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Commercial Landscape Construction Foreman

Job Number: 1

Permanent   |  Kitchener, Ontario   |  Posted on Jan 27, 2021 ← Back

Please send your resume to careers@ghentlandscape.com

Ghent Landscape is currently seeking motivated individuals looking to join our growing landscape construction team as a Construction Foreperson in our commercial division. Suitable team members are motivated individuals that enjoy working outdoors on a daily basis and are comfortable in the operation of various landscape construction heavy equipment. The Foreperson will be responsible for a team of 2-3 people and will report directly to the Commercial Site Supervisor.

Year round employment is available as a part of our winter maintenance team.

Salary:$25-$33/hr, dependent on experience

Benefits: Company truck, Group benefits, RRSP matching


  • Interact with clients in a professional and courteous manner
  • Provide guidance to construction helpers regarding daily duties
  • Communicate with client and supervisor to ensure job satisfaction is achieved
  • Follow planned landscaping designs to execute commercial landscape construction projects
  • Safely and efficiently operate heavy equipment
  • Properly complete all required paperwork in a timely manner
  • Ensure compliance with company health and safety training and reporting requirements
  • Required to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
  • At minimum a valid G license is required with a clean driving record
  • Must be willing to work 40-50 hours per week and some weekends depending on work load
  • Other duties will be assigned as required

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 3-5 years experience in commercial landscape construction
  • 3-5 years experience operating various heavy equipment
  • Prior experience in a leadership/foreman role is preferred
  • Knowledge of hardscape, masonry, carpentry, excavating, grading, drainage and snow removal
  • Experience using equipment such as loaders, skid steers, mini excavators, excavators and other landscape equipment
  • Ability to read and follow construction drawings
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and follow instructions
  • Must be safety conscious
  • Skill to troubleshoot solutions when problems arise
  • Excellent team player
  • Great communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Must be enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills
  • Must be punctual and personable
  • Must obtain WHMIS and Health and Safety training

Ghent Landscape is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications, with emphasis on selecting the best-qualified person for the job. Ghent Landscape does not discriminate against applicants based on race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, or disability, or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, provincial, or local law. If accommodation is required during the application or interview process, please contact 519-581-7113.


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Ghent Landscape

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Kitchener, Ontario

Start Date

Feb 15, 2021

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