Become an urban landscape project manager with Ecogardens!
About Us: Ecogardens is a sustainable landscaping company that offers premier, full-service ecological design, products, and consulting services. We design and install green roofs, urban gardens and terrace plantings, and other green infrastructure including rain gardens, rainwater harvesting, and bioswales. The Urban Landscape Project Manager is a supervisory role responsible for managing multiple landscape projects ranging from on-grade urban gardens to rooftop gardens and green roofs.
Our guiding principle is to be responsible stewards of the environment and we’re looking for someone who aligns with those values and understands the challenges of establishing and stewarding urban gardens both on the ground as well as on terraces and rooftops. This is a full-time position that reports to the president of the company.
Day-to-day management of crew operations
Willing attitude to be a hands-on participant with crew(s) as needed
Project scheduling and morning dispatch of crews
Performing project take offs and preparing cost estimates within company estimating program
Site visits for current and new clients
Meeting and communicating effectively with clients
Prioritize tasks and handle multiple responsibilities and projects simultaneously
New client prospecting and follow up including verification of new leads, establishing contact, site assessment, and measurements
Great attitude, positive and self-motivated, and the ability to work independently
Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience managing projects and crews in horticulture/landscaping industry is required
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite is a must
CAD/estimating software experience a plus
Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, or Environmental educational background preferred
Excellent communication skills and comfort level when talking with clients, minor report writing
Ability to identify plants, pests, weeds, etc.
Proactive vs. reactive, looking for problems before they show up
Basic knowledge of irrigation controls is a plus
Drive a vehicle (van, truck, or box truck) with competence and common sense
Think this role might be for you? Send a PDF resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org letting us know why you’re a good fit. In your proposal, please share a brief summary of your experience, including examples of projects previously created or managed.