Gardenalia is Seeking a Landscape Construction Crew Supervisor!

Job Description:

  • Assists in fulfilling the goals of the property owner and Gardenalia by directing a crew.
  • Responsible for ensuring that Gardenalia’s high gardening standards are met.
  • Supports active and positive lines of communication with fellow employees and the property owner.
  • Organizes and directs the landscape crew and answers to Gardenalia’s Operations Manager.
  • Receives the daily work orders from the Operations Manager and directs the crew, setting priorities, and overseeing the work.
  • Ensures proper labor relations and conditions of employment are maintained.

Qualifications- Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The right candidate will possess:

  • Basic landscape construction/carpentry skills. Ability to build decks, fences, and patios are required.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to interpret landscape plans.
  • Detail orientated approach to reading and following work orders.

Must have experience in:

  • Instructing, directing and evaluating employees.
  • Directing a landscape crew to follow a work schedule that maintains timely completion of the job and profitability.
  • Maintaining favorable client relations.
  • A basic palette of trees, shrubs, perennials, pests, weeds and garden practices.
  • Safe operation of small machinery (chainsaws, power hand tools, garden tools, and basic tool use).

**Experience in masonry, irrigation, and lighting considered a tremendous asset.**

Job Duties

  • Manages employees.
  • Maintains daily records of crew hours, gas receipts, delivery receipts.
  • Keeps track of lunch and break times.
  • Orients and trains new employees.
  • Ensures that crews are sufficiently supplied with all materials needed for the job.
  • Transports the crew, tools, and supplies.
  • Maintains the crew’s break and lunch schedule.
  • Responsible for basic functioning/maintenance of the truck, chainsaw, and other equipment and reports issues to the Operations Manager.
  • Is responsible for weekly truck and yard cleaning.
  • Ensures that the trucks and yard are ready for work each day.
  • Facilitates a work environment that is polite, friendly and positive.

Desirable Personal Attributes

The right candidate will have:

  • excellent interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Must be honest and have a positive and optimistic outlook

Physical Requirements

Physical stamina and a strong back.

Ability to help move heavy root balls sometimes up to 300 lbs.

Can lift 50 lbs.

Education / Training

High school diploma/GED

Bachelor’s degree desirable or professional experience equivalent

Industry certification – Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist (PCH)

Current PA driver’s license

Working Conditions

This position requires outdoor work, and the working conditions are affected by weather – long hot days, wet rainy days, and cold temperatures.

Experience

Background in gardening, horticulture, farming, landscaping

Experience in building trades or landscape construction

Pay

$15 – $18 per hour depending on experience

40 hours per week

Working Saturdays may be required on a rotating basis

Occasional overtime may be required

**For candidates who meet all minimum requirements, please email your resume to wyatt@gardenaliapgh.com. If you have questions please call the office at 412-871-5445.**