A free, national job board for the landscape and horticulture industry.



Landscaping Foreperson

Job Number: 1

Permanent   |  Burlington, Ontario   |  Posted on Oct 18, 2018 ← Back

Company: Earthworks Landscaping Inc.
Address: 4126 South Service Road, Burlington, ON L7L 4X5
Position: Landscaping Foreperson
Location: 4126 South Service Road, Burlington, ON L7L 4X5
Terms: 36-44 hours/week based on demand, permanent
Language(s): English
Wage: $30.50 an hour
Benefits: Company vehicle, vacation pay of 4%
Apply To: Bert Hoytema, Owner - 4126 South Service Road, Burlington, ON L7L 4X5

Job Description:

To organize, direct, and train employees of a landscaping and landscape construction company during all seasons.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Organize and direct team of 1 to 3 employees in construction of patios, driveways, fences, decks, walls, outdoor kitchens, planting and gardens;
  • Provide training on job-related skills to labourers;
  • Plan and estimate the material and labour requirements for individual contracts;
  • Welding of outdoor kitchen products;
  • Ordering of job-related materials, equipment, and supplies;
  • Report on and be accountable for crew efficiency, purchase of materials, equipment, and supplies;
  • Repair and maintain vehicle fleet and equipment, including regular maintenance and breakdowns;
  • Operation of snow removal equipment and timely submission of logs;
  • Other duties as necessary.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Required:

  • Five years or more experience as a landscape foreperson or comparable experience, particularly in landscape construction;
  • College (or equivalent) diploma or certificate;
  • Proficiency in English;
  • Experience in welding.

Desired:

  • Ability to operate and repair tools and equipment including: sod cutter, front end loader, forklift, small engine equipment, tractor, and chain saw;
  • Ability to plan and estimate labour and materials;
  • Ability to maintain work records and logs;
  • Ability to read blueprints and drawings;
  • Ability to resolve work related problems.

Working Conditions:

  • Outdoors;
  • Fast-paced;
  • Large workload;
  • Tight deadlines;
  • Physically demanding;
  • Handling heavy loads;
  • Manual dexterity;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Combination of: sitting, standing for extended periods, walking, bending, crouching, and kneeling.


Job summary

Company

Earthworks Landscaping

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Burlington, Ontario

Start Date

Oct 18, 2018


How to Apply

If you feel you are qualified, please send your resume (Optional), if not already uploaded.

You must be registered before applying. Click here to register.


Already registered?

Give a summary about yourself, such as qualifications,responsibilities,salary, etc.