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Competitive wages
Medical/dental/vision insurance
Life insurance
Retirement plan
Referral bonus
Growth opportunities

Paid vacation & holidays
Premium snow pay
Continuing education
Uniform service
Winter holiday break

Open Positions

Landscape Construction Team Leader

Position Overview

The landscape construction team leader is an experienced landscape professional capable of leading and working as part of a team of two or more team members. The team leader is able to proficiently operate various equipment related to the construction and installation of landscape and hardscape elements. The position requires strong communication skills and the ability to effectively delegate tasks while working as a productive team member. The team leader has a firm understanding of construction techniques and horticultural practices.

Responsibilities

  1. Reads and interprets landscaping blueprints and CAD drawings, reviews plan with production manager, and implements the landscape construction plan.
  2. Operates a variety of mechanical equipment including but not limited to: mini excavator, skid loader, mini skid loader, cutoff saw, grinder, compactor, rototiller, sod cutter, plant auger, chain saw, drill.
  3. Operates automatic transmission vehicles, such as dump trucks and truck and trailer combinations.
  4. Routinely interacts with clients by way of introductions at the beginning of a job, answering questions, responding to client requests, making reasonable changes to the plan, and providing a walk-through at the job’s completion.
  5. Completes the necessary paperwork including timesheets, work orders, change orders, material requisitions, and client tickets.
  6. Plans and organizes the job, ensuring that sufficient resources and materials are available. Also ensures that job is completed in the most time-efficient manner.
  7. Manages a team of two or more employees, including handling personnel issues on site and training employees on policies and procedures.
  8. Maintains a clean and safe work environment, including work site and equipment.
  9. Briefs supervisors and makes recommendations on job status, personnel issues, or client concerns.
  10. Works as a member of the team.
  11. Maintains assigned equipment and notifies mechanic/management of needed repairs.
  12. Helps with snow removal in the winter months.

Experience and Qualifications

  • This position requires a high school degree or GED. A two or four year degree in a construction or horticultural related discipline is preferred. A minimum of 2 years landscape team leader experience is required without degree.
  • Candidate must be able to read and write.
  • The successful individual will have a working knowledge of standard horticultural and hardscaping practices including patios, retaining walls, outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, low-voltage lighting, planting, fertilization and irrigation installation and troubleshooting.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, math skills, job planning skills, and mechanical aptitude are a must.
  • Valid Ohio drivers license with a clean record. Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is preferred.

Certifications

This position requires that the individual become certified within one year of employment as follows:

  • Ohio Nursery & Landscaping Association Certification (OCNT); or NALP Landscape Industry Certified
  • Ohio Driver's License and insurable with company's agent.
  • First aid / cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Landscape Maintenance Team Leader

Position Overview

The landscape maintenance team leader manages the horticultural requirements of a predetermined route of clients. The team leader supervises one to three employees and may be called upon to provide specific horticultural information to assist other team leaders or management. The team leader is capable of operating a variety of equipment and has a working knowledge of horticultural practices, woody and perennial plants, cultural requirements, best practices, and pest management. Also, the team leader should possess a basic understanding of the maintenance requirements of all landscape and hardscape elements installed by Rine, including a basic understanding of irrigation principles.

Responsibilities

  1. Plans and organizes the day's route, ensuring that sufficient resources and materials are available, and completes it in the most time-efficient manner.
  2. Performs a wide variety of horticultural tasks to ensure an attractive landscape and an optimal level of plant health, including weed control, certain perennial cultural practices, pruning, pest treatments, mowing, trimming, edging and other routine lawn-care activities.
  3. Ensures that multiple tasks at each client are organized and completed on a priority basis and within the parameters established for the account. Considers improvements to accounts and makes recommendations to management.
  4. Diagnoses pest issues, makes recommendations, and/or takes remedial action as directed by standard company policy or management. Diagnoses other site problems and makes recommendations for their improvement.
  5. May repair, replace, and/or clean brick pavers; replace dead or damaged plant material, noting probable cause of decline; repair or replace low-voltage lighting; service garden ponds; perform minor repairs on irrigation.
  6. Operates a variety of mechanical equipment including but not limited to rototiller, sod cutter, string trimmer, mower, plant auger, chain saw, power shear, backpack blower.
  7. Operates non-CDL automatic transmission vehicles, such as dump trucks and truck and trailer combinations.
  8. Completes the necessary paperwork, including time sheets, work orders, and client tickets.
  9. Maintains a clean and safe work environment, including work site and equipment.
  10. Manages a team of one or more employees, including handling personnel issues onsite and training employees on policies and procedures.
  11. Interacts with clients routinely answering questions and assuring client satisfaction. Communicates clients concerns to management.
  12. Applies chemicals under the direction of licensed commercial applicator.
  13. Maintains assigned equipment and notifies mechanic/management of needed repairs.
  14. Helps with snow removal during the winter months.

Experience and Qualifications

  • This position requires a high school degree or GED. A two or four year degree in a horticultural related discipline is preferred but not required. A minimum of 2 years landscape maintenance team leader experience is required without degree.
  • Candidate must be able to read and write.
  • The successful individual will have a working knowledge of standard horticultural practices, including but not limited to planting, pruning, corrective pruning, weed ID/control, plant pest ID/control, fertilization.
  • The candidate will have a working knowledge of hardscaping practices including paver, pond, low-voltage lighting, and irrigation troubleshooting.
  • Strong oral communication skills, job planning skills, and mechanical aptitude are a must.
  • Ability to operate a truck and trailer combination proficiently.
  • Valid Ohio drivers license with a clean record. Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is preferred.

