Landscape Foreman Job Description

A landscaping foreman is an individual who oversees landscaping crews.

He/she supervises a group of workers who may be planting shrubs, trees, flowers, growing grass, etc.

A foreman typically has experience landscaping and understands the techniques for planting, pruning, pruning, seeding, mulching, etc.

He/she is often responsible for hiring workers, hiring subcontractors, managing workers, and ensuring that projects are finished on time.

Landscape foreman functions typically include the following: Implementing policies and procedures Creating work schedules for crews Providing training Communicating with management

Updated on:     
November 5, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Landscape Foreman to join our team! We provide competitive pay and benefits, and are looking for someone with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude.

Landscape Foreman Duties:

  • Ensure the maintenance of the organization’s landscaping and grounds, including maintenance of existing landscapes, pruning trees, planting and weeding, emptying trash, and maintaining irrigation
  • Maintain accurate records and reports for all areas of responsibility
  • Attend to complaints and requests, resolve disputes, and deal with client and employee issues
  • Track and report all work, update records, and manage safety, health, and environmental issues
  • Maintain and report budget status
  • Provide direction to assistants

Landscape Foreman Responsibilities:

  • Supervise subordinates and ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards, while facilitating communication
  • between employees and management
  • Maintain and update SOW and other documents including project specs, work plans, cost estimates, and evaluation forms
  • Maintain and coordinate all subcontractors, material vendors, and laborers
  • Maintain landscape inventories and storage area for materials, tools, equipment, and accessories
  • Maintain and update landscape inventory list
  • Document field activity including weekly reports, time sheets, and expense reports
  • Monitor inventory levels
  • Manage landscape subcontractors and vendors
  • Report on workload, material usage, and subcontractor performance to management
  • Provide direction and guidance to subcontractors
  • Manage landscape inventory
  • Maintain landscape tools and equipment
  • Perform all landscaping and maintenance duties

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field
  • 3+ years experience in supervisory or managerial role
  • Understanding of construction methods and technologies
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings and contracts
  • May have knowledge of building code requirements and scheduling
  • Knowledge of jobsite safety practices required

At [Company Name], we are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, gender expressions, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.