Company: California's Great America
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Overview:Salary Details: $71,410 - $89,260/yr. based on
experience. - -The Landscape Manager is responsible for directing
and overseeing the landscaping department encompassing designing
and the follow up maintenance of existing landscaped areas and new
landscape designs. Plans and directs the work of staff including
training, assigning, planning, and reviewing work, evaluating work
performance, coordinating activities, maintaining standards,
allocating personnel, selecting new employees, acting on employee
problems. Job responsibilities include managing, developing or
refining plans for the projects, which may include water systems,
ornamental plants, trees, ground covers, and landscaping structures
(e.g., walkways, water, and lighting). Must be able to design small
and large landscape areas and their associated irrigation systems.
Other job duties include managing pest control, estimating costs
and negotiating prices for plants, equipment, and outside service
contracts. Supervise employees that install and maintain the water
systems and landscaping. This involves scheduling work crews,
planning daily work activities, and monitoring the work being done.
Also responsible for training employees on safety and work
procedures for all equipment and hazardous materials involved.
Position is responsible for managing all landscape field operations
within the division. Coordinates the procurement and scheduled use
of resources, including labor, equipment, and materials to ensure
maximum use and completion of work within budget, safety guidelines
and quality standards. Promotes the growth and development of field
staff and assists them in carrying out their responsibilities as
- Provide leadership to the Landscaping Department within the
- Maintain the safety of guests and employees by ensuring proper
maintenance of company equipment and enforcing safe work practices
at all times. Ensures all work is completed in adherence to safety
policies and guidelines. Conduct inspections and safety training on
job sites as needed. Investigates any accident or safety violation,
prepares appropriate reports, takes action steps to correct and
prevent future occurrences. Defines and implements solutions to
recurring accidents or most common hazards.
- Develop and accurately maintain budgets and schedules for all
assigned departmental responsibilities.
- Manage landscaping, irrigation, pest control, and aquatics
projects to deliver maximum performance and value for the company.
Complete projects on time and within budgets. Manages and schedules
labor, equipment, and material to accomplish production schedules
and established budgets.
- Ensure that all employees and guests are treated with respect
and dignity at all times. Conduct regular staff meetings - - and
communicate with members of other departments to coordinate
- Manage maintenance projects and assigned tasks to maximize the
appearance, function, and availability of company equipment and
- Manage department staff within the work force. Including
hiring, disciplining, training, coaching, mentoring, and developing
staff to reach potential and established goals for the individual
and division. Identify and develop Crew Leaders.
- Maintain a high level of good housekeeping and care of company
assets in the field, vehicles, shop, and work-sites.
- Must be able to calibrate chemical doses for fertilization of
small areas to acres of turf & ornamentals, pesticide usage,
- To support and participate in the development, implementation,
and refinement of departmental best practices in all areas of field
operations and safety. To keep abreast of new methods that might be
applicable to the Company; constantly pursing new ideas, which
could be implemented.
- Maintain all field reporting and records required for reporting
procedures and are completed accurately and timely to maintain
company, State, and Federal regulations.
- Adheres to and enforces all Cedar Fair and specific Park
policies and procedures, including safety, attendance and EEO
policies, and demonstrates commitment to customer service in all
aspects of employment.
- Other duties may be assigned.Qualifications:
- Associate's Degree (2 year College or Tech School Preferred) or
a closely related field.
- Must have at least 6-10 years of related experience.
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Prior experience with landscape maintenance and design is
- More than 5 years' experience successfully managing a large and
diverse workforce in landscape maintenance or a closely related
- Extensive knowledge of applicable laws, codes, standards, and
industry practices relating to Landscape Maintenance.
- At least 5 years' experience with the implementation,
administration, and development of expense budgets.
- Must have a good understanding of modern business practices and
procedures, business letter writing and elements of correct English
usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, punctuation, and mathematics.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is desired.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to maintain
effective working relationships with others is a must.
- Must possess a valid/current "category B" Qualified Applicator
Certificate with the California Department of Pesticide
- Ability to work nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet
- Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company
policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
- Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or
older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal,
DMV, previous employment, education, and personal references, per
Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial
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