Certifications

This position requires that the individual become certified within one year of employment as follows:

  • Ohio Nursery & Landscaping Association Certification (OCNT); or PLANET Landscape Industry Certified
  • Pesticide certification
  • Ohio Driver's License and insurable with company's agent
  • First aid / cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Landscape Team Member

Position Overview

The landscape maintenance team member performs a variety of tasks assigned by the team leader. The landscape team member engages in the following activities with supervision from the team leader. Lawn maintenance (mowing, trimming, edging, etc.), weeding, pruning, plant installation and care, hardscape installation (concrete paver and natural stone pavements, retaining walls and other elements), material movement.

Responsibilities

  1. Plant installation (transport, soil amendments, placement, etc.)
  2. Performs a wide variety of horticultural tasks to ensure an attractive landscape and an optimal level of plant health, including weed control, certain perennial cultural practices, pruning, mowing, trimming, edging and other routine lawn-care activities (operation of lawn maintenance equipment)
  3. Material movement throughout jobsites including wheelbarrow, ball cart, tarps and other tools.
  4. Uses hand tools including shovels, picks, rakes, etc. to dig holes for plant and hardscape elements, lawn grading, seed/sod installation and related activities.
  5. Performs other related tasks to aid in the construction and maintenance of softscape and hardscape projects.
  6. Safely operates and maintains assigned equipment; notifies team leader of any necessary repairs.
  7. Aids in maintaining clean and safe jobsite; clean up and walk through to ensure all tasks are completed and accounts for all company equipment assigned to team.
  8. Maintains professional image at all times and provides polite responses / interactions with clients.
  9. Reports to work at required time effectively listen and perform assignments from team leader. May assist in equipment loading and unloading.

Experience and Qualifications

  • High school degree or GED is preferred but not required. One year of experience is preferred but not required.
  • Candidate must be able to read and write.
  • Some knowledge of installation and maintenance practices including pruning, weed control, lawn maintenance, plant installation, hardscape installation, etc. is preferred but not required.
  • Reliable transportation to shop and assigned jobsite, if applicable.
  • Submit to drug test and background check.

Certifications

This position requires that the individual become certified within one year of employment as follows:

  • Ohio Nursery & Landscaping Association Certification (OCNT); or NALP Landscape Industry Certified
  • Ohio Driver's License and insurable with company's agent.
  • First aid / cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Production Manager - Maintenance

Position Overview

The production manager – maintenance is an experienced professional directing the activities of all maintenance team members. The production manager - maintenance handles scheduling, ordering, resource allocation, team member development and assisting sales department in determining potential client enhancement opportunities. The position requires strong communication skills, is well organized, and possesses the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

Responsibilities

  1. Directs maintenance/snow division operations and performance to meet/exceed divisional and company budget. Monitors divisional KPI’s regularly and makes adjustments when needed to maximize efficiency and correct variances.
  2. Creates divisional budget and forecasts as part of annual company budgeting process.
  3. Manages scheduling and routing for maintenance/snow divisions. Allocates company resources to perform work efficiently and in accordance with RLG standards. Coordinates vendors, subcontractors, equipment, and labor.
  4. Coordinates all snow event activities including preseason preparations, pre/post event activities, scheduling/routing, and action plans to ensure successful snow operations.
  5. Develop, update, and implement team member training and education for maintenance/snow divisions including safety, technical, professional development, and company handbook policies.
  6. Monitor team member performance, conduct periodic performance reviews, and implements development/career plans with all direct reports. Documents personnel actions and coordinate team member paperwork with HR. Hires divisional team members as needed.
  7. Manages quality control on all maintenance/snow projects through site evaluations and client interactions. Takes action to correct deficiencies and resolve issues in a timely manner. Provides regular QC feedback and training as needed.
  8. Regularly makes recommendations for enhancements to sales department. May occasionally discuss/sell enhancements directly to client.
  9. Assist sales department with job costing and job analysis. Makes recommendations to sales department to correct variances where needed.
  10. Research and implement new tools/equipment to improve efficiency, safety and profitability. Develop and review production rates for divisional production tasks.
  11. Create and revise new and existing SOP’s for maintenance and snow divisions.
  12. Monitors team performance using LMN time and GPS system. Resolves issues by providing team member training/support. Manages GPS system and makes updates to maintain accurate information.
  13. Reviews/approve payroll for all direct reports. Review/approve maintenance/snow jobs to ensure accurate billing. Transition billing information to accounting department for processing.
  14. Coordinates with mechanic and installation Production Manager to maintain fleet and facilities, asset life cycle/replacement schedule and fleet/facility financial analysis. Monitors fleet and facilities damage/incidents with proper documentation and resolution.
  15. Schedules PM service/repairs with mechanic to minimize downtime.
  16. Supports the company’s mission, goals, and strategies.
  17. Assists with other duties for the good of team members and the company.

Experience and Qualifications

  • This position requires a two or four year degree in landscape, horticulture, or related field, plus two years experience as a supervisor in the horticulture industry.
  • Working knowledge of standard horticultural practices and cultural requirements is required along with a solid understanding of landscape maintenance/snow concepts.
  • Candidate must be proficient in the use of computers and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products including Word and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of LMN software is preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, supervisory skills and a mechanical aptitude are a must.
  • Candidate must have excellent organizational skills and a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate in English, bi-lingual speaking is a plus (Spanish).

Certifications

This position requires that the individual currently possess or become certified within one year of employment as follows:

  • Ohio Nursery & Landscaping Association Certification (OCNT); or NALP Landscape Industry Certified
  • Valid state of Ohio Drivers License
  • First aid / cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Pesticide applicator license
  • Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI)
  • Snow and Ice Management Association (ASM or CSP)

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