Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: <i>Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourers</i> (8612) and <i>Nursery and Greenhouse Workers</i> (8432). They are employed by landscaping companies, cemeteries, lawn care and tree service companies, nurseries and greenhouses, and by landscaping departments of government and private establishments.
cemetery foreman/woman, greenhouse supervisor, groundskeeping supervisor, horticulture workers supervisor, landscaping foreman/woman, nursery foreman/woman, park caretaker, park supervisor, grounds maintenance, supervisor, nursery workers, supervisor, park labourers.
- Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who perform the following duties: maintain lawns, gardens, athletic fields, golf courses, cemeteries, parks, interior plantscapes and other landscaped areas; spread topsoil and lay sod; spray, prune, cut and remove trees and shrubs; construct landscape and landscape structures; and plant, cultivate and harvest trees, shrubs, flowers and plants
- Establish work schedules and procedures and co-ordinate activities with other work units
- Resolve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
- Train workers in job duties and company policies
- Requisition supplies and materials
- May perform the same duties as workers supervised.
Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Landscape and Horticulture in Muskoka-Kawarthas Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market News
Week of May 27 – May 31, 2013
- Despite declining enrolment, the Trillium Lakelands District School Board expects to hire 39 full-time and occasional high school teachers for work in the Muskoka area
- Construction is about to begin on a new $2M shipping and receiving building at the Pines Long-Term Care Residence in Bracebridge by Greystone Project Management of Huntsville
Week of May 20 – May 24, 2013
- Construction has begun on the Fleming College Sport Complex in Peterborough, which is expected to cost about $5.9M
- After three years of building renovations, a new Hobart’s Steakhouse along with private art gallery the Doctor’s House, will open at the end of May on Hunter Street in Peterborough
- In a cost-cutting move, Cameco Corporation will lay off 53 employees in Port Hope at its conversion, manufacturing and research facilities
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- Renovations to the Bracebridge Falls and Wilson Falls hydroelectric stations are complete. The $21M in upgrades were completed by Bracebridge Generation Ltd.
- Aecon Group Inc. will complete $6M in runway upgrades at the Peterborough airport by January 2014 for the Seneca College Aviation Technology Program
- New Urban Haliburton Inc. has begun site preparation for the new Tim Horton’s location on County Road 21 outside Haliburton Village
- Bakkavor Foods Canada plans to close its Cobourg location within the next few weeks, affecting 50 workers
- Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare plans to reduce about 37 full-time equivalent positions and reduce the administrative department payroll by $200,000
Week of May 06 – May 10, 2013
- DaviCor Construction Inc. of Port Sydney was awarded a contract to complete Phase 1 construction at Pitman’s Bay Camp near Huntsville
- The Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough will offer a six-week Jobfit employment preparation program to unemployed individuals over the age of 18 with learning disabilities
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