EXPERIENCED Landscape Maintenance Foreperson

Job Number: MAINTENANCE1

Permanent   |  Toronto, Ontario   |  Posted on Jun 30, 2017 ← Back

In business for more than 25 years, Lawrence Park Complete Garden Care is a group of dedicated professionals who take pride in providing our company's Award-winning organic services. We are currently looking for people who are optimistic, productive and passionate about horticulture. If this sounds familiar, we want to connect with you!

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Drive to and from residential client properties, in busy traffic, responsible for circle checks, loading required materials
  • Manage a crew of up to three people, supervise staff in operation of the following equipment: lawn mower, ride of mower, line trimmer, back pack blower, hedge trimmer, aerator, dethatcher, slit seeder
  • Demonstrate best practices and LPCGC process standards in relation to jobs performed, including but not limited to: turf maintenance, garden cultivation and weeding, sodding, perennial, shrub, tree, annual and bulb planting, hedge trimming and selective pruning, spring and fall property clean ups, soil work and over seeding, pesticide application
  • Promote safety, wear appropriate personal protective equipment and demonstrate hazard awareness at all times
  • Completion of all required paperwork, monitoring materials used on site
  • Participate in meetings
  • Be prepared to start work on time (6:45am) and to work extended hours as necessary (including some Saturdays during spring and fall cleanups)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous residential landscaping experience 3-5 years, skilled with hedgetrimmer
  • Previous supervisory experience 1-2 years
  • Post secondary horticultural education or equivalent experience
  • Excellent plant care and identification knowledge
  • IPM knowledge
  • Knowledge of the OH&SA
  • Full G license with clean record
  • Emergency first aid

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Supervisory: 1 year
  • Lawn and garden maintenance: 2 years

Required license or certification:

  • G or G2 Driver's License

Job summary

Company

University of Toronto Scarborough

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Toronto, Ontario

Start Date

Jul 04, 2017


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