Silviculture Worker I
Department of Fisheries and Land Resources
Wooddale, NL
This is a skilled labor involved in the production of tree seedlings, fruit and vegetable crops in greenhouses and outdoor holding areas and fields. Candidates will be required to perform physically demanding repetitive manual labour in extreme field and weather condition, workers will be expected to ensure seeding, grading, harvesting, and plant movement activities progress at the designed capacity of the equipment; meticulously thin, transplant, weed, and grade containerized stock and horticultural crops using established procedures; load and unload shipping vehicles; maintain greenhouses, fields and holding areas in a tidy fashion; wash sort and stack empty containers; pick and assists in the movement and storage of fruit, vegetable and cone crops; assist in the erection of snowfence, field irrigation systems, and greenhouse plastic. Perform other related duties as required.
Merit Criteria (What is this?)
Screening Criteria
Completion of High School (equivalencies will be considered)
General experience working with plants
Experience performing manual labour
Experience working in a stationary repetitive environment
Assessment Criteria
Knowledge of plants including plant growth and maintenance practices
Knowledge manual labour safety practices
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal)
Ability to work independently
Relationship building
Conditions of Employment(What is this?)
Conditions of
Successful applicant will be expected to provide a valid driver’s abstract upon job offer
Conditions of Acceptance
Ability to perform physically demanding repetitive manual labor
Acknowledges requirement for performing work in hot temperatures
Applicant Information
For more information about this opportunity please call: 709-489-3012

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
Applications should be received before the close of business on the closing date - late applications with explanation may be accepted.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.