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Supervisor, Landscaping Posted on Mar 29, 2018 by Fiddler's Green Landscaping Inc

  • Location Rocky View, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $30.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 26, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Fiddler's Green Landscaping Inc

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma or equivalent experience

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Plan and estimate labour and materials
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Hire, supervise and schedule staff
  • Read blueprints and drawings

Area of Specialization

Landscape construction

Work Setting

  • Private residence
  • Landscape contractor
  • Construction

Specific Skills

  • Resolve work related problems
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Plant bulbs, flowers, shrubs and trees
  • Organize and direct construction of fences, decks and walls
  • Organize and direct planting of trees, gardens and lawns
  • Lay sod or seed
  • Establish work schedules and procedures
  • Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
  • Assist with landscape constructions
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Plan, manage and supervise landscape construction work
  • Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

  • Contractors
  • 3-4 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

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 26, 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 Supervisor, 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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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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