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Precision Grounds Landscaping
36 Garbutt Crescent
Collingwood, Ontario (Canada)

Phone: 705 888 4526
Web: www.precisiongrounds.ca

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General Labourer - Landscape Construction

Job ID: 50347
Job Views: 4182
Location: Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
Postal Code:
Job Category: General Labor
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: per hour
Posted: 08.12.2020


Building Construction: General-Other: Construction-Skilled Trades

Job Description

Job Description General Laborer - Landscape Construction

Reports to: Crew Foreman
Summary: The Landscape Laborer is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks (generally physical labor) in order to assist with the completion of landscape construction projects. The landscape laborer will be required to operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specific job tasks.
Core Capabilities:
Customer and quality focus
Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Responsibility and dependability
Ethics and integrity
Minimum one-year experience in the landscape/construction industry
Job Duties:
Assist in the preparation of job sites prior to the beginning of a project
Operate various tools and equipment, including: chainsaws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
Assist in the construction of stone work, plantings, lighting & landscape features.
Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis
Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment required to complete landscape construction projects
Transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, carts, dollies, and hand lifting/carrying
Assist foreman with job-related tasks
Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
Comply with all company policies and regulations
Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
Work Conditions:
Work Hours: Mondays to Fridays, usually 7:15am – 5:00pm
Ability to work safely with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, heavy equipment, and materials
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly throughout every work shift
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Fitness and stamina required for repeated or lengthy times of bending, lifting, standing, kneeling or crouching
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
Easy going but hard-working team environment
Very competitive pay, $16-22/hour - depending on skill
Bonus payments, depending on team performance and progress
4% vacation pay included in every pay cheque
Breakfast supplied every Monday morning at “Toolbox Talk” and lunch every Friday
Easy-going atmosphere
Vacation & paid time off
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $16.00-$22.00 per hour
Monday to Friday

Job Requirements


Minimum one-year experience in the landscape/construction industry

Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
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
Preference will be given to candidates with a valid driver’s license and safe driving record
Provide polite and compassionate client service
Demonstrate exceptional work ethic and attention to detail
Have a positive outlook and professional appearance

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