Landscape Foreperson

Job Number: 00005

Permanent   |  Toronto, Ontario   |  Posted on Mar 06, 2019

LANDSCAPE FOREPERSON


In business for 30 years, Lawrence Park Complete Garden Care is a group of dedicated professionals who take pride in providing our company's Award-winning organic landscape services. We are currently looking for people who are optimistic, productive and passionate about horticulture. If this sounds familiar, we want to connect with you!

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Drive to and from jobsites , in busy traffic, responsible for circle checks and for reviewing day's work and loading vehicle with materials
  • Occasional pickup and delivery of soft and hardscape materials
  • Manage a crew of up to three people, supervise crew in safe starting, operation, maintenance and transport of various landscaping equipment: lawn mower, line trimmer , back pack blower, hedge trimmer, aerator , dethatcher, slit seeder and power washer , as required by projects
  • Demonstrate best practices and LPCGC process standards in relation to jobs performed , including but not limited to: turf maintenance , garden cultivation and weeding , sodding, perennial, shrub, tree, annual and bulb planting, hedge trimming and selective pruning, spring and fall property clean ups, soil work and over seeding, stonework , irrigation troubleshooting, green roof installation, seasonal urn displays etc.
  • Promote safety , wear appropriate personal protective equipment and demonstrate hazard awareness at all times
  • Complete required paperwork and report materials used
  • Participate in meetings
  • Be prepared to start work on time (6:45am) and to work extended hours as necessary (including some Saturdays in the spring and fall)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous residential landscaping experience 3-5 years, skilled at pruning
  • Previous supervisory experience 1-2 years
  • Post secondary horticultural education or equivalent experience
  • Excellent plant care and identification knowledge
  • Knowledge of all aspects of residential landscape construction including hardscape installation
  • Knowledge of the OH&SA
  • Full G license with clean record, comfortable driving in Toronto
  • Emergency first aid
  • Working at Heights certification


Job summary

Company

Lawrence Park Complete Garden Care

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Toronto, Ontario

Start Date

Jun 03, 2019