We are seeking a Commercial Landscape Construction Foreperson who works well with others, takes 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.

Start date: March or early April 2021, dependent on the weather

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

Benefits: Group benefits

Responsibilities:

  • 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