Job Summary
Operations Manager duties include effectively planning and scheduling the work from the day the contract is accepted, to the last day of cleanup, ensuring quality of workmanship.  The Commercial Landscape Operations Manager will be responsible to be on-site, engaging with the clients, communicating with the crew and subcontractors, coordinating materials, labor, and equipment to efficiently produce award winning landscapes. It is the Operation Manager’s responsibility to be a team leader, recruiting, supervising and coordinating the continued development of our crews.     

Job Duties
  1. Plan and schedule crews for weekly landscape maintenance contracts and enhancement services.
  2. Make daily site visits, and phone contact with crew members to ensure quality services and customer satisfaction.
  3. Direct landscape crews on efficient maintenance methods, be responsible for managing hours  and profitability of crew services.
  4. Hire, train and provide performance reviews of crew members.
  5. Ensure safe practices are being followed by crew members, perform safety audits and safety bonus system.
  6. Participate in snow plow driving and management activities during winter months at our commercial snow customer sites.
Job Skills and Personal Characteristics
  1. Expert knowledge of landscape maintenance standards.
  2. Knowledge of plant material, horticulture, job estimating.
  3. Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal with crew members and clients.
  4. Detailed project management and organizational skills.
  5. Positive attitude, prepared to work in an intense, cooperative team environment.
  6. Effective problem solver; and a flexible, hard working individual.
  7. Self motivated, highly organized style 

2+ years experience with commercial landscape maintenance crew supervision.  Prefer degree in landscape management, horticulture or equivalent experience.  CLT Certification, preferred. CDL license a plus.  Spanish language skills beneficial. Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office programs.    

The Commercial Landscape Maintenance Operations Manager position is a full time, salaried, non-exempt position.  Expected hours during the landscape season requiring flexibility to work between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, including Saturdays.  Potential work hours during the snow season include nighttime, weekends, and holidays to perform snow removal activities. Benefits include medical, dental, 401K, vacation time off plan, and paid holidays. 
Salary and Benefits
We offer 401k, medical benefits, PTO & profit sharing.  Salary commensurate with experience. 

  • Valid driver’s license with record acceptable for insurance requirements
  • Background check
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing & Policies

Work Authorization
Employment is contingent upon a successful background check and drug screen.  Schill Grounds Management, Inc. will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Schill Grounds Management, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

Department: Operations
This is a management position
This is a full time position

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