Position: Landscape Supervisor
Organization: Wildrose Gardening
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Wildrose — Sustainable Gardening & Landscaping
We provide a wide variety of landscaping services, including gardening, planting, tree care, pruning, property maintenance, stone and wood hardscaping. We encourage our clients to plant native plants that will encourage wildlife and that do not need pesticides to thrive. We educate our clients so they use the right plant in the right location. We discourage the use of pesticides. In addition we only use organic alpha fertilizer for the lawns we fertilize. We encourage pine mulch which is a natural mulch that over time breaks down to feed the plants organically. It also reduces water consumption. At my home I have a living roof planted with sedums. I installed it approximately 12 years ago... never fertilize it and rarely water it. It is thriving. We separate and recycle all of our blue bin material and green waste. We return all of the planting pots to Sheridans for recycling.
Come join the Wildrose team. Wildrose Gardening is looking for hardworking people that want to excel in what they do. We are a full-service landscaping company, serving the GTA since 1983.
Wildrose Gardening is interested in having team members be the best they can be, which is why we strongly encourage training, not just in house, but with colleges and other skills improvement agencies.
We look for people who love their work and like to have fun at the same time.
Health and medical benefits
Paid orientation & extensive training
Interesting, varied work
Great team environment
Primary Responsibilities, Tasks, Duties
Understanding fully the job requirements, meeting the job time estimate
Understand what constitutes an excellent job and be able to spot and correct deficiencies
Planning the day’s work and using resources efficiently
Motivate staff, and report on staff performance
Mentoring, instructing and training various levels of staff -- what constitutes quality work, task efficiencies, proper use of tools and machines
Performing timely spot checks on the crew’s work
Ensuring crew safety, by adhering to all safety requirements
Proper, professional and timely communication with client
Direct staff to perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: pruning, sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking,
You note, document and address performance issues
You are required to use the proper Wildrose forms (paper and email) to document the work done, not done, problems encountered
Written recommendation on staff -- merit pay increases; reprimands; dismissals, etc.
Required Education / Experience / Certification
Minimum of three years in the landscaping industry
Minimum of one year in a supervisory role of maintenance and/or landscaping crews
Possesses a comprehensive knowledge of southern Ontario plant material, common insect, and disease identification
Comprehensive knowledge of landscaping tools, materials and techniques
Good writing / oral skills and understands the reason for documenting work/problems
Complete knowledge of PPE
Possess a G or G2 Ontario drivers license with a clean record
Experience driving a pickup truck and trailer
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 25 2019 ID: 53228