Labourer - Nursery Worker

Job Number: 01

Contract   |  Landgon or Strathmore, Alberta   |  Posted on Dec 13, 2016 ← Back

Wheatland Trees' primary focus is growing chinook hardy caliper trees. Our whole philosophy is to provide our customer with the best quality tree for the Calgary climate. Wheatland Trees has over 18 years of growing experience in the Calgary region. Our growing and harvesting techniques will give you the best tree and the very best transplant survival. Our focus is on how we can serve you, our partner. We have innovative solutions to your delivery needs at very competitive rates. We strive to provide next day delivery whenever possible. If your desire is to have the tree planted, our staff has the knowledge and the equipment to provide that service. We pride ourselves on putting the tree "where you want it".

As active members of regional and national industry associations, as well as being certified in the Canadian Nursery Certification Institute (CNCI) Clean Plant Program, we maintain the highest standards of professionalism and industry knowledge.

Our Core Values: • We are at our best when we work as a team • Competent and persistent performance • We take pride in our work • Environmentally responsible • Safety is our first priority

Compensation: $12.20/hour OT paid after 8 hours/day or 44 hours/week

Anticipated start date: April 3, 2017 - (12 vacancies)

Location: Our office is located in Calgary, AB, however, the position(s) will be based at either of our two tree farms located just outside Calgary in Langdon and Strathmore

Skill Requirements:


Not applicable, not required

Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.)

Not applicable, not required


No experience required, although experience an asset



Type of Equipment:

Garden tractor, tree cutting machine or equipment, irrigation pumps and equipment

Type of Products:

Fruit trees, Christmas trees, ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges

Specific Skills:

Assist in pruning trees, shrubs, and plants, dig up & wrapping root balls of trees and shrubs, water plants

Own Tools/Equipment:

Steel-toed safety boots, gloves

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:

Fast-paced environment, repetitive tasks, handling heavy loads, physically demanding, standing for extended periods, bending, crouching, kneeling, large workload

Work Site Environment:


Work Location Information:

Rural area in Langdon, AB or Strathmore, AB

Essential Skills:

Working with others, Continuous learning


Wheatland Trees Ltd.

How to Apply:


Web site:

Fax: 403-569-0055 

Job summary


Wheatland Trees Ltd.

Job Type



Landgon or Strathmore, Alberta

Start Date

Apr 03, 2017

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