Project Manager – Landscape Construction

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Location: Chicago, IL
Salary: $100K

Do you enjoy rolling up your sleeves to manage landscape construction projects for exquisite high-end properties?  We are searching for an incredibly talented project manager for landscape construction projects who excels at managing field teams, providing the highest quality and customer service, and utilizing best practices.

Operations:   Manage high-end landscape design-build construction projects to consistently deliver highly successful and profitable projects.

  • Ensure all projects are completed according to contract and plans, safely, within budget, in time, profitably, according to high standards and to the highest customer’s satisfaction.
  • Deliver finished projects that meet or exceed client expectations on beauty, functionality, quality and timeline.
  • Create and implement best practices effectively using technology, labor, and equipment with KPI’s.
  • Optimize projects and personnel to maximize revenue and profitability as well as increase efficiencies, processes, quality, and customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure highest customer satisfaction and customer retention with quality control, site visits, communication that improves relationships and prompt responses to all client communications resolving complaints in a professional manner.
  • Understand the market, customers, industry, and competitors with early identification and plans of action for customer needs, trends, new competitor product/service offerings and challenges.
  • Prepare and deliver accurate and timely reports on a regular basis.
  • Ensure organized, clean, safe, and efficient work environments that include clean and organized projects.
  • Demonstrate proficient knowledge and applied practical expertise of landscape construction with ability to roll up sleeves to work and train project personnel.
  • Prompt investigation and resolution of all complaints and emergencies.

Financial:  Oversee all financial aspects of every project including P&L, budgets, cost controls, change orders, goals, revenue, equipment, material, and labor.

  • Optimize and analyze project reports, schedules, performance and implement corrective actions to increase revenue and profitability.
  • Manage additional work and change orders.

Leadership Hire, train, develop, motivate and mentor to form high performing, high morale, result-oriented project and field personnel focused on optimized projects, safety, productivity, profitability, high quality, and customer satisfaction.

  • Share our passion for performance, customer service, growth, revenue, and profitability by leading, training, and motivating each person to maximize their contribution, be a member of a high-performance team, be a thought leader and continuously improve projects and the work environment.


  • A minimum of five (5) years of successful experience as a Project Manager – Landscape Construction for high value properties with proven results and best practices for landscape construction project performance, profitability, and quality.
  • A four-year degree in Landscape Construction or related field preferred.
  • Proven track record of achieving and exceeding established business goals, creating, and executing plans, implementing key performance metrics, problem solving, decision making and strong financial and business acumen.
  • A proven track record of managing landscape projects completed on time, within budget, safely, profitably and to the satisfaction of the client.



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