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Position: Landscape Construction Lead Hand
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
  • Flexible Benefits

Summary

The Landscape Construction Lead Hand is responsible for assisting the foreperson with daily installations of landscape projects. With a strong work ethic and leadership skills, the Landscape Construction Lead Hand will work with small crews to deliver excellence in a variety of projects and apply their knowledge of construction projects to ensure the work is completed to the highest standard.

Job Characteristics

  • Passion and pride in your work
  • Work closely with the foreperson on daily projects
  • Run construction jobs when the foreperson is off site
  • Install a variety of projects, including natural stone walkways, walls, precast, grading, excavation, and planting designs
  • Effectively lead and motivate teammates
  • Communicate professionally and clearly with co-workers, management, and clients
  • Operate tools and equipment safely and confidently at all times
  • Be flexible and improvise in a dynamic environment
  • Handle high pressure situations and demonstrate strong time management 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
  • 3+ years of experience in the construction industry
  • Strong knowledge in landscape and construction best practices and able to interpret drawings
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with a variety of power tools and equipment
  • 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 and 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 Lead Hand Application. No telephone calls, please. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 19 2021    ID: 58740