KRM Landscaping

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Landscape Foreman

Landscape Foreman

Basic Job Description: This is a hands on, in the field working position. We are currently looking for Landscaping Supervisors who will be responsible for managing a portfolio of commercial and residential clients for KRM Landscaping including spring cleanups, pruning, planting, fall cleanups etc.

Major Duties:

  • Oversees, assists, and actively participates with the maintenance of client property which includes mulching, shrub pruning, planting, clearing, weed/debris control, etc.
  • Cares for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks or walls.
  • Maintains and repairs tools, equipment and structures using hand or power tools. Also maintains a tidy and organized work trailer.
  • Assists with other crews as needed, including mowing, hardscape, planting, etc. This includes but is not limited to mowing, stonework, planting, etc.
  • Supervises 2-8 landscape crew members to ensure proper completion of tasks. Is able to supervise more than one crew at multiple job sites if needed.
  • Provides horticulture improvement recommendations to client properties.
  • Provides proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, burial sites and other ground features.
  • Develops and maintains excellent customer service with current and potential clients.
  • Assists with snow removal, when necessary.
  • Requires crew members and self to adhere to safety standards and guidelines. Proactively suggests safety guidelines if the need arises.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the Operations Manager.

Qualifications:

  • A valid driver’s license is required. CDL/medical license a plus.
  • Ability to safely and effectively operate machinery.
  • Knowledge of trees, shrubs, perennials for zone 7 is required.
  • Experience with natural pruning and sheering is required.
  • Prior landscape experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of plant diseases and insects is preferred.
  • Knowledge of plants, hardscape, masonry, carpentry, excavating, grading, drainage and snow removal.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, present information and respond to questions, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to organize, multi-task, plan and set priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work independently and in team settings.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to help with production, scheduling and routing.
  • Ability to speak English is required, Spanish is helpful.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across all levels of MEC, inc.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to perform physical activities which require considerable use of arms, legs and moving your whole body such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling various materials.
  • Ability to frequently move supplies up to fifty (50) pounds and occasionally lift weight consisting of one hundred (100) pounds.

Work Environment:

  • Regularly performing outside duties.
  • Interaction with staff and clients.
  • Exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • Work conditions include but are not limited to, inadequate lighting, restricted movement, dirty environment, air contamination, extreme temperatures, intense noise and hazardous materials.

Additional Duties: Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this Job Description at any time. The Job Description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee holding this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor.

Job Category: Landscaping
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Multiple Locations

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