Park Construction Working Foreman

GLV Construction specializes in Park and Recreational Construction. If you are looking for a unique career and want to be part of a fast-growing, family-owned company with a high energy team you will not be disappointed.


Department:                                                                       Park Construction Crew

Reports to:                                                                             Construction Manager

Direct Supervisory Responsibility:                                                                   Yes

Newly created/Revised on:                                                          March 13, 2024



GLV is currently hiring experienced foremen and women, come begin or advance your career with us.

GLV offers competitive wages, and a fun and rewarding working environment. This role offers an opportunity for a long-term career position and room for advancement in a small company with added incentives, project specific bonuses and wage increases for long-term employees.

Key Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the Foreman include, but are not limited to:

  • Be a dependable teammate.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of the park or recreational construction project.
  • Lead and direct people, equipment, and resources in all phases of the project’s construction.
  • Being hands-on in the field and involved in all aspects of project construction including on-site training and competency checking new and upcoming employees.
  • Engage in open communication with the Superintendent and Project Managers and report any issues which could affect the project plan.
  • Organize and coordinate the daily activities of all crew members and utilize corrective action to keep the project on time and on budget.
  • Plan work in an efficient and effective order, review and adhere to construction schedules, ensuring milestones and completion dates are met.
  • Ensure company equipment is lawfully operated, cared for, maintained and used effectively.
  • Read and interpret project plans and specifications.
  • Promote, execute, and adhere to the company’s safety program, and ensure all employees, subcontractors and consultants adopt safety as a culture.
  • Follow the company’s core values, vision, policies, and procedures.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Class 5 Driver’s License is required.
  • Criminal Record check is required.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Foreman (preference given to experience in playgrounds, spray parks, or general landscape construction.)
  • Knowledge of landscape construction methods, park construction materials and industry requirements.
  • Must have skid steer experience.

Assets Qualifications (Nice to Have)

  • CET, AutoCAD Experience is considered an asset.
  • Installation crew Foreman experience (i.e., windows, doors, fences, flooring, concrete, irrigation, landscaping, horticulture) is considered an asset.
  • A Trade ticket would be considered an asset

Working Conditions

  • Out-of-town travel may be required.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry up to 50 LBS on a regular basis.
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment is required.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol requirements.

Salary and Benefits

  • Foreman – $28 – $36/hour depending on experience, as determined by GLVT management, and a field test (required for top wages).
  • Benefits can be provided after 90 days.
  • Education opportunities are available.
  • Opportunity for a unique salary structure
  • Company truck during the season
  • Structured advancement opportunities.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Park Construction Working Foreman