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Objective:   Seek the Position of Landscaping Services Manager

SUMMARY:   Top class Landscaping Services Manager with huge background in planning, coordinating, constructing, repairing, and maintaining various grounds development, maintenance, and preventive maintenance systems.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Over ten years experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of planning, organizing, controlling and directing of the program management activities of the Landscape Services Department.
  • Great knowledge of current horticulture practices and modern techniques, materials, and equipment used in landscape maintenance.
  • Huge knowledge of Integrated Pest Management Programs and concepts.
  • Exceptional knowledge of Pest and herbicide control techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of safety methods and practices.
  • Uncommon knowledge of sound management practices.
  • Strong knowledge of budget preparation and control.
  • Uncommon knowledge of policies, rules, and regulations pertinent to landscape operations.
  • Great oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of principles and practices of administration, supervision, and training.
  • Profound knowledge of applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Remarkable ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others including the public.
  • Uncommon ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • In-depth ability to direct the maintenance of a variety of reports and files related to assigned activities.
  • Remarkable ability to operate a computer and assigned software.
  • Immense ability to read blueprints and specifications.

Professional Experience

Rainbow County Unified School District, Minneapolis, MN
2002 - Present

Landscaping Services Manager
  • Plan, coordinate, construct, repair and maintain the various grounds development, maintenance, and preventive maintenance systems in the school district; manage the District's Integrated Pest Management Program.
  • Estimate materials, supplies, manpower, and total costs for District landscape projects; prepare contract specifications for all site improvements.
  • Prepare a master work schedule and crew assignments; assign the work to the various grounds crews according to work orders. E Inspect work frequently for materials, progress, safety, cleanliness, quality of workmanship, and conformance to plans, specifications, and codes; clarify interpretation with relation to plans and specifications. E Provide a full report of work activities to the Director, Physical Plant Operations.
  • Advise the Director, Physical Plant Operations of any or all problems requiring further discussion or clarification.
  • Prepare, review, monitor, and manage the Landscape Services budget.
  • Write material, equipment and repair specifications; order materials as needed and make recommendations of supplies and equipment for purchase.
  • Maintain necessary personnel and other records related to the assignment.
  • Evaluate new materials, equipment and processes as to their utilization in the District. Manage outside purchased services, including tree trimming, mowing, athletic field striping, and sod installation; monitor the balance of in-house expenditures against outside purchased services.
  • Manage the purchase of all grounds equipment, supplies, chemicals and material.
  • Monitor the work of site-based grounds personnel to ensure consistency in training, methods, and results.
  • Coordinate all grounds activities with the appropriate site administrators, athletic directors, area directors and area superintendents.
  • Interview, hire, train, and supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals and make recommendations for appropriate employment action.

Standard College, Minneapolis, MN
2000 - 2002

Assistant Landscaping Services Manager
  • Supervised and participated in all phases of landscape maintenance, cleaning of streets, walks, parking areas (including the removal of snow and ice) and readiness of athletic facilities and playing fields for sporting events and physical education classes.
  • Assisted Manager with implementation of all in-house and contracted landscape projects, providing coordination, supervision, and planning as requested.
  • Planned, directed, documented, and controlled correct disease and pest control applications as required; supervised and documented seeding and fertilization operations as required; determined lawn mowing priorities and schedules, and determined irrigation needs for lawns and new plantings.
  • Ensured that equipment and vehicles were inspected daily to ensure that they were in safe and proper working order and that proper preventative maintenance measures were being implemented.
  • Reviewed work methods, chemical usage, equipment, and procedures to assure that health and safety standards were in compliance with state, local, and federal requirements.
  • Assisted Lead Groundskeepers with planning daily work assignments; oversaw performance of job assignments to ensure that they were being carried out properly.
  • As requested, coordinated with University department's resources and support for special events and meetings, as well as the need to move furniture, equipment or other materials.

Standard College, Minneapolis, MN
1998 - 2000

Landscaping Services Supervisor
  • Supervised all full-time and seasonal landscape and athletic fieldworker staff for main campus and outside houses, new construction and athletic playing surfaces including all lawns, walkways, landscape beds, hedges, trees and associated green spaces.
  • Contracted, supervised and evaluated landscape and tree maintenance contractors.
  • Prepared requisitions, ordered materials, tools and equipment, prepared annual equipment and vehicle fleet acquisition recommendations, developed project estimates.
  • Supervised pest management practices including pesticide application and integrated pest management (IPM) programs.
  • Developed and implemented safety and educational training programs and stayed abreast of new information and technology as it related to operational improvement.
  • Performed all duties in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with established Standard College and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Scheduled staff and approved time off, processed time cards, monitored work performance, completed staff performance reviews and resolved employee issues.
  • Established and implemented tool and equipment preventative and routine maintenance programs.
  • Maintained walkways, roads and parking lots in all seasons.
  • Assisted with General Services and Recycling work areas.
  • Coordinated landscaping work activities with other trades as required by multi-trade projects.
  • Developed and directed all campus snow and ice removal schedules, procedures and activities.
  • Supervised non-Landscape Services staff performing snow removal work.
  • Developed landscape designs, prepared recommendations, installed plantings in areas of new construction and renovated existing plantings as required.

Standard College, Minneapolis, MN
1996 - 1998

Junior Landscape Architect
(Assisted Landscape Architect in doing the following)
  • Oversaw the design of a variety of projects, including urban regeneration schemes, pedestrian schemes, road or retail schemes, and maintained the character of sites of natural beauty.
  • Established general landscape requirements with clients.
  • Conducted preliminary studies of the site (including contours, soil, ecology, buildings, roads).
  • Assessed a site's potential to meet Standard College's specifications.
  • Carried out environmental impact assessments.
  • Sought and took into account the views of local residents, potential users, and parties with a vested interest in projects.
  • Accurately prepared and presented detailed plans and working drawings, including applications, construction details and specifications for projects.
  • Presented proposals to clients, dealing with their enquiries and negotiated any amendments to proceed to final design.


Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture
University of New York (1996)

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