Landscape Field Manager/Crew Member

Ruppert Landscape

Wilmington, DE, USA

Full time

$14-21 (hourly)

Aug 17

Field Manager - Overview

Ruppert Landscape is a family and employee-owned commercial landscape construction and management company headquartered in Montgomery County, MD with operations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Delaware and Tennessee. Our mission is to provide opportunity for our people, take excellent care of our customers, and be good stewards of the environment and our community.

What we provide:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical benefits with dental and vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) plan
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Family-oriented company culture

Responsibilities

  • Develop a clear understanding of the philosophies by which the company operates, the short-and long-term goals of the branch and the financial position of the branch. 
  • Get to know your people in an effort to help them develop within the company. Set goals with them and monitor their progress through timely formal and informal evaluations. 
  • Be an active part of our training process by attending or conducting certification training sessions on a regular basis. 
  • Plan, schedule and supervise daily production activities on assigned contracts. x
  • Develop a clear understanding of the hourly and cost budgets for each of your jobs. Monitor by reviewing job hours, reports and job costs regularly and taking action as needed. Communicate budget hours to assistants and crewmembers.
  • Develop a good relationship with the client on every job. 
  • Monitor quality of work and be proactive in bringing issues to the customer’s attention by inspecting the job at the end of each day and completing property service reports.
  • Sell an acceptable level of extras through the use of T&M tickets. 
  • Maintain assigned vehicle and equipment in good working order.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated skill and ability managing others at other levels. 
  • Demonstrated skill and ability working with service customers. 
  • At least one year experience doing contract maintenance work in a commercial setting. 
  • Two-or four-year horticultural or related degree and two years industry experience. Additional industry experience or industry certifications can substitute for non-related degree, two-year degree or no degree. 
  • Ability to identify and diagnose insect and disease problems and schedule appropriate treatment. 
  • Working knowledge of vehicles and equipment used in contract maintenance and snow removal. 
  • Valid drivers license with a clean record over the last three years.



Crew Member - Overview

Ruppert Landscape is a family and employee-owned commercial landscape construction and management company headquartered in Montgomery County, MD with operations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Delaware and Tennessee. Our mission is to provide opportunity for our people, take excellent care of our customers, and be good stewards of the environment and our community. 

What we provide:

  • Competitive hourly wage
  • On the job and in classroom training
  • Affordable Health Benefits
  • Paid Time off
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Family oriented company culture
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Continued Education 
  • Year-round opportunities for employment

Responsibilities

Overview: 

  • Performing landscape management duties as directed by Field Managers
  • Ability to operate various mowing and finishing equipment, performing labor functions, mulching, installation, etc.
  • Opportunity to work in a team environment
  • Maintain a clean, professional appearance at all times
  • Perform other various duties assigned
  • Engage in appreciate and celebrate 
  • Prior industry experience is not required
  • Hours are typically 40-45 per week, M-F (some Saturdays in Spring)


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