Crew Leader (Raleigh/Durham)

Title: Crew Leader

Department: Operations

Classification: Seasonal, Full time

Status: Non-exempt

General Summary of the Position

Responsible for leading general landscape and maintenance crews performing mowing, trimming, planting, edging, and other landscaping tasks.

Essential Functions: 

  • Responsible for daily transport of crews to job sites
  • Oversee landscape and maintenance crew in the field
  • Responsible for ensuring proper and complete loading and unloading of vehicles in preparation for jobs and after jobs are completed
  • Prepare equipment and tools to go to jobs
  • Landscape maintenance using mowers, blowers, edgers, along with planting, trimming, removal of plants and flowers and appropriate watering and spraying duties
  • Proactively and effectively work at job sites according to job instructions
  • Performs general preventative maintenance on tools and equipment as directed
  • Returns all tools, unused supplies, materials, and equipment to their proper location at the end of the day
  • Keeps the job site and work area clean, free of trash, debris, excess material and in order at all times
  • Seeks guidance and direction from the Field Operations Supervisors in the performance of responsibilities and duties as needed for clarification
  • Utilizes time and resources in such a manner as to ensure assignments are completed on time
  • Follows all safety procedures and uses safety equipment properly

Non-Essential Functions: 

  • Promotes a high degree of morale and spirit of motivation with the company. This includes cooperation, communication and coordination between co-workers, other crew leaders, office staff and management
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by your supervisor

Contacts: 

Frequent contact with management, team members, and customers

Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Ability to give instructions and teach common safety practices
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility, and flexibility
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to interact with customers and co-workers in a professional manner

Education/Experience/Licensing:

  • Minimum of 2+ years of landscape experience
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • HS Diploma or GED preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Experience with various types of landscaping hand and portable power tools
  • Experience in operating lawn maintenance equipment to include but not limited to fertilizer, spreaders, lawn mowers, tractor mowers, weed eaters, various types of trimmers, blowers, etc.

Physical Requirements: 

The employee must be able to lift/or move up to 50 pounds and be able to lift/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance.

Working Conditions:

The employee will be working outdoors and is exposed to all weather conditions.

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