Landscape Installation Foreman

Posting ID : A1068498646
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Skilled Trades Artisan

Indian Run Landscaping was established in 1990 as a small, "mom and pop" business with the simple goal of creating beautiful landscapes. We're still meeting that goal today, but we've added quality, professionalism and experience to our list. We're still a small company (in staff numbers) and still family owned and operated, but because of our reputation for detail, our customer base has grown tremendously over the last 25 years!

We are now looking to expand our company even more and we are in need of an experienced Landscape Installation Foreman to help us do just that! This person must have extensive industry experience and a vast amount of plant knowledge. Check out the employment section of our website to download an application today!

Job Description:
-Provide labor tasks as assigned.
-Physical work which requires lifting up to 75 lbs.
-Pickup and delivery of supplies and tools to job sites as assigned.
-Use of hand held power tools.
-Responsible for the field direction of a landscape crew in completion of assigned duties within times and man hours allowed and of proper quality.
-Also responsible for daily completion of all required paperwork and route sheets.
-Responsible for proper maintenance and cleaning of all tools, equipment and vehicles assigned.

-Above average pay scale.
-Potential for advancement to higher positions.
-Pay increase potential with performance.
-On job training.
-No Sunday hours.

Working conditions:
-Hours generally Monday thru Friday 7:00am to 5:30pm.
-Saturday work and overtime required as weather and work load dictate.
-Lifting is involved.
-Work boots are required.
-Pants must be clean and free of holes.
-Uniform tee shirts provided must be worn and washed by employee.
-No clothing may be worn which contains text or images deemed objectionable.
-No jewelry may be worn which could present a safety hazard.
-It is the responsibility of the employee to have eye protection when using certain equipment.


-Technical skills and knowledge:
-Associate Degree in Horticulture or 2 years industry experience.
-Proficiency in horticulture skills to include:
Identification of shrubs, trees, perennials, annual
Ability to complete a quality landscape installation by using a detailed design
Lawn installation
Proper grading practices
Proper planting practices including: tree staking/ guying
Ability to identify and diagnose insect and disease problems on local trees, shrubs, flowers and lawns
-PA pesticide applicator's license with endorsements for cat. 6 and 7
-Proficiency in safe truck and trailer operation.
-Proficiency in all power equipment needed to carry out above skills.
-Ability to communicate and follow directions.
-Ability to work safely.
-Ability to report for work on time, when, and where assigned.
-Display initiative and strong work ethic.
-A valid driver's license with a clean driving record for the past 3 years.
-You will be required to have a DOT Medical Certificate.
-Be able to safely drive a truck with a utility trailer.
-Experience using hand tools such as shovel, rake, wheelbarrow, etc.
-Proficiency in the safe operation of tractor/skid steer/backhoe.

-Human skills:
-Ability to display good attitude regardless of work required or weather conditions.
-Ability to cooperate with all workers.
-Ability to listen effectively.
-Demonstrate ability to delegate to and manage others on crew.
-Demonstrate ability to interact with customers.
-Detail-oriented personality necessary.
-Ability to set pace for crew.
-Ability to train crew members.
-Desire to learn new tasks and assume new responsibility preferable.
-Flexibility required.

Pay is based on experience.

Required experience:
Associate Degree in Horticulture or 4+ Years Industry Experience

Required license or certification:
Driver's License

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