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Landscape Maintenance Supervisor - Seasonal / Saisonnier

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Western Landscape Services Ltd.

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Industry Sector: General Labour/Trades / Manœuvres et gens de métiers

Organization Description:

Western Landscape Services Ltd. is a leading full service Design/Build and Property Maintenance Company.  We pride ourselves in superior customer service, quality products, and a positive work environment.  We hire dedicatd, reliable, self-motivated individuals who have a genuine interest in the landscape industry.  Since 1973, Western Landscape Services ltd. has established itself as an innovative company in Kingston and surrounding areas that promotes sustainable landscapes and an ethical approach to caring for the envirnment.  Safety of our employees is our number one priority.  Western Landscape Services Ltd. is in good standing with WSIB.  We believe it is our team that makes the difference.

Job Listing #1683

Landscape Maintenance Supervisor • Seasonal / Saisonnier

Date Posted: 10 Jul 2018

Application Deadline: 30 Jul 2018

Location: Kingston and Surrounding Area

Category: General Labour/Trades / Manœuvres et gens de métiers

Hours Per Week: 45 - 55 hours per week.

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire Commensurate with experience - $18-$20/hr

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

The successful individual will work with and supervise a maintenance crew that specializes in individualized property care for residential and commercial properties.

  • Ensures that all work is completed in a safe and efficient manner and maintains excellent quality.
  • A strong working knowledge of landscape maintenance such as mowing, trimming, cleanup-up, cultivating, pruning and mulching.
  • Must have knowledge of different plant varieties during various months of the year.
  • Train, develop, and coach members of the team.
  • Knowledge and ability to operate and maintain specialized equipment such as Zero Turn Mowers, Lawn Tractors, and small engines in a safe manner.
  • Daily documentation of on-site activities and proficient with record keeping and technology.
  • Ensures that all work is completed in a safe and efficient manner and maintains excellent quality.
  • Manage safety, quality, and productivity of work at sites and at shop yard.
  • Understand importance of completing projects within the budgetary guidelines.
  • Supervise, coordinate, and schedule the day to day work activities of crew of 2 to 3 employees.
  • Train, develop, and coach members of the team.
  • Daily documentation of on-site activities.
  • Promote, train, and carry out all company safety procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Individuals with positive, self-motivation and a commitment to high quality.
  • Demonstrate commitment to workplace safety, team work, and excellent customer service.
  • Ability to deal with challenging situations and adapt to new situations.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment be physically fit, and able to deal with long hours and weather conditions.
  • Ability to be self-directed after being given oral and/or written directions/instructions.
  • Clean Driver’s Record and Clear Criminal Reference Check (CPIC) .
  • Follow the Internal Responsibility System by following company safety procedures.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle pressure.
  • Ability to communicate with fellow team members and with customers in a positive and professional way.
  • Preference will be considered for applicants having college or university training in Horticulture/Agriculture(but not required).
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience on a Landscape Maintenance crew.
  • Proficient with record keeping and technology.
  • Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good leadership skills with the ability to motivate and lead others with a supportive atmosphere.

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