Landscaping Management Professionals - are you looking for an opportunity to help manage a great team, and make a great impact on the people and property of a luxury retirement community in Sun City? Come GROW with us!
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Staffing: Hires, trains, develops, schedules, and disciplines staff of employees capable of maintaining the established guidelines for service standards for the landscaping division. Maintains and administers personnel policies and procedures.
Develops and maintains a high level of staff morale, a low turnover rate and employee motivation through daily meetings and a consistently firm but fair system of discipline.
Schedules all employees on a weekly basis, based on work, while controlling labor and overtime costs.
Monitors employee payroll input for proper allocation of regular time, overtime and requested time off. Seeks to minimize labor and overtime costs. Approves time for staff and self bi-weekly.
Instructs, guides, informs, and trains staff on proper use of ground maintenance operations such as mowing, fertilizing, planting, and watering and lawn equipment operation.
Reviews and/or inspects work for quality, accuracy, and completeness.
Knowledge and Skills:
Valid Arizona Driver's License in good standing
Experience maintain drought tolerant and native plant material
Landscape design experience and horticultural knowledge
Has in-depth knowledge in the preparation and maintenance of landscaping operations.
Is skilled in estimating time and material requirements of work projects.
Has knowledge of supervisory principles, practices and techniques.
Has knowledge of tools, equipment and materials common to the landscaping trade including pesticides and herbicides
Has ability to speak, read, and write English.
Has ability to read, understand, follow and enforce safety procedures
Has a clear understanding of profit and loss reports.
Has computer proficiency-- Microsoft Word/Excel, Outlook and Internet
Is organized, able to multi-task, think creatively and adapt to different situations.
Education and Experience:
Has a high school diploma or GED equivalent
Has three to five years of commercial responsible landscaping experience which includes supervisory experience.
Has CPR certification card and First Aid certification card or can obtain them within 10 days of hire.
Has ACLP (Arizona Certified Landscape Professional Certificate) or can obtain within 12 months.
Ensures competency in the position is maintained through continuing education
This is a full-time, benefit eligible position. Requirements include AZ Certified Landscape Professional or willing to obtain within 1 year of employment. Schedule will include weekend and evening on-call requirements. There will be the capability to modify schedule to accommodate summer earlier start.