Wake Forest, North Carolina

Purpose

The Commercial Grounds Maintenance Foreman is a hands-on position supervising a year-round crew with commercial landscape maintenance services as well as performing certain planning, administrative and regulatory function.

 

Responsibilities

Include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and train maintenance crews on all aspects of landscape maintenance services
  • Mowing, raking, digging and weeding of landscapes
  • Load and unload heavy equipment and planting materials from trucks
  • Schedule and monitor daily work loads
  • Plan, coordinate, and collect equipment and materials each day
  • Attend and participate in crew and department general and safety meetings
  • Prepare timesheets and other daily paperwork as required by the company
  • Safe driving of company owned vehicles trucks (with or without trailers) and transporting crew members
  • Maintain on site relations and communications with clients, contractors and/or subcontractors
  • Monitor and maintain irrigation controller (changing times, replacing heads, etc...)

 

Safe operation and maintenance of the following equipment:

  • Mowers - Push, walk behind and riding
  • Tillers, aerators, slit seeders
  • Edgers, string trimmers and chain saws
  • Backpack blowers and sprayers
  • Hand tools such as shovels, picks, rakes and pruning tools
  • On occasion wheel tractors

 

Salary

  • $650-850/wk

 

Note

  • All positions have room for growth if the candidate meets the proper qualifications and has a positive attitude.
  • If this is not the right opportunity for you then please check out our opportunities with Branches and Satellites across the state in: Apex, Clayton, Charlotte, Durham, Huntersville, Pittsboro, Seven Lakes, Supply, Wake Forest.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

  • Bland Landscaping Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Requirements

*Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a routine basis
*Ability to bend and stoop on a continual basis
*Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
*Ability to work around bees, poison ivy, pollen, thorns and other environmental risks
*Must be able to work with minimal supervision
*Must wear work boots, Bland landscaping uniforms and present yourself in a clean and polite manner
*Must practice safety with chemicals and equipment
*Must wear company-provided eye and ear protection as required
*Must have valid NC Driver's license and maintain a good driving record (CDL preferred)
*Must be able to pass a criminal background check
*Must be willing to obtain NC Pesticide applicators license
*Must have good communication skills and ability to motivate others
*Must comply with Bland's policies and procedures
*Must be able to pass a criminal background check

Wake Forest, North Carolina

Established in 1976, Bland Landscaping Company proudly serves all major markets throughout North Carolina, including the Triangle, Triad and Charlotte-Metro regions, as one of the leading full-service providers for high-end residential estates and commercial landscaping. Bland Landscaping is made up of more than 400 highly skilled landscape experts, including a permanent team of professional turfgrass and horticulture managers, landscape designers, chemical technicians, and floriculturists. Our company was founded on and continues to operate under the principles of honesty, integrity, excellence, professionalism, and progressiveness. We will continue to provide superior service and exceptional results to our clients, while maintaining a continued sense of pride in our employees.

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