We’re Hiring: Youth Yard Maintenance Team Supervisor

We’re hiring for a part-time (20 hrs/week) supervisor for a 6-member youth yard maintenance crew. The supervisor will recruit and manage youth crew members, as well as recruit homeowners and landlords to participate in a low-cost yard maintenance program.

This position is responsible for directing 1 – 6 crew members in daily operations including quality control, training, punctuality, and safety.  Candidates must also have strong organization skills, ability to complete appropriate paperwork, and possess good leadership and communication skills.  The employee will provide quality service that meets or exceeds our customers’ and management’s expectations.  The employee will show attention to detail and effectively communicate with subordinates, peers and his/her supervisor.  All employees will possess a friendly, customer service minded attitude and will conduct themselves in a professional manor.

Daily/Weekly tasks:

1. Supervise daily preparation of equipment and inventory.

  • Report 15 minutes prior to regular start time. First to report & last to leave each day.
  • Supervise & load all tools, gas, and other necessary equipment/materials. Secure all equipment safely. Helping as necessary.
  • Supervise checking oil, fluids, tire pressure, proper trailer connection, and all lights are in working condition.

2. Perform and manage landscape and maintenance tasks on client’s properties.

  • Ensure the work contracted is implemented efficiently and according to the contracted specifications.
  • Provide management and labor associated with the maintenance of all lawns, garden beds, walkways, and driveways
  • Perform all tasks of operations including but not limited to mowing, line trimming, blowing, leaf and debris removal, weeding, edging, hedging, raking and mulch installation.
  • Provide “on the job” training to all crew members in safety, equipment, technique, etc.
  • Ability to coach members of the team as needed, and tracking this task.
  • Ability to fill out accident/incident report forms as needed.
  • Oversee proper safety equipment and Personal Protective Equipment usage and practices of the crew.
  • Proactively address questions or concerns with the clients.  Update customer with the status of the work progress.

3. End of the day duties.

  • Complete time sheets for self & crew members.  Complete all job site reports & report all sales opportunities. Inventory and report materials used on the job that day.
  • Review the next 2 week’s jobs and prepare for the next day’s jobs.
  • Unload/load equipment and material, clean out truck/trailer by removing trash, debris, etc. daily.
  • Wash dirty equipment {including all mower decks} and return to storage location.  Report damaged or broken equipment to your manager immediately to get parts on order.
  • Fill truck, mowers, equipment, and cans with gas in preparation for the next day (or as necessary).

 

Performance skills and qualifications: 

  • Ability to lift 60 lbs. + consistently throughout the day.
  • High attention to detail…the customer doesn’t see what we do, they see what we don’t do that they paid for.
  • High ability to deal with ambiguity in a high stress environment while keeping your composure on and off the job.
  • Available to work a varied schedule (including Saturdays) in all adverse weather conditions.
  • Stoop, stand and bend for 10 hours or more a day.
  • A valid Vermont driver’s license with a good record *REQUIRED.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Drug free work environment.

Education and experience:  There is no educational requirement. Landscape experience is a plus, but is not required.

Compensation

$15/hour for 20 hours/week.

To Apply

Email [email protected] with your resume and two references.