Landscape Project Manager

QUALIFICATIONS AND DESIRED BEHAVIORS

The Landscape Project Manager position requires the selected candidate to possess:

  • 4+ years experience in the landscape industry - Horticulture degree preferred
  • Physically capable of outdoor labor lifting, carrying, planting, etc. as needed
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and people skills.
  • Excellent horticultural knowledge and ability to teach others.
  • Able to translate technical information to a focused and specific assignment.
  • Provide a goal oriented work process while motivating and leading others with a supportive atmosphere.
  • Self-motivation and a commitment to high quality.
  • Current and clear drivers license.
  • Current pesticide applicators license (or ability to obtain within 1 month).
  • CLT and ISA Arborist certificate is desirable.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Landscape Project Manager is responsible for landscape maintenance contracts which include both upkeep of plant health and irrigation systems. The Landscape Project Manager position involves regular meetings with clients or their representatives, creating work schedules, coordinating with subcontractors, contract compliance and direct supervision of work crews. The Landscape Project Manager position is also responsible for training of crews to assure work performance meets company and client standards, and oversees that the work is executed efficiently, safely and within budget. Daily activities include following and fulfilling the schedule of tasks to be completed, assisting in the care of turf and plant material, pesticide spraying, meeting safety standards, and communicating with clients.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Our client company has been in business for over a decade and is a premier garden center and landscape services provider to the Greater Chicagoland Area. They are acknowledged as a leader in the horticulture market and employ a highly skilled staff of horticulturists, designers, account managers and maintenance professionals. The company provides its services to a discerning commercial, municipal and residential customers and they find a need to add an experienced Landscape Project Manager to their staff to work with their clients.

TOTAL REWARDS OPPORTUNITY

  • Above market base pay
  • Health plan
  • Paid holiday and vacation

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Company
GreenSearch
Posted
06/04/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Chicago, IL 60290, US