Landscape Construction Leader Nanaimo BC

Landscape Construction Leader
Posted 1 year ago

Landscaping Foreman – Nanaimo, BC

Seasoned builder of landscapes and leading crews? 

Join our Installation team as a Landscape Foreman for a company that loves to build beautiful projects while having fun outdoors.

Creative By Design Landscaping design and builds all aspects of high-quality custom landscapes.


As a Landscape Construction Foreman, your duties will include administration and scheduling for the Build team, provide support and training for your team, and learn to think and act on your feet.

A Foreman must have the following experience, knowledge or skills:

At least 2 yrs of formal training or 5 yrs experience in the industry
Must hold a valid BC Driver’s License with a Heavy Trailer Endorsement
First Aid Certificate
Proven leadership skills
The ability to read a plan / design and do take-offs for materials
Able to run and manage crew of 3 or 4 workers throughout the completion of a landscape project
Inspect all work being done to ensure it is up to Creative By Design standards
Maintain a safe work environment
Ensuring all aspect of the site activities are done so in a safe manner

Complete installation of:

  • Paving Stones & Hydro pressed slabs
  • Flagstone Installation
  • Residential drainage systems
  • Natural stone rock wall creation (machine built and hand stacked)
  • Allan block and similar style walls
  • All types of water features
  • Low voltage landscape lighting layout and install
  • Irrigation system building
  • Softscapes – Planting, soil work and mulching

Operation of all construction equipment:

  • Skid Steer
  • Excavator
  • Plate Tamper
  • Jumping Jack
  • Transit/laser Level
  • Brick Saw
  • Cut-off Saw
  • Etc.

Successful candidate key traits:

  • Live and breathe landscape construction and great service
  • Interested about landscaping
  • Able to handle pressure
  • Motivation for self and others
  • Can work independently as well as be a team player
  • Clear communication
  • Detail-oriented
  • Good organizational skills

Every Creative By Design employee is responsible for protecting and contributing to the team around you. Some of the qualities we expect from our Landscape Construction Foreman:

  • Outstanding service
  • Be a team player
  • Care about your fellow workers safety and well being.
  • Communication
  • Make things happen
  • Be Creative

What to expect as a Landscape Construction Foreman:

As a foreman you can expect:  Seasonal – Approx March 1 – December 15th – As a Leader this may extend at either end of the season.  Fulltime 40-50 hours per week.  Competitive wages based on value and attitude you offer and provide.  Typical wage range may be $26 – $35 per hour for the landscaping Foreman position.

  • Paid Overtime
  • Potential for advancement
  • Education in Best landscape creation practices
  • Non-smoking environment

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