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Position: Landscape Construction Foreperson
Company: Allweather Landscape
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Allweather Landscape is a Toronto based firm, providing award winning, design, build and maintenance services since 1981. We are passionate about enhancing the landscape experience and continuing to be an industry leader. We are committed to providing an enriching team environment through motivation, personal and professional growth, fair compensation and continued educational opportunities.

We strive to promote eco-friendly services and sustainable practices in many ways including:

  • Sourcing material locally (from plants to soils, mulches, equipment etc…)
  • Incorporation of best practices which promote biodiversity starting from the ground up.
  • Advocating and using composted mulch fines, leaf mould and  worm castings  in place of synthetic fertilizers, improving the soil profile in our gardens is the first step to creating biodiversity in our landscapes.
  • Choosing plants that fit the space rather than altering the space to fit the plant, reducing the need for added irrigation, soil and nutrients.
  • We work in the downtown core of Toronto, with rooftop gardens and terraces, storm water management is always at the forefront, reducing the amount of runoff, increasing absorptive surfaces etc.
  • Ravine restoration planting is also a large part of the work we do in Toronto.

What We Offer

  • Enriching Team Environment
  • Personal/Professional Growth
  • Robust Training Opportunities
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Year-Round Opportunities
  • Flexible Benefits

Summary

The Landscape Construction Foreperson is responsible for leading landscape construction installs. Bringing exceptional leadership and time management skills, the Landscape Construction Foreperson will guide their team through various construction projects, providing them with the skills and motivation to complete all tasks on time, on budget and safely, while exercising their strong knowledge in construction best practices to ensure that all projects have been completed to the highest standards.

Job Characteristics

  • Passion and pride in your work
  • Effectively lead, train, and motivate teammates, delegating work and ensuring all team members are equipped to complete jobs safely
  • Ensure that timekeeping is accurate for crew members
  • Communicate professionally and clearly with co-workers, management, and clients
  • Operate tools and equipment safely and confidently at all times
  • Keep all projects within budget
  • Be flexible and improvise in a dynamic environment
  • Handle high pressure situations and demonstrate strong time management skills

Skills & Qualifications

  • Must have informal/formal training and experience in the field of Horticulture, Landscape Design / Construction or related field
  • Must have experience in a leadership position
  • 5+ years of experience in the construction industry
  • Strong knowledge in landscape and construction best practices and able to interpret drawings
  • Experience in installations involving natural stone, walkways, precast, excavation, and planting designs
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with a variety of power tools and equipment
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively lead a small crew
  • Able to operate a skid steer and excavator
  • Strong communication skills
  • Valid 'G' driver's license with a clean abstract

To apply:

Please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to jessie@eiosolutions.com, as soon as possible and not later than March 19, 2021. Please use this subject line: Allweather Landscape - Landscape Construction Foreperson Application. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Feb 25 2021    Numéro : 58737