Landscape and Snow Removal Manager

Job Detail

Company: CLV Group Inc.
Industry: Building Trades and Construction
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: Other
Job Posting Date: 08-Aug-2017
Apply by: 22-Aug-2017

Job Description:

Job Opportunity with CLV Group

World Skills Employment Centre is working with CLV Group to recruit for the position of Landscape and Snow Removal Manager.
World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:
  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to, on or before 9:00am, August 22nd, 2017.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your targeted cover letter and resume as a SINGLE word document, with the file name Your NEEP_First Name_Last Name_Position Title (NEEP_John_Smith_Project Officer).
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services. World Skills works with newcomers/immigrants to help them integrate into the Canadian labor market.
Company Profile
CLV Group, together with InterRent REIT, offers a variety of career opportunities for enthusiastic, dedicated individuals with an interest in real estate and property management.
Well established and entrepreneurial in nature, CLV Group has become a leader in the industry offering "Complete Real Estate Solutions" to its customers and clients. With successful and established divisions concentrating on residential Rentals, Real Estate Sales and Leasing, Property Management and Mortgage Brokerage, CLV Group’s portfolio spans more than 18 cities throughout Ontario and Quebec.
CLV focuses on providing exceptional customer service and provides an excellent team atmosphere for its employees. We are continually growing and are seeking qualified individuals for various career oriented positions including this excellent opportunity.
Job Description: Within the company’s current landscaping and snow removal activities, regional teams are dedicated to handle year round activities. When seasonal activities change, these team resources are reallocated to other property related interior and exterior work. In addition, we have landscape construction activities that need planning, management and execution. As the Landscape and Snow Removal Manager for Ottawa, you will set up a landscape and snow removal programs and provide effective management and organization of transportation activities. You will lead a team of dedicated staff and provide training, manage schedules and allocate resources working closely with onsite staff and senior management. In this role, you will have opportunity to provide strategic vision, operational insight and innovative methods to the operations to provide efficiencies and deliver cost savings.
Main responsibilities of this role include the following at a minimum:
  • Developing a program for all defined services in Ottawa and by property that align to the company’s goals and plans;
  • Conducting periodic site inspections to ensure work is performed to the company’s standards of quality and safety;
  • Maintaining records, documents and logs and providing management reports related to landscape and snow removal, salting and safety management;
  • Assisting in the hiring and development of staff including providing training and feedback;
  • Focusing on decreasing unproductive hours, overtime, and operating costs and increasing cash flow through the operations, consistently monitoring volume of work and job mix for maximum effectiveness;
  • Reviewing weekly project costing to ensure desired profit margins;
  • Directing and organizing the procurement, operation, maintenance, repairing and servicing of company vehicles and equipment;
  • Ensuring all contracts and files are set up properly and paperwork is completed in timely manner with proper approvals, and
  • Completing other related activities as required.

  • Experience hiring, training and managing Crew Leaders and Crew Members
  • Experience directing and assessing the work and workload of team members
  • Experience at developing budget plans and managing operating costs
  • Excellent safety record
  • Excellent horticultural skills and plant I.D.
  • Excellent knowledge of organic lawn care practices
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience performing equipment purchases and maintenance
  • Must be able to work independently in a team environment
  • Must be proficient using a computer and MS-Office
  • Must have excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize

Additional Information
  • Irregular and long work hours at times
  • Travel as required
  • Tight deadlines
  • Ability to provide satisfactory Criminal Records Check
  • Weekend hours may be required
  • On-call as well as scheduled regular daily hours

Only selected and qualified candidates will be contacted.
We appreciate your interest in pursuing an opportunity with the company.