Landscape Maintenance Mowing Foreman

Green View Garden Center - Dunlap, IL

Full-time

Position Overview

Consider bringing your skills and expertise to Green View Landscaping. For over 50 years Green View has been locally-owned and committed to providing award-winning landscape and maintenance services. We currently are seeking a Landscape Maintenance Mowing Foreman for our Springfield, IL location. This is a hands-on position working under the supervision of the Vice President of Landscape Operations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ability to oversee the work and quality of 2-3 crew members on their team.
  • Ability to mechanically maintain and repair basic mowing equipment including but not limited to: daily sharpening blades, greasing daily, periodic oil changes.
  • Interacts with the customer onsite as needed to receive further direction regarding are to be serviced.
  • Will engage in snow and/or ice removal from walks, driveways, and/or parking lots.
  • Will rake and mulch leaves, aerate, seed, fertilize, mow and/or repair damaged lawns.
  • Ability to read production schedule, customer orders or work orders to determine items to be moved, gathered, distributed or serviced.
  • Moving materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.
  • Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed.
  • Operates and/or maintains equipment such as a lawn tractors, sprayers, blowers, chainsaw, trimmers, spreaders, hand tools, aerators, and seeders.
  • Performs routine grounds maintenance or grounds equipment maintenance in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • May assist in the pruning of trees and shrubs.
  • May be asked to help in other divisions in slack times.
  • May assist mechanic or other team members with assigned duties.
  • May be asked to work weekends to 'catch up' in peak season when delayed by weather.

Qualifications

  • Previous Mowing Experience Required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a routine basis.
  • Ability to bend and stoop on a continual basis.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to follow oral instructions from V.P./Manager
  • Valid Driver’s license required with a clean driving record.

Other Information

Green View Company offers a competitive salary; Medical & Dental benefits; 401K; vacation & holidays. A pre-employment physical and a background check are required.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Clean Driving Record: 1 year (Preferred)
  • landscaping: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Mowing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Landscape Foreman: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)