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Job Details

Foreman/Woman, Landscaping

Posted on Apr 06, 2021 by Jade Landscape & Design

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $32.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 20, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Jade Landscape & Design

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Sod cutter
  • Small engine equipment
  • Pick-up truck
  • Fans and blowers
  • Concrete saws
  • Chain saw
  • Backhoe

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Plan and estimate labour and materials
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Read blueprints and drawings

Area of Specialization

Landscape construction

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Bobcats

Specific Skills

  • Resolve work related problems
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Organize and direct construction of fences, decks and walls
  • Organize and direct planting of trees, gardens and lawns
  • Establish work schedules and procedures
  • Plan, manage and supervise landscape construction work

Security and Safety

Driver's validity licence check

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

  • Contractors
  • 3-4 people

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Apr 20, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Foreman/Woman, Landscaping is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Contractors and Managers
DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising and hiring staff; and in controlling the operations of maintenance services

OBJECTIVE

Interest in organizing and directing the planting and maintenance of trees, gardens, lawns, shrubs and hedges, and the construction and installation of fences, decks, patios, walkways and retaining walls

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to plan and estimate the materials and labour requirements for contracts

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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