LMI Landscapes Inc. is a fast growing and highly respected landscape and irrigation contractor and the “Official provider of landscape services to the Dallas Cowboys.” Our mission is “A Commitment to Excellence – excellent people, excellent clients and excellent results. Our Corporate Values reflect honesty, quality, professionalism and teamwork. We have an opening for a General Manager in Austin/San Antonio. The General Manager will have extensive experience in the Landscape Industry and will oversee all operations within the branch office, including profit & loss, labor equipment, customer service, safety and all administrative and business development (sales) functions. A successful General Manager will be a proactive leader with a strong work ethic and a self-starter who enjoys interacting with the public and our employees. Primary Responsibilities: • Provide day-to-day leadership and management to the field operations team that reflects LMI Landscapes’ mission and corporate values. • Develop business strategy along with corresponding action plans and metrics for the Division; responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all processes internal and external; provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the branch operation. • Responsible for driving the branch to achieve and surpass sales, profitability and business goals and objectives. Full P&L responsibility for this branch. Responsible for understanding and acting upon financial measures such as labor costs, material costs, inventory turns, return on equity, gross margin, client renewal rates, client referrals, job costing, profit and loss. Manage jobs in progress reports, warranty logs and work order cycles. • Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment within the division – one that encourages new ideas and open and honest communication to improve processes, teamwork, quality and both internal and external customer satisfaction. • Act as the lead “Client Care Officer” through direct contact with every client, vendor and business partner. Represent LMI Landscapes with clients, vendors and business partners. Develop client relationships that foster repeat business and customer referrals. • Motivate and lead a high performance management team that reinforces and perpetuates LMI Landscapes’ mission and corporate values. Establish weekly objectives and clearly communicate those objectives to employees. • Attract, recruit and retain qualified candidates for all field positions for the division including, but not limited to: department directors, project managers, superintendents, foremen and laborers. Maintain recruitment efforts to address all current and future staffing needs. Maintain prevailing wage information to ensure LMI Landscapes remains competitive in each marketplace. • Responsible for training and development of branch field employees in all departments including landscape installation, irrigation installation, and landscape and irrigation maintenance. • Responsible for ensuring all employees receive position training to be successful in their position, including external hires and internal promotions/transfers. Provide safety and HAZCOM training in compliance with OSHA standards, new product and vendor training, and appropriate soft skills training. • Provide daily coaching to develop individuals in their position and to build a strong team. Provide mentorship as a cornerstone to the career development program. Responsible for individual development plans and employee performance reviews. • Responsible for holding all employees of LMI Landscapes accountable for their actions – LMI’s employee’s words and actions must be in alignment with our Corporate Values. • Partner with corporate office team as needed to achieve and surpass business goals and objectives. • Partner with President as needed for support and direction to achieve and surpass business goals and objectives. • Thorough knowledge of area landscape practices in all phases of landscape maintenance, irrigation and landscape construction. • Great communication skills both written and oral. • Ability to work independently.
REQUIREMENTS: • Leadership and management skills • Organization and time management skills • Computer skills – MS Office, Outlook, Timberline • Business Development/Sales/Networking • Customer Service and relationship building • Operational skills • Estimating/pricing/ability to general proposals • Consistency and quality control • Troubleshooting/problem solving • Accountability • Verbal and written communications skills • Production Planning/Scheduling/Sequencing • Project Management • Financial analysis and reporting • Recruiting/behavioral interviewing/hiring • Employee motivation and retention • Performance Management • Coaching/mentoring others • Ability to train others Knowledge & Experience: Candidate should be well versed in all aspects of our operations (landscape construction, irrigation and maintenance) as well as business development, sales and relationship building and have a clearly demonstrated track record for same. We offer competitive salary, outstanding benefits – including 401k, health, dental and vision insurance, AFLAC, vehicle, PTO and paid holidays, along with profit participation / bonuses at this level. So, if you’re committed to excellence, then consider joining the LMI landscapes team today.