Landscape Management Account Manager

Employer
Planted Earth Landscaping
Location
Sykesville, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 31, 2021
Closes
Aug 01, 2021
Ref
2322923986
Discipline
Botany
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Planted Earth Landscaping, Inc. is a unique Residential Landscape Contracting and Maintenance company who works with the regions most talented Landscape Architects installing and maintaining some of the premier landscapes in Maryland, Virginia, & Washington D.C. Planted Earth Landscaping has a vision of "Doing things better". This vision includes better customer service, better plant material, better landscape industry partners and most importantly better client relationships. We are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill a role as a Landscape Management Account Manager. Applicants should be passionate about plants and the outdoors, are always seeking knowledge, and conducts them self in a professional manner. We are looking for candidates who are interested in joining a company with which they can grow.

Role: The Landscape Management Account Manager responsible for establishing new client relationships, fostering existing client relationships, and maintaining high quality gardens in a safe, productive, and efficient manner.

Responsibilities:
  • Directly reports to the Operations Manager regarding all matters including but not limited to progress, issues, and logistical requirements
  • Manage/coordinate landscape construction job schedule and scheduling of personnel in conjunction with the Operations Manager
  • Estimating change orders and new jobs under the direction of the Operations Manager
  • Manage multiple, ensuring their craftsmanship is performed at the highest level of quality, safety, and efficiency
  • Manage all education requirements for self and staff as required by each state
  • On-site point of contact for Owner, Subcontractors, and Vendors
  • Training and development of subordinates on best practices and company standards
  • Ensure preventive and post maintenance of tools and equipment
  • Accurately track and record job expenses and hours
  • Hiring and firing of staff
  • Other duties as required to include, but not limited to: Pruning, pest management and identification, horticultural knowledge

Requirements:
  • Minimum: Associates degree in horticulture and/or 5+ years of field experience
  • Minimum: CPH, CLT, or Master Gardener Certificate
  • Drivers license with clean driving record
  • Highly motivated individual, self-driven, and detail oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in the English language
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues/obstacles, and provide immediate/long-term solutions
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Able to work effectively with individuals of differing knowledge and backgrounds
  • Proficient use of software including Outlook, Excel, Word

Preferred:
  • Bachelors degree in horticulture and/or 5+ years of field experience exhibiting strong management and leadership potential
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with mowing, pruning, botany, pest identification and management, tree/shrub/herbaceous plants and grass identification and knowledge
  • Certified Professional Horticulturist certificate
  • Certified Landscape Technician certificate
  • Spanish language communication fluency
  • Working Knowledge of LMN Software

Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Holiday/Sick days
  • Continuing Education

Annual Salary Range : Salary range for Landscape Installation Project Manager can range between $27 per hour and $34 per hour and is based on experience. Overtime will be paid at a rate of time and a half for all worked hours over 40 in one week. Salary with bonus opportunity may be substituted for hourly rates between $63,000.00 - $80,000.00.