Nursery and Greenhouse Workers

(NOC 8432)
+14.29%
 

Career Description

Nursery and greenhouse workers plant, cultivate, and harvest trees, shrubs, flowers, and plants and spray them to prevent diseases / pests, position and regulate greenhouse / outdoor irrigation systems to water plants / fields, dig, cut, and transplant plants, shrubs, and flowers and prepare them for sale and serve customers and provide them with gardening / plant care information.

Duties May Include

Operating tractors / other machinery to plant, cultivate, harvest, and spray fields / plants, and maintaining inventory, order materials, and clean working areas.

Examples of Titles

Christmas Tree Shearer
Greenhouse Florist
Hothouse Worker
Hydroponics Worker

Where They Work

People in this group work in indoor or outdoor nurseries and greenhouses.

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

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Horticultural Industries Diploma; Co-op
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Olds College
Olds, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Horticulture Technologist Diploma
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Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Surrey, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Horticulture Technology Diploma
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Modified on May 20, 2012