Lawn Care Foreman Job Desription

Lawn Care Foreman

Location: Lake Stevens WA

Industry: Landscaping
Occupational Category: 37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
Hours: Seasonal, 32+ hours per week
Salary: USD 29,000

Description: Washington Lawns seeks a seasonal Lawn Care Foreman to train and perform land care maintenance services on client properties.

Responsibilities:

  • Second to Report to Shop to review the day's work with the Land Care Managers & Project Managers
  • Communicate schedules with clients & labor force
  • Prep Trucks & equipment.
  • Follow Inventory Procedures
  • Openly receive training for field needs, safety, equipment, technique, etc.
  • Operations, quality control, training, punctuality, and safety
  • Appropriating all tools, fuel, and other necessary equipment/materials
  • Checking truck oil, fluids, tire pressure, proper trailer connection, and all lights/brakes are in working condition
  • Training and managing landscape and maintenance tasks on client properties
  • Ensure work contracted is implemented efficiently and according to the contracted specifications
  • Lead team associated with the maintenance of lawns & gardens, and cleanups
  • Performing and training all tasks of operations including but not limited to scheduling, planning, coaching, mowing, line trimming, blowing, leaf and debris removal, weeding, edging, hedging, raking and mulch installation
  • Implement the proper use of safety equipment and Personal Protective Equipment and ergonomic practices of the crews
  • Address questions or concerns with the clients as needed. Contact supervisor with unknowns. Communicate customer opportunities immediately with their Account Representative
  • Track field labor. Verify all job site reports are completed & confirm all sales opportunities are being reported
  • Review crew's week’s scheduled work and confirm preparation is completed for the next day’s jobs every evening
  • Lead crew in unloading/loading equipment and materials
  • Wash dirty equipment {including all mower decks} and return to approved storage location. Report damaged or broken equipment to management immediately, and schedule equipment drop off at shop location for repair
  • Fill trucks, mowers, equipment, and cans with fuel additive & fuel in preparation for the next day (or as necessary)
  • Update the schedule for rest of week (or next week if end of week)
  • Strict adherence to the company's employee manual & procedures as required from all employees
  • Accurate Job Reporting
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Safety enhancement program coordinator
  • Field work and training

Educational requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 2 or 4 year degree in a Landscape or Business related field is beneficial
  • Hardscape experience is beneficial
  • Applicator’s license, ICPI, and NCMA certifications are very beneficial

Experience requirements:

  • Must be 18+ years old
  • Valid drivers license
  • Good driving record
  • Reliable transportation and current proof of insurance
  • 1+ years prior land care management experience
  • Ability to read & write English, including maps & diagrams.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Complete appropriate paperwork and reports
  • High quality customer service
  • Follow directions and process/procedures
  • High level communication skills
  • Bi-lingual is very beneficial

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work in a team environment with members of varying skill levels
  • Highly motivated quick learner
  • Drug free work environment, a random drug test policy is in force
  • Ability to lift 60+ lbs consistently throughout the day.
  • High attention to detail…the customer doesn’t see what we do, they see what we don’t do that they paid for.
  • High ability to deal with ambiguity in a high stress environment while keeping your composure on and off the job.
  • Available to work a varied schedule (including Saturdays) in any and all adverse weather conditions.
  • Stoop, stand and bend for 10+ hours a day.
  • Strong Knowledge of land care maintenance required
  • Study daily if not experienced in all areas of landscaping

Benefits:

  • Washinton Lawns provides top-tier compensation and an industry leading high tech, team-oriented work environment

Incentives:

  • Performance-based compensation plan; sales bonus program

If interested in this position Apply Online Now!

Date Posted: 1/8/2018