Supervisor

Description

Directly supervises and coordinates the activities of crews on the maintenance of grounds for industrial, commercial, or public properties and other installation/enhancement activities by performing the following duties personally or through crew members. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable. Trains employees; plans, assigns and directs work; escalates complaints or issues to management.

Position Duties:
  • Drives crew to & from and between worksites where needed.
  • Assigns daily tasks to crew.
  • Ensures crews compliance with quality and safety standards.
  • Trains and evaluates the effectiveness of crew members.
  • Monitors proper use of required personal protective equipment on crew.
  • Ensures proper use, care and inventory of company vehicles, equipment and tools assigned to/used by assigned crew.
  • Communicates crew performance concerns to management with recommendations for corrective action.
  • Monitors irrigation systems on properties to ensure adequate, efficient irrigation on site.
  • Communicates damage or improvement needs to manager.
  • Completes daily paperwork, including time sheets, timely and accurately.
  • Facilitates conflict resolution between crew members.
  • Works around and operates hand tools and mechanical machinery used for landscape maintenance.
  • Cuts lawns.
  • Trims and edges around walks, flower beds, and walls.
  • Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs.
  • Sprays lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides.
  • Rakes and bags leaves.
  • Cleans grounds and removes litter.
  • Prepares and grades terrain.
  • Seeds and sods lawns.
  • Installs and/or moves and transplants trees, shrubs, and other plant material on current maintenance and enhancement jobs and properties.
  • Digs trenches for irrigation systems or piping and supports irrigation technician or manager in the installation of the irrigation systems.
  • Removes tree brush after tree trimmer’s prune, cut and shape trees.
  • Plants grass, flowers, trees, and shrubs.
  • Waters lawn and shrubs.
  • Cleans out drainage ditches and culverts.
  • Sharpens tools such as weed cutters, edging tools, and shears.
  • Makes minor repairs on equipment such as lawn mower, spreader, and snow removal equipment.
  • Depending on geographic seasonality, may be required to shovel snow from walks and driveways and spread salt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup.
  • Trims and removes trees from client properties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

ExperienceRequired
2 years: Landscaping
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