Cagwin & Dorward

  • Landscape Maintenance Crew Leader

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
    Irrigation Specialist
    Salary Range
    $17 - $18 hourly
  • Overview

    How would you like to be a part of a company that treats employees with dignity and respect? Cagwin and Dorward is an award-winning landscaping contractor that has built a culture around our values, collaboration and teamwork. We are a family-oriented company that provides career opportunities combined with learning and growth. If you are looking for a long-term career, Cagwin might be the place for you!


    In business since 1955, Cagwin & Dorward is a rapidly growing full service landscape provider specializing in landscape maintenance, landscape construction, water management, and tree care for commercial, municipal and residential customers. From 15 local service centers, we serve the greater San Francisco Bay Area from Santa Rosa in the north, to Monterey in the south and east to Sacramento.


    We value learning, respect, integrity, commitment, accountability, leadership, honor, courage and results.




    • Competitive Pay
    • Health insurance
    • Paid holidays
    • Paid vacation
    • 401(k) plan
    • Education reimbursement
    • Management training opportunities






    The Crew Leader is responsible for the production and activities of the crew on assigned landscapes. This position requires proven gardening skills and setting a positive example of behavior, attitude, and work ethic for others to follow.


    • Lead a crew. Assign tasks and direct work within scope and time for jobs. Train, supervise and assist crewmembers in the Company’s horticultural practices and techniques. Complete hours and job billing sheets and other field reports. Ensure crewmembers’ work and behavior represent Cagwin’s reputation and standards.
    • Transport crew and equipment to job sites daily.
    • Routinely communicate with customers on-site to ascertain the customers’ priorities and to inform the customer of scheduled maintenance tasks.
    • Perform landscape maintenance duties, such as mowing, edging, pruning, weeding, blowing, raking, applying pesticides, etc., maintaining electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems, as well as handling power equipment. Ensure the crew performs these tasks in a proper and safe manner.


    If you focus on safety, are dependable, have a sense of urgency and a positive attitude, we’d like to talk with you!


    • Ability to effectively understand and communicate with customers, manager and crewmembers.
    • Must be able to read and write English.
    • Must possess a valid California driver's license with a driving record acceptable to the Company's insurance carrier.


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