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English Gardens is seeking a General Manager to run its award-winning, full-service landscape design, installation and holiday decorating company. Our current General Manager, John Collins is retiring after 27 years of successfully running the company. We are seeking a candidate that is driven to maintain the high level of operational and financial performance that John and his team have developed. We, and John, are committed to the success of the new leader and continued growth and success of the company. To ensure a smooth transition, John has offered to provide 6 months of training with the new candidate.

The ideal candidate will have the skills and abilities needed to grow this profitable $6 million company to $10 million and beyond.  

The operation is a subsidiary of a highly regarded and well known $30 million Garden Retail brand (6 retail stores) in Southeastern MI.  Our company has 2 landscape locations - Pontiac, 8 acres and Plymouth, 10 acres - and staffs approximately 75 full-time, part-time and seasonal associates.

Work Experience:
•    Leadership, management and financial planning skills needed to grow the company to the next level
•    Familiar with key components of job costing, pricing structure and estimating
•    Familiar with the logistics of the landscape business
•    Knowledge of plants, landscape design and tools, and environmental issues
•    Strong negotiation skills and strong motivational skill set

Job Experience:
•    10 years’ experience managing a multi-location landscape business of 5 million or more

Benefits Offered:
•    Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability, HSA/FSA Accounts
•    401K
•    Paid Vacation and Holidays
•    Bonus Program
•    Vehicle and Cell Phone
•    Training
•    Certification and Career Development Opportunities
•    Company Discount

Please send resumes to: kbleakley@englishgardens.com

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