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Career Details :: Lawn Service Managers
Plan, direct, and coordinate activities of workers engaged in pruning trees and shrubs, cultivating lawns, and applying pesticides and other chemicals according to service contract specifications.
A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Supervises workers who provide grounds-keeping services on a contract basis.
- Reviews contracts to ascertain service, machine, and workforce requirements for job.
- Answers customers' questions about grounds-keeping care requirements.
- Prepares service cost estimates for customers.
- Schedules work for crew according to weather conditions, availability of equipment, and seasonal limitations.
- Investigates customer complaints.
- Spot checks completed work to improve quality of service and to ensure contract compliance.
- Suggests changes in work procedures and orders corrective work done.
- Prepares work activity and personnel reports.
- Dietetic Technicians
- First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
- Housekeeping Supervisors
- Janitorial Supervisors
- Lodging Managers
- Meeting and Convention Planners
- Recreation Workers
General Work Activities
- Coordinating Work & Activities of Others
- Guiding, Directing & Motivating Subordinates
- Establishing & Maintaining Relationships
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Communicating With Other Workers
- Time Management
- Management of Personnel Resources
- Implementation Planning
- Problem Identification
- Active Listening
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Supervise, Coach, Train Others
- Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
- Deal With External Customers
- Provide a Service to Others