Available Positions

Available Positions

Focal Pointe looks for individuals that are humble, conscientious, hardworking, and honest, with a natural desire to serve others. If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you. Below is our current list of open positions, but we encourage you to fill out an application even if you don’t see an open position that’s your perfect fit. We are a high-growth company that is always looking to strengthen our team.



Title Contract Administrator
Location Caseyville, IL
Job Information

Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions is seeking an energetic and organized individual to fill the Contract Administrator position in Caseyville, IL. The Contract Administrator plays a key role at Focal Pointe by helping to manage an efficient and professional sales contract process in compliance with company policies and best practices.

This individual will ensure the best sales experience by working closely with internal parties including Sales, Account Management, Finance, and Operations. This position will be responsible for assisting in the preparation and verification of contracts and associated paperwork to prepare a complete contract package. The Contract Administrator will assist sales and account management with contract-related issues, and work the contract through a close process. The Contract Administrator will also assist multiple divisions of the company (plant healthcare, irrigation, and land care) with routing, scheduling, and contacting clients.

When in season, a large portion of this role will be customer service driven. Off season, this role dives more heavily into contract preparation and execution, snow preparation and execution, and preparing and training for the next season.

The position is Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

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Title Plant Health Care Manager
Location Caseyville, IL
Job Information

Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions Inc., founded in 1997, is a full-service landscape maintenance and installation company specializing in the care of large, high-touch commercial and residential properties throughout the St. Louis, MO and Springfield, MO regions. Focal Pointe offers tremendous growth opportunity, recently recognized as a Top 150 Company in a national trade magazine and one of St. Louis’ 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the St. Louis Business Journal.

Focal Pointe is seeking a Plant Health Care Manager to oversee all functional areas of the $1,000,000 PHC Division of this growing business.


Responsibilities

♦  Manage and Train PHC team members to safety, quality and efficiency requirements.

♦  Schedule and route crews based on customer requests, weather, and equipment.

♦  Inspect completed work to ensure compliance with specifications and standards.

♦  Oversee pricing, material sourcing, and deliveries for department.

♦  Review, edit, negotiate, and execute contracts.

♦  Provide technical support to PHC team members.

♦  Coordinate material deliveries to create greatest efficiencies.

♦  Communicate effectively with internal and external customers, providing regular progress reports and scheduling updates.

♦  Provide A/R department with the necessary information to complete accurate invoices in a timely manner.


Requirements

♦  Must be a person of integrity, worthy of leading the professionals within the PHC team.

♦  Working knowledge of industry, including turf management within the transition zone and the proper use of fertilizers, chemicals, and equipment.

♦  Excellent communication, management, and coaching skills.

♦  Skill in preparing written reports and making verbal presentations.

♦  Computer literacy.

♦  Minimum five years of experience in turf management.

♦  Bachelors Degree in Turf Management, Horticulture, Agronomy, or related field preferred.


Benefits

  Competitive Salary and Incentives

♦  401K Plan

♦  Health Insurance

♦  Paid Time Off

♦  Paid Holidays

Inquires and resumes may be forwarded to sgonzalez@yourfocalpointe.com

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Title General Laborer
Location Collinsville
Job Information

General Laborer

A general laborer will work with other team members as a group to achieve the quality standards of Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions. Each team member must be proficient in equipment operating skills including but not limited to: lawn mowers, string trimmers, stick edgers, and pruners. The use of hand tools will be necessary in order to lay sod, trim, plant, water, fertilize, dig and rake. At times a general laborer will be required to lift or carry 50lbs. A general laborer must be able to work individually as part of a team and exercise independent judgment at times.

Trabajador general

Un trabajador general trabajará con otros miembros del equipo como grupo para alcanzar los estándares de calidad de Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions. Cada miembro del equipo debe dominar las habilidades operativas del equipo, incluidas, entre otras, las cortadoras de césped, las weeders, las bordeadoras y las trimiadoras. El uso de herramientas manuales será necesario para colocar césped, recortar, plantar, regar, fertilizar, cavar y rastrillar. En ocasiones, se requerirá que un trabajador general levante o transporte 50 libras. Un trabajador general debe ser capaz de trabajar individualmente como parte de un equipo y, a veces, ejercer un juicio independiente.

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Title 2019 Internship Program
Job Information

Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions, Inc. is a full service, high end commercial and residential landscape company in the St. Louis Metropolitan area. Since 1998 we have been providing quality landcare services at prominent locations in the area, such as Busch Stadium and the Edward Jones world headquarters. Services provided to these and many other clients include design, installation, and maintenance of landscape, full-service gardening, irrigation and lighting, flower design and care, turf management, and snow removal.

 

Focal Pointe prides itself on honesty, integrity, and service to our customers through a culture that allows quality individuals to work as a team fully servicing all the needs of our clients. Each team member has the opportunity to make an immediate impact in this fast growing organization. Motivated individuals will be able to further their horticulture, management and leadership skills while working as part of a fun and energetic team.

