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Lawn Maintenance Foreperson

Company: UNITED LAWNSCAPE
Location: Lansing
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Job Description:

Job Title: Lawn Maintenance Foreperson Company: United Lawnscape, LLCDepartment: Lawn Maintenance FLSA Status: Non-ExemptLocation: Washington, Troy, Livonia, MI O.T. Eligible? YesREPORTS TO: Project ManagerESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.* Manage crew and equipment, as well as making sure paperwork is complete and accurate.* Operate and train others in use of all equipment.* Must perform at budget level as well as execute proper time management.* Manage several crews at one time.* Ability to train and mentor new Foreperson.* Excel in maintaining customer communication, as well as communication from management to crew.* Ability to identify insects and disease in plants.* Participate in other projects.* Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and the requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.* Must be able to wear PPE as necessary.* Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day.* Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold.* Must be able to traverse various terrains.* Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.* Must be able to communicate with others.* Must be able to maintain attention during dangerous tasks.* Must be able to lift, move and maneuver up to 50 pounds on an infrequent basis, and up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis.* Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight or ten hour day. Must be able to work long hours and overtime during emergencies (including holidays, weekends, etc. Subject to call out work).* Must have knowledge of heavy equipment.* Must have sufficient eyesight to judge distances and coordination to get and use the appropriate equipment and tools.* Must be able to operate and service all required tools and equipment.* Must have transportation to and from the show up location.* Must be willing to travel out of state for emergency storm work.* Must be able to pass a background check and Motor Vehicle Records Check (MVR).* Must have a valid driver's license.ADDITIONAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND/OR EXPERIENCE:* Pesticide certified in categories 3A (turf), 3B & 6 (Right-of-Way) with Core* Ability to mix herbicides/pesticides and calibrate equipment.* 2-3 Years of lawn maintenance experience.* Valid State of Michigan Chauffer's License* Valid State of Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) physical examination certificate.* Clean driving record.* Ability to pass pre-employment and random drug screening/tests throughout employment.EDUCATION: This position requires a minimum education level of: High School Diploma.EXPERIENCE: This position requires a minimum experience level of: 2-4 years' experience.COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of computers, including e-mail and word processing abilities.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position may manage multiple laborers/crew and employees at any given time. Those who manage others are expected to have the ability to lead one or a team of individuals to achieve department goals.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment for this position is an office setting.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be regularly met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Seeing, hearing, walking, standing, lifting up to 10-20 lbs. , bending, speaking, sitting, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating and working.TRAVELEmployee will be required to travel to various worksites, places of operation, etc. Work will mainly be conducted in a company provided vehicle.Physical Requirements:Key:Rarely = less than 10%Occasionally = up to 33%Frequently = up to 66%Continuously = 67% to 100%Activity:ROFCActivity:ROFCStandingXSeeingXWalkingXReadingXSittingXReachingXStoopingXRange of MotionXKneelingXHearing - Speech RangeXSquattingXDepth PerceptionXBody TwistingXColor VisionXCrawlingXLiftingXSense of TouchXCarryingXManual DexterityXPushingXSpeaking ClearlyXPullingXSeeing DistantXClimbing LaddersXClimbing On/Off TruckXClimbing StairsXClimbing PolesXBalancingXGrippingXLifting Up to 10 lbs.XLifting Over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs.XLifting Up to 50 lbs.XIndividuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.If you want to view the EEO is the Law poster, please choose your language:

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