Plant Health Care Manager – Aurora

Reports to: GM Maintenance
Based at: Aurora Corporate Office

Key responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Develop and manage the Plant Health Care profit center within the Maintenance Department of Landtech.

Manage day to day operations of field staff.

Inspect plant material, identify problems, and ethically treat or prevent the many problems that trees, shrubs, and turf may face.

Estimate and sell plant health care services.

Duties and Tasks:

  • Prepare estimates and proposals for clients and potential customers.
  • Develop and update annual Plant Health Care Programs.
  • Maintain records and reports for the Colorado Department of Agriculture.
  • Provide advance notification of services to customers.
  • Control labor and material costs of assigned projects.
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through appropriate propositions and ethical sales methods.
  • Manage and motivate staff, recruit staff, train and develop staff, according to company policies and employment laws, and ensure relevant HR procedures are followed.
  • Coordinate morning dispatch of crews.
  • Ensure quality of work is up to Landtech Contractors standards.
  • Develop and communicate daily procedures and general day-to-day operations with the General Manager of Maintenance.
  • Punctually approve and turn in employee time to payroll.
  • Be on call and available for snow removal during the winter season.
  • Maintain open communications with all departments and personnel regarding safety, job efficiency, product quality, and customer service.
  • Comply with Company policies and procedures.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

  • Read, analyze, and interpret professional documents and plans.
  • Write technical and professional reports and correspondence using proper spelling, grammar, and style.
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out simple written and oral instructions; deal with standardized situations or problems involving a few concrete variables.
  • May involve lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. for short periods of time
  • Sit for long periods of time, may walk, stand, bend, stoop, reach, climb carry and lift for carrying periods. Requires continuous and repetitive arm-hand-eye movement.

Requirements:

  • Must possess Colorado Department of Agriculture Qualified Supervisor license with the Turf Pest Control and Ornamental Pest Control category.
  • 5 years’ management experience in plant health care or closely related field.
  • Clean driver’s license.

Preferred:

  • Experience in Aspire software.
  • Bilingual.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Bright, energetic team player.

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