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Landscaping Foreman/Woman

Employer

Blue Grass Sod Farms Ltd.

Date Posted

June 03, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 03, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Blue Grass Sod Farms Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

Outdoors

Tasks

  • Direct planting of trees, gardens and lawns
  • Hire, supervise and schedule staff
  • Organize planting of trees, gardens and lawns
  • Resolve work problems by providing technical advice to increase the value and functionality of a property
  • Read blueprints and drawings
  • Resolve work problems, provide technical advice and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • Supervise nursery and greenhouse workers

Supervision

3-4 people

Equipment and machinery experience

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

Area of work experience

Snow removal

Area of specialization

  • Interior landscaping
  • Lawn care
  • Tree service
  • Landscape construction
  • Nursery or greenhouse

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • 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

Personal suitability

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

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Workplace information

On the road job

Other benefits

  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports newcomers and/or refugees
  • Recruits newcomers and/or refugees who were displaced by a conflict or a natural disaster (for example: Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.)

Support for Indigenous people

Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people

Supports for visible minorities

Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports members of visible minorities


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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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