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Landscape Lead Hand

Job Number: Lead Hand

Permanent   |  Collingwood, Ontario   |  Posted on Apr 08, 2021 ← Back

Precision Grounds Landscaping and Construction is located in Collingwood, Ontario. We are looking for a LEAD HAND with minimum 2 years’ experience in landscaping & hardscaping to join our team this spring. Collingwood and The Blue Mountains are a great place to live, work and play!

As a Landscape lead hand you will be assisting with a variety of tasks required to complete our landscaping jobs. Our Number #1 priorities and what we expect from our team are quality work and outstanding customer service. In return, we offer competitive pay, a great work atmosphere and getting to work on really cool outdoor living space retreats.


  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills within a team and able to follow instructions
  • Friendly and a team-player
  • Attention to detail
  • Responsible, dependable and with high level of integrity
  • Strict following of health and safety guidelines
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Physical ability to lift 30-50lbs and bend, kneel and lift repeatedly


  • Assist in the preparation of job sites prior to the beginning of a project
  • Operate various tools and equipment, including: chainsaws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
  • Assist in the construction of stone work, plantings, lighting & landscape features.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis
  • Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment required to complete landscape construction projects
  • Transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, carts, dollies, and hand lifting/carrying
  • Assist foreman with job-related tasks
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations


  • Willingness to work outdoors in ever changing weather conditions
  • Must be able to stand, bend, or crouch/kneel repeatedly and for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks, including ability to lift 30-50lbs repeatedly throughout a work shift
  • Must be able to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials. Preference will be given to candidates with a valid driver’s license and safe driving record. Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills in English (both verbal and written)
  • Be able to learn quickly about specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Provide polite and compassionate client service
  • Demonstrate exceptional work ethic and attention to detail
  • Have a positive outlook and professional appearance


  • Valid drivers’ license
  • Skills to perform in a safe, efficient and compliant manner
  • Not afraid of responsibility and challenges
  • Time Management Skills
  • Good problem-solving abilities


  • Pay between $22 - $28 per hour, depending on skill level
  • Other Benefits:
  • Weekends and public holidays off
  • We support a work-life balance, e.g. time off for special family occasions
  • We offer:
  • Good company atmosphere
  • Do our best to support work-life balance
  • Support professional development

Job summary


Precision Grounds Landscaping & Contracting

Job Type



Collingwood, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 12, 2021

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