Master Landscaper - Crew Leader

This position may require the employee to perform all, but not limited to, the tasks listed below. This position is responsible for directing 2-4 crew members in daily operations including quality control, training, punctuality and safety. Candidates must also have strong organization skills, ability to complete appropriate computer/paperwork, and possess good leadership and communication skills. The employee will provide quality service that meets or exceeds our customers' and management's expectations. The employee will show attention to detail and effectively communicate with subordinates, peers and his/her supervisor. All employees will possess a friendly, customer service minded attitude and will conduct themselves in a professional manor.  Crew Leader reports directly to the Management Team.




Daily/Weekly tasks:


1. Daily preparation of trucks, equipment, and inventory

-Report 15 minutes prior to regular start time to prepare/review the days work with a member of the management team and prepare for the day.

-First to report & last to leave each day.  Load all tools, gas, and other necessary equipment/materials. Secure all equipment safely. 

-Check truck oil, fluids, tire pressure, proper trailer connection, and all lights are in working condition.


2. Perform and manage landscape and maintenance tasks on client's properties. 

-Work in conjunction with the Project Manager & Designer to ensure the work contracted is implemented efficiently and according to the contracted specifications. 

-Provide management and labor associated with the maintenance of all lawns & garden beds, including clean outs. 

-Perform all tasks of operations including but not limited to mowing, line trimming, blowing, leaf and debris removal, weeding, edging, hedging, raking and mulch installation.

-Ability to work with a tablet to bill clients on-site on a per-service basis via email and/or mobile printer. 

-Provide "on the job" training to all crew members in safety, equipment, etc.

-Ability to give out corrective action forms as needed to all crew members.

-Ability to fill out accident/incident report forms as needed.

-Oversee proper safety equipment and Personal Protective Equipment usage and practices of the crew.

-Proactively address questions or concerns with the clients. Communicate customer's questions immediately with the Project Manager. Update customer with the status of the work progress.


3. End of the day duties.

-Complete time sheets including crew members.

-Complete and email daily route log & report all sales opportunities.

-Inventory and report materials used on the job that day.

-Review the week's jobs and prepare for the next days jobs.

-Unload/load equipment and material, clean out truck/trailer by removing trash, debris, etc. daily.

-Wash dirty equipment {including all mower decks} and return to storage location. Report damaged or broken equipment to your manager immediately to get parts on order.

-Fill truck, mowers, equipment, and cans with gas in preparation for the next day (or as necessary).


Education and experience:

-High School diploma or GED is preferred.

-2 or 4 year degree in a Landscape or Business related field is beneficial.

-Special attention will be given to candidates that have experience working for Valley Crest and Brickman Landscape companies.  However, this experience is not mandatory.


Performance skills and qualifications:


Ability to lift 60 lbs. + consistently throughout the day.

High attention to detail. . .the customer doesn't see what we do, they see what we don't do that they paid for.

High ability to deal with ambiguity in a high stress environment while keeping your composure on and off the job.

Available to work a varied schedule (including Saturdays) in all adverse weather conditions.

Stoop, stand and bend for 8-10 hours or more a day.

Strong Knowledge of grass required.

Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Must be able to work legally in the United States.

Must have a valid driver's license with a good record REQUIRED.

Drug free work environment.