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Foreman - Maintenance

Vancouver, Washington
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Maintenance Foreman
Location: Vancouver, WA

Job Summary:
Responsible for the direction of crew activities on job site, according to pre-established schedules, standards and procedures to provide a high quality of service, as directed by Area Manager.  

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Understand and implement job specifications for each site
  • Assign daily tasks to crew members and ensure compliance
  • Perform landscape maintenance tasks including, but not limited to: mowing, edging, blowing, bed grooming, pruning, fertilizing and leaf pick up
  • Routinely monitor sites for quality and follow up with crews on performance improvements.  Communicate continuing concerns to Area Manager
  • Conduct and oversee execution of minor Enhancement projects performed at the crew level
  • Complete daily paperwork timely and accurately
  • Assess equipment operation issues and effectively communicate repair needs to shop personnel
  • Supervise safe loading and unloading of equipment
  • Assist Area Manager with initial and on-going training of crews
  • Assess skill level and work behavior of employees and provide recommendations to Area Manager regarding professional development, performance evaluation and promotional opportunities
  • Ensure adherence to company policies 
  • Develop and maintain a positive work relationship with Area Manager, peers, and subordinates
  • Encourage and maintain safe working conditions by promoting Company's Culture of Safety , including but not limited to reinforcing bi-weekly safety tailgate meetings and ensuring proper personal protective equipment usage

  • At least 3-5 years related work experience 
Language Skills
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish strongly preferred
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
  • Valid Driver License in state where employed
  • Commercial Pesticide Applicators License preferred
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to safely operate commercial landscape equipment and tools
  • Demonstrate proper pruning techniques while taking into account the plant material and season
  • Understand fertilization basics for both turf and plants
  • Working knowledge of herbicide applications and relevant practices
  • Have a general understanding of annuals installation and maintenance
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and complete them under tight deadlines
  • Ability to motivate and lead subordinates 
  • Strong commitment to high quality of work and customer service
  • Ability to read and understand maps for navigation and job planning
  • Basic understanding of smartphone apps related to work requirements (e.g. work order entry, time entry, communication with Area Manager)
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  • Job Reference: 701172643-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Monarch Landscaping Company
  • Location: Vancouver, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent