Crew Leader - Landscape

Posted:  Feb 20 2020

London/Kitchener/Burlington
Full time

Job Description

Drewlo Holdings is a family owned and operated company that has been in business for over 60 years. Since 1958 we have been constructing and operating rental apartment towers across Southwestern Ontario and proving homes to thousands of Canadians.

Why Drewlo?

  • Family built, owned and managed; family is at the heart of our company and a core value
  • Provide you with a Career; we offer stable full-time employment, benefits and a retirement program
  • Treat our employees fair; we offer competitive wages, provide training and value each employee
  • Opportunity for growth; we are expanding at an accelerated rate, with that comes new opportunities
  • We invest in our community; we know its important to give back

Benefits:

  • Guaranteed Winter Work!
  • Paid overtime after 44 hrs!
  • Paid (non working) statutory holidays!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with crew to manage quality and timeliness of assigned tasks and routing
  • Assign, monitor and assist with duties for the crew to ensure quality expectations
  • Monitor and ensure the efficient use of materials and equipment by field staff
  • Evaluate quality of service provided and help to determine work procedures, prepare work schedules and expedite work flow.
  • Examine work for exactness, completeness and conformance to policies and procedures
  • Plan and conduct training for field staff in customer service, landscape maintenance details and safety policies and procedures
  • Maintain morale and motivate staff to encourage maximum efficiency
  • Evaluate performance of staff and make recommendations

 

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 2-3 years industry knowledge and experience and the ability to manage a crew of 3-6 staff to complete weekly tasks neatly and efficiently
  • Excellent turf and ornamental plant knowledge
  • Valid and clean driver's license, Class G license is required
  • A strong work ethic, organized and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other staff/coworkers and customers
  • Ability to motivate staff to complete daily and weekly tasks
  • Knowledge of annual and perennial garden bed maintenance
  • Must comply with all company policies, procedures and regulations
  • Work with crew to manage quality and timeliness of assigned tasks and routing
  • Snow plowing experience is an asset