Crew Leader

Posted 2 months ago

Creating great curves without cutting corners!

Crew leader - Creative by Design Landscaping, Nanaimo, BC

Seasoned builder of landscapes and leading crews? 

Join our Installation team as a Crew Leader 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.

Responsibilities:

With this position your duties will include administration and scheduling for the installation team, provide support and training for your team, and learn to think and act on your feet.

Must have the following experience, knowledge or skills:

At least 2 years of formal training or 5 years 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 installation (machine built and hand stacked)
  • Allan block and similar style walls
  • All types of water features
  • Low voltage landscape lighting layout and installation
  • Irrigation system layout and installation
  • Softscapes – Planting, soil work and mulching

Operation of all landscape 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 are:

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

What to expect:

You can expect:  Seasonal – Approx March 1 – December 15th – As a Leader this may extend at either end of the season.  Full time 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 this position.

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