Landscape Maintenance – Lead Hand

  • Landscaping
  • Toronto

Forest Ridge Landscaping

Caring for our Outdoor World

Forest Ridge, a division of Urban Life Solutions, is a family run landscape design, installation and maintenance company for over 25 years. We work on a variety of contracts throughout GTA and surrounding areas, with commercial and residential landscaping projects including hardscaping, soft scaping, grading, retaining walls, planting, sodding.

Why Join Our Team?

Secure, year-round opportunities available

Opportunity to develop and refine your skills

Supportive, team-based approach to reaching work goals

Competitive wages with an abundance of hours

Benefits plan for dedicated employees

Landscape Ontario Member in good standing

COR Registered

Job Duties:

Able to work alongside and lead a crew of 3-4 people

Able to meet deadlines and short notice orders

Complete daily routes and paperwork

Aid in the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM

Operate power equipment including (but not limited to) line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, sod cutters, and chain saws

Operating machinery such as: zero-turn mowers, stand-on mowers, lawn tractors

Conduct daily inspections on vehicles, tools, and equipment

Manual lifting of up to 50lbs

Other manual duties required

Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times

Our Ideal Candidates Possess All or Most of the Following:

2+ years’ experience in similar role

Team player, excellent leader, positive attitude and reliable

Assist and enforce the safety, quality and productivity of work at sites

Working knowledge/proficiency with landscape maintenance and horticultural materials (incl. operation of equipment)

Work closely with Foreman/Management to ensure successful job progress

Willingness to work as part of a team, working extended hours/weekends as necessary

Working knowledge and compliance of company policies and procedures as well as safety programs (any previous certificates ie. first aid considered an asset)

Application Requirements

Access to a reliable vehicle

Valid G driver’s license in good standing, as well as clean abstract

Previous experience in the landscape/maintenance industry

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $20.00-$22.00 per hour


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