 

 

Beginning in 2015, Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions instituted a custom internship program for individuals interested in hands-on learning for careers in the landscape services industry. The summer program will include opportunities to learn and experience various areas of the landscape industry beginning approximately May 15th and concluding August 30th while including the following disciplines:

 

  • General Horticulture including Estate Gardening and Detail Crew operations
  • Weekly Maintenance Services
  • Technical Services including Irrigation, Pools, Spas, and Lighting
  • Plant Health Care
  • Construction & Installation Management
  • Account Management & Landscape Design
  • General Business Planning & Function
  • Self-Chosen Areas of Interest

 

The program is designed so that you will spend approximately one week in each of these above disciplines, culminating in a mutually agreed upon self-chosen area of interest to finish the curriculum. Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions is offering this as a paid internship with the ability to provide college internship credit in a horticultural or agricultural degree program.  This internship is open to all applicants and must be college juniors, seniors, or graduate students as of April 2019.  Application deadline is April 1, 2019.  All interested applicants must submit a current resume with references and relevant coursework noted to the following:

 

Sandra Gonzalez- Director of Talent and Team Development
Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions, Inc.
1921 Ravinia Drive
Caseyville, IL  62232

 

If you should have any questions or concerns, please contact us directly at 618-398-9000 or sgonzalez@yourfocalpointe.com

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Title Plant Health Care Technician
Job Information

This department is responsible for the daily operations and applications of our turf and insect disease control programs adhering to our quality control measures, training, punctuality, and safety. An individual will get to know the Focal Pointe service area and experience numerous properties throughout the portfolio of the business.

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Title Gardener/Horticulturalist
Job Information

The Gardener is a key position in the year-round care and maintenance of each client’s landscape and grounds. A Gardener will be responsible for all aspects of monitoring, caring for, and reporting on all VIP or On Site accounts, including plantings and hardscape elements within Focal Pointe.

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Title Operations Manager
Job Information

An Operations Manager will ensure the production team members perform assigned tasks to Focal Pointe standards of Safety, Quality, Efficiency, and Professionalism. The Operations Manager will be responsible for approximately 4-6 crews on a daily basis. The position will monitor the safety, quality, and efficiency of each crew. Each Operations Manager will work in conjunction with an Account Manager to exceed the expectations of each client. Traveling is required between Caseyville, IL and Springfield, MO.

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Title Account Manager
Job Information

By working closely with each client, the Account Manager position is responsible for exceeding client expectations by developing an effective landscape plan to suit their needs.  This position ensures the performance of Focal Pointe quality standards to achieve exceptional service for the client on a weekly basis, while working in conjunction with an Operations Manager. Traveling is required between Caseyville, IL and Springfield, MO.

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Title Zone Manager
Job Information

A zone manager/on site manager plays a vital role in ensuring that the day-to-day operations of Focal Pointe run smoothly on a larger site. They are responsible for ensuring the safety and quality standards of Focal Pointe are executed daily while communicating with the client frequently. Each manager is responsible for the maintenance, construction, PHC, and irrigation services in their specified area.

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Title Install Foreman
Job Information

An Install or Construction Foreman works with the crew to achieve the safety and quality standards of Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions throughout and installation job. The foreman will coordinate with the construction department for a daily schedule and asses job priorities to assign the correct employee to each task. The foreman is responsible to work with the crew and train the crew members where necessary in various landscape installation techniques an tasks through clear direction. A foreman must assist in evaluating the quickest and easiest way to get a job done without sacrificing the quality of the work being performed. One must be knowledgeable in various equipment operation to lead a crew with grading, planting, trenching, etc.

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Title Maintenance Foreman
Start Date 2018-01-24
Job Information

Maintenance Foreman

A maintenance foreman must be a hardworking and experienced landscape professional with the ability to lead a crew with high standards of safety and quality on our client’s properties. The maintenance foreman will direct various activities on a job site to manage the personnel effectively and efficiently. They will assist in the training and promoting of company standards. While leading the crew, the maintenance foreman will monitor the functionality of the equipment for maintenance activities. Communicating well with each crew member and client is crucial to the success of the foreman position.

Jefe de grupo

Un jefe de grupo debe ser un profesional del paisaje trabajador y experimentado con la capacidad de dirigir a un equipo con altos estándares de seguridad y calidad en las propiedades de nuestros clientes. Un jefe de grupo  dirigirá diversas actividades en un sitio de trabajo para administrar el personal de manera efectiva y eficiente. Ayudarán en la capacitación y promoción de los estándares de la compañía. Mientras dirige a la tripulación, Un jefe de grupo controlará la funcionalidad del equipo para las actividades de mantenimiento. Comunicarse bien con cada miembro de la tripulación y el cliente es crucial para el éxito de la posición del jefe de grupo.

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