James River Grounds Management, an Aspen Grove Company, offers
the full package of landscape-related services. With the resources
to combine landscape design/installation and the accompanying
maintenance services, we offer you greater flexibility and
cohesiveness at a more cost-effective price than if you were
dealing with individual contractors. Our core offering is to
effectively manage the full landscape program so that property
managers can rest easier knowing that one of their most expensive
assets is being managed properly. We understand that our clients
have limited time for site visits and coordination of contractors.
Through pro-active communication, attention to detail and customer
centered focus, we achieve an effective and meaningful partnership
with our clients.
**Position Description - Crew Leader:**
The Crew Leader is responsible for directly supervising a crew
while on the job site and ensuring the crew works safely and
efficiently while delivering quality jobs on time. This position is
responsible for developing and training crew members, planning,
assigning and directing work, managing and maintaining material and
equipment, and addressing and resolving customer issues. This
position reports directly to the Operations Manager.
+ Work with management to create schedules and follow job
specifications, including materials and timelines.
+ Organizes, supervises, leads and trains employees to complete
projects within established guidelines and timeframe.
+ Ensures contractual obligations are fulfilled in a manner that
is in line with proper horticultural practices.
+ Complies with equipment preventative maintenance program.
+ Inspects each job site weekly and maintains punch lists given
by manager while on site.
+ Identifies ways to improve work processes, efficiency, and
+ Communicates with onsite clients as outlined in communication
+ Responds properly to the client's requests; follows up to make
sure their needs have been met.
+ Keeps manager aware of all client concerns and communication
on the job site.
+ Maintains safe working conditions on job site at all times;
follows and implements all company safety guidelines.
**Education** **&** **Experience** **Qualifications:**
+ Minimum of two years of professional landscape maintenance
+ High school diploma or GED required.
+ Current State Technician and/or Applicator license preferred
but not required.
+ General knowledge of irrigation systems.
+ General knowledge of horticultural and maintenance
**Skills & Abilities Qualifications:**
+ Must be able to effectively communicate in English; bilingual
in Spanish highly preferred.
+ Ability to train others and exercise leadership skills.
+ Demonstrates dependability; consistently at work and on time,
responds to management direction and commits to the required hours
for job completion that will vary based on weather/season.
+ Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to solve conflict
while keeping emotions under control.
+ Ability to plan, organize and direct a team in a manner that
uses time efficiently.
+ Has the aptitude to identify and act on opportunities to help
and support work efforts of the team.
+ Can safely operate and maintain all equipment used for
+ Valid State Driver's License with clean driving record.
+ Works around hazardous equipment with moving mechanical
+ Works outside in all weather conditions, including cold, heat,
+ Works around excessive noise from machines, requiring hearing
+ Works in corridors with uneven terrain.
+ May be exposed to nature, i.e. irritating plants and biting or
+ May be exposed to fumes/odors, dust/mites, chemical and/or
+ May be exposed to dogs and other animals.
+ Work may be performed at varying heights above ground.
+ Must have the ability and endurance to perform tasks for at
least 8-hour periods.
+ Must understand and demonstrate proper safety procedures,
abiding by all OSHA regulations, with the ability to respond to
emergency situations in a timely manner.
+ Must be able to maintain attention and concentration for
extended periods of time.
+ Must be able to wear PPE as necessary.
+ Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a
**Rarely:** Climbing poles, color vision.
**Occasionally:** Sitting, kneeling, crawling, climbing ladders,
balancing, lifting up to 50lbs.
**Frequently:** Stooping, squatting, sense of touch, climbing
on/off truck, gripping, reaching, range of motion, lifting,
carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, lifting over 10lbs to
**Continuously:** Standing, walking, body twisting, manual
dexterity, speaking clearly, seeing distant, seeing, reading,
hearing - speech range, lifting up to 10lbs.
Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of
the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation
should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets
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**Rarely** = less than 10%
**Occasionally** = up to 33%
**Frequently** = up to 66%
**Continuously** = 67% to 100%