Job description

Supervisor/ Crew lead position

About Foliage Outside Matters

  • You will play a crucial role in the movement of the Crew, equipment and material throughout the day in order to service our client’s property in a professional, safe, efficient manner.
  • You will role model the company vision of professionalism and represents our values for delivering a high standard of lawn, garden and planting service that our company can be proud of.
  • The season starts end of March through to the Beginning of December.
  • Monday to Friday schedule (no weekend work scheduled)
  • Our work takes us to residential properties in the neighborhoods of the Beaches, Rosedale, North York, and downtown Toronto.
  • We have great equipment: from our fleet of well-kept vehicles to some of the latest battery powered equipment.
  • The shop is TTC accessible near Yonge and Sheppard at Senlac and Sheppard in North York. We are a few minutes away from Yonge and #401.

Requirements & Qualifications

Our Supervisor/Crew Leader takes great pride in providing exceptional service and shares our passion for creating and maintaining great gardens.

You have…

  • 3 years+ experience: a true professional in most aspects of garden and lawn maintenance (Blowing, Line Trimming, hedge trimming/shearing, edging, pruning, annual, perennial and tree planting, irrigation monitoring)
  • A high gardening/Horticulture knowledge base
  • Remarkable attention to details
  • Knowledge of all local health, safety laws and regulations
  • You have professional skills and high expectations for self and crew in: Landscape Maintenance, Pruning, Hedge trimming, Plant Health Care, and Planting
  • Ability to work up to 11–12-hour days during the high season, Monday through Friday
  • Valid G class “Ontario” license, clean drivers abstract and experience driving in the city (preferred)

You are...

  • Physically fit and active
  • Dedicated to build loyalty within your team
  • You are able continually improve your crew member's skills all the while developing your team
  • Able to supervise/ pass on/ cultivate foliage inc's standards of gardening/ horticulture in day-to-day activies
  • an experienced Gardener who motivates and leads a small team (1-2) through the variables of the landscape season.

Wage and Benefits

  • Competitive wages offered based on knowledge, experience and demonstrated skills ($26 base rate up to $32)
  • Year round pay option: Supplementary Unemployment Benefit Plan through the Winter
  • Weekly pay
  • Paid travel between shop and job sites, Vehicle allowance if meeting on site
  • Health spending account after 3 months (RMT, Dental, Prescription drugs, Physio)
  • Paid sick/personal day program after 3 months with top ups after 6 months
  • Paid uniforms and PPE, you’ll get the works!
  • Discounts at Marks Work Warehouse and other suppliers
  • For returning employees: We encourage personal & professional growth by investing in off season development with Industry standard Courses & apprenticeship sponsorship

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $26.00-$32.00 per hour


  • Paid time off
  • Wellness program


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • How will you be commuting to our shop


  • Gardening: 3 years (preferred)


  • Class G Licence (preferred)

Work Location: One location

Expected start date: 2023-03-20

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