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Landscaping Supervisor Posted on Mar 26, 2018 by Foothills Landscaping (2000) Ltd.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $26.40 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 04, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Foothills Landscaping (2000) Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Sod cutter
  • Small engine equipment
  • Chain saw
  • Backhoe
  • Front end loader

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

Maintain work records and logs

Area of Specialization

  • Nursery or greenhouse
  • Lawn care
  • Landscape construction
  • Grounds maintenance

Specific Skills

  • Supervise nursery and greenhouse workers
  • Resolve work related problems
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Plan and direct grounds maintenance
  • 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
  • Gloves

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

  • 1 to 2 people
  • 3-4 people

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Team player
  • 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

May 04, 2018

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 Landscaping Supervisor 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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Supervisors, Landscape and Horticulture
DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising workers who maintain lawns, gardens, athletic fields, golf courses, cemeteries, parks, interior plantscapes and other landscaped areas, who spread topsoil and lay sod, who spray, prune, cut and remove trees and shrubs, who construct landscape and landscape structures and plant, cultivate and harvest trees, shrubs, flowers and plants

SOCIAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to resolve work-related problems, to establish work schedules and to co-ordinate activities with other units

METHODICAL

Interest in operating equipment for landscaping and grounds maintenance; and in requisitioning supplies and materials and in submitting progress and other reports

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.

Learn More

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