Crew Member Job at Greenbay Northern Ltd in Canada

Greenbay Northern Ltd

Greenbay Northern Ltd is currently seeking enthusiastic individuals to join their team as crew member in Canada. As a crew member, selected candidate will be involved in various outdoor maintenance and landscaping tasks, including lawn care, gardening, and general landscaping duties. If you are looking for a rewarding job that allows you to work outdoors and be part of a dynamic team, they encourage you to apply. Join Greenbay Northern Ltd and be part of creating beautiful outdoor spaces for their clients across Canada.

Responsibilities of Crew Member:

  • Demonstrate a sound understanding and utilize all job-related tools and equipment including, but not limited to, line trimmers, brush chippers, lawn mowers, leaf blowers, rakes, shovels etc., in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean and tidy condition, and perform daily circle checks and report defects and, if necessary, small repairs in a prescribed manner.
  • Complete daily activity time sheets; report on changes in daily work schedule.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Instructs and trains employees in safe work practices of maintenance equipment, tools and job techniques.
  • Responsible for site safety as well as identifying hazards and eliminates threats for staff, sub-contractors, the public and others.
  • Reports and investigates all injuries or incidents to the Office Manager and all other parties involved. This includes all hazards and near misses.
  • Works together with the supervisor to communicate any changes or concerns on the job. Inform the supervisor immediately of any deficiencies which include mistakes, errors, contamination, or damages (property or equipment etc.)
  • Gathers all the information and schedule required before starting a job, this includes seasonal maintenance schedule for fertilizing and weed control of lawn and garden.
  • Keeps an accurate inventory of used working tools/supplies in provided truck. If applicable, makes sure the fuel reserve is always full.
  • Maintains good records of events that take place on/or about the job site while working along with the schedule of the work order. This includes changes, additions or deletions in schedule, and materials/equipment used.
  • Oversees the crew to confirm that the direction given is being followed. Continuously monitors all works against job specifications to ensure the quality and accuracy of the work performed.
  • Provides goal setting, motivating, coaching, teaching and encouragement to the team.

Requirements for Crew Member:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a supervising role in the landscape industry.
  • A working knowledge of teaching the tools of planting and softscape which include but not limited to, fertilizing pest and disease identification, planting and problem-solving ability.
  • Proficient communication with co-workers, supervisors, other employees, client groups and the public while providing leadership/supervision and work direction to subordinates.
  • Valid G license and ability to get to different jobsites around the GTA.
  • Advanced knowledge of horticulture and plant needs.
  • Ability to communicate in English – this includes reading and writing.

Mental Efforts

  • Required to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Listening and mental attentiveness in dealing with customer or public queries.
  • Required to take on multiple deadlines and responsibilities with frequent interruptions while remaining focused.
  • Constantly thinking ahead and planning while leading and working along with crew members.

Physical Efforts:

  • Ability to lift 50lbs and be in physically fit condition.
  • Constantly bending, pulling, lifting, shoveling, raking, planting, and working with hand tools for long periods of time in a repetitive motion.
  • Operating maintenance machinery which includes lots of walking and standing for long periods of time.

Working Conditions:

  • outdoors in different weather conditions – e.g., sun, rain, dust, snow and cold.
  • Working from 7am-6pm Monday to Friday and every other Saturday 7am-2pm.
  • Focus and attention must be given to the machines and other equipment around on the job site.

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