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Business Development Specialist

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Primary Operational Objectives:
This position is responsible for business development and sales across multiple business units, dependent upon identified growth areas. This role partners with business unit leaders and estimating team to meet the needs of a variety of commercial and residential customers. This will include meeting with potential customers, building strategic relationships, and preparing sales presentations.

Responsibilities:
• Determine pricing schedules for quotes, promotions, and negotiations.
• Generate and follow up on sales leads, make sales, and achieve sales goals set by management.
• Foster new relationships with potential customers, including making cold calls and pursuing initial meetings.
• Present, promote, and sell products/services using convincing communication to both current and potential clients.
• Perform site analyses that include the assessment of current plants, soil conditions, slope/grade, lighting, the view, and architecture style of the property.

• Coordinate sales efforts with marketing strategy.
• Perform cost-benefit and needs analysis of both present and potential clients to meet their expectations.
• Visiting clients and potential clients to evaluate needs or promote products and services.
• Communicate exceptionally well with prospects, clients, vendors, and coworkers.
• Speak confidently when presenting projects, complete with plans and associated documents.
• Prepare monthly reports.
• Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
• Degree in Business, horticulture, or related sales experience.
• A knowledge of or experience in landscaping and horticulture fields.
• Understanding of the sales process and dynamics.
• Sales experience a must, as well as proven success in sales.
• Exceptional ability to negotiate and close sales.
• Experience selling to competitive advantage.
• A ‘customer experience’ driven mind set
• Self-starting initiative to pursue sales without the prompting of management.
• Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills.
• An understanding of materials and labor costing.
• Keep current with relevant software, professional training, and cutting-edge tools of the profession.
• Must be highly adaptable to the kinds of change that comes along with working in an entrepreneurial environment.
• High level of integrity and dependability with a keen sense of urgency and results-orientation.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license with a clean driving record.
• Must speak fluent English.
• Must pass background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record, and drug screening.
• Must be willing to do things outside of job description. All team members help and support other departments when necessary.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
• Fast-paced, fun and casual office environment.
• Must be flexible with schedule to accommodate client needs.
• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and lift/move up to 30 lbs.
• Walking, bending, twisting, reaching, crawling, stretching and standing on occasion is required.
• Job is partly an indoor office setting. The other part of the job is spent out-of-office in sales meetings/pitches, client site meetings, visiting vendors, and evaluations. This will require that you be outdoors.

Position Title: Business Development & Sales
Position Reports to: Chief Strategic Officer
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Supervises: N/A
Experience: Degree in Business, Marketing, or related sales experience (landscape sales a plus)
Career Level: Non-manager/full-time/exempt
Salary: Base salary plus commission (no caps!)
Benefits (Per company policy):
• Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
• Life/AD&D Insurance
• Paid time off
• 401K Investment plan

Sales Administrator

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Primary Operational Objectives:
The Sales Administrator is responsible for supporting the sales team with contract processing, administration, and bid preparation. This will include entering and processing potential and sold jobs within Aspire CRM.

Responsibilities:
• Aid in preparation of bid presentation packets
• Enter and process contracts within Aspire CRM system
• Maintain accuracy of customer data within Aspire
• Ensure marketing and sales presentation materials are ready for presentations
• Prepare sold jobs for turnover to proper business unit
• Ensure completed jobs are correctly invoiced and closed out
• Serve as a liaison between sales and accounting departments
• Coordinate sales efforts with marketing strategy.
• Communicate exceptionally well with prospects, clients, vendors, and coworkers.
• Prepare weekly and monthly reports.
• Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
• 2+ years of Administrative Experience
• Understanding of the sales process and dynamics.
• A ‘customer experience’ driven mind set
• Self-starting initiative to pursue duties without the prompting of management.
• Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills.
• Keep current with relevant software, professional training, and cutting-edge tools of the profession.
• Must be highly adaptable to the kinds of change that comes along with working in an entrepreneurial environment.
• High level of integrity and dependability with a keen sense of urgency and results-orientation.
• Must speak fluent English.
• Must pass background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record, and drug screening.
• Must be willing to do things outside of job description. All team members help and support other departments when necessary.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
• Fast-paced, fun and casual office environment.
• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and lift/move up to 30 lbs.
• Walking, bending, twisting, reaching, crawling, stretching and standing on occasion is required.
• Job is partly an indoor office setting. The other part of the job is spent out-of-office in sales meetings/pitches, client site meetings, visiting vendors, and evaluations. This will require that you be outdoors.

