Landscape Installation Labourer

  • Full Time
  • Seasonal
  • Shubenacadie, NS
  • April 15, 2020

Website MacPhee's Landscaping Services

Job Contact: Paul MacPhee
Job Start Date: Approximately April13th, 2020

The Landscape Installation Labourer is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks (generally physical labour) in order to assist with the completion of landscape installation projects. The landscape labourer will be required to operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in the preparation of job-sites prior to the beginning of a project
  • Operate various tools and equipment, including: chainsaws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
  • Assist in the installation of walkways, fences, stone patios and features, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning
  • Dig ditches or trenches
  • Install garden beds, plants and lawns
  • Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment required to complete landscape construction projects
  • Transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, carts, dollies, and hand lifting/carrying
  • Assist foreman with job-related tasks
  • Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to perform work activities
  • 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
Other Requirements :
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Minimum one year experience in the landscape/construction industry
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Time management skills
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape installation practices
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a valid driver’s license and safe driving record

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power 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
Salary Range: $13.00 per hour to start
    Essential Skills:
  • Working with Others
  • Communications Skills
  • Problem Solving
    Soft Skills:
  • Motivation
  • Attitude
  • Accountability
  • Team Work
How to Apply:

Apply with resume by email to info@macpheeslandscaping.com

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