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Lead Landscape Designer & Architect

Company: Egli Landscapes Inc.
Location: Wayland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Egli Landscapes is seeking an experienced and reliable Lead Designer & Architect to assist with Business Development, Sales, and Product Supervision. There is nothing more rewarding than adding value to our clients' properties to show them what service is all about.

We pay above standards, and there is also much room for growth! Profit-sharing is available for well-performing, dependable team members who reach agreed-upon goals.

Apply today: https://eglilandscapes.com/apply

Duties and Responsibilities

Landscape Design & Architecture

Supervise current projects under construction, especially jobs sold

Plan, direct, and evaluate team members under your supervision

Maintain accurate documentation of LMN and any personnel issues

Assist Operations Manager

Design landscapes using our design programs, Pro-Landscape or U-vision

Maximize the aesthetic characteristics of clients' property by interrelating relevant landscape design elements

Work in the field when necessary

Keep our clients' properties looking fantastic

Business Development

Assist Operations Manager in all aspects of Sales and Production Supervision

Efficiently follow our Selling Process

Develop and present designs and proposals

Sell and promote ideas and concepts

Establish labor, equipment, material, and overhead costs aligned with target margin of profit

Implement our marketing agenda using monthly e-news, Facebook, and website

Teamwork & Community Presence

Embody our core values (Attitude, Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Commitment), policies and standards

Report directly to Owner

Collaborate with a motivated team of members, leaders, mangers, admin staff and clients

Communicate consistently and build strong relationships with the President, Operations Manager and the Landscape Management Network (LMN)

Maintain and grow client relations and networking database

Bring suggestions for improvement to every weekly meeting

Learning & Development

Cross-train with our team and prepare to take on additional leadership

Customer Satisfaction

Make great first impressions (over the phone and in-person)

Communicate with clients regularly to ensure our service is exceeding their expectations

Minimum Requirements

4-year degree in Horticulture or related field, emphasis in Landscape Design

5+ years' experience in Landscape Design, Horticulture or a related field

Working knowledge of standard horticultural practices (planting, pruning, corrective pruning, fertilization etc.), landscaping, and hardscaping

Ability to draw or use drafting techniques representing topography, vegetation layout, and other landscape amenities

Working knowledge of standard construction practices, basic electricity, piping and plumbing concepts

Ability to identify commonly used botanical names (shrubs, perennials, and/or trees) as well as common weeds and pests

Ability to recognize drainage deficiencies and problem soil

Ability to operate various power equipment (weed eaters, blowers, edgers, sod cutters, trucks, trailers, track loaders, and excavators, etc.)

Passion for Landscape Design & Architecture

Curiosity to explore new things, form new skills and meet new people

Excited to contribute positively to our community

Excellent abilities in: initiative, independence, negotiation, conflict-resolution, analysis, creativity, teamwork, and communication (oral and written)

Embraces life outdoors and hands-on, physical work

Appreciates working in inclimate weather (hot, cold, rainy, and beautiful)

Insatiable energy to learn and be challenged

Proven track record helping others succeed

Valid Iowa Driver's License (CDL preferred or willingness to obtain)

Insurable by our agent

Become certified with the Interlocking Concrete Paver Institute (ICPI)

Become a Certified Nursery Professional with the Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association (INLA)

About Egli Landscapes

Egli Landscapes, founded in 2004 by Tim Egli, is the landscape company of choice in Southeast Iowa. We strive for excellence, grow individually while uniting as a team, and provide an exemplary level of service to our clients. We operate at maximum efficiency and have the strong foundation of local community and family values.

Check out our testimonials at https://eglilandscapes.com/testimonials/

Egli Landscapes is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Job Details

$55,000 - $75,000 plus commissions, based on experience


Landscape Design & Architecture

Employment Type


Job Functions

Design & Architecture; Management; Business Development; Sales

Keywords: Egli Landscapes Inc., Cedar Rapids , Lead Landscape Designer & Architect, Professions , Wayland, Iowa

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