Landscape Foreman

Location: Utica, MI
Deadline: June 1, 2014

Position Overview:

The landscaping team leader is an experienced landscaper working with minimal supervision. The position works as a member of the team and directs the activities of two or more team members at a job site. The landscape team leader is able to operate a variety of equipment and has a working knowledge of horticultural practices. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Reads landscaping blueprints, review plan with designer, and implements the landscape construction plan.
  2. Operates a variety of mechanical equipment including but not limited to back hoes, skid loaders, tillers, sod cutters, weed eaters, plant augers, chain saws and drills.
  3. Operates automatic vehicles , such as dump trucks and truck and trailer combinations.
  4. Routinely interacts with clients by way of introductions at the beginning of a job, answering questions, responding to client requests, making reasonable changes to the plan, and providing a walk-through at the job’s completion.
  5. Completes the necessary paperwork including timesheets, work orders, change orders, material requisitions, and client tickets.
  6. Plans and organizes the job, ensuring that sufficient resources and materials are available. Also ensure that job is completed in the most efficient manner.
  7. Manages a team of two or more employees, including handling personnel issues on site and training employees on policies and procedures. 
  8. Maintains a clean and safe work environment, including work site and equipment.
  9. Briefs supervisors and makes recommendation on job status, personnel issues, or client concerns.
  10. Works as a member of the team.
  11. Helps with snow removal during the winter months.
  12. Maintains assigned equipment and notifies mechanic of needed repair.

Contact Information:

Kevin Endres - president

6665 Auburn Road 

Utica, MI 48317

T 586-739-5044

F 586-739-5055

C 586-242-8553