Landscape Technician

Posted on Oct 12

Go Green Lawn & Landscaping Inc.

Portage la Prairie, MB

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

Apply various treatments such as pruning, spraying, repairing damaged areas and injecting with treatment solutions; Plant and move trees; Apply fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products; 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

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Client focus; Reliability; Organized

Landscaping Experience

Restoration and preservation projects; Park and recreation sites; Sports field; Residential projects; Commercial and/or industrial construction

Work Location Information

Rural area; Work in employer's/client's home; Urban area; Various locations

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; Bending, crouching, kneeling

Transportation/Travel Information Valid driver's licence

Work Site Environment Outdoors; Noisy

Own Tools/Equipment Steel-toed safety boots; Gloves

Work Setting Lawn care company; Landscape contractor

Area of Specialization

Landscape construction; Plant knowledge and identification; Forklift

Additional Skills

Read and interpret blueprints; Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens

Construction Specialization

Stone garden walls; Rock gardens; Retaining walls; Interlocking brick; Fieldstone paths; Ornamental ponds, fountains and waterfalls; Automated irrigation system

Equipment and Machinery Experience Loader; Lawn mowers

Experience No experience

Education No degree, certificate or diploma

Languages English

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