Seasonal Services Operations Manager at Wright Outdoor Solutions

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: West Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description:

Title: Seasonal Services Operations Manager

Status: Full-Time/Exempt

Reports to: General Manager

About Us:

Wright Outdoor Solutions offers indoor and outdoor services to residential and commercial customers and their communities across the country. These services include landscape design and installation, complete tree care, lawn care, seasonal maintenance, interior and exterior holiday lights and décor, interior plantscaping, land clearing and mulch. Our operations are guided by a set of values: safety, integrity, quality, teamwork, innovation, and family. We abide by the highest ethical standards and we work as a team to deliver creative solutions to our clients. Finally, we are proud of our family-founded history and have worked to retain those family values in our culture since becoming employee-owned in 2002. As we continue to grow, new opportunities are becoming available.

Job Summary:

The Seasonal Services Manager is a professional position that manages the daily operations of landscape enhancement and holiday crews, to. The Manager will also guide and mentor field staff and assist them in carrying out their duties.

Essential Duties:

  • Hiring and onboarding new employees with assistance from HR support.

  • Manage, mentor and develop crew members.

  • Monitor company equipment, tools and vehicles for needed maintenance.

  • Forecast equipment, labor and material needs to ensure efficient production.

  • Manage production, crews, job sites, equipment and inventory of the Landscape Enhancement and Holiday departments.

  • Performs property audits to ensure that the highest quality standards are achieved.

  • Stay current on horticultural best practices.

  • Prioritize workload, establish and meet goals and deadlines, and assess progress for assigned work.

  • Establish good communication and a positive working relationship with staff, Clients, and vendors.

  • Collaborate with Sales and Operation Managers to ensure success of services.

  • Ensure that work is being completed, within budget and safety guidelines while also meeting our quality standards


  • Ensures that all safety rules and company safety policies are adhered to.

  • Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with industry and company standards.

  • Uphold the values of Wright Outdoor Solutions which includes: safety, integrity, quality, respect, teamwork, innovation and family.

  • Perform other duties as related or assigned in all service areas of Wright Outdoor Solutions.

  • Must have the ability to be proactive, plan ahead and problem solve to minimize disruption, errors, risks and to keep project on-task, within budget and on-schedule.


  • Five (5) years of experience in landscape enhancement and holiday, design, installation and maintenance techniques and best practices.

  • Must have a 3OT pesticide applicators license or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire.

  • Ability to work flexible hours including overtime and weekends.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions to accommodate the seasonality of the industry.

  • Ability to work and lead in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs

Wright Outdoor Solutions Offers:

  • Industry leading pay.

  • Excellent benefits including 401K & Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) after 1 year of employment, medical insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance.

  • Paid time off and paid holidays.

  • Career advancement opportunities.

  • Support for continued education and professional certifications.

Wright Outdoor Solutions employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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