Landscape Supervisor (NOC 8255)

Wilco Contractors Southwest Inc. - Calgary, AB (18 months ago)

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Wilco Contractors Southwest Inc. is looking for experienced landscape supervisors for the upcoming construction season; starting in mid April to May 2019, depending on weather conditions.

Two years to less than three years experience as a landscape or horticulture supervisor, or as a landscape or horticulture technician is required. Hands on experience in the type of work supervised is also required.

Equivalent hands on experience acceptable, completion of secondary school or more is an asset. A college diploma, specialized courses or industry-related training and certification in landscaping and horticulture is also an asset.

Duties are as follows, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate and resolve project-related problems in conjunction with the Project Manager, inspectors and architects
  • Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who maintain lawns, gardens, athletic fields, golf courses, parks, interior plantscapes and other landscape construction areas of work
  • Coordinate project materials and labour requirements, including applicable subcontractors
  • Organize the planting and maintenance of trees, gardens, lawns, shrubs and hedges and the construction and/or installation of walkways, boardwalks and retaining walls
  • Maintain team work schedule and timesheet submittals, and co-ordinate activities with other work units
  • Prepare and submit progress and other reports as needed
  • Requisition supplies and materials
  • Attend safety courses and facilitate safety meetings, maintain site safety, complete job hazard assessments and maintain safety/personnel records
  • Operate skid steers, excavators and other equipment
  • Train workers in job duties and company policies
  • May perform the same duties along side workers supervised

Regular shift will be Monday to Saturday (minimum 44 hours), in peak season starting at 6 am. Over time at 1.5 times regular rate after 8 hrs/day, 44 hrs per week. Vacation pay will be calculated at 6% for regular time hours.

Pay schedule is bi-weekly; private healthcare insurance will be provided to bridge eligibility of provincial healthcare coverage.

Wilco offers a safe, professional work environment. This position has been deemed safety sensitive therefore a pre-employment drug test is a condition of employment.

We thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.00 /hour