Forest Nursery Worker – 2466

Job description

Are you a fan of the nature and outdoor environments? Come to sunny Saskatchewan to work as a Forest Nursery Worker.

Job Description:

  • Prepare soil; seeds and cuttings; and transplant seedlings and rooted cuttings as per requirements 
  • Spray tree seedlings to prevent disease and pests if required 
  • Position irrigation systems to water nurseries and fields 
  • Dig, cut and transplant trees, shrubs, and prepare them for sale
  • Provide information to customers on the care of trees and shrubs
  • May operate tractors and other machinery and equipment to cultivate fields,  harvest genetic material and trees seedlings
  • Maintain inventory and order materials as required
  • Clean working areas
  • Minimum of 32 hours a week
  • Other duties as required 

Job Requirements:

  • Technician or Bachelor's degree in the field
  • Able to work in a multicultural team
  • Able to fill out production work charts, learn to identify tree and other plant varieties by leaf morphology and even by stem characteristics when dormant.
  • Carry out some clerical, administrative and management assisting.
  • Perform  construction and remodeling activities outside of the intense field season and during very inclement weather i.e.: when it's  plus 35 degrees or minus 30 degrees or lower outdoors. 
  • Excellent health 
  • Be able to lift 40 pounds repetitively 
  • Willing to train 
  • Produce soil amendments, and seedling protection from recycled materials 


7 Openings

  • Waged Offered: $12 CAD/hour
  • Number of Openings: 7
  • Years of Experience Required: 1
  • Education Required: None
  • LMIA Status: LMIA in process

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