This permanent full-time position is available immediately. The Experienced Landscape Maintenance Lead Hand works with 2 helpers as part of a crew in a truck/trailer unit.

About the Company

 We are a midsize contracting company specializing in strata and commercial landscape maintenance, and have been in business for over 18 years.

This is a great opportunity for the right person who is dedicated to their career as a landscape professional. We are seeking a motivated trade person to work with us long term and grow with our company.

Company yard is located in Port Coquitlam, and work is performed throughout the Lower Mainland.

The position requires:

General Qualities required for this position

  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Hardworking
  • Ability to work in a team as well as alone
  • Ability to take direction
  • Ability to prioritize tasks day to day on strata properties from average  to 10 acres in size is an essential requirement
  • Ambition, initiative, and desire to increase trade knowledge
  • Ability to communicate well with co workers, lead by example and lead the crew in a positive and productive way to complete as much as possible each visit
  • Personal pride in workmanship
  • Good at dealing with clients
  • Non smoker

Required Skills

  • Basic plant ID and knowledge required
  • Proper Lawn mowing. Line Trimming, blower and blade edger procedures
  • Proficient at hedge trimming,  shaping shrubs and clearance pruning
  • Good at gardening, weeding with attention to detail
  • Drivers license and experience driving a landscaping truck/trailer unit

  Assets ( but not mandatory)

  • Own transportation to get to the yard preferred but not essential
  • Any certifications are an asset

Midsize 36-42 inch walk behind mower experience

Pesticide applicators ticket

Any hard landscaping and installation experience is an asset

Experience

  • Must have minimum of 2-3 years experience as a Lead Hand/Supervisor of commercial or strata properties
  • Previous work reference from an existing company is required
  • This is a working supervisory position and requires a good level fitness and stamina

Benefits

  • Medical/Dental package is available after 3 months
  • Support for training and BCLNA certification is available
  • Wage range is TBD, and is dependent upon experience. 19+ to start

Please Note: Thank you for your response. Please do not apply for this position unless you meet these criteria. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.