Grounds Maintenance - Foreman
Euro Landscape Construction & Grounds Inc - Toronto, ON

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The Grounds Maintenance Foreman is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to manage the timely completion of grounds maintenance service contracts. The grounds maintenance foreman will be required to supervise a crew of laborers and operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks, as well provide daily progress reporting on job time and cost data.

Core Capabilities:

 Customer and quality focus
 Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
 Team work
 Excellent problem solving abilities
 Responsibility and dependability
 Ethics and integrity

Job Duties:

 Plan and manage the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM including all daily labor, equipment and materials required to complete daily objectives
 Cut grass, trim edges, clean up refuse, blow trimmings, fertilize and water turf areas and perform other lawn care duties
 Move and install soil, mulch and plant material to assist with the construction of landscape gardens and related areas
 Spray and dust areas to control insects and or weeds
 Operate power equipment including, but not limited to, lawn tractors, lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, sod cutters, chain saws, and snow blowers
 Supervise the work of crew members to ensure proper safety, quality, and productivity
 Inspect all work for quality to eliminate the need for return visits and/or re-work due to quality or customer satisfaction issues
 Train crew members on proper and safe job methods
 Conduct daily inspections and maintenance on vehicles, tools, and equipment
 Assist in other job-related duties including construction projects, shop and yard maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance
 Complete and submit all required paperwork on a daily basis, including: daily time and service record forms, equipment daily inspection forms, attendance tracking, requests for time off, etc.
 Maintain and enforce standards of cleanliness and organization in assigned trucks, trailers, equipment, jobsites, and shop/yard areas
 Ensure that all work activities are carried out in a safe and efficient manner, and that all crew members are in compliance with government and company PPE standards
 Comply with all company policies and regulations
 Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
 Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner


 High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
 Minimum 3 years’ experience in the landscape/grounds maintenance industry
 Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
 Effective communication skills – must be able to carry out verbal instructions, read labels and signs, complete daily reports to office and/or customers
 Time management skills
 Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices
 Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
 Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
 Valid driver’s license and safe driving record
Work Conditions:

 Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials
 Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
 Ability to work in a fast paced environment
 Requires good manual dexterity
 Excellent stamina is required
 Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
 Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
 Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work