Landscape Enhancement Manager
(Company) is pleased to announce an outstanding opportunity for the right individual to join our team of dedicated professionals and develop our Enhancement division.
(Company) is a quality service provider of landscape maintenance, enhancement and hardscape service to the northeast area of Metro Atlanta in the residential, commercial and townhome/condo community markets. Our company has been providing service for over 20 years with 100% local ownership and management. We are fiscally sound and are looking to grow our business with your help.
The Landscape Enhancement Manager (LEM) is responsible for the Enhancement division at (Company). This person will have constant interaction with the Operations Manager, property managers and homeowners whom we serve. The LEM is a hybrid position that involves sales of enhancements, oversight of the Enhancement teams in the field and design work when needed. Organization is a must. Individual must have a passion for creating and improving residential and commercial landscapes. Communication with clients is needed on a daily basis. The EM is responsible for managing a team of 6-10 Team Members.
The Landscape Enhancement Manager is a part of the Leadership Team at (Company), and oversees all enhancement functions:
Position reports directly to the President
Works with minimal supervision and leads a team of 6-10 people in an efficient and productive manner
Meets with clients and prospects to create landscape proposals
Create proposals including hardscapes, paver design and installation, dry creek beds, retaining walls, plant and tree installation, garden creation, mulch and pine straw installation, rejuvenation pruning, and cleanups.
Knowledgeable in floriculture and horticultural services and identifying plants, insects, and disease.
Hires, trains, and promotes the development of Enhancement Team Members in the best practices of installation and company standards
Develop, improve, and train on Standard Operating Procedures
Proficient and daily use of computer technology to include Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Conversational Spanish and ability to communicate details is necessary
Sets team goals for specific periods of the day, meets to discuss specific plan to accomplish team goals while on site
Manages Team Members, sub-contractors, equipment and material with minimal supervision to accomplish production schedules within established budget hours
Reads installation plans, parts lists, and other instructions. Supervises the Landscape Project Coordinator with ordering and delivering of plants and materials. Communicates equipment needs for rental with Facility Manager.
Observes and enforces safety procedures and company policies.
Utilizes transit to raise and lower grades and operates mini-excavator and skid-steer
Small irrigation repair and machine operation
A minimum of two to three (2-3) years of project management experience.
Completion of a four-year degree in Horticulture or a related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience in the green industry.
Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
Experience in managing up to 5 direct reports
Outstanding written and verbal communications. Conversational Spanish is needed.
Proficient with the use of business technology and software applications.
Self-motivated individual who sets his/her own personal and professional goals.
High level of accountability for results in order to ensure deliverables are met.
Valid driver’s license and insurable.
Able to lift 50 pounds.
Key Performance Metrics
Labor as a percentage of sales
Gross Profit Margin on work sold
Revenue Growth of division by 15% on annual basis
Job Quality and Client Satisfaction
Completion of projects within budgeted hours, efficiency
Job Safety and lost time because of job accidents or lost, stolen equipment
Team Leader, Team Member development and retention
This position is a full-time, which will include a competitive base pay, with commission and bonus structure. We offer a benefit package that includes, vacation, medical stipend and 401K.