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General Information

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Job title: Landscape Production Manager
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Job location: Westbury, Long Island, NY  11590 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 12/09/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Competitive salary; great benefits including health insurance, paid time off, 401k
Job Category:Spacer ImageManagement
Landscape
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Job Description


Job description:
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Hicks Nurseries is seeking a dynamic person to manage all aspects of the installation and construction of landscape jobs.

In particular, we are looking for someone with:

*Experience
*Strong communication skills - with clients, designers and crews
*An ability to create and analyze installation metrics
*Skills managing all aspects of the installation calendar and schedule

This functions and tasks for this position include:

1. Building and leading a team - hire and train landscape crew and crew leaders

2. Managing landscape installations in their entirety
- Laying out installations; overseeing installations
- Managing and coordinating the installation schedule
- Sourcing project materials
- Reviewing drawings and estimates with designers
- Focusing on productivity, profitability and finished detail

3. Developing and monitoring financial plans
- Budgeting
- Analysis

4. Process improvement
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Job Requirements


Education, training, experience:
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* 7-10 years of experience managing crews and installations

* 4-year degree in horticulture or other landscape degree preferred

* Ability to read & interpret construction documents (landscape, architectural, engineering)

* Ability to manage the logistics of multiple crews and projects

* Thorough knowledge of plant materials and their proper horticultural installation

The ideal candidate is:

* Efficiency-driven; able to meet and exceed timelines
* Team-oriented and can collaborate effectively with all project members
* Client-oriented and understands excellent customer service
* Able to communicate (written and verbal) with clients and professionals
* Licensed to operate requisite vehicles and machinery
* Fluent in English and Spanish
* Proficient in MS Excel
* Has an eye for aesthetic details
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