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landscaping foreman/woman


Source: Job Bank

Location

Caledon, ON
L7C2C3

Salary

$25.00 to $45.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Work setting

  • Private residence
  • Park and recreation sites
  • Landscape contractor
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Construction company
  • Various locations
  • Sports field
  • Commercial and/or industrial construction

Tasks

  • Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
  • Remove litter and garbage
  • Plant bulbs, flowers, shrubs and trees
  • Lay sod or seed
  • Cut grass
  • Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
  • Assist with landscape constructions
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Rake and collect refuse
  • Plant and move trees
  • Plan and construct landscaped environments which may include trees, shrubberies, lawns, fences, decks, patios and other landscape structures
  • Plant and maintain private and public lawns and gardens

Landscaping experience

  • Residential projects

Construction specialization

  • Stone garden walls
  • Rock gardens
  • Retaining walls
  • Poured concrete
  • Interlocking brick
  • Ornamental ponds, fountains and waterfalls

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Walking

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves
  • Safety vest
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Ear plugs

Personal suitability

  • Team player
  • Flexibility
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Screening questions

  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

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