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Area Manager

Company: Monarch Landscape
Location: Lacey
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Monarch Landscape Companies is a family of successful landscape brands in five states across the central and western United States. We are offering an excellent opportunity for an Area Manager to advance their career. We are looking for qualified, driven individuals with a passion for the industry. Job Summary: You'll manage daily operations of sites within an assigned territory to ensure delivery of high quality service to clients. You'll be responsible for client and employee retention, crew productivity, and workplace safety. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Serve as client point-of-contact for day-to-day site issues, and expeditiously and proactively identify, address, and resolve client needs Conduct walk-throughs with client and other company representative as appropriate Work closely with production staff to ensure all services are performed according to contract specifications, on budget, according to schedule and with a high standard of quality Effectively communicate with production teams the tasks necessary to provide a consistent, high quality product for clients Effectively assess labor needs and execute labor plan by hiring or terminating employees as needed Demonstrate strong leadership skills; develop morale and recognize employee achievements; foster opportunities for professional development of employees Review and approve time cards for accurate and timely submission to payroll Analyze and understand cost reports and budget variances related to contract projects Routinely monitor sites for quality, assess opportunities for potential maintenance, irrigation, and enhancement upgrades and repairs Collaborate with Service & Operations Support to propose, track, and resolve minor extra work projects to current clients Work closely with Project Manager on A/B client communication and expectations, including site information and capital or large-scale projects Meet or exceed annual sales goals Add and update client and project information in CRM software Ensure safety on every site by conducting and enforcing safety training and meetings, as well as consistently monitor job sites for potential safety hazards Responsible for creating contemporaneous, prompt, and thorough documentation of all coaching, conversations, counseling, and performance management discussions with employees. Constantly promote and encourage adherence to company policies and best practices Supervisory Responsibilities Direct supervision of 10 to 15 employees Training, planning, assigning and directing work Conflict resolution Secondary Duties and Responsibilities Ensure successful completion of tasks delegated to Crew Supervisor(s) Recommending potential clients to business development team, based on current relationships Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Landscape Architecture or Horticulture preferred Equivalent work experience Experience At least 7 years related work experience License or Certification As required by state and federal law Valid driver license issued by the state where employed Commercial Pesticide Applicators License, or ability to obtain within 1 year Certified Landscape Technician (CLT) or ability to obtain within 1 year Specialized Skills Strong relationship building and customer relations skills Strong management and leadership skills Experience working the commercial property managers a plus Effective oral and written communication Ability to operate commercial landscape equipment and tools Have a working understanding of irrigation repairs and familiarity with irrigation controller monitoring and adjusting Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and perform well under deadlines Organizational skills Flexibility Basic understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram and/or schedule format Ability to read, write and comprehend English Ability to speak effectively before employees and clients Bi-lingual English/Spanish strongly preferred, including ability to read, interpret and translate documents and verbal presentations Basic math Monarch Landscape, WA is an EEO Employer and an eVerify participating employer. Job Type: Full-timePay: $65,000.00 - $85,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate: Lacey, WA 98517: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: people management: 5 years (Preferred) landscape Area Management: 7 years (Preferred)License/Certification: Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Monarch Landscape, Lacey , Area Manager, Executive , Lacey, Washington

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