Grounds Maintenance Team Leader

Drake's Landscaping LTD]

Welcome to Drake’s Landscaping, where we’re not just about landscaping – we’re in the business of creating happiness both in the great outdoors and within our team! With our hearts set on nurturing awesome careers and beautiful outdoor spaces, we’re on a mission! Our vision? To build relationships that bloom like spring flowers, rooted in trust, teamwork, and a love for crafting stunning outdoor spaces!.

Our work environment includes:

Growth opportunities
On-the-job training
Hey Green-Thumbed Trailblazers! Join Us as a Grounds Maintenance Team Lead!

Position Overview:
Calling all garden gurus and lawn legends! We need someone to lead the charge as our Grounds Maintenance Team Lead.

The Grounds Maintenance Lead is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to manage the timely completion of grounds maintenance service contracts. The grounds maintenance Lead-hand will be required to supervise a crew of 2 to 3 laborers and operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks, as well provide daily progress reporting on job time and cost data.

Core Capabilities:

Customer and quality focus
Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Responsibility and dependability
Ethics and integrity
Job Duties:

Plan and manage the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM including all daily labor, equipment and materials required to complete daily objectives
Cut grass, trim edges, clean up refuse, blow trimmings, fertilize and water turf areas and perform other lawn care duties
Move and install soil, mulch and plant material to assist with the construction of landscape gardens and related areas
Spray and dust areas to control insects and or weeds
Operate power equipment including, but not limited to, lawn tractors, lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, sod cutters, chain saws, and snow blowers
Supervise the work of crew members to ensure proper safety, quality, and productivity
Inspect all work for quality to eliminate the need for return visits and/or re-work due to quality or customer satisfaction issues
Train crew members on proper and safe job methods
Conduct daily inspections and maintenance on vehicles, tools, and equipment
Assist in other job-related duties including construction projects, shop and yard maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance
Complete and submit all required paperwork on a daily basis, including daily time and service record forms, equipment daily inspection forms.
Maintain and enforce standards of cleanliness and organization in assigned trucks, trailers, equipment, jobsites, and shop/yard areas
Ensure that all work activities are carried out in a safe and efficient manner, and that all crew members are in compliance with government and company PPE standards
Comply with all company policies and regulations
Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
Minimum 3 years’ experience in the landscape/grounds maintenance industry
Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
Effective communication skills – must be able to carry out verbal instructions, read labels nd signs, complete daily reports to office and/or customers
Time management skills
Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices
Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
Valid driver’s license and safe driving record
Work Conditions:

Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Requires good manual dexterit
Excellent stamina is required
Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work
Thank you for your interest in the Maintenance Lead position at Drake’s Landscaping! Please complete the attached assessment, and we’ll contact candidates who meet our criteria for the next steps.

Job Type: Seasonal

Pay: $20.00-$25.00 per hour

Expected hours: 20 per week


Company events
On-site parking

Day shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay
Overtime pay

Landscape maintenance: 3 years (preferred)