Position Title: Sales Administrator
Position Reports to: Chief Strategic Officer & Senior Business Development
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Supervises: N/A
Experience: Degree in Business, Marketing, or related sales experience (landscape sales a plus)
Career Level: Non-manager/full-time/exempt
Salary: Hourly non-exempt, $16.80 – $18.20 starting pay DOE, overtime as needed
Benefits (Per company policy):
• Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
• Life/AD&D Insurance
• Paid time off
• 401K Investment plan

Staff Accountant

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Timberline Landscaping, Inc. is an award-winning company serving Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas, “Creating a little bit of Heaven” for over 35 years. We offer a full range of services from commercial and residential landscape design/build to complete grounds maintenance.

This position works under the direction of the Controller. The Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting the accounting department in managing financial data, maintaining inventory records, and monitoring job cost.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepare and input Journal Entries to support job cost accounting and monthly closing procedures
Process company-wide billing for residential and commercial maintenance properties
Prepare, review and distribute job cost reporting to track job costing & labor efficiency
Monitor and perform job close out procedures for correct billing, collection & change orders
Reconcile accounts receivable & accounts payable detail transactions to general ledger
Review general & administrative expense transactions for proper classification & correct as needed
Input general ledger budgets into accounting system and prepare budget vs actual reporting
Assist with month-end financial statement closing and internal reporting processes
Prepare year end CPA review schedules and assist with annual CPA review
Responsible for specified tasks as delegated by Controller and/or CFO
Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions
Prepare property tax returns
Prepare sales tax returns

REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
1+ years in general accounting experience
Able to meet deadlines
Proficient in data entry and management
Must possess a basic understanding of accounting, job costing and inventory
PC proficiency is essential (MS Word and Excel)
Effective communication skills; including writing, routine correspondence, reports, presenting to employees, and interpersonal communication
Must pass post-offer background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record, MVR, and drug screen (includes marijuana)
Leadership, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills (including the handling of multiple priorities and deadlines)
Effective organizational skills that includes the ability to self-manage work
Must be highly adaptable to the kinds of change that comes along with working in an entrepreneurial environment
Self-starting initiative to pursue improvements and projects without substantial supervision

DESIRED QUALITIES TO INCLUDE
Working knowledge of Aspire software
2+ years of accounting experience

PHYSICAL DEMAND & WORK ENVIRONMENT
Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and lift/move up to 30 lbs.
Walking, bending, twisting, reaching, crawling, stretching and standing on occasion is required
Job is primarily an indoor office setting

JOB SUMMARY
Location: Colorado Springs
Position Title: Staff Accountant
Reports To: Controller
Supervises: None
Department: Accounting
Education: Bachelor’s in Accounting
Experience: Will consider entry-level
Career Level: Exempt
Salary: $35,000 – $55,000 per year
Hours: 40 + per week
Benefits (per company policy):
• Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance (per ACA guidelines)
• Life/AD&D Insurance
• Paid time off
• 401K Investment plan

 

Landscape Project Manager

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Timberline Landscaping, Inc. is an award-winning company serving Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas, “Creating a little bit of Heaven” for 35 years. We offer a full range of services- landscape design, construction, and maintenance.

The Landscape Project Manager is responsible for managing projects to meet or exceed our client’s expectations and serves as the face of the company for varying projects throughout the year. The Project Manager is also responsible for oversight of his/her projects, tracking of change orders and timely submission of financial data, leading and managing employees, and employee development and safety.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Review and comprehend proposals, estimates and project design documents (plans,   specifications, submittals, testing requirements) for assigned projects.
• Participate in all necessary pre-job planning, post job follow up to help ensure that projects can proceed smoothly and efficiently that are closed out effectively.
• Actively communicate expectations and goals to all team members to ensure quality expectations are being met and exceeded.
• Actively prepare and utilize proper scheduling to anticipate and accommodate manpower, equipment, and material needs.
• Regularly track project performance to analyze the successful completion of goals, including ensuring employees’ time records are accurate and approved in a timely manner.
• Evaluate all job costs on a weekly basis to meet budgetary objectives and adjust costs according to project constraints.
• Ensure timely submission of all paperwork including change requests and job progress reports so that receivables are current.
• Ensure customers are completely satisfied through effective communication, relationship building, and regular site visits and/or construction meetings.
• Participate in helping build a productive, cohesive team of employees through excellent hiring practices, training, coaching, and mentoring.
• Strong analytical skills and the ability to meet critical deadlines.
• Provide oversight to all contracts to ensure that times are within budget and employee time records are an accurate reflection of crew assignments.
• Ensure a safe environment for employees, customers, and the general public while ensuring the work is done efficiently.
• Positive attitude with a professional demeanor and appearance, team-oriented, and a strong role model for ethical conduct and integrity.
• Mobilize the snow removal crews as well as visiting all sites to ensure quality expectations and specifications have been met or exceeded.
• Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Horticulture, Project Management, or related field (or a minimum of four years landscape construction experience).
• Customer service experience.
• Proven leadership abilities with experience in crew management on commercial sites.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong time management, project management, and organizational skills.
• Proficient computer skills in Excel, Word, and Outlook; and the aptitude to grasp new computer programs.
• Valid Colorado driver’s license with a safe driving record, which must be maintained.
• Strong work ethic.

