T.R. Gear Landscaping, LLC - 741

TRG - Crew Leader (Lawn Maintenance) - Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

Job Description

TRG - Crew Leader (Lawn Maintenance)

Posted: Saturday, 8/5/2023

Job Title: Crew Leader (Maintenance) $15.50 - $20.00 Starting Hourly Rate

The Crew Leader is responsible for directly supervising a crew while on the job site and ensuring the crew works safely and efficiently while delivering quality jobs on time. This position is responsible for developing and training crew members, planning, assigning and directing work, managing and maintaining material and equipment, and addressing and resolving customer issues. This position reports directly to the Operations Manager.

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At T.R. Gear Landscaping we provide a positive and exciting work environment. Guided by our leadership and aligned with our core values, we strive to impact those around us in a positive way. These core values serve as a foundation for how we run our business, service our clients and treat one another. We believe that honesty and integrity can motivate teams to work together, contributing to the high-quality landscaping standards for which T.R Gear is recognized. We also value diversity, acknowledging that embracing each other s differences is critical to our success.

Job Type: Full-Time +, Non-Exempt

Pay: $15.50 - $20.00 Starting Hourly Rate


  • Medical, dental, vision, and term life insurance
  • 401K savings plan
  • Paid time off for holidays, vacation and personal time
  • Company vehicles for qualified management positions
  • Bonus / incentive programs for qualified positions
  • Uniforms for field personnel
  • Employee appreciation events
  • Management training and skills training
  • The opportunity to make a difference in every position

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Work with management to create schedules and follow job specifications, including materials and timelines.
  • Organizes, supervises, leads and trains employees to complete projects within established guidelines and timeframe.
  • Ensures contractual obligations are fulfilled in a manner that is in line with proper horticultural practices.
  • Complies with equipment preventative maintenance program.
  • Inspects each job site weekly and maintains punch lists given by manager while on site.
  • Identifies ways to improve work processes, efficiency, and quality.
  • Communicates with onsite clients as outlined in communication plan.
  • Responds properly to the client s requests; follows up to make sure their needs have been met.
  • Keeps manager aware of all client concerns and communication on the job site.
  • Maintains safe working conditions on job site at all times; follows and implements all company safety guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years-of-age or older.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English; bilingual in Spanish highly preferred.
  • Ability to train others and exercise leadership skills.
  • Demonstrates dependability; consistently at work and on time, responds to management direction and commits to the required hours for job completion that will vary based on weather/season.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to solve conflict while keeping emotions under control.
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct a team in a manner that uses time efficiently.
  • Has the aptitude to identify and act on opportunities to help and support work efforts of the team.
  • Can safely operate and maintain all equipment used for landscape maintenance.

Education & Experience

  • Minimum of two years of professional landscape maintenance experience.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Current State Technician and/or Applicator license preferred but not required.
  • General knowledge of irrigation systems.
  • General knowledge of horticultural and maintenance practices.


  • Upon offer, employees may be required to subject and pass a pre-employment drug screen, background and/or MVR check.

License & Certifications:

  • Valid driver's license required.

Physical Requirements:

  • RARE (less than 10%): Climbing poles, color vision.
  • OCCASSIONAL (up to 33%): Sitting, kneeling, crawling, climbing ladders, balancing, lifting up to 50lbs.
  • FREQUENT (up to 66%): Stooping, squatting, sense of touch, climbing on/off truck, gripping, reaching, range of motion, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, lifting over 10lbs to 50lbs.
  • CONTINUOUS (up to 100%): Standing, walking, body twisting, manual dexterity, speaking clearly, seeing distant, seeing, reading, hearing – speech range, lifting up to 10lbs.


  • Works around hazardous equipment with moving mechanical parts.
  • Works outside in all weather conditions, including cold, heat, temperature swings.
  • Works around excessive noise from machines, requiring hearing protection.
  • Works in corridors with uneven terrain.
  • May be exposed to nature, i.e. irritating plants and biting or stinging insects.
  • May be exposed to fumes/odors, dust/mites, chemical and/or waste hazards.
  • May be exposed to dogs and other animals.
  • Work may be performed at varying heights above ground.

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