Permanent

Landscape Foreman or Supervisor

Kitchener, ON | London, ON | Waterloo, ON | Burlington, ON 2019/12/05

Construction / Civil Infrastructure / Other Civil-Infrastructure Construction

If you're tired of being worked to the bone with a traditional landscape contractor or company perhaps being a part of a growing start up for a reputable and stable developer with considerable building assets under their ownership and management, could be your next challenge?


Our client owns and maintains over 15 properties (and growing) in the KCW area and is seeking a Crew Leader to work alongside their Landscape and Property Maintenance Manager.  You would have the opportunity to be a part of a new team with significant hands on support and guidance.  


This developer offers a competitive compensation and paid overtime after 44 weekly hours with year round job security and group health benefits.  If you are an experienced landscaper who wants to grow, hire and lead a team of like minded landscaping professionals then read below and apply for speedy feedback.  

Job Title:


Landscape Foreman


Designation:


•    Valid and clean G class driver’s license


Job Summary:


Our client is a family owned and operated company with locations in London, Sarnia, Woodstock, Kitchener, and Burlington, Ontario.

They are currently seeking a Landscape Foreman for lawn and garden to work in the Kitchener-Waterloo region. This individual will help build a team to work on projects in this region.

This individual must have experience delegating and assigning tasks to crew members, while ensuring that quality of work meets the requirements.

Our client offers:
•    Guaranteed Winter Work
•    Work truck for travel to site
•    Paid overtime
•    Healthcare benefits


Job Duties:


•    Work with crew to manage quality and timeliness of assigned tasks and routing
•    Assign, monitor and assist with duties for the crew to ensure quality expectations
•    Monitor and ensure the efficient use of materials and equipment by field staff
•    Evaluate quality of service provided and help to determine work procedures, prepare work schedules and expedite work flow
•    Examine work for exactness, completeness and conformance to policies and procedures
•    Plan and conduct training for field staff in customer service, landscape maintenance details and safety policies and procedures
•    Maintain morale and motivate staff to encourage maximum efficiency
•    Evaluate performance of staff and make recommendations


Qualifications:


•    2-3+ years industry knowledge and experience
•    Ability to manage a crew of 3-6 staff to complete weekly tasks neatly and efficiently
•    Valid and clean G class driver’s license
•    Excellent turf and ornamental plant knowledge
•    Valid and clean G class driver’s license
•    A h2 work ethic
•    Attention to detail
•    Ability to communicate effectively with other staff/coworkers and customers
•    Ability to motivate staff to complete daily and weekly tasks
•    Must be organized
•    Must be able to use all tools and equipment to perform all tasks associated with landscape maintenance
•    Must have decent knowledge of annual and perennial garden bed maintenance
•    Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
•    Must comply with all company policies and regulations
•    Must work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
•    Snow plowing experience is an asset


1733 - Landscaper, Landscaping, Property Maintenance, Lawn Maintenance, Crew Foreman, Crew Leader

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