Regional Manager

Reports to:

General Manager

Overview

Reports to: General Manager

Position Location: Windsor Locks, CT

Overview: This position will assist the General Manager in managing all aspects of the business, for those sites assigned, with the objective being to maximize market share, sales, and profits while continuing to build the Company’s reputation as a respected leader in the industry. It is the responsibility of this position to assure all sites assigned are in full compliance with established Company standards, policies, and procedures at all times.

Candidates should have at least 5 years of experience in the following areas:

Advertising:

  • Trade Show administration, logistics and set-up.

DOT and Safety Compliance:

  • Workers Compensation Management.
  • Safety (OSHA) Compliance Management
  • Compliance to DEC Regulations
  • DOT Compliance
  • Accidents with Company vehicles
  • Work related injuries

Personnel Management:

  • Recruits, screens, and interviews potential employees
  • Manages major employee conflicts
  • Employee file compliance
  • Performance Evaluation process implementation
  • Oversees operational deadlines and assures Team hits objectives
  • Handles employee counseling and disciplinary action

Management of Site Standards and Customer Service:

  • Assures all sites are in full compliance with Company site standards
  • Resolves any major customer complaints
  • Willingness to travel to any site to resolve issues as directed by the General Manager
  • Inventory management
  • Quality control
  • Customer service
  • Monitors competition strengths and weaknesses

Profit & Margin Management including:

  • Operational Expenses
  • Gross Margin Percentage
  • Scrap
  • Capital Purchases (land, equipment, trucks) and projects including research, proposal, and management of the project
  • Approves minor repairs of equipment and vehicles

Back up for Site Managers during periods of transition

Prepares and implements a training program for all levels of key year-round personnel starting from the time they are hired. Monitors this training as well as being personally involved.

Other duties as assigned by General Manager

Other Requirements

  • Ability to travel on a regular basis 50% – 75%.
  • Organized and able to multi-task.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and FMCSA regulations and requirements.
  • Sales and management experience in a horticultural business.
  • Ability to constructively resolve conflict.
  • Horticulture: 5 years
  • Crew management: 5 years
  • OSHA: 5 years
  • DOT Compliance: 5 years
  • Plant identification: 5 years
  • Landscape design: 5 years

Salary: Starting at $70,000 annually with the potential for bonus

Benefits:

  • 401(k) with a match
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Willing to assist with relocation costs

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)