Director of Landscape

Sea Island Company
Sea Island

Job Function: 

Sea Island Company is seeking a Director of Landscape to oversee the Company’s landscape operations. The position is responsible for providing oversight of residential and commercial landscape maintenance accounts, company grounds and design and installation projects. Role serves as a champion for quality landscapes and ensures this is a top priority with our team. Role also functions as the key operational business partner to the Vice President of Development and Services to deliver on landscape goals as well as to troubleshoot, diagnose and problem solve outliers.

Use of Company Vehicle:  Designated to drive a company vehicle

Duties:

• Provide overall management of landscape operations on a daily basis
• Maintain extensive knowledge of landscape products, services and solutions
• Develop thorough knowledge of retail, commercial and company landscape properties
• Ensure high quality work is a top priority across the organization
• Optimize staffing plans to achieve efficient labor management
• Review and discuss financial statements including P&Ls and prepare forecasts and budgets
• Prioritize business unit growth and profit margin improvement
• Process key business decisions with limited oversight
• Provide guidance and coaching, enforce policies and procedures

Minimum Requirements:

• 7+ years of progressive experience in landscape operations management including personnel, sales and financial management
• Extensive knowledge and care practices of trees, shrubs and overall property maintenance
• Bachelor’s degree in horticulture or equivalent certification preferred
• Ability to develop and execute a plan
• Highly developed interpersonal skills to interact with both clients and team members
• Self-motivated and disciplined
• Confidence, accountability, enthusiasm, respect and a positive attitude

Physical Responsibilities:

• Ability to kneel, crouch, squat, climb, stand, sit, balance, reach, bend, push, pull and walk for prolonged periods
• If applicable, must have the ability to work in an outdoor environment, including sun, heat, cold, wind, rain and higher than normal noise levels
• Ability to lift, carry, pull and push up to 50 lbs.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal
• No visible tattoos, visible body piercing or unnatural hair color or hairstyles per company grooming standards