Landscaping Profile and Description

A Landscaping supervisor is one who works for a landscape company. His work is to oversee the working of the staff and their operations and they need to work with clients, designers and landscape architects. All this is necessary in order to plan a landscaping project. These people generally perform administrative tasks in a landscape company like that of scheduling and budgeting. This proves to be of great physical help for the team. They need to deal with different types of clients like individual homeowners, landscape architects or designers. The detailed descriptions of the landscape supervisor are mentioned below.

Landscaping Duties And Responsibilities

  • Overseeing staff or landscapers in order to ensure that their work is of high quality and is consistent with the client’s needs.
  • Instructing and training staff, performing spot checks of landscaping work and assisting the team.
  • Working directly with clients in order to discuss how the work should be done.
  • Constructing a timeline and preparing the cost estimates.
  • Scheduling staffing hours, managing budgets, renting of equipments and keeping employee time sheets.

Landscaping Skills and Specifications

  • Ability to work with insecticides, herbicides and fungicides.
  • Good supervisory skills
  • Good leadership qualities
  • Great managerial skills
  • Good communicative abilities

Landscaping Education and Qualifications

  • A landscape supervisor does not require any particular type of education but those who wish to run a business should go through courses in landscape design, horticulture etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business becomes important for the entrepreneurs.

Landscaping Salary

  • The median wage for landscape supervisors in 2006 according to the reports the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics was something around $17.93.
  • However their wages often fluctuate in relation to the state, economy, the industry in which they are working etc.