McFarlin Stanford

Field Operations Manager

McFarlin Stanford - Westfield, IN


The Operations Manager position is for a locally owned Landscape company. Position requires 3 years Landscape Maintenance Experience.


Responsible for:


  • Always work safe
  • Ensure PPE is worn at all times as well as cones, lights, signage etc
  • Check all PPE before crews depart
  • Set example in safety and lead tail gate topics
  • Report all unsafe conditions& accidents, no matter how small to Account Manager


  • Sets up the crew on a daily basis for optimal performance i.e. punchlist for each job, routing, materials & equipment needed
  • Checks to see that trucks/trailers are cleaned weekly
  • Insures that all mowers & 2-cycles are maintained and in safe working order (daily)
  • Effectively sequence jobs to produce the most efficient operation & productivity of the crew
  • Knows budgeted hours and performs consistently against them
  • Quality control on the job, does it look right?
  • Assist in Training i.e, how to use edger, blower, mower
  • Trains crew on pest and insect damage
  • Prepare crew for next days work, the night before i.e. mulch, fertilizer, equipment loaded
  • Ensures work under best management practices guideline
  • Awareness of scheduled work in support departments on jobs
  • Handle employee needs i.e vacation, sick time, leaves early

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Assists in solving landscape maintenance issues on property
  • Understand client & landscape objectives and needs
  • Communication with client when on site
  • Communication to Account Manager daily about conditions on job(s) as well as other mgrs; tree dept, spray
  • Communicate with crew to get the job done correctly the first attempt

Leadership :

  • Set the example by your work
  • Be a positive influence to your crew and others
  • Train consistently in the field & promote teamwork
  • Communicate Proactively
  • Direct your crew to be more productive on the job- Always look for ways to improve production quality
  • Follow thru
  • Flexibility



Posted On: Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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