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Assistant Operations Manager (Landscape/Irrigation/Lighting)

LF Staffing Services, Inc. Buncombe County, NC

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Labor Finders is immediately looking to hire an ASSISTANT OPERATIONS MANAGER FOR AN IRRIGATION/LANDSCAPE/LIGHTING install and design company

Position: Assistant Ops Manager (Irrigation/Landscape/Lighting)

Promotional Opportunity: Advancement to Operations Manager Potentially

Pay: Depends on experience Date: ASAP Location: Asheville

Days: Mon-Fri Hours: 8a-5pm, plus OT as needed (40-55 hours weekly)

Length: Long-Term, Temp-To-Hire OR Direct Hire Placement

Job Duties:

The Assistant Operations Manager will work directly under the Operations Manager and will learn the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to move up to the Operations Manager Position within a (1) year time frame.

Responsibilities will include the following, plus additional related duties:

• Meet with clients and listen to their needs to determine if we can assist them with their landscape needs.

• Create estimates and quotes for irrigation installation, irrigation service, landscape lighting, hydroseeding, water feature maintenance, and rain water harvesting.

• Ensure field crews have the resources required to get their jobs completed in an efficient and timely manner.

• Ensure field crews are meeting or exceeding our quality and safety standards

• Follow-up with customers when job is complete to ensure the project met or exceeded their expectations.

• Schedule crews

• Meet with clients to address any concerns or issues they may have regarding work we have completed on their property.

• Assist hiring and training new team members.

• Keep informed of new and best practices in the irrigation and green industry.

• Enforce company policies.

• Other related duties.


• Minimum 2 Year college degree

• Must be a NC Licensed Irrigation Contractor (NCICLB) or able to obtain license within 1 year of being hired.

• Must have at least 2 year's experience and a strong knowledge of landscape irrigation systems, landscape lighting systems and water features.

• Strong landscaping knowledge (at least 2 year's experience).

• Ability to pass a background check prior to employment.

• Good driving record (Must have had a driver's license for at least 3 years and no major infractions in at least 5 years)

• Proficient in horticultural plant ID of Western North Carolina. CPP preferred, but not required.

• Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

• Must be computer literate and able to quickly learn industry specific software.

• Strong troubleshooting skills (plumbing, electrical, and/or mechanical)

• Physically able to bend and stoop on a routine basis.

• Able to lift 50 pounds, repetitively

• Physically able to work in field conditions (cold, hot, wet, windy, etc), digging, operating equipment, etc for 40+hours per week.

• Able to communicate in Spanish is a plus but not required.

• Must be able to work with minimal supervision

• Must be able to travel occasionally for projects out of town

• Ability to work additional and/or non-standard office hours (occasional after hours or weekend appointments)

• Ability to be on stand-by for weekend On-Call responsibilities (about once every 4-6 weeks).

• Ability to safely drive and back-up large trucks or vans (sometimes with trailers) in conditions that may include heavy congested work sites, or curvy and/or steep mountain locations.


• Competitive salary based on experience and knowledge

• Profit Sharing bonus

• Company phone

• Paid vacation and holidays

• Paid time off for volunteering with not-for-profit organizations

• Reimbursement for work related education

Please respond here with a resume to apply or call Labor Finders in Asheville: (828) 253-0019

Labor Finders is an equal opportunity employer.




Company Description
Labor Finders is a nationwide staffing service and has been in business for 45 years, with appx 200 offices.

LF Staffing Services, Inc.

Why Work Here?
As a 12X consecutive winner of Best of Staffing Client Competition, and with over 45 years of experience, we are the best at what we do!

Labor Finders is a nationwide staffing service and has been in business for 45 years, with appx 200 offices.


Buncombe County, NC



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