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Landscape Foreman

Location : Appleton
Job Type : Direct Hire
Compensation : 23.00 - 26.00 USD/HOUR
Hours : Full Time
Required Education : HSD or Equivalent
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Landscaping
Job Category : Landscaping

Job Description :
Badger State Staffing would like to help an experienced Landscaping Foreman find their career path with perennial power in the Fox Valley landscaping industry.  This company boasts decades of experience and a tremendous workforce that needs an experienced foreman to help lead crews.  This is a career move with a wealth of additional fringe benefits.  Are you interested in working with the best in Landscaping in the Fox Valley?

 

Landscaping Foreman - Job Duties

 


1.      Working as a supervisor in overseeing and executing landscape maintenance and/or design-build construction projects, equipment requirements, and material deliveries to ensure completion of jobs within project deadlines


2.      Manage safety, quality, and productivity of work at sites and yard


3.      Train and monitor crew members on safe and proper methods and techniques to perform assigned tasks: work with employees to correct deficiencies


4.      Assist in the preparation of job sites prior to the beginning of a project


5.      Coordinate and supervise the day-to-day work activities of landscape construction crew members


6.      Operate various tools and light and heavy equipment


7.      Work with crew members in constructing and/or maintaining all types of landscape projects including, but not limited to hardscapes, softscapes, water features, outdoor lighting, sunrooms, decks, patios, outdoor structures such as pergolas and gazebos, fencing, pools, hot tubs, various turfs including athletic courts, and more, including snow removal during the winter season


8.      Work with crew members in maintaining residential, commercial, and municipal properties including, but not limited to plantings, weeding, fertilizing, trimming, mowing, and more


9.      Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis


10.   Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to delegate/complete work activities


11.   Meet with clients and subcontractors at the worksite to ensure quality, efficiency, and deadlines are met


12.   Establish strong client relationships to address any concerns or complaints should they arise and to ensure exceptional customer service and satisfaction and to help grow the business


13.   Work closely with Production Coordinator and Operations and Maintenance Managers to ensure the timing, materials, quality, and completion of jobs meet or exceed expectations.


14.   Establish strong internal working relationships with Sales, Design, and Operations Team members to work collaboratively, ensuring client expectations are met or exceeded, and to promote creativity and a positive and proactive culture


Required Qualifications :
Landscaping Foreman - Job Requirements

 


1.      High School Diploma, GED or equivalent


2.      Knowledge and/or experience in horticulture, landscape design, and/or construction


3.      Degree in horticulture or a related field of study, or equivalent, preferred


4.      Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the landscape/construction industry


5.      Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others


6.      Valid driver’s license required for operating VHC vehicles


7.      CDL license, or the ability to obtain one, is a plus


8.      Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools, and equipment required to complete various


9.      landscape/construction practices


10.   This position requires regular heavy lifting, bending, kneeling, and working outdoors in all types of weather


11.   Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner


12.   Ability to use a smartphone or data-enabled device for communication and reporting


13.   Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications


14.   Desire and ability to work with people and work with your hands to create outdoor spaces of lasting beauty


15.   Ability to take initiative and work proactively to ensure outstanding customer service and satisfaction


16.   A drive to exceed customer expectations


17.   Effective interpersonal, telephonic, verbal, and written communication skills


18.   Strong time-management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks


19.   Must adapt well to change and thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment


Skills :
Blueprints Building Maintenance Class A CDL Customer Service Landscaping Lead Experience Mechanical Aptitude
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