Turf Foreman

The Turf Foreman will report to the General Manager.

Job Overview

If you’re experienced in Grounds Management and love to be outdoors, come join us! Smith Landscaping Inc. is seeking an experienced full time Turf Foreman to service our residential and commercial properties.  Smith Landscaping remains a proud family owned company in business for more than 45 years.  We’re a team of professionals, driven by results and relationships. We are strongly committed to taking care of each other, clients, and communities. Must have a clean driving record and be able to pass drug test.

Smith Landscaping offers competitive pay, company uniforms w/cleaning services, paid sick/vacation days + birthday off paid, paid cert training, and continued growth opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Team oriented
  • Leadership ability
  • Communication (listening skills)
  • Time management skills
  • Knowledge of turf care (I.P.M., core aeration, insect and weed control, fertilization, turf renovation and repair)
  • Knowledge of irrigation and low voltage lighting systems
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the field or applicable education
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with handling pesticides as a trained or licensed serviceman
  • Pesticide Commercial Applicator License
  • Core, 5 (industrial vegetation), 6a (ornamentals), 8 (turf)
  • Industry certifications

Duties: Exceed Expectations

  • Provide a safe, efficient, and positive working environment for all team members
  • Responsible for all turf care practices (site analysis, soil sampling, I.P.M., core aeration, insect and weed control, fertilization, turf renovation, repair and proper mowing)
  • Know the clients wants, needs desires, and their schedule of monthly services ( turf treatments, up coming BM and mowing) and maintain good communication with them
  • Exceed clients expectations
  • Provide the highest level of quality and professionalism
  • Go above the call of duty
  • Properly understand and complete all paperwork
  • Be prepared for all contingencies (weather, personnel, equipment)
  • Understand time management practices and how to apply them
  • Understand the goals, tasks, and concerns of team members
  • Network within Property Management Department and office (be available)
  • Train and evaluate team members
  • Enforce company policy if needed
  • Operate and maintain equipment
  • Diagnosis and research all turf and plant related problems and be able to provide treatment options
  • Trouble shoot any problems or concerns of the teams or the client, including irrigation and lighting and provide solutions
  • Safely and responsibly handle all pesticides and chemicals