Manager, Landscape Division
Beyond Rewards Inc. on behalf of client - Guelph, ON

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Our Client is looking for a dynamic landscape designer to manage the landscape division of their company. This position is a full time, year-round position. Our client began business in 1976 and offers a friendly and challenging work environment. The successful candidate has a passion for landscaping.

Day to Day Duties:

  • Oversee and develop building maintenance programs for landscaping at properties owned by our client
  • Design landscape so as to integrate with building parking lot and surrounding areas
  • Maintain and manage all properties
  • Develops design standards and requirements to ensure functional use, sustainability, aesthetic and safety considerations are met
  • Landscape design at new properties
  • Conduct site analysis to perform planning and design work
  • Determine replacement of high-maintenance plants with low-maintenance, cost effective solutions
  • Working knowledge of grounds maintenance, lawn equipment, gardening, renovations, design, planting & other basic softscaping services (pruning, tree removal, periodic lifting (+50 lbs.))
  • Snow removal in season
  • Good supplier/Industry relationships
  • Organize and prepare required tools for each project
  • Experience and knowledge in contract negotiation and sourcing
  • Experience creating and maintaining both hardscapes and softscapes
  • Experience in scheduling, ordering, field supervision, quality control and safe work habits

Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License, with ability to provide acceptable abstract
  • 2 year college degree in a Horticulture program or related program
  • Experience with skid steer, truck & trailer, tractor and other related equipment
  • Experience snowplowing is an asset
  • Experience managing people
  • 3-5 years experience
  • Project management experience required
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organization/prioritization skills
  • DynaSCAPE knowledge an asset

Hours: Monday –Friday – 40 hours/week (very little overtime)

Salary: $TBD/hour – Cell, Company Vehicle & Comprehensive benefits (year-round work)

Job Posting Closing Date: November 14, 2013 at Noon.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Since 1989, Beyond Rewards has been an industry leader in the Human Resources field. Specializing in Human Resource Consulting,...