Landscape Manager Job Description

  • Killarney Mountain Lodge
  • 37 Channel St, Killarney, ON, Canada
  • Mar 05, 2019
Contract Landscaping

Job Description

Landscape Manager Job Description
Summary:
Reporting to the General Manager, the Landscape Manager will be responsible for the maintenance of all outdoor spaces at Killarney Mountain Lodge, the Sportsman’s Inn and the Killarney Bay Inn. Working with a team consisting of a Gardener & Lawn Maintenance person, the team is expected to keep our green spaces immaculate and assist in the design, implementation and maintenance of new green spaces to help us realize the full potential of our outdoor spaces now and into the future as we continue to expand.  This position is a seasonal contract, accomodation is available as well as an on-shift meal plan.  

Job Requirements:
  • Minimum G license
  • Professional, articulate, friendly, and punctual.
  • Must be able to stand/walk for 8 hours; bend, push, pull; lift 50 lbs.
  • Professional appearance appropriate for a fine wilderness hotel
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments
  • Ability to use hand tools, including electronic equipment, and operate motorized equipment and vehicles.
  • Knowledge of lawn and garden maintenance is required. Horticultural knowledge and experience is a much appreciated asset.
Attitude:
  • Must set the example in conduct on and off shift, appearance and leadership style for your employees to follow
  • Must maintain a level of professionalism and communicate effectively.
  • Must show enthusiasm for property and the job.
  • Must be considerate, patient and willing to help out fellow employees.
  • Must be able to tolerate pressure and work calmly and efficiently during busy times.
  • Possess the highest work ethics, personal morals and honesty beyond reproach.
Duties:
  • Lead the grounds maintenance team to maintain the gardens, lawns, rock features and shoreline in a pristine and esthetic level
  • Cleans, repairs, and services all equipment used in grounds maintenance such as mowers, tractor/trailers, and a variety of hand/power tools.
  • With the team, plants and trims lawns, trees, bushes, hedges, and shrubs using hand tools or motorized vehicles.
  • Landscapes new ground areas, repairs damaged ground areas, replaces bushes, hedges, shrubs, and trees.
  • Fertilizes, aerates and enriches gardens and dreamscapes as required and as established with a defined schedule
  • Applies herbicide and pesticide chemicals to grounds, trees, bushes, shrubs, and lawns as instructed in order to control plant diseases and insects.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.