Landscape Maintenance Labourer
Shores Edge Landscaping Inc.
Burlington, ON

Reports to: Foreman

Summary:

The Landscape Maintenance Laborer is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to complete the landscape maintenance service contracts. The landscape maintenance laborer will be required to operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks.

Core Capabilities:

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Team work
  • High stamina and focus
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity

Job Duties:

  • Aid in the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers at 7 AM sharp and when the shift is complete
  • Spring/Fall clean ups, cut grass, trim edges, weeding, blow trimmings, fertilize and perform other lawn care duties as directed by foreman
  • Operate power equipment including, but not limited to, lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, sod cutters, and snow blowers
  • Conduct daily inspections and maintenance on vehicles, tools, and equipment
  • Assist in other work-related duties including construction projects, shop and yard maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner

Requirements:

  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills – must be able to carry out verbal instructions, read labels and signs, complete simple reports, report progress to foreman
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape practices
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Requires good manual dexterity
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment and uniforms at all times
  • Work in accordance with all health and safety laws and regulations
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Reliable transportation to the shop (located near Waterdown)

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to walk, stand, lift, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
  • Ability to work flexible hours into the evening and occasional weekend work
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Lawn season is April – November with opportunity to also work in the winter season

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 to $21.00 /hour

Experience:

  • landscaping: 1 year (Preferred)