Welcome To Islington Nurseries - Applying For The Landscape Maintenance Foreperson Position

The INL Group of Companies has been in business for over 70 years. Our divisions include our Landscape Maintenance Division, Stone Yard Division, Landscape Construction, Garden Centre and Tree Farm. We are well known in the maintenance industry for world-class exemplary service and the highest industry standards.

The Landscape Maintenance Foreman/woman will lead a team of 3 to 4 associates and will require the following:

· Solid background in the landscape maintenance industry.

· Ability to lead a crew

· Solid understanding of lawn maintenance practices/procedures.

· Knowledge of general maintenance of equipment

· Solid understanding of arboriculture

· Previous experience on large/hi end projects

· Horticultural knowledge (preferably both through education and experience).

· Ability to motivate staff, through strong leadership skills and mentoring

· Ability to drive a pick-up truck and trailer

· Meet at the yard daily, organize truck and workers and go out on your scheduled route.

· Expected to maintain simple daily work logs, including production notes and site information.

· Solid understanding of all landscape materials and equipment – ride on mowers, trimmers and more

· Actively participate in training and committed to on-going learning and promoting safety practices

· Must have snow removal experience for winter maintenance

· Use Personal Protective Equipment and demonstrate hazard awareness at all times

· Presentable and professional at all times

· Good work ethic, leadership skills, punctual and dependable

Qualifications:

· Minimum 2 years experience as a Landscape Foreman/woman

· 4-5 years prior experience in landscaping industry

· G License and clean Abstract required

· Must be able to drive a pick-up truck and trailer.

· Desire to work and learn in the industry

· Strong organizational skills

· Excellent communication skills

·**Range of pay is based on experience**

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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