We are seeking an experienced General Manager to oversee general business operations and effectively conduct all day-to-day functions, including leadership and management of the landscape and maintenance crews, creation and delegation of team schedules, routes and tasks and proactive client follow-up. This position reports to the ownership team and is expected to effectively communicate with them as well as the rest of the team.
Direct activities of skilled and unskilled workers who perform duties such as residential maintenance, mowing lawns and pruning trees and shrubs.
Monitor multiple residential estates to ensure that instructions and design plans are followed, deadlines are met, and schedules are maintained.
Execute operating procedures and work standards that will ensure adequate performance and personnel safety.
Schedule work for crews depending on work priorities, crew and equipment availability, and weather conditions.
Confer with the Design Supervisor, Administrative Manager, and Production Supervisor to coordinate work activities with those other departments
Read, understand & follow maintenance work schedule.
Inspect completed work to ensure conformance to specifications, standards, and contract requirements.
Direct maintenance of vegetation through activities such as fertilizing, watering, mowing, and pruning.
Train and coach both skilled and unskilled laborers regarding consistent maintenance techniques.
Provide workers with assistance in performing duties as necessary to meet deadlines.
Landscape & maintenance equipment service, repair and inventory.
Schedule and follow-up on truck & trailer maintenance, equipment services, repairs, and inventory.
Experience and Qualifications:
10+ years of landscape maintenance, design, and construction experience with a minimum of 5 years managing landscape teams.
Expert level knowledge of best practices regarding landscape irrigation, hardscape construction, and residential landscape maintenance.
Ability to work outdoors and lift objects weighing up to 80 pounds.
Valid Texas Driver’s License.
Sound judgment and creative problem-solving skills.
Attention to detail, high energy and mentoring skills.
Excellent time management skills.
Associates or bachelor’s degree in horticulture
Ability to identify plant material.
About Unique Landscaping
At Unique Landscaping we combine the science of horticulture with artistic creativity to provide truly memorable landscape designs. Over 30 years of horticultural experience enables us to effectively use native and adaptive perennials and flowering shrubs. We offer Landscape Design Services for lawns and gardens . . . including tree selection and planting.