Be able to program a variety of irrigation controllers.
Have a valid and current driver’s license with an insurable driving record.
People Management Skills
Be able to provide direction to your crews.
Know how to plan and organize work for your crews.
Be able to develop and train a good and productive crew.
Know how to develop highly motivated and effective crews.
Know the proper way to discipline crew members for justifiable reasons.
Know how to delegate work and gain the respect of your co-workers.
Always look out for and anticipate hazards, and also report them.
Make sure that those you work for practice good safe methods of operation.
Jon Ewing has over 30 years experience in the Green Industry. He was the founder of Landtrends Inc., a multi-state landscape construction and maintenance firm based in San Diego, and was also the co-founder of Miramar Wholesale Nurseries. Visit jonewingconsultingservices.com or call (858) 229-9893.