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Landscape Supervisor

Job Number: 101

Permanent   |  Toronto, Ontario   |  Posted on Oct 09, 2019 ← Back

Come join the Wildrose Team. Wildrose is looking for candidates that are keen to learn in a fast paced positive environment with an emphasis on safety.  Working closely with Wildrose Gardening senior management, the Landscape Supervisor works with and is responsible for the supervision of his/her landscaping team, ensuring their work is efficient, is of the highest quality, and is consistent with the client's needs.  

Primary Responsibilities, Tasks, Duties

  • Understanding fully the job requirements, meeting the job time estimate
  • Understand what constitutes an excellent job and be able to spot and correct deficiencies
  • Planning the day’s work and using resources efficiently
  • Motivate staff, and report on staff performance
  • Mentoring, instructing and training various levels of staff -- what constitutes quality work, task efficiencies, proper use of tools and machines
  • Performing timely spot checks on the crew’s work
  • Ensuring crew safety, by adhering to all safety requirements
  • Proper, professional and timely communication with client
  • Direct staff to perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: pruning, sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, and anything else within reason that is expected to get the job done
  • You are required to use the proper Wildrose forms (paper and email) to document the work done, not done, problems encountered
  • Written recommendation on staff -- merit pay increases; reprimands; dismissals, etc.


Required Education / Experience / Certification

  • Minimum of three years in the landscaping industry
  • Minimum of one year in a supervisory role of maintenance and/or landscaping crews
  • Possesses a comprehensive knowledge of Southern Ontario plant material, common insect, and disease identification
  • Comprehensive knowledge of landscaping tools, materials and techniques
  • Good writing/ oral skills and understands the reason for documenting work/problems
  • Complete knowledge of PPE
  • Possess a G or G2 Ontario drivers license with a clean record
  • Experience driving a pickup truck and trailer is an asset


Other Notes:

  • This is a very physical job.  You must be physically able to perform all tasks required 
  • PUNCTUALITY IS KEY.  Periodical lateness will not be tolerated
  • Work hours are typically 7am - 5pm, but are longer and shorter on occasion

Job summary


Wildrose Gardening

Job Type



Toronto, Ontario

Start Date

Oct 15, 2019

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