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Foreman/Woman, Landscaping

Employer

Alpha Better Landscaping Inc.

Date Posted

November 09, 2022

Languages

English or French
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $23.00 to $26.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 21, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Alpha Better Landscaping Inc.

Languages

English or French

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot

Tasks

  • Hire, supervise and schedule staff
  • Plan and direct grounds maintenance
  • Organize and direct planting of trees, gardens and lawns
  • Plan and estimate labour and materials
  • Organize and direct construction of fences, decks and walls
  • Plan, manage and supervise landscape construction work
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Read blueprints and drawings
  • Establish work schedules and procedures
  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Resolve work related problems

Supervision

3-4 people

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Pick-up truck
  • Small engine equipment

Area of specialization

  • Lawn care
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Landscape construction

Security and safety

Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • 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

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

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

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Foreman/Woman, Landscaping is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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