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Landscape Manager

Landscape Construction Manager- Job Description

R&S Landscaping is a well-established firm specializing in high end residential design/build and after care. We are located in Bergen County, NJ and have been in business for over 37 years and are recognized as a leader in our area. We are an innovative, progressive company with a great team of friendly, creative and motivated professionals.

Position Title: Landscape Estimator/Sales -Construction Manager
Employment Status: Full Time
Reports To: General Manager
Supervises: Landscape Construction Crew

Purpose: To ensure that the construction team provides excellent customer service and meets annual and net sales goals, projects are completed on time, at accepted quality levels and within budget.

Works Closely With: General Manager & Property Managers



  • Adhere to all standard operating procedures- (SOP’s)
  • Review plans with crew leader/foreman and designer to decide most efficient method to complete a project on time and within budget.
  • Maintain accurate records on projects including job cost, change orders, crew travel time, installation time, material and daily job reports
  • Plan, schedule and supervise daily/weekly production for assigned construction crew
  • Locate, select & secure material as required for projects.
  • Supervise daily construction projects & visit job site to review progress.
  • Manage & schedule sub contractors
  • Prepare accurate final job cost reports and final invoices
  • Review and approve invoices from suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Monitor hourly costs and maintain minimum per hour target numbers.
  • Monitor job cost and ensure that they are within budget.
  • Maintain a positive P&L for each project
  • Assist other staff throughout the year as required
  • Use transit to establish grades

Sales and Customer Service

  • Screen leads to determine client needs.
  • Returns all calls same day as received.
  • Develop relationships with current customers to foster new business.
  • Prepare bid and proposals for client within five days of site visit.
  • Address any customer complaints and enter them into the call log.
  • Document all change orders.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Resolve customer complaints concerning quality of plant materials, installation and change orders.
  • Enter all client or vendor communication in call log.
  • Review final project invoices for accuracy.
  • Collect deposits and balances from clients.
  • Accurately follow company procedures for work order, change order, job costing and invoicing.
  • Learn company programs and accurately estimate and sell enhancement, irrigation, and lighting projects.
  • Present educational seminars or lectures to public as requested.

Employee Performance Management & Development:

  • Provide motivation, leadership, coaching, training, supervision & support staff
  • Help staff develop within the company.

Training and Safety

  • Adhere to and enforce all safety polices and procedures
  • Wear company uniform and work boots at all times


  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor(s).

Company-Wide/Standard Responsibilities
Serve on strategic planning and continuous improvement teams and fully participate in related meetings as necessary. Demonstrate excellent teamwork and communication skills. Be professional in all exchanges; provide cross-departmental information in a timely manner. Participate in the fulfillment of R&S’s overall vision.

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

Company's website:   www.rscape.com

Educational Requirements


  • Associate’s degree
  • Valid driver’s license

Experience Requirements


  • 3 years management experience
  • 3 years field experience
  • Strong computer skills including Word and Excel

Job Benefits


  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement

Date Job is Available


$60,000- $65,000 - Plus Commission

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