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Job Details

Landscaping Foreman/Woman

Employer

Peter Hughes Landscape Ltd.

Date Posted

September 13, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $28.85 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 13, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Peter Hughes Landscape Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot

Tasks

  • 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

  • Forklift
  • Pick-up truck
  • Small engine equipment
  • Sod cutter
  • Tractor
  • Tractor mower

Area of specialization

  • Lawn care
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Landscape construction

Transportation/travel information

Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Initiative
  • Team player

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

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 & Abilities
The Landscaping Foreman/Woman 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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