Job Description

WE ARE:

Timbers Resorts is a developer and operator of exceptional boutique hotels, residence clubs and resort communities located in some of the most sought-after destinations in the world. Timbers Resorts is always looking for dynamic, driven people to join our team. We are passionate about exposing our Owners and guests to some of the most sought-after places on earth, and creating unparalleled experiences for families to make memories

YOU ARE:

An inspired, driven individual who believes in providing outstanding customer experiences and comes to work energized and ready to carry that spirit throughout the day.  You truly appreciate the opportunity to work with people who encourage, challenge, and support one another to be their best.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under the direction of the Hokuala Association Director, the Landscaping Supervisor is responsible for maintaining a safe and attractive grounds for resort guests, owners & stake holders. Managing other duties as assigned for the efficient operation of the Landscaping department. Responsible for assisting planning, scheduling, supervising, directing staff and activities tasked with all landscape maintenance, modifications, and maintenance and repair of all equipment. Landscape includes and not limited to its water features, hardscape - roadways & walkways, irrigation systems, grading & drainage elements. Including duties & responsibilities with maintaining the Hokuala Farm, Green-waste Facility and nursery.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supports the goals and objectives of the Company and in accordance with the Company’s commitment to guest satisfaction. Must have professional, service-oriented attitude at all times. Maintains regular attendance, adheres to schedule, reports to work on time, well-groomed and wearing a clean uniform.

Essential functions as defined are ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents within this classification.  Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Supervise and lead all landscape operations at the Resort as an assistant to the Hokuala Community Association (HCA) Director
  • Plans, organizes, schedules, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned staff
  • Assistive to developing and leading teams’ implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department; prepares and assisting with managing assigned budget
  • Oversees the selection, training, professional development, and discipline of staff
  • Ensures proper training is conducted on all safety procedures relating to all equipment or hazardous materials
  • Establish and maintain superior aesthetics of landscaping with the help of Director of HCA, prepare a working budget annually
  • Assist in preparing purchase orders, code bills and return them to accounting
  • Estimates equipment, materials and staff required to perform assigned work; requisitions supplies and equipment and maintains an inventory of regularly used materials
  • Performs skilled craft work as required
  • Coordinates activities with other departments and ensures effective communications through attendance at meetings and communication at regularly held staff meetings
  • Use proper radio procedures in accordance with Federal Communication Commission (FCC) and resort policy
  • Creative builds & design, cultivate and maintain the Resort’s Landscaping, including maintenance of landscaping plant Nursery
  • Familiar with all plant life and seasonal horticultural agronomic maintenance modifications on the Hokuala Resort property
  • Irrigation Knowledge & familiarity
    1. Have working knowledge & maintenance of Landscapes irrigation systems, pump stations & distribution lines and controls
    2. Manage water consumption to maximize cost efficiencies of landscapes maintenance utilities expense
  • Strong working knowledge of Hokuala’s Properties federally protected endangered bird species and the Habit Conservation Program (HCP) procedures w/ endangered birds, coordinating project work with HCP staff members, etc.
  • Some knowledge with Properties lagoons and ponds water features operations & apparatuses, water pumps, aeration equipment, supply wells, etc.
  • Prepares, issues, prioritizes, and tracks facility and equipment maintenance and repair work orders; maintains accurate records of work performed
  • Carry out reasonable requests by management, which the employee can perform
  • Participates and contributes time to selected organizations and associations toward
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with public and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment

OPERATIONS-

  • Working knowledge with monitoring and testing irrigation systems, installations, troubleshooting, repair problems, observe pipe and valve placements and evaluate start-ups, and overall operation of the irrigation system
  • Helps coordinating maintenance and upkeep of vehicles, equipment’s, and tools in safe operating condition and perform preventative maintenance as needed
  • Assist staff in caring for trees, shrubs, and flowers by watering, pruning, fertilizing, mulching, caring for beds, and controlling weeds
  • Assists staff in cleaning debris and trash from grounds and walkways.
  • Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as but not limited to, mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, 1-ton trucks, street sweepers, utility vehicles, golf cars, man lifts, riding lawn mowers, skid-steer loader, back-hoe, chain saws, electric clippers, misc. battery powered tools, sod cutters, pruning saws, pressure washers, etc.
  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes
  • Ensures proper care, water and nutrients are applied to all flora and fauna
  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, or other grounds features
  • Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth
  • Repairs fences, gates, walls, and walks
  • Cleans out drainage, grates, inlets, ditches, and culverts
  • Plants grass, flowers, trees, and shrubs as directed.

STAFF MANAGEMENT-

  • Supervise employees, keeping attendance records, timesheets, work schedules, enforcing proper uniform and safety equipment use
  • Clearly describes and assigns responsibility and authority for the landscaping department
  • Ensures all work is completed in adherence to safety policies and guidelines
  • Lead Department staff meetings train on technical and landscaping innovations and applications
  • Attend Timbers Kauai Hokuala monthly safety meetings and actively participate in the meetings as the department representative
  • Conducts workplace safety assessments inspections on job-sites and implements trainings
  • Maintain the department’s OSHA Safety Data Sheets (SDS) conduct training on the handling of work site chemicals
  • Maintain the department’s inventory of personal protection equipment (PPE) Ensures training and proper use of the PPE
  • Works closely with the other management staff to effectively coordinate landscaping activities
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and/or skill required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Extensive knowledge in the use of equipment, materials, methods, plantings, practices, and procedures associated with landscaping and irrigation
  • 2 years supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to read and comprehend documents such as instructions, safety rules, and procedural manuals
  • Proficient use of computer hardware & software, Microsoft Office, Excel, Word.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, customer service and teamwork skills, maintain positive working relationships, promotes a cooperative, courteous, friendly, accommodating, and respectful attitude towards guests and co-workers
  • Must be able to lift, pull and/or push up to 75 pounds at a time, with assistance
  • Must be able to lift, pull and/or push up to 50 pounds at a time without assistance
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work weekdays, weekends, nights, and holidays
  • Must be able to work in an outdoor environment in an all-weather inclement
  • Must be able to work without supervision

Required Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of:

  • 5+ years landscaping maintenance experience of 100+ acre property
  • Principles, practices and techniques of horticulture, agronomy, landscape design, soil sciences, turf maintenance
  • Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone, occasionally where relations may be confrontational or strained
  • Principles and techniques of making effective oral presentations

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Landscape Industry Certification, preferred