DESIRED QUALITIES TO INCLUDE:
• Bi-lingual Spanish.
• Certifications in Landscape Construction.

PHYSICAL DEMAND & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds (must ask for help when lifting over 50 pounds).
• This job, at times, requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, control of hand tools, and other work associated with landscaping.

JOB SUMMARY
• Location: Colorado Springs
• Reports To: Construction Manager
• Supervises: Commercial Foremen & Laborers
• Experience: 1-5 years of progressive experience
• Career Level: Manager (exempt)
• Education: NA
• Salary: DOE $45,000 to $60,000.00
• Benefits:
o Health insurance as per ACA guidelines
o Life/Accidental death insurance
o Dental/Vision insurance
o Paid time off
o Profit sharing
o 401K Investment plan

Irrigation Technician

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Primary Operational Objectives:

If you enjoy working with your hands, spending your working day outdoors, consider a career as an irrigation technician! This position performs skilled work in the design, installation and maintenance/repair of irrigation systems.

Specific Job Details:

During the winter schedule (Oct – Feb) Irrigation Techs will support snow removal/plowing crews, in addition to installation of Holiday lighting through Christmas Décor for commercial and residential customers.

Experience Level Begins – 2 years of irrigation installation and/or irrigation maintenance

  • Assists field personnel with diagnosing and troubleshooting irrigation related problems
  • Attends project site inspection/walkthroughs with Account Managers. Formulates detailed punch lists.
  • Installs and troubleshoots diverse types and models of irrigation controllers, including electrical troubleshooting of all the system components.
  • Maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots numerous sizes/ types of control valves.
  • Maintain detailed records of maintenance activities, completed work orders and customer billing.
  • Must be proficient in the following specific skills:

o   Knowledge of repairing Poly & PVC pipe

o   Basic head valve, repair, replace, adjust (spray, gear, impact)

o   Basic controller programming

o   Copper soldering

o   Backflow Repair (poppet, bonnet)

o   Residential blowouts

o   Repairs irrigation mainlines

o   Rain sensor setup & operation

Qualifications: 

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Must pass background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record and drug screening.
  • Maintain positive client relations and answer on-site client questions.
  • Secure all materials and equipment needed, keep in good condition.
  • Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Demonstrate dependability and efficient work practices.
  • Must have a professional appearance.
  • Keep current with emerging industry trends through continued education (CE) requirements.
  • Ability to speak, read and write English. Bilingual in Spanish, highly desirable.
  • Must be willing to do things outside of your job description. All team members help and support other departments when necessary.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Irrigation technicians spend most of their working hours outside in all temperatures and weather conditions.
  • The position requires bending, stooping, reaching, walking and lifting especially when maintaining in-ground irrigation systems.
  • Technicians should be comfortable with, and have physical and manual dexterity to operate heavy equipment and use of digging tools (backhoes, dump trucks, front end loaders, small and large trenchers, shovels, augers). Irrigation systems can sometimes be buried underground and must be excavated to be maintained, technicians should be comfortable working with digging equipment/tools.
  • Exposure to dust, grease, noise and chemical vapors – PPE is provided.
  • Ability to move and/or lift over 50 lbs.

 

Benefits: (Per company eligibility)

Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

Life/AD&D Insurance

Paid time off

401K Investment plan

Working at Timberline Landscaping

Why Work for Timberline?

  “At Timberline Landscaping, we measure our success by the growth and success of our team – not in dollars.” –Tim Emick, Owner

Timberline Landscaping has been designing and installing award-winning landscapes in Colorado Springs since 1982, earning recognition internally and externally as a great place to work. We strive to find the strengths of each employee to help them reach their full potential, resulting in successful and lucrative careers.

Boasting the most landscape industry certified professionals on a single staff in the U.S., Timberline is a destination for visionary high-achievers dedicated to producing excellent work – whether you are just starting your career or have years of experience.  A commitment to continuing education, growing families, and carving out our own bit of heaven is what drives Team Timberline.

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