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Clintar Calgary is now hiring for the position of Horticulture Technician.

Description:
Certified Horticulture Technician

Duties & Responsibilities:
 Survey and assess designated projects and jobsites  Responsible for constructing and maintaining gardens  Plan job in an effective manner to ensure optimum job efficiency and effectiveness  Use and operate tools and equipment used in horticulture  Plant seeds and transplant seedlings  Tree, shrub, and plant examination and treatment  Care for growing plants by watering, pruning, weeding, cultivating, and removing dead or damaged leaf tissue  Inspect, handle, and transport nursery stock  Spread top soil and lay sod  Plant fertilization and watering  Prune trees, shrubs, and hedges  General lawn and garden maintenance  Operate power mowers, push mowers, tractors, blowers, electric clippers, pruning saws and other landscape maintenance equipment  Perform other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environments, shop & equipment  Assist with landscape constructions when needed  Complete daily paperwork, tracking job time and material costs  Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times  Comply with all company policies and regulations  Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations  Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner

Requirements:
Completion of college, vocational, or technical training Horticulturist Trade Certification or Lawn Gardener Trade Certification Minimum 1-2 years of experience Plant knowledge and identification, specifically trees, shrubs, and perennials Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications Physically fit with strong stamina Basic measurement and calculation skills Ability to follow safe working procedures Excellent observation skills and a strong attention to detail Good analytical and problem-solving skills Effective communication skills (both verbal and written) Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team Speak, read, and write English Must possess a clean/valid driver’s license 

Qualifications:
Customer and quality focus Effective communication skills (both verbal and written) Team work Excellent problem-solving abilities Responsibility and dependability Ethics and integrity

Education and/or Experience:
Completion of college, vocational, or technical training Horticulturist Trade Certification or Lawn Gardener Trade Certification Minimum 1-2 years of experience

Physical Demands/ Work Environment:
Physically fit with strong stamina

Supervisory Responsibilities:
 Customer and quality focus Effective communication skills (both verbal and written) Team work

Certificates, Licenses & Registrations:
 Horticulturist Trade Certification or Lawn Gardener Trade Certification

Language Skills:
Speak, read, and write English  Effective communication skills (both verbal and written

Mathematical Skills:
 Basic measurement and calculation skills

Work Conditions:
 Job requires ability to work with hand tools, small engine equipment, and materials  Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment  Requires good manual dexterity  Excellent stamina is required  Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis  Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold  Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work

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Clintar Calgary

234165 Wrangler Road, Rocky View No. 44
Calgary, AB T1X 0K2

Phone: 403-474-4164
Fax: 403-474-4165
Email: calgary.info@clintar.com

Clintar Owner

Ryan Jones
Owner

Service Area

Calgary