Landscape Crew Leader

ROBINSON LAWN & GARDEN CENTER has been making Northeast Ohio green for 40 years. We are always seeking new associates looking to do the same.
We are excited to expand our team and are looking for Crew Leaders who are eager to join a great team!


The Landscape Crew Leader directs the day-to-day activity of their crew members. The landscape crew leader is responsible for the successful planning and execution of landscape projects including softscape, hardscape, irrigation, drainage, lighting, water features, and seasonal snow removal services. Among the skills needed are the following:

 

  • Operate a skid steer, mini-excavator, rototiller, and various other landscape equipment.

  • Direct day-to-day activity for 2-3 crew members on commercial, residential properties.

  • Forecast future job planning to ensure that all projects are completed in a timely manner.

  • Have a strong working knowledge of plant identification.

  • Utilize common landscaping tools such as shovels, rakes, hoes, wheelbarrows, construction saws, block breakers, brick tongs, brick barrows, tree dollies, spade, edging shovels, sledgehammers, and maul axes to complete landscape development renovations.

  • Utilize power equipment such as construction saws, sod cutters, bed edging machines, demo saws, circular saws, cordless drills, gas-powered hedge trimmers, chainsaws, and prybars to complete landscape development renovations.

  • Operate the following heavy-duty equipment such as trenchers, skid steers, mini excavators, jackhammers, and tampers (mechanical and manual).

  • Lift and plant trees, shrubs, perennials, and other various plants.

  • Dig 3ft or greater holes and trenches for plantings, footers, and drainage.

  • Load and unload plant material and construction material from truck beds.

  • Building retaining walls using 80 pounds blocks.

  • Construct boulder walls using natural boulders up to 500lbs. This can be done using various construction tools such as pry bars.

  • Lay pavers, weighing from 5-25lbs, to create walkways and patios. ·

  • Assist with the construction of patios, decks, fire features, water features, outdoor kitchens, and plantings.

  • Complete all job duties in a timely manner to ensure that projects are completed on schedule and without delay.

CREW LEADER REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of 4-5 plus years experience as a Landscape Crew member.

  • Must possess a valid Driver's License and minimal moving violations.

  • Must possess a thorough working knowledge of all materials, labor, blueprints, and equipment used for the successful completion of all projects, including plant identification, installation systems, and equipment safety procedures.

  • This position involves 40-50 hrs per week of outdoor construction and as such requires working in all weather conditions and site situations.

Our associates make the difference! Team members that care about one another and value growth
are what separates us from other companies.

Over the years, we have implemented different benefits for our team which include:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Paid Time Off with rollover allowance

  • Paid holidays

  • Medical plan

  • Dental, Vision, and 401(k)

Job Type: Full-time
Benefits:

  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee discount

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Referral program

  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Landscape Crew Leader: 4 years (Preferred)

License/Certifications:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location