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Landscape Construction Foreperson

Salivan Landscape is a full-service grounds management company offering landscape maintenance, landscape construction, interior plant care and snow removal services to commercial, municipal and multi-tenant and single residential clients across the Greater Toronto Area.

Founded in 1923, we have established an enviable reputation in the higher end market for innovation, quality and customer service that differentiates us from others. We specialize in complex construction jobs and grounds management that increases the value of properties by using our expertise to develop and manage the implementation of design plans.

Due to our continuing growth, we are hiring experienced Foreperson to join our landscape construction team. Flex your leadership skills by directing the work of 2-5 team members and ensure assigned tasks are completed safely, efficiently, and to quality standards.

You would receive a competitive wage that is higher than the industry average. This is a full-time position with full benefits.  The benefits include: Life insurance, Extended Health and Dental.


Your Specific Duties include:

  • Performance & Quality:
    • Overseeing day-to-day site operations and delegating work to crew members
    • Maintaining a schedule, and ensuring service expectations are met
    • Identifying more efficient ways to perform work 
  • Client Satisfaction:
    • Surfacing client concerns to the Site Supervisor and proactively assisting in achieving a resolution 
  • Crew Management:
    • Assisting the Managers in the development and training of crew members
    • Monitoring the time logs of crew for accuracy  
  • Safety:
    • Ensuring all crew members perform their work safely and in accordance with company policies 
    • Ensuring equipment is in good working order and receives appropriate preventative maintenance


Your Qualifications:

  • Minimum of at least 3 years of construction site experience.
  • A valid driver’s license (with a clean driving record).

And while not mandatory, it would be great if you also have:

  • Knowledge of blueprints
  • Able to be certified in first aid
  • Effective oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs / 25 kilos


What We Expect From You:

  • Live and embrace our core values of: A Commitment to Excellence, Humility and Lead by Example.
  • Be passionate about caring for our clients and your fellow crew members. We work as a team to deliver peace of mind for our clients.
  • Show up on time and do what you say you’d do. Be dependable.
  • Maintain a clean, professional appearance at all times.


At Salivan, we maintain a small company feel and supportive environment that makes everyone feel at home. Many of our crew members have been with us for 10 to 20 years and have moved up in the company. If you’re looking to join a crew of talented go-getters who tackle big vision projects then you might just have found your match. With our range of services and ongoing growth there’s no limit to your career.

Salivan Landscape is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or veteran status.

If you believe you have the right values and qualifications then apply for this position by sending your resume to careers@salivanlandscape.com.  Begin your career with Salivan.

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