Tree Care Operations Manager

Application Deadline

Location

North Hampton , New Hampshire

Seacoast Tree Care, LLC is seeking an Operations Manager. 

We are looking for passionate Arborists that like to have Fun and work as a Team and Teach their Craft to others.

 At Seacoast Tree Care we're dedicating to restoring, maintaining and conserving diverse landscapes throughout New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. 

Our Mission-To be the recognized leader of tree preservation through innovation and excellence in customer service.

Our Core Values- Safety, Excellence, Humility, Teamwork, Honesty, Innovation.

Please visit our website at www.seacoasttreecare.com to learn more about our company.

Responsibilities and Duties

Operations:

  • Coordinates crew makeup, equipment, tools and supplies in such a way as to complete all jobs efficiently, correctly and profitably.
  • Establishes and monitors systems to ensure proper maintenance and cleanliness of all equipment and facilities.
  • Responsible for the prompt dispatch of crews and other labor-related cost savings.
  • Responsible for scheduling of GTC crews in coordination with sales staff.
  • Responsible for overseeing scheduling of PHC.

Training:

  • Responsible for onboarding of new employees.
  • Responsible for the training of new employees in conjunction with the crew leaders.
  • Responsible for employee development plans and holds employees accountable to those plans.
  • Works with tree crews to increase skill level.

Safety:

  • Knows all company safety regulations, teaches them to all crew members and insists on 100% compliance.
  • Instructs employees how to operate all equipment and use materials safely.
  • Knows basic first aid procedures and ensures that first aid equipment is on the job at all times.
  • Fills out accident reports promptly and completely when needed and investigates cause(s) of accidents.
  • Functions as company safety officer.

Personnel:

  • Is responsible for hiring, firing, promotions and pay raises of employees under his/her supervision.
  • Determines workable hours, approves all time, chargeable and nonchargeable, on time sheets.
  • Responsible for maintaining good morale and handles grievances.

Efficiency and Cost Control:

  • Studies and determines the most efficient way to handle each job, taking into account such factors as location, season, crew availability, equipment, materials, etc.
  • Knows how to use and transport materials and chemicals to avoid waste, loss and hazards..
  • Controls productivity of each crew member and utilizes each tool and piece of equipment to its fullest.
  • Keeps non-chargeable hours and overtime to a minimum.

Equipment, Materials and Supplies:

  • Assure there are sufficient, appropriate materials and equipment to do the job.
  • Is accountable for all tools, equipment, safety devices, materials and supplies.
  • Stores equipment and material safely each night to avoid loss by theft, vandalism, etc.
  • Knows operating condition of all equipment, recommends and schedules replacement or maintenance in time to avoid a breakdown.
  • Knows proper and complete operation of each piece of equipment, sees that the crew uses the right equipment for each job.

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  • Conducts himself and his crews properly in order to make a good impression on clients and prospective clients, the general public and others who observe the crews on the job or traveling to and from the job site. This includes personal and equipment cleanliness, not littering, controlling profanity and being courteous to the public.
  • Possesses pride of workmanship and instills it in his/her crew.
  • Speaks positively about the work, the client and the company. All problems shall be discussed with management in confidence.

Equipment, Materials and Supplies:

  • Assure there are sufficient, appropriate materials and equipment to do the job.
  • Is accountable for all tools, equipment, safety devices, materials and supplies.
  • Stores equipment and material safely each night to avoid loss by theft, vandalism, etc.
  • Knows operating condition of all equipment, recommends and schedules replacement or maintenance in time to avoid a breakdown.
  • Knows proper and complete operation of each piece of equipment, sees that the crew uses the right equipment for each job.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5 years experience in Tree care at the crew leader level or above.
  • Certified Arborist.
  • CDL-B preferred
  • CTSP preferred
  • 3- 5 years of Plant health care experience.
  • Able to perform a supervisory role.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with sales representative(s), management and work crews to maintain a cost-efficient, professional operation.
  • Bachelor of science in business or horticulture related field preferred.
  • Applicants must have a desire to create a fun workplace that values quality, safety and efficiency.

Benefits

  • 3 weeks PTO
  •  6 paid sick days
  • Health and dental insurance with 50% cost share for employee and family
  • Life insurance
  • 401k with 4% company match. 
  • Continuous education.