Finish Grade Operator - Skid steer
Willowlee Sod Farms LTD
Ameliasburgh, ON

Job Summary

Grade Operators are responsible for rough grade, fine grade and landscaping in preparation for Sod, Seed, Hydroseed and other ground Cover options.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Direct and manage team members (2-5) in a positive way and monitor progress toward objectives through feedback and clear communication
  • Monitor quality and job hours, making any necessary changes as needed.
  • Operate company vehicles and machines in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Communicate effectively with the customer during every visit to the property and communicate any issues to the office and operations manager
  • Be proactive in the training of the other Team Members.
  • Grade and Prep foreman is considered “working foreman” and must be able to lead as well as follow as necessary alongside the other team members in all working conditions.
  • Use Time Card and Reporting apps daily.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Demonstrated ability and knowledge grade and soil preperation
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the landscape industry.
  • Ability to manage 2 or more people in a professional manner.
  • Extensive knowledge of all equipment used and vehicles, i.e.; Tractor, power rakes and skid steers
  • Understands and can implement positive drainage grading techniques.
  • Be a strong team player and build a high-performance team.
  • Can be a good listener and communicator of any issues or questions as they arise.
  • Possess a high work ethic and dependability essential for the position.
  • Hardscape, grading and detailed plan reading ability a must.
  • Willing to support snow services in the off season
  • Technologically proficient


  • Fine Grading: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Landscaping: 2 years (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Company benefits program

Job Type: Full-time


  • Grading: 1 year (Required)


  • Ameliasburgh, ON (Preferred)