Landscape Supervisor/Foreman

Para Space - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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JOB SUMMARY

We currently seek a passionate and reliable individual with the right skills and knowledge to join our friendly team of professionals in the role of Landscape Maintenance or Construction Supervisor. The primary function of the role is to lead and train happy teams to maintain or install landscapes efficiently to a high standard.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING? (MAINTENANCE)

Maintain landscapes in various settings (strata, commercial) to a high standard.
Plan and organize daily tasks for your crew
Communicate plans and progress reports to management
Provide training, instruction, and feedback to staff
Perform various landscaping tasks (lawn care, pruning, bedwork, pesticide application, planting, etc.)
Operate equipment (mowers, trimmers, edgers, blowers, etc.)
Provide friendly, helpful, professional customer service
Complete daily paperwork accurately and submit on time
Operate and maintain a work truck, stock tools, materials, and equipment
Ensure safe work practices
Continually upgrade horticultural knowledge through in-hours and outside education
Work cooperatively to foster a harmonious working relationship with all co-workers and other departments

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING? (CONSTRUCTION)

Install high quality soft (Plant, soil, sod, stone installation, renovation pruning, occasional maintenance type work, etc.) and hard landscapes (Pavers, retaining walls, wood work, irrigation etc.)
Logistics of materials and equipment for each job
Plan and organize daily tasks for your crew
Communicate plans and progress reports to management
Provide training, instruction and feedback to staff
Operate equipment (paver saw, sod cutter, skill saw, plate compactor etc.)
Provide friendly, helpful, professional customer service
Complete daily paperwork accurately and submit on time
Operate and maintain a work truck, stock tools, materials and equipment
Ensure safe work practices
Work cooperatively to foster a harmonious working relationship with all co-workers and other departments
Continually upgrade horticultural knowledge through in-house and outside education

QUALIFICATIONS

Practical experience and knowledge in maintaining/installing landscapes and leading crews
Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License
Industry accreditation (preferred)
BC IPM Pesticide Applicators Certificate (preferred)
Level 1 First Aid (preferred)
Punctual, trustworthy, and reliable
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and deliver timely results
Positive and professional team attitude
Customer service experience an asset
Physically demanding, hands-on work
Ability to lift at least 50 lbs

COMPENSATION AND PERKS

Competitive Wages ($25.65-$30.00+ depends on experience)
Company Vehicle
4% Paid Vacation
All-Inclusive Staff Social Events
SWAG/Prize Giveaways
Personal Protective Equipment Provided
Education and Apprenticeship Sponsorship
Free In-House Seminar and University Program
Extended Health Care
Dental care
Vision care
Travel insurance
And more!
Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
Employee Assistance Program
Counselling services
Online resources
Perks and discounts

OUR STORY

Since August 1, 1979 Para Space has been an award-winning leader in the Canadian landscape industry. We have been built on care for those we work for and those who work here. Our company has always provided progressive landscape maintenance programs, along with contemporary designs, installations, and ecologically conscious plant health care. We have been able to grow our operation through hard work, efficiency, innovation, and by enhancing the wellbeing of our employees.

OUR MISSION

Enhancing the environment with reliable, high quality landscape services.

Cultivating lasting relationships with our clients and team.

Leading our industry with integrity and innovation.

OUR VISION

Being recognized as the best and getting there with the best.

Para Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all our employees! Candidates: Please note we thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.