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Commercial Landscape Construction Foreperson

Job Number: 2021-001

Permanent   |  Cobourg, Ontario   |  Posted on Jan 29, 2021 ← Back

Cressman Tree Maintenance & Landscaping Ltd. is a family-owned and operated company which has grown in the Cobourg area since February 1984. With over 35 years in the business, we are an established company with steady growth and are looking for qualified people who can help us continue that trend.  We are seeking a Commercial Landscape Construction Foreperson who works well with others, take pride in their work, and can deliver a high standard of workmanship in an efficient manner.  The suitable candidate will be a motivated individual who enjoys working outdoors on a daily basis and is skilled in the operation of various landscape construction heavy equipment. The Foreperson will be responsible for a team of 2-5 people and will report directly to the Operations Manager / President. This is seasonal work; however, year-round employment is available as a part of our winter maintenance team.

Salary: $25.00-$30.00 per hour, dependent on experience and skill

Benefits:  Group benefits

Start date:  March 15, 2021, dependent on the weather


* Interact with clients in a professional and courteous manner

* Provide guidance to team members 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, but preference will be given to those with an AZ license. A clean driving record is also required

* Must be willing to work 40-50 hours per week and some weekends depending on work load

* Other duties may be assigned as required

Desired Skills and Experience:

* 5+ years’ experience in commercial landscape construction

* 5+ years’ experience operating various heavy equipment

* Prior experience in a leadership/foreperson role is preferred

* Knowledge of hardscape, softscape, carpentry, excavating, grading, drainage and snow removal

* Experience using equipment such as loaders, skid steers, mini excavators, excavators, dozers and other landscape tools and equipment

* Ability to read and follow construction drawings and plans

* Ability to consistently lift a minimum of 50lbs

* Strong attention to detail

* Ability to work independently, as part of a team and follow instructions as given

* 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

* Will receive WHMIS and other compulsory Health and Safety training

Please send your resume to cressmantree@cogeco.ca 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Cressman Tree Maintenance & Landscaping Ltd.

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Cobourg, Ontario

Start Date

Mar 15, 2021

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