, truck or scraper)
 - Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
 - Assist with landscape constructions
Work Setting
 - Landscape contractor
 - Private home
Work Location Information
 - On-site customer service
 - Work in employer's/client's home
 - Various locations
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Fast-paced environment
 - Work under pressure
 - Tight deadlines
 - Repetitive tasks
 - Handling heavy loads
 - Physically demanding
 - Manual dexterity
 - Attention to detail
 - Hand-eye co-ordination
 - Ability to distinguish between colours
 - Sound discrimination
 - Combination of sitting, standing, walking
 - Standing for extended periods
 - Walking
 - Bending, crouching, kneeling
Own Tools/Equipment
 - Safety equipment/gear
 - Steel-toed safety boots
 - Safety glasses/goggles
 - Gloves
 - Ear plugs
 - Mask
 - Face shield
Work Site Environment
 - Dangerous
 - Outdoors
 - Wet/damp
 - Noisy
 - Odours
 - Dusty
 - Hot

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