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(003) GENERAL MANAGER I - North Florida

Company: NaturChem - Opterra Solutions
Location: Lake City
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

General ManagerNaturChem is a leader in the Vegetation Management Services industry. We provide services to clients across the south/southeast to control vegetation. We are seeking qualified, hardworking individuals who are looking for a family-oriented company, love working outside, within a team, and who want to achieve big results while providing excellent service to our customers.The General Manager oversees the operation and management of vegetation management services for customers across their territory. They are the top-line manager for all functions within their location. This position reports to a regional Vice President and Corporate stakeholders.NaturChem ServicesIndustrial weed controlHerbicide application to industrial and municipal sitesSolar farm/field managementParks & recreation fields/grounds projectsOpen spaces, wooded areas, and unused acreage maintenanceRetention/detention pond repair & maintenanceErosion control measuresStormwater/sewer easement projectsIn this role you willLead and coordinate with sales and operations to sell, complete, and invoice jobs.Lead and direct all internal team members.Train and develop employees ensuring a focus on safety and best practices.Manage business administration including budgeting, forecasting, scheduling, hiring, terminations, training, and more.Facilitate the proper maintenance of company vehicles and equipment.Prior experience managing a P&L. Experience running a $1-2 million dollar operation. Our business is primarily focused on herbicide application and commercial landscaping. Prior experience in herbicide application and sales preferred. Prior experience managing a fleet of five-to-ten 3/4-ton trucks and some larger CDL vehicles.General ResponsibilitiesSupervising the planning, maintenance, and scheduling of services.Overseeing the maintenance and repair of equipment used and the purchasing of all products and services.Rendering professional leadership and services to the customers.Leading training initiatives, setting planning meetings, managing business operations.Interviewing, hiring, training, directing, and supervising a staff of employees for the purpose of completing forecasted revenue. He/she has the authority to evaluate, discipline, and terminate the employment of subordinates.Keeping accurate and complete records on staff, inventory, weather data, maintenance procedures, chemical applications, etc.Planning and projecting work to achieve the agreed-upon scope of work to comply with all requirements, and overseeing the training, scheduling, and deploying of personnel to accomplish the work in compliance with all safety, best practices, and local, state, and federal guidelines.Developing and implementing plans to reduce impacts on the environment including stormwater management, waste management, and erosion control; and improving the overall sustainability of the facilities.Managing equipment fleet in compliance with DOT and/or company guidelines.Approving all expenditures and exercising cost control measures to keep operating expenses in line with the approved budgets.Communicating regularly with other members of the local and corporate management team to discuss activities, goals, plans, and user input.Applicant RequirementsA minimum of five (5) years of experience in similar work in the commercial, industrial, or residential services industry.Education to include a bachelor's degree in Horticulture, Agronomy, Environmental Sciences, or similar agricultural or business programs are highly encouraged to apply.Proficient in administrative and executive ability, especially in terms of problem-solving and decision-making.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Willingness to participate in seminars, workshops, web-based training courses, field days, and trade shows.Must-Have Qualifications:Previous experience performing and managing outdoor labor services.Leadership, customer service, profit/loss management, budgeting, forecasting, and computer skills.Ability to manage work groups from the office and at outdoor customer sites in varying environmental conditions.Ability to travel overnight, as needed.Preferred Nice to Haves:Experience with industrial facilities maintenance, spray application, and equipment (environmental or erosion control, stormwater maintenance, aquatics, or other similar service industries).Herbicide/Pesticide Applicator License (any state).Pay and Benefits:Salary range for General Managers is $50,000-100,000 per year depending on experience and background.Fulltime, permanent position, Monday-Friday day shift.Benefits include medical insurance (health, dental, vision), 401(k) with company match, paid vacation, holiday pay, paid training, continuing education, professional development, and more.

Keywords: NaturChem - Opterra Solutions, Gainesville , (003) GENERAL MANAGER I - North Florida, Executive , Lake City, Florida

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