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Plant Tender Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$32,343 (CAD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$349

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plant Tender is $32,343 a year and $16 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Plant Tender is between $26,311 and $38,102. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Cares for ornamental plants on various customer premises, applying knowledge of horticultural requirements, and using items such as insecticides, fertilizers, and gardening tools: reads work orders and supply requisitions to determine job requirements, and confers with supervisor to clarify work procedures.
  • Loads plants and supplies onto truck in order of scheduled stops, using handtruck.
  • Drives truck to premises and carries needed supplies to work area.
  • Examines plants and soil to determine moisture level, using water sensor gauge, and waters plants according to requirements of species, using hose and watering can.
  • Sponges plant leaves to apply moisture and remove dust.
  • Observes plants under magnifying glass to detect insects and disease, and consults plant care books or confers with supervisor to identify problems and determine treatments.
  • Selects and applies specified chemical solutions to feed plants, kill insects, and treat diseases, using hose or mist-sprayer.
  • Transplants root-bound plants into larger containers.
  • Pinches and prunes stems and leaves to remove dead and diseased leaves, to shape plants, and to induce growth, using shears.
  • Removes diseased and dying plants from premises and replaces them with healthy plants.
  • Informs customer of plant care needs.
  • Enters record of actions taken at each stop in route book and prepares requisitions for materials needed on subsequent visit.
  • Returns diseased, dying, and unused plants and supplies to employer premises.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$37,495
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Plant Tender Job Listings for British Columbia, Canada

Mechanical Piping Drafter
Nov 9
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Randstad Canada
... tender documents. -Prepare construction specifications, costs and material estimates. -Develop and ... P&ID Diagrams. -Knowledge CAD process plant symbols. -Experienced with document control ...
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