CLCACAREER PATH

Career Path : LANDSCAPE FOREPERSON

The "Landscape Foreperson" must be proficient in performing all tasks of landscape installation/construction. This position should perform with effective leadership, provide supervision and training in an efficient and professional manner.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education - High School diploma or GED certificate.
  • Meet all requirements of Landscaper 2 job description.
  • Maintain physical fitness level needed to perform job tasks.
  • Comply with all company policies/procedures and safety requirements including crewmember discipline and documentation.
  • Responsible to enforce safety of the customer, job site, and company employees on site.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to communicate in basic Spanish.
  • Interact with customer daily as needed.
  • Identify and correct all unsafe conditions and practices and communicate actions to supervisor and/or owners.
  • Proper care of tools/ equipment on job site to avoid loss or misuse.
  • Manage installation employees under supervision of owners.
  • Require minimal technical/ project supervision.
  • Possess CLT in landscape construction.
  • Possess valid Calif. Drivers License and be insurable by company insurance carriers.
  • Continuing education - minimum of 20 hrs./yr (12 hrs. in-house training, 8 hrs outside sources).

JOB SKILLS

  • Read and follow plans, material lists, guidelines and apply necessary timelines.
  • Conduct regular tailgate safety meetings.
  • Supervise and lead one to ten employees and be able to set priorities.
  • Develop and maintain motivated, effective crews.
  • Fulfill all regular and advanced installation/construction duties including project layout and complete required paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Organize, supervise, lead, and train employees to complete projects within established guidelines and time frame.
  • Advanced landscape construction skills.
  • Able to identify 50 common plants on CLT list by common and botanical names.
  • Be certified in CPR and First Aid.

EVALUATION

  • Proficient, safe, proper use of equipment and tools as specified.
  • Proper and safe skills in performing duties.
  • Demonstrate proficiency of job skills as listed above.
  • Adhere to company policies, standards and safety guidelines.
  • Able to work with and lead/supervise other employees as a team.
  • Able to meet or exceed company production rates set forth.
  • Demonstrate proper project layout, plan interpretation and adherence to timelines.

REPORTING

  • This position reports directly to Landscape Supervisor.

WAGE BASE

  • Base x 2

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