Landscape Construction Manager
All Seasons Landscaping Inc
Hartford, CT US
Posted ago
All Seasons Landscaping Inc

Steve Jobs - “Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.”  

The critical key to success in this position will be the candidate’s ability to effectively train and mentor. This career opportunity is ideally suited for requires a team player with good “people skills” that is capable of wearing “all the hats”. The ideal candidate should be accomplished and willing to work in all facets of landscape construction. The candidate should be capable of physical work but more importantly, also possess good leadership skills when required. The intent of this position is to have the individual go through a period of becoming familiar with our processes and procedures and then progressing from a “hands-on” role to more of a functioning leadership position by means of and eventually effective leadership, training and mentoring.

This position is ideally suited for a team player capable of wearing “all the hats”. The ideal candidate should be willing to work in all facets of landscape construction. 

Responsibilities

This career opportunity is to fill a newly created position to meet the increasing demands of our highly successful construction operations. This position offers challenging opportunities in leadership and management as well as participation in company growth. This full-time working field superintendent will be directly responsible for managing field operations and staff as well as interacting with office personnel. In addition, the successful candidate will be directly responsible for the oversight and implementation of and directly involved with;

  • Large scale landscape construction projects from inception to completion
  • Commercial Snow Plowing Operations
  • Working with Project Engineers and General Contractors
  • Maintenance of all vehicles, equipment and facilities
  • Safety and educational programs
  • Continual training and mentoring of staff
  • Accurate record-keeping and timely submittal of daily paperwork

Qualifications

Required skills/experience
(Landscape maintenance will not be considered as experience)

  • Comfortable with / proven track record of managing crews on large scale commercial landscape projects E.g.: DOT Highway Projects, Wetland Plantings, Malls, Large Retail Stores, Schools
  • Minimum of 5 years OF verifiable work verifiable experience in role as commercial landscape construction supervisor
  • Basic computer skillsGood mathematical aptitude
  • Blueprint comprehension/Reading Setting GradesPlant identification
  • Creative, pro-active problem solving problem-solving skills
  • Strong negotiating / crisis management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to inspire others to their full potential
  • Good communication and motivational skills
  • Landscape construction equipment operating experience
  • Commercial snow plowing experience
  • Ability to prioritize and allocate task to your staff effectively

EDUCATION / TRAINING
These items are “pluses”

  • Formal education in landscape construction
  • CDL
  • Supervisory ground applicator license
  • Irrigation license would be a “plus”

Compensation
$80,000 - $90,000
About All Seasons Landscaping Inc

All Seasons Landscaping (“A.S.L.”) is a privately owned landscape construction corporation, continuously operating out of the Hartford, Connecticut, area since 1975. Over this 3047+ year period, A.S.L. has developed a blue-chip client list and has become one of the region’s premier landscape construction companies, achieving this status through consistent focus on quality improvement, efficient organization, thoughtful structure, and the utilization of state-of-the-art equipment and methodologies. A.S.L. prides itself on its unique approach to business:  A.S.L. understands the value of a good team, and its key employees are part of a closely-knit, high-performance unit, where the members are both highly skilled and well-compensated. 

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