Project Director

Hiring Organization: City Escape Garden Center & Design Studio
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: January 1, 2015


Project Director – full time

Job requirements:

The minimum requirements for this position are a two year degree in Horticulture, Landscape Design, or a related field. Five years of experience is preferred. The applicant should be enthusiastic, self-motivated, have a great attention to detail, and be able to manage crews with respect and efficiency. A firm knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and the ability to use CAD software is highly recommended.An Illionis pesticide applicators license or ability to obtain one is required. An ISA arborist certificate is preferred and any other horticulture or landscape design certificates and qualifications are also beneficial.

Job description:

The project Director is responsible for the administration of landscape maintenance contract. This includes reqular meeetins with clients, creating work schedules, coordinating subcontractors, directing site supervisors, ensuring job quality and contract compliance, and keeping contracts within budget.

About the company:

City Escape Garden and Design is a full service retail garden center and professional landscape design/build company which is located just 10 minutes from Chicago’s downtown Loop. The company stocks unique, top-quality products which include annual and perennial bedding plants, hanging baskets, herbs and vegetables, shrubs and trees, holiday decor, as well as garden tools and accessories. City Escape offers specialized urban garden design and installation services for residential, commercial and municipal settings. Services include design, project management, site preparation, plant installation, and site maintenance. We currently have multiple long-term contracts and are looking to expand our team.

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