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Landscape Maintenance Foreman

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Job Summary

Spillane's Nursery and Landscape Co. Inc.
Middleboro, MA 02346
Construction - Residential & Commercial/Office
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Education Level
High School or equivalent
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
18.00 - 25.00 $ /hour
plus bonuses

Landscape Maintenance Foreman

About the Job

Job Purpose:
Supervise and Work with crews of up to 6 men. Maintain turf and planting beds at commercial complexes and high end residential developments. 

* Oversee truck/ tools/ machines and men on a daily basis. 
* Perform and Manage mowing/ trimming/ blowing and a variety of other landscape maintenance and turf related tasks.

* Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees.

* Maintains safe and healthy work environment by inspecting work site; establishing and enforcing organization standards; adhering to legal regulations.

* Determines maintenance and installation requirements by studying landscape and turf site conditions; conferring with clients and supervisors.

* Assist with the preparation of man hours/ bids by calculating labor, equipment, materials, and overhead costs; obtaining approval necessary on current and future properties.

* Relays necessary materials/parts necessary to keep crews/ machinery running properly.

* Completes work by scheduling jobs; scheduling and assigning employees; monitoring work results; conferring with supervisor.

* Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in necessary trade shows/ seminars.

* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

People Management, Staffing, Basic Safety, Site Development, General plant and tree knowledge, Vendor Relationships, Planning, Estimating, Attention to Detail, Informing Others, Listening, mowing, general turf maintenance, pesticide knowledge

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