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Area Manager- Commercial Landscape

Company: Monarch Landscaping Company
Location: Castro Valley
Posted on: November 13, 2022

Job Description:



Area Manager- Commercial Landscape -

Location: Milpitas, CA


Jensen Landscape Services is Monarch Landscape Companies serving Northern California. -We are the fastest growing commercial landscape company on the West Coast. - -Monarch Landscape Companies is a family of successful landscape brands in five states across the central and western United States and growing. We are a values-based learning organization committed to being the best place to work as a landscape professional. - At Monarch Landscape Companies, your achievements determine your rewards, your abilities define your success, and your professionalism leads to autonomy.

Jensen is experiencing tremendous growth and we are currently searching for an Area Manager -in the Tri Valley area. -The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, and is able to keep a positive attitude under pressure and while juggling multiple priorities.


Job Summary

Manage daily operations of sites within assigned territory to ensure delivery of high-quality service to clients. - Responsible for client and employee retention, crew productivity, and workplace safety. -


Job Description

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Serve as client point-of-contact for day-to-day site issues, and expeditiously and proactively identify, address, and resolve client needs
  • Conduct walkthroughs with client and other company representatives as appropriate
  • Schedule, assign, and direct production teams to ensure all services are performed according to contract specifications, on budget, according to schedule and with a high standard of quality
  • Effectively communicate with production teams the tasks necessary to provide a consistent, high quality product for clients
  • Effectively assess labor needs and execute labor plan by hiring or terminating employees as needed
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills; develop morale and recognize employee achievements; foster opportunities for professional development of employees
  • Review and approve timecards for accurate and timely submission to payroll
  • Analyze and understand cost reports and budget variances related to contract projects
  • Routinely monitor sites for quality, assess opportunities for potential maintenance, irrigation, and enhancement upgrades and repairs
  • Collaborate with Service & Operations Support to propose, track, and resolve minor enhancement projects to current clients, including final review and approval before communicating to client
  • Work closely with Project Manager on A/B client communication and expectations, including site information and capital or large-scale projects
  • Meet or exceed annual sales goals
  • Ensure safety on every site by conducting and enforcing safety training and meetings, as well as consistently monitor job sites for potential safety hazards
  • Responsible for creating contemporaneous, prompt, and thorough documentation of all coaching, conversations, counseling, and performance management discussions with employees. -
  • Constantly promote and encourage adherence to company policies and best practices
  • Direct supervision of 2-4 crews
  • Direct team activities, establishing task priorities, labor hour management, scheduling and tracking work assignments, providing guidance, and ensuring availability of resources
  • Problem resolution
  • Recommending potential clients to business development team, based on current relationships


    Qualifications -

    Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Landscape Architecture or Horticulture, or at least 3 years related work experience
    • Ability to read, write and comprehend English
    • Ability to speak effectively before employees and clients
    • Bi-lingual English/Spanish strongly preferred, including ability to read, interpret and translate documents and verbal presentations
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram and/or schedule format
    • Strong relationship building and customer relations skills
    • Strong management and leadership skills
    • Experience working the commercial property managers a plus
    • Effective oral and written communication
    • Ability to operate commercial landscape equipment and tools
    • Have a working understanding of irrigation repairs and familiarity with irrigation controller monitoring and adjusting
    • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and perform well under deadlines
    • Organizational skills
    • Flexibility
    • Basic understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
    • As required by state and federal law
    • Valid driver license issued by the state where employed
    • Commercial Pesticide Applicators License, or ability to obtain within 1 year
    • Certified Landscape Technician (CLT) or ability to obtain within 1 year



      Jensen Landscape Services is an Equal Opportunity employer
      Jensen Landscape Services is an E-Verify participating employer

      Jensen Landscape Services is an On Demand Daily Pay employer

Keywords: Monarch Landscaping Company, Castro Valley , Area Manager- Commercial Landscape, Hospitality & Tourism , Castro Valley, California

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