Welcome To Spec Plus Inc - Applying For The Landscape Crew Leader Position

Spec Plus Inc. is always seeking talented individuals who are looking to build a career with our fast growing company.  In business for 6 years, we are landscape professionals serving the GTA, specializing in landscape design, consultation and installation of both residential and commercial developments.  We also offer summer lawn care and winter maintenance services.  

We are currently seeking a Landscape Crew Leader to join our team to assist in providing services in landscape construction and maintenance, consultation and professional installation with a focus on creating beautifully landscaped properties to meet clients unique needs. This position will also assist in managing and training crew members on proper work standards and ensuring job requirements are met.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct, plan and coordinate daily work activities of crew members
  • Work along with crew members in completing all landscaping installations/maintenance
  • Instruct crew members on proper work standards 
  • Complete timesheets
  • Inspect the quality of work to ensure job requirements are met
  • Conduct site visits during construction as required
  • Meet deadlines for project stages
  • Trimming using line trimmers
  • Blowing leaves and grass clippings using backpack blowers
  • Weeding, pruning, planting, cultivating and edging beds, laying sod etc.
  • Drives company vehicle (and trailer) to clients locations
  • Snow removal and salting
  • Interact with clients to resolve issues and/or answer questions
  • Operate, train and maintain a variety of landscaping equipment 
  • Able and willing to work outside in various types of summer weather conditions
  • Assist in general office duties as required
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

 

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum College Diploma/Certificate or enrolment in Horticulture or Landscape Design or related field and/or extensive proven industry experience will be considered.  
  • Knowledge of construction techniques and basic knowledge of horticulture and plants an asset 
  • Working knowledge of Windows OS software
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to operate a variety of hand tools and equipment such as packers, chain saws, hedge shears, sod cutters, pruning saws, mowing equipment, etc. to complete landscape and garden projects 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Valid G driver’s license required. D/AZ driver’s license is preferred with a clean driver’s abstract

 

Successful candidates will be required to meet the following criteria:

  • Personal transportation to and from the office/yard
  • Available to work Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Willing to work extra hours during busy times
  • Eager to learn and expand skills
  • Adhere to company policies & procedures 

 

 Compensation and Benefits:

  • $20 to $ 28 / hour based on experience
  • Paid statutory holidays
  • All uniforms and PPE paid for by company 
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • Winter work available 

Interested applicants kindly submit a resume and cover letter to hr@specplus.pro

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