Landscape Manager

1st Lake Properties   Metairie, LA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on September 23, 2022
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Let's face it. EVERYONE IS HIRING RIGHT NOW. What makes 1st Lake special?  Why should you join our team?

Qualifications:

As the Landscape Manager, you will:

  • Routinely inspect property grounds and regularly report any issues with planted materials; watering issues; and irrigation systems.
  • Regularly communicate with, monitor and manage performance of landscape maintenance contractors.
  • Monitor and manage irrigation systems at properties.
  • Consult and assist staff with landscape projects.
  • Meet with Property Managers and Grounds Maintenance Technicians to review and train them on landscaping and grounds care guidelines.
  • Assist and advise on budgetary items relating to ongoing landscape maintenance and planning future projects.
  • Actively recruit and meet with new vendors and contractors.
  • Research and test new products and services that will benefit properties.

 

In exchange for excellent skills and abilities, you will receive:

  • Salary plus a monthly gas allowance
  • Paid time off includes holidays, generous vacation time, sick time, and up to 2 paid days off per year for working safely
  • Health, dental, and vision plans; company paid basic life insurance and long term disability insurance; spouse and dependent life insurance; short-term disability insurance
  • 401k with a generous company match

 

To be successful, you will need:                                      

  • 3-5 years horticultural management experience; or,
  • 2-3 years of experience in horticultural management with related college degree.
  • Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Horticultural License or acquisition of license within 6 months.
  • Proficient and adept communication skills with ability to convey concepts and instructions to contractors.
  • Experience in servicing and repairing irrigation systems, and performing landscape installations
  • Literacy and functional knowledge of computers and tablets with Microsoft Office.
  • A valid driver's license and a reliable vehicle
  • A willingness and ability to work outdoors in all types of weather
  • The ability to pass a background check and drug screening

 


1st Lake Properties

Metairie , LA