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Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has a Temporary, Full-time, summer position available in the Agricultural Services Department for a Horticulturist Assistant. You will work closely with the Horticulturist and your main tasks will be maintaining flowerbeds, shrubs and trees at County owned facilities as well as identifying insect pests and diseases on County owned properties and private lands.
Current enrollment or completion of a recognized Horticulture program.
Related experience in horticulture preferred.
Customer service experience.
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License. Upon hire, a current Driver’s Abstract must be provided.
Rate of Pay: $23.94 per hour (2021 Rate)
Hours of Work:
8 hours/day; 40 hours/week
(May to approximately August 26, 2022)
This position is covered by the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local Union No. 955 Collective Agreement.
Further information concerning this position can be obtained by contacting James Leskiw, Program Manager, Agricultural Agronomics at firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID-19 Notice: Parkland County has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Status Directive. All new employees hired on or after December 1, 2021 will be required to be fully vaccinated prior to their first day of work and show proof through a provincially approved QR code.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Jan 17, 2022
Closing Date: Jan 31, 2022