Landscape Maintenance Team Leader

Landscape Maintenance Team Leader

Reports To: Landscape Operations Manager

Position Overview:

The Landscape Maintenance Team Leader is an experienced landscaper working with minimal supervision. The position works as a member of the team and directs the activities of two or more team members at a job site. The Landscape Maintenance Team Leader is able to operate a variety of equipment and has a working knowledge of horticultural practices.

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Reads landscaping blueprints, reviews plan with designer and operations manager, and implements the landscape construction plan.
  2. Operates a variety of mechanical equipment, including but not limited to, back hoes, bob cats, dingos, tillers, sod cutters, weed eaters, plant augers, chain saws and drills.
  3. Operates automatic and stick shift vehicles, such as dump trucks and truck and trailer combinations.
  4. Routinely interacts with clients by way of introductions at the beginning of a job, answering questions, responding to client requests, making reasonable changes to the plan, and providing a walk-through at the job’s completion.
  5. Complete the necessary paperwork including, but not limited to, timesheets, work orders, change orders, material requisitions.
  6. Plans and organizes the job, ensuring that sufficient resources and materials are available. Also, ensures that the job is completed in the most time-efficient manner.
  7. Manages a team of two or more employees, including handling personnel issues on site and training employees on policies and procedures.
  8. Maintains a clean and safe work environment, including work site and equipment.
  9. Briefs Supervisors and makes recommendations on job status, personnel issues, or client concerns
  10. Works as a member of the team.
  11. Helps with snow removal during winter months.
  12. Maintains assigned equipment and notifies mechanic of needed repair.
  13. Applies chemicals under the direction of a licensed custom applicator.
  14. Correctly using LMN software on assigned tablet.

Knowledge and Experienced

This position requires a high school degree or GED, plus one year of experience in a landscaping or hardscaping field.
Candidate must be able to read and write eligibly.
The successful individual will have a working knowledge of standard horticultural and hardscaping practices, including corrective pruning.
Strong oral communication skills, job planning skills, and mechanical aptitude are a must.
Ability to operate a truck and trailer combination proficiently.
Commercial Driver’s License is a plus.


This position requires that the individual be certified and licensed as follows:
Ohio Driver’s License with clean driving record and insurable
First aid / cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Work Environment
Physical Demands
The physical demands outlined are examples of the type of demands the employee will encounter on the job site.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, crouch, stoop or kneel, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job are dictated by the Ohio Driver’s License requirements.

Job Site Conditions

The job site conditions described below are examples of those conditions an employee encounters while performing the essential responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather (heat or cold), and moving mechanical equipment.
In addition, job sites are located on both residential and commercial property. The employee may also occasionally be exposed or confronted by homeowner’s pets.

Working Relationships

The employee will work closely with the salespersons, department heads, team members, team leaders and clients. A professional demeanor will be required to interact with each of these important members of the Gillam Lawncare & Landscaping, LLC team.

Gillam Lawncare & Landscaping, LLC is looking for professional individuals who are self-motivated and hardworking.

We hire only those individuals who are professional and who strive to be a leader or to be a part of an outstanding team. We have been blessed by a group of employees who are dedicated and truly loyal to our both our mission and our goals.

We offer a fun work environment, well-maintained equipment and competitive wages.

We are a DRUG-FREE workplace.

Background and driving checks required.

Please download and complete the application, then submit your application in the form below. We will contact you for an interview.