Landscaper – Team Lead

Stonewall, MB & nearby areas

We are looking for an experienced Team Lead to supervise landscaping projects in Winnipeg and the Interlake. The position is hands-on and on-site. Key responsibilities include overseeing a landscaping team to ensure projects are executed and completed to Spruce Acres high standards with professionalism, enthusiasm, and customer service.

Our ideal candidate has several years of experience in leading people and landscaping projects. They are familiar with the tools of the trade, processes, and materials, motivating their team, and completing work on schedule. Workplace safety is an always-on priority. Most importantly, they act with integrity, intelligence, and respect for colleagues and customers. If this sounds like you and you don’t mind getting your hands (and boots) a little dirty, please introduce yourself and send your resume to info@spruceacreslandscaping.com

Spruce Acres Landscaping helps customers get the most enjoyment and value from their property. We stand apart through an unwavering commitment to quality, integrity, and customer service. Our people and our culture are the most important part of our company, so we take care to bring on team members who share our values and support their personal and professional growth. 

Job description

As the Team Lead Landscaper, you will:

  • Adhere to Spruce Acres’ operational and safety practices and policies
  • Be responsible for building landscaping projects by leading teams and participating in the following activities:
    • Represent Spruce Acres with integrity, professionalism and energy
    • Build landscaping projects with materials, tools and equipment provided
    • Train employees, mentor and oversee the work of team members
    • Conduct daily safety briefings with team members
    • Participate in design, estimates (spreadsheets), quotes, and scheduling 
    • Conduct customer site visits 
    • Manage customer expectations 
    • Escalate customer or employee concerns 
    • Manage project budgets and schedules
    • Maintain tools and equipment
    • Operate power tools and heavy equipment
    • Order materials from suppliers, and/or pick up from vendors
    • Transport tools, material, and equipment 
    • Lift heavy items
    • Work outdoors in variable weather conditions
    • Participate in training from time-to-time (landscaping, hardscaping, softscaping)
    • Record, submit and approve timesheets and expenses daily
    • Lead project reviews upon completion 
    • Capture photos and video of project lifecycle for training and promotion 
    • Maintain a daily activity journal
    • Other duties as assigned

You and your experience:

  • 3-4 years of experience in landscaping or general construction
  • Self-motivated and responsible with the ability to motivate and support teams
  • Project leadership experience, proven team member
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, enjoy dealing with customers
  • Good aptitude for budgeting and tracking labour and costs
  • Ideally possess a Class 3 driver’s license, or Class 5 at minimum 
  • Familiarity with hardscaping, softscaping, landscaping practices
  • Ability to operate a skid steer and other heavy equipment
  • Good mechanical understanding and aptitude
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Excel software
  • Have transportation to and from job sites
  • Fluency in verbal and written English

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages, paid travel, overtime pay
  • WCB coverage  
  • Vacation pay
  • Training in modern landscaping techniques, and work-site safety practices
  • Learn to operate and maintain tools and equipment
  • Become a valued team leader and work with good people
  • Company apparel
  • 10% apparel discount at Mark’s