Outside Maintenance Lead Hand

Job Number: 1

Contract   |  Guelph, Ontario   |  Posted on Mar 21, 2017 ← Back

We're growing - come join our team! We are looking for an energetic & hard working Outside Maintenance Lead Hand to join our team.

Please apply directly on our website at www.sifton.com/careers

Responsibilities Include:

• Supervise a crew of groundskeeping workers involved in the maintenance of the Sifton owned grounds. Participate in the various outdoor maintenance activities and tasks.

• Operate and maintain various types of equipment and light duty utility vehicles including, but not limited to mowers, trimmers and assorted landscape tools, achieving established quality standards.

• Ensure all equipment is safely and properly operated and that the work which is being performed by the outside maintenance staff is completed to quality standards.

• Assist in the training and coaching of outside maintenance staff as required.

• Be aware of supervisor responsibilities relating to health and safety and monitor adherence to safety policies and procedures and promote safe work practices.

Experience & Qualifications:

• A minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in landscape maintenance, such as retaining walls, concrete repairs, drainage, redevelopment of gardens, snow removal and related activities.

• A minimum of 1 year experience in a supervisory or team lead position.

• Recent graduate of a recognized horticultural/landscape technician program preferred.

• A thorough knowledge of plant materials, pruning techniques and current landscaping cutting and maintenance practices.

• Strong team player with excellent leadership, communication, and customer service skills.

• Strong mechanical aptitude.

• Ability to perform physical job functions during all weather conditions.

• A valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract.

• Dependable transportation.

Please apply directly on our website at www.sifton.com/careers

Job summary


Apples Landscaping & Maintenance

Job Type



Guelph, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 04, 2017

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