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Landscaping/ Foremen

ARCTIC TURF
Published
September 1, 2022
Location
Yellowknife, NT
Category
Job Type
Base Salary
$22.5 per hour

Description

16-15 Ptarmigan RR
X1A 3Z2 ,Yellowknife, NT
867-445-7718
arcticturf@theedge.ca

Landscaping/ Foremen

Arctic Turf is looking to hire a Landscape Foreman and manage a number of groundskeeping teams. The landscape foreman's responsibilities include overseeing the construction of outdoor spaces and maintaining existing grounds, monitoring and training workers, supervising the use of equipment, ensuring staff observe safety guidelines and protocols, and completing various administrative duties. You should also have leadership skills and sound knowledge of pesticides and chemicals.

To be successful as a landscape foreman, you should be able to both follow and provide instructions. A landscape foreman should constantly be expanding their horticulture knowledge, be a keen problem-solver, and possess remarkable communication skills.

Duties

Job duties:

-Plan, manage, providing cost, material and supervise landscape work.

-Hire, supervise and schedule staff.

-Plan and direct grounds maintenance.

-Organize and direct planting of trees, gardens and lawns.

-Ensuring that all workers obey health and safety regulations.

-Overseeing maintenance of lawns and gardens, and ensuring proper use of pesticides, fertilizers, and other chemicals.

Qualifications

Skills requirement:

-High school diploma or relevant experience.

-Ability to organize a work schedule

-Ability to solve disputes between workers.

-Problem solver.

-Ability to lift to 50 pounds.

-Excellent communication skills in English

-Ability to negotiate contract -Ability to use variety of landscape equipment.

 

Terms of employment:

Full time 40 hours per week, permanent position. Wage: $ 22.50 per hour

 

Location of work:

Yellowknife, NWT,

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