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Landscape Operations Manager

Job Number: 1

Permanent   |  Toronto, Ontario   |  Posted on Feb 13, 2019 ← Back

General Description

Come join the Wildrose team. Wildrose Gardening is looking for an Operations Manager to be responsible for the overall operations of the company. On a high level, this includes overall management of the Shop, managing the fieldwork, HR, our small and large tool investment, fleet management. Our emphasis is on training and coaching. We are a full-service landscaping company, serving the GTA since 1983.


  • Dental and medical benefits
  • Interesting, varied work
  • Yearly Salary
  • Employee events
  • Great team environment
  • Fantastic client base that demand quality
  • Regular training

See below for specific responsibilities in these areas.

Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Reporting and communicating to the senior management team
  • Updates / Paperwork - reviews staff paperwork before submission to office
  • Identify deficiencies / efficiencies within company
  • Coaching, training and Mentoring Crew Supervisors
  • Managing and giving daily direction and support to the crew leaders
  • Visiting jobs / properties for quality control
  • Talking with owners and property managers, attending meetings,
  • Ensuring that all employees are following the policies for the company
  • The Operations Manager should be proficient in the proper and safe use of the same equipment that the staff uses: line trimmers, hedge trimmers, lawn mowers, chainsaw, pole chainsaw blower, ride mowers, core-aerator, rototiller, fertilizer spreader, and hand tools, etc.
  • Manages sub-contractors where necessary
  • Inventory Management
  • Tool and Equipment repair and maintenance management


  • Reports
  • Oversight of the Daily Updates of all supervisors
  • Review of daily work reports/updates
  • Periodic performance reviews of all supervisors and general staff (end of June, Sept)
  • Quarterly tool inventory, damage report
  • Monthly report on staff
  • Monthly report on vehicles


  • Minimum 8 years related experience
  • Proven leadership, organizational, scheduling, and time management abilities
  • A complete understanding of landscape installations
  • Valid G driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract
  • First Aid/ CPR Certification
  • Demonstrated equipment operation and knowledge
  • Ideally, has knowledge of proper application of pesticides and fertilizers, identifying, treating plant disease and insect problems, proper pruning and trimming techniques of trees and shrubs
  • Employee management experience (multiple crews)
  • Project management (impact of changes, scope, etc.)
  • Quality control experience
  • Ability to motivate, train, and direct staff and encourage team spirit
  • Equipment maintenance and repair experience
  • Familiarity with Excel, Word, and Google Drive, Jobbers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Salary: $55,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year


  • Operations: 4 years (Required)
  • operations management: 4 years (Required)


  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Preferred)


  • Toronto, ON (Required)


  • G Class Driver's Licence (Required)


  • English (Required)

Job summary


Wildrose Gardening

Job Type



Toronto, Ontario

Start Date

Feb 25, 2019

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