We are looking for a Lead Hand who will be responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to manage the timely completion of grounds maintenance service contracts. The grounds maintenance foreman will be required to supervise a crew of laborers and operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks, as well provide daily progress reporting on job time and cost data.
Plan and manage the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM including all daily labor, equipment and materials required to complete daily objectives
Cut grass, trim edges, clean up refuse, blow trimmings, fertilize and water turf areas and perform other lawn care duties.
Weeding, pruning, deadheading and general garden bed maintenance.
Move and install soil, mulch and plant material to assist with the construction of landscape gardens and related areas
Spray and dust areas to control insects and or weeds
Operate power equipment including, but not limited to, lawn tractors, lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, sod cutters, chain saws, and snow blowers
Supervise the work of crew members to ensure proper safety, quality, and productivity
Identify any work hazards and relay information onto proper authorities
Inspect all work for quality to eliminate the need for return visits and/or re-work due to quality or customer satisfaction issues
Train crew members on proper and safe job methods
Hold Safety Toolbox Meetings once a week for their crew
Make sure all equipment is on board and properly strapped down after each site
Delegate who cuts/trims at each site, making sure people alternate – no one should be on a mower all day
Call office/management in situations needing immediate attention
Wages are negotiable, 18-24$/ hour
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