Landscape Construction Foreperson
$23-$27 per hour (commensurate on experience and abilities)
Who are we?
Genus Loci Ecological Landscapes inc., is an award-winning landscape design and construction company. Established in 2007, Genus Loci is based in King City, ON and serves York Region, the GTA and beyond. Leadership in ecological landscaping, with an emphasis on “Fusion” landscapes and ecological restoration, is our passion and our mission. We offer a full spectrum of conventional hard and soft landscaping services including pavements, retaining walls, masonry, landscape carpentry, landscape lighting and planting services. We also specialize in native plantings and habitat gardens, water features, natural swimming ponds, grading and erosion control, low impact development (including rain gardens and bioswales), rainwater harvesting and much more. Above all, we pride ourselves on designing and executing unique and elegant solutions to often complex design challenges.
Genus Loci is more than just the services we provide. We are a winning team that promotes creativity, problem solving, communication and personal responsibility in a safe and inclusive work environment. We believe our team’s capability and strength is enhanced by recognizing and utilizing the abilities and strengths of each individual, by offering ongoing training and professional development to broaden skillsets, and by tapping into every worker’s underutilized skills. We believe in the power of setting goals as a company, as a crew, as individuals, and celebrating achievements.
Genus Loci is growing, and we are looking for like-minded individuals to join our team and grow professionally with us. Join our team and discover the Genus Loci difference!
With direct support from the company owners, landscape architects and project manager, the foreperson will work with a crew of 2 to 3 workers, supporting and leading the lead hand and other technicians on the team to install smaller scale construction and a limited selection of horticultural and carpentry projects. This position involves working 45-50 hour work weeks, with 12 scheduled Saturdays split between the spring and fall. Because Genus Loci offers such a wide range of services, you will have the opportunity to play multiple roles and will acquire and/or develop skills in many facets of the landscape trades.
This position involves supervision, and commitment to the installation of high quality landscape projects in a timely manner.
This position requires a commitment to a safe workplace, and familiarity with the Workplace Safety Act.
Who we are looking for:
We are a growing company looking for like-minded individuals to join our team and grow professionally with us. We strongly believe in utilizing the skills of all employees and offering the training for strong development. We believe in the power of setting goals as a company, a crew, and as individuals, and celebrating achievements. We have found that willingness to learn, strong work ethic, and teamwork skills are crucial.
Why join our team?
We believe in competitive compensation through wages and perks that reflect experience, skills, leadership, and dedication
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