Branch Manager - Landscape Maintenance

Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
# of Openings
1
Category
Landscape Maintenance

Overview

Landscape Management Branch Managers are responsible for all aspects of their local business including estimating, sales, production, safety, customer service and employee development. Success in this position is indicated by high retention rates for both employees and customers along with profitability that meets or exceeds annual budgets. The ideal candidate is people oriented with a proven record of leadership in a position with profit and loss responsibility. Work takes place in a clean, pleasant, and comfortable office setting. The noise level in the work environment can range from quiet to loud. Generally a 40 hour week, but could require long hours, including evenings and weekends. Fast paced and working under pressure is unavoidable.  This position reports to the branch office, but requires occasional travel (5%) to the company headquarters in Laytonville, MD.

Responsibilities

  • Supervising Others/Coaching/Motivating
    • Develop strong, positive relationships with direct reports
    • Spend regular one on one time with direct reports
    • Provide regular feedback
  • Conflict Resolution/Problem Solving/Negotiation
    • Create workable solutions to customer and employee problems
    • Negotiate terms with vendors and customers that are favorable to the company and fair
  • Communication
    • Communicate company mission, values internally and externally
    • Share operational and financial performance information to the team on a regular basis
  • Team Building
    • Hire, train and encourage a team of high performing middle managers
    • Develop members of the team to improve bench strength
  • Delegation
    • Provide opportunities for direct reports to take responsibilities
    • Accomplish more through others

Qualifications

  • Positive, enthusiastic, energetic and able to work well with others.
  • Demonstrated skill and ability managing and developing numerous employees at various levels.
  • Excellent negotiation and written/oral communication skills in English.
  • At least 5 years experience at a leadership level, with profit and loss responsibility in a commercial service industry. (Landscape industry a plus)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft products and other business enterprise softwares, with extra emphasis on spreadsheet capability.
  • Ability to run efficient and effective meetings over the phone or in-person.
  • Bachelor’s degree in landscape or business related area preferred, but not required.

What we provide:

  • Competitive hourly wage
  • On the job training
  • Medical Benefits
  • Paid Time off
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Family oriented company culture
  • Year-round opportunities for employment

 Ruppert Landscape is an Equal Opportunity and E-verify Employer 

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