Irrigation Manager - Amazing Opportunity

Austin, TX 73344

Posted: 06/04/2019 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Hospitality Division Job ID: 28CJDFIAUSTIN Salary: $65,000 to $75,000
Irrigation Manager
Unique Opportunity – Property Management
Are you an Irrigation Manager that is passionate about horticulture? We are seeking an Irrigation Manager with strong leadership building skills and high energy. To become the Irrigation Manager of this establishment, apply today for our location in Austin, Texas. We employ professionals who are competitive, humble, and smart. We are a great company a talented Irrigation Manager to make their mark! Don’t miss this exciting and rewarding career opportunity as an Irrigation Manager in Austin, Texas.
Title of Position: Irrigation Manager
Job Description: Our Irrigation Manager will be challenged every day. The person in this position will be a part of a team of three Managers that will report directly to the Horticulture Manager. While this position will be working with for a property manager, we are looking for someone with golf course or country club experience as our property is right at nine acres of turf, three wells, and an irrigation pond (similar in size to roughly 2 golf courses). Ideal candidates should be tech savvy, especially with smartphones since we are currently implementing a new system that will allow for remote monitoring. This Manager will not have any direct reports but will manage 5-10 contractors on a daily basis and work with 8-10 vendors.
Benefits (Why should you join our team):
  • Fun, team-oriented environment
  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonus program
  • 100% employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their dependents (with participation in our Wellness Incentive Program)
  • 401(k) + match
  • Generous vacation and personal time off allowance
  • Charitable donation matching program
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Programs and activities to encourage a balanced lifestyle
Successful candidates will:
  • Horticulture, Agronomy, or Related College Degree Preferred
  • Candidate must possess or be willing to obtain a Texas Department of Agriculture Noncommercial Pesticide Applicator License
  • Excellent knowledge of landscape care and maintenance; turf plants, ornamentals, trees, fertilization and disease control
  • Knowledge of irrigation, pump stations, sophisticated water delivery systems, and computerized irrigation control programs
  • Basic computer skills and smartphone proficiency
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; positive attitude
  • Prioritize and collaborate; ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously while remaining flexible
  • Ability to maintain a high level of strict confidentiality and professionalism
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Knowledge of all job-related OSHA Federal/State rules/regulations / Adhere to all safety regulations
Apply Now – Irrigation Manager in Austin, Texas


Chris Jensen, CPC
Franchise Partner | Hospitality Division

Christopher Jensen is the Hospitality Franchise partner for North Texas.  Christopher partners directly with Hotels, Resorts, and Country Clubs throughout North Texas.  Christopher has experience recruiting for a variety of positions including President/COO, General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage, Director of Sales, and Assistant General Manager, just to name a few.

Before joining forces with Gecko, Christopher spent over 20 years working in the Hospitality Industry.  During his tenure with Gecko, Christopher has taken his extensive industry knowledge along with his professional, yet highly competitive mindset and has successfully put it to work for multiple clients.

“When it comes to partnering with clients, I like to visit with them on-site and in-person.  This gives me the opportunity to meet the team and learn the culture.  Armed with this knowledge, I apply a finely tuned process to ensure that I am only sending candidates that the client wants to hire.” 

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