Landscape Maintenance Area Manager

Listed on: 17 Mar 2015

Rotolo Consultants Inc.

Brian Velasquez

894 Robert Boulevard
Slidell, LA 70458

Phone: 9856432427

Fax: 985-643-2691

Email: bvelasquez@rotoloconsultants.com

Web site: http://www.rotoloconsultants.com

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Landscape Maintenance Area Manager Rotolo Consultants, Inc. (RCI) – Lake Charles, LA RCI, a 40 year old company in the landscape and light construction industry, is in immediate need of a Landscape Maintenance Area Managers due to expansion of our markets. This position is responsible for direct management of multiple commercial and/or government accounts in a specific geographic market. The area manager is responsible for direct oversight of multiple crews usually consisting of mowing crews, irrigation technicians, spray techs and detail crews. The position is also responsible for maintaining existing client relationships via job site visits and light entertainment of clients. Quality control is one of the primary responsibilities of this position as well as effective use of equipment and employees to efficiently perform assigned tasks on each property under supervision. The position requires hiring of staff as needed, employee reviews, etc. The area manager will also be instrumental in training existing staff to better their job performances and capability to advance within the company. At times, area managers will directly work with crews in times of high volume, seasonal plantings and heavy chemical application schedules. Requirements: *This position requires a minimum of five years experience specific to management of commercial/government landscape operations. *Prefer degree individual in related course work such as horticulture, turf management, etc., but will consider highly experienced individuals without degree. *This is a highly technical position which requires that the area manager be able to identify pest/disease problems with plant material and turf, ability to adjust seasonal chemical applications based on weather, site conditions and geographic location. *Quality control and a "good eye" for how landscapes should look on high end commercial projects is critical. *Working knowledge of commercial irrigation systems is important as this position will directly manage irrigation tech(s). *Knowledge of chemical applications, proper and safe use of spray equipment from back pack sprayers, 200 gallon spray tanks and ride-on turf spray equipment is necessary. *Ability to manage multiple crews with demonstrated experience of same is required. *Excellent communication skills are critical as this position will deal directly with clients, employees and RCI ownership. Job Type: Full-time Required experience: Landscaping : 3 years

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3+ years Landscaping