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Lawn Maintenance Lead Hand

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Contract   |  Waterloo, Ontario   |  Posted on Jan 08, 2021 ← Back

Lawn Maintenance Lead Hand

Job Title: Lawn Maintenance Lead Hand

Company: Oakridge Group Inc. 

Location: Waterloo, Ontario

Pay: $21-24 per hour (Benefits after 3 months, Company Vehicle)

Oakridge Group Inc is looking to hire Lawn Maintenance Lead Hand in Waterloo Ontario ASAP.  

Oakridge Group Inc. Established in 1992, our team of trusted professionals strives to accomplish the best outcome for every single one of our clients, every time. With over 25 years of experience, we stand firmly behind our work and take immense pride in all of our projects, both big and small. Our focus and client dedication can be seen throughout decades of Oakridge Landscape Contractors' award-winning residential and commercial projects.

Oakridge Group is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. This is the ideal position for a student or senior.  If you are a person with a disability and have a question or require assistance with the application process, please contact via email at jobs@oakridgelandscape.com.


Job Duties:

Lawn Maintenance Lead Hand related to the landscape gardening industry. The position of Lawn Maintenance Lead Hand will involve assisting in the daily management of maintenance projects for Oakridge Landscape Contractors. This position also includes the use of numerous types of related equipment. Physically demanding work in the outdoors. In winter months all Lead Hands will be used in the snow removal operations of the company. The below is intended only as a general description and should be considered as a minimal in order to fulfill this role. Job duties are subject to job role additions and changes at any time.

  • General knowledge of proper planting techniques
  • General knowledge of plant identification and recognition
  • Skilled in edging and weed removal techniques
  • Skilled in proper mowing and trimming techniques
  • Strong knowledge on various tools and equipment
  • Strong knowledge of job safety and safe work habits
  • Proven leadership qualities and experience in managing people
  • Willingness to take appropriate classes in order to upgrade knowledge
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to work long hours;
  • Tolerance to various weather conditions;
  • Self motivated individual
  • Ability and desire to problem solve;
  • Respect of staff and clients
  • Represent Oakridge Landscape Contractors to our clients in a positive and professional manner
  • Excellent time management skills

Job Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s License “G” is required; however a “DZ” or “AZ” is preferable
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • 3 – 5 years field experience (this may be negotiated at the Grounds Managers discretion)
  • Pesticide license is an asset



Job summary


Oakridge Group Inc.

Job Type



Waterloo, Ontario

Start Date

Jan 01, 2021

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