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POSITION PROFILE

 

POSITION TITLE:    Site Supervisor, Estate Landscape/Fine Garden Maintenance, (Napa Valley, Alexander Valley, Healdsburg, Santa Rosa)

 

REPORTING TO: Principal and Director of Operations

 

LOCATION:  Up and down the Napa Valley, Alexander Valley, Healdsburg

 

OUR CLIENT: an artistic i

Website: http://anartistici.com

 

an artistic i (“aai”) is a unique landscape maintenance company, focusing on beautiful and distinctive fine gardens, including multi-acre estate landscapes and wineries. These are exquisite, architecturally designed landscapes, where “mow and blow” just won’t do!

Matthew McCulloch, the owner, is a design-build, licensed landscape contractor, with over twenty years of experience, having managed Korbel Champagne’s winery properties, among others. aai currently manages other beautiful Napa wineries and exclusive estate projects. Matthew’s extensive farming and teaching experience, and knowledge of both English, Japanese and native gardens, guides his team to maintain some of the most outstanding properties in Napa and Sonoma counties.

Due to our consistent growth, we seek a Site Supervisor to manage, oversee and supervise daily crews on client properties. Ideally this is a full-time position, but we may consider someone part-time or flexible hours. Typically, we do not work weekends.

We are also looking for all levels of garden/landscape maintenance crew workers, so if you know anyone interested, please have them contact us.

We work closely with Dexter Estate Landscapes, and “an artistic I” maintains many of the beautiful projects Dexter has installed. Some examples of the fine gardens we work on are shown here: https://www.dexterestatelandscapes.com/copy-of-gallery

This is an hourly, full-time position, with benefits. Appropriate training will be provided.

As aai plans for its continued long term legacy, we are ideally seeking a Supervisor with strong managerial and planning skills, who can help the company grow, improve and update processes and systems, and best prepare for its future and succession planning.

The position is posted here: http://www.lockeandkey.com/jobs/JobOpenings/job_opening_235.php

 

SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work directly with clients, and work closely with the Owner and the Director of Operations, to manage crews and client accounts.
  • Supervise work production and efficiency of crew members, including, but not limited to: quality control, safety, daily record keeping, safety, supplies, training and job site cleanup.

  • Crew work includes:

    • Garden Maintenance
    • Responsible for the overall weekly management of assigned maintenance accounts.
    • Irrigation
    • Soil Work
    • Mulch Work
    • Pesticide/Fertilizer application (mostly organic products)
    • Lawn maintenance
    • Planting, involving large and small plants.
    • Mowing/String Trimming
    • Small Power Tool/Equipment use and repair
    • Drive company vehicles; transport crew and supplies as needed.

     

    EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
    The company realizes that every interested candidate might not have all of the desired experience, and some training will be provided, but here is what they are looking for in terms of experience and skills… the more you have, the better!

    - Minimum of five years of relevant work experience in landscape, garden, winery, hospitality, estate or grounds work. High-end landscape experience is a plus.
    - Minimum of three years of running crews, and project supervision/management.
    - Horticultural/plant knowledge
    - Maintenance/gardening/plant installation knowledge
    - Ability to read and understand architectural layout plans, construction documents, schedules, and cost reports.
    - Inspiring supervisor; skilled at leading and developing employees.
    - History of satisfied clients and employers. Positive attitude and professional demeanor.
    - Organized and detail oriented. Patient, yet driven.
    - Excellent communication skills.
    - Always looking for ways to improve.
    - Computer skills. Office skill. Excel is a plus.
    - Valid California driver’s license with clean driving record.
    - Bilingual Spanish is a plus.
    - We appreciate diversity in our inclusive workforce and company culture.

     

    EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

    - High School Diploma/equivalent or higher.

    - All related education is a plus: landscape, horticultural, gardening, construction, business, etc.

     

    REWARDS/BENEFITS/COMPENSATION:

    - Opportunity to work directly with both the company and property owner, in beautiful surroundings, on first-class landscapes, helping them grow and flourish into works of living art.

    - Competitive hourly base compensation.

    - Flexible schedule.

    - Bonus potential.

    - Medical/dental insurance.

    - Company truck.

    - Paid holidays.

    - Paid time off.

    - Boot allowance.

    - Cell phone stipend.

    - Company provides: work shirts, sweatshirts, beanie, hats, gloves, safety equipment, tools, and rain gear.

    - Paid employee referral program.

     

    SAFETY/COVID-19

    aai is committed to the safety of our employees, subcontractors, owners and everyone else who visits our job sites. This includes standard job site safety requirements and protocols, and any additional appropriate Covid-19 prevention tactics. The company supplies masks, gloves, sanitizer, handwashing facilities, and has other appropriate safety protocols in place.

     

    TO APPLY:

    Please email your resume and cover letter with “garden” in the subject line.

    Local candidates only, Napa or Sonoma counties.

    Qualified resumes with cover letter will receive notification of receipt.

    Please do not send your resume to an artistic i directly.

     

    Lisa K. Locke

    Locke and KEY Recruiting, Hiring and Consulting Services

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    Mail: P.O. Box 2873, Alameda, CA  94501

    Phone/Fax 510-533-2005

    Email to send resume/cover letter: lklocke@lockeandkey.com

    Web: https://www.lockeandkey.com

     

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