Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Grounds Maintenance Worker

Earth-Craft Landscape Ltd.

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Weed trimmer/edger
  • Small engine equipment
  • Pick-up truck
  • Chain saw
  • Work Setting

  • Landscape maintenance
  • Specific Skills

  • Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
  • Remove litter and garbage
  • Plant bulbs, flowers, shrubs and trees
  • Cut grass
  • Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Rake and collect refuse
  • Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment
  • Security and Safety

  • Driver’s validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines
  • Work Location Information

  • On-site customer service
  • Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Organized
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

    Number of Vacancies: 2
    Wages: $13.00 to $16.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

    events

    1. Pork Nova Scotia Annual Meeting

      November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    2. Maritime Beef Testing Station (MBTS) Annual Meeting

      November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    3. Wild Blueberry Producers of Nova Scotia AGM

      November 19 @ 8:00 am - November 20 @ 5:00 pm
    4. Mental Health First Aid

      November 21 @ 8:30 am - November 22 @ 4:30 pm
    5. Sheep Producers Association of Nova Scotia (SPANS) Annual Meeting

      November 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    contact

    7 Atlantic Central Drive
    East Mountain, N.S.
    B6L 2Z2

    Phone – 902-893-2293
    Fax – 902-893-7063
    E-mailinfo@nsfa-fane.ca