Landscape Workers

(NOC 8612)

Career Description

Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers help construct and maintain landscapes by spreading soil, laying sod and planting, cutting, pruning, spraying, and dusting flowers, grass, shrubs, and trees.

Duties May Include

Landscape workers and grounds maintenance labourers perform some or all of the following duties:

Spread top soil, lay sod, plant flowers, grass, shrubs and trees and perform other duties to assist with the construction of a landscape and related structures;

Cut grass, rake, fertilize and water lawns, weed gardens, prune shrubs and trees and perform other maintenance duties as directed by supervisor;

Operate power mowers, tractors, snowblowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, pruning saws and other landscape maintenance equipment;

Spray and dust trees, shrubs, lawns and gardens, as directed, to control insects and disease;

Perform other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environments.

Examples of Titles

Bulb Planter
Cemetery Labourer
Gardening Helper
Golf Course Worker
Grass Cutter
Grounds Maintenance Worker
Landscape Labourer
Maintenance Worker, Parks
Sod Layer

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Olds, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Landscape Horticulturist Certificate; Apprenticeship
Post-Diploma Certificate Post-diploma
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Modified on January 26, 2022