Assnt. Project Manager / Lic. Herbicide Applicator

Chris Holly
Fort Myers, FL

Job Title: Assistant Project Manager / Licensed Herbicide Applicator

Location: Fort Myers, FL (Travel required, company truck provided)

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: Based on experience

Summary: Responsible for managing labor crews and daily operations. Collaborate with staff on current and future projects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with crew leaders/employees to coordinate daily and weekly activities
  • Manage projects in coordination with crew leaders, staff, and management
  • Manage efficiency of labor crews and efficacy of techniques used on job
  • Maintain quality control by checking on projects daily
  • Communicate with staff on project timelines
  • Hire new labor employees when needed
  • Communicate with Human Resources to report injuries, sick leave, vacations, and other time off requests


  • Education and/or Experience: High school or greater. Experience in the environmental services field preferred, but not required
  • Communication Level: Bi-Lingual (English/Spanish) preferred but no required. Must be able to read and write effectively as to prepare daily tasks, administrative paperwork, and email correspondence
  • Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Outlook (Excel preferred)
  • Certifications and/or Licenses Required: Must have a valid Florida driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. *** Core and Natural Areas FDACS License will be required within 30 days of employment
  • Materials/Equipment Used: Mechanical knowledge and hand tools preferred
  • Pass pre-employment drug screening, background and criminal check

Physical Demands & Work Environment/Conditions:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to see, hear, talk, sit, walk, push, pull, twist, lift, squat and stand. Must be able to lift and carry approximately 50lbs occasionally.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in hot, wet and humid conditions as well as inside in the air conditioning. Individual can expect to be exposed to the Sun, wind, soil, rain and various plant and animal life.
  • This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

What You Can Expect from Sandhill:

  • You can expect to be challenged each day to work hard and bring value to the company
  • You can expect to work with a great team of individuals who want you to succeed at every level
  • You can expect the support you need to learn and grow with this company
  • You can expect to have the freedom to create and develop your own talents in managing yourself, your time, and those you lead
  • You can expect a sense of satisfaction that you are part of a company that takes pride in the native plant industry and seeing the real benefits of environmental stewardship it creates in Florida