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landscaping foreman/woman


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB
T5T5X8

Salary

$26.40 to $27.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 44 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Tasks

  • Plan and direct grounds maintenance
  • Organize and direct planting of trees, gardens and lawns
  • Plan and estimate labour and materials
  • Organize and direct construction of fences, decks and walls
  • Plan, manage and supervise landscape construction work
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Read blueprints and drawings
  • Establish work schedules and procedures
  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Resolve work related problems

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people
  • 3-4 people
  • 5-10 people

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Front end loader
  • Pick-up truck
  • Small engine equipment
  • Sod cutter
  • Tractor mower

Area of specialization

  • Lawn care
  • Tree service
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Landscape construction

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
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

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