Job Posting for Landscaping Foreman/Crew leader at Ecological Restoration & Manager Inc
LANDSCAPE CREW LEADER/FOREMAN POSITIONS
ER&M currently has limited openings for both Landscape Crew Leader and Landscape Foreman to assist us with the installation of plants on new commercial construction and wetland/stream restoration projects throughout the Maryland, DC and NVA areas. As a Landscape Crew Member/Driver with ER&M, you will perform a wide variety of tasks, from craning large trees onto a green roof to installing wetland pugs with help of a john boat. The starting pay rates for these positions range from $19.00-$23.00 per hour. Every day here at ER&M presents a different challenge and a lasting education. Come join our team!
Additional tasks of the Landscaping Crew Leader/Foreman include:
Installation of new plants, lawns and wildflower meadows
Installation of soil mixes, decorative gravels and site amenities
Maintain our installed projects
Operate vehicles, trailers and power equipment such as skid steers, tillers, sod cutters and small power equipment
Maintain a safe work environment on all projects
As a Landscaping Crew Leader/Foreman with ER&M you must have landscaping experience, a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Work generally starts at 6:30am at our shop in Cockeysville, MD and ends around 5:00pm or when the job is done. Occasionally we contract for projects outside our normal work zone that require us to stay out of town. This means that you may be called on to travel to a jobsite Monday morning, stay in a hotel during the week and return home on a Friday. The hotel and food costs would be provided by ER&M. We are always home for the weekends.
At ER&M, we understand that our employees work hard, so we offer a generous benefits package, excellent career advancement opportunities, paid industry certifications, bi-annual bonuses based on the company’s performance and an hourly wage rate that could average as high as $35.00 per hour over a calendar year. ER&M completes a large number of local/federal government contracts that require us to pay certified wages to our crew members from $20.00 per hour up to as much as $80.00 per hour depending on the job and its location. When averaged out over the year and taking into consideration the availability of overtime pay our crew members could making well above our starting rates of $19.00-$23.00 per hour.
Additional benefits offered for the Landscaping Laborer include:
401(k) retirement plan
Paid holidays to be effective after probationary period of 90 days.
Paid Time off (PTO)
All employees are advised that this position is for outdoor work only and all candidates must be able to work in the following conditions:
Extreme Cold / Heat
Slippery / Uneven Surfaces
Changing weather conditions
Wet ground conditions
All employees must be able to meet the following physical demands to work in the position of Landscape Laborer:
Crouching, Driving or Riding in Work Truck Sitting, Pulling/Pushing, Stooping (5-25% of daily hours)