WE’RE HIRING: Field Ops. Mgr. (Spanish-speaking)

The Field Operations Manager will oversee installation and maintenance by 9 landscaping crews throughout the greater Boston area. S/he will manage and develop crew leaders, ensuring that they have the technical skills, organization, and motivation needed to do excellent work. As a member of our People Management Team, the Field​ Operations Manager should be highly knowledgeable, professional, and bring enthusiasm and new ideas to the workplace.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to samantha@ayardandahalf.com.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage daily field operations in accordance with company policies to ensure that crews meet stated goals through efficient use of time, man-power, equipment, and materials.
  • Prepare field employees by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
  • Provide hands-on training in proper installation, specifications, operation of equipment, safety, and quality standards.
  • Develop crew leaders’ ability to independently plan their crew’s work: daily, weekly, and over the course of a whole project.
  • Provide regular, productive feedback on performance, and initiate disciplinary process for field employees as needed.
  • Perform quality control checks at work sites to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of field staff paperwork and online timesheets daily; follow up on discrepancies.
  • Work with HR/Admin Manager to ensure consistent implementation and enforcement of company HR, health & safety policies.
  • As necessary, adjust crew composition or perform hands-on work with crews to meet scheduling demands.
  • Oversee and manage field staff every morning at garage, ensuring that crews leave in a timely fashion, ready to complete their day’s goals.


  • Proficiency in oral and written Spanish and English
  • Minimum of six years as a landscape construction crew leader or equivalent experience/training
  • Driver’s license, good driving record, and ability to apply for hoisting license
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out and instruct others in correct landscape installation and maintenance practices, including, but not limited to:
    • natural stone and paver installation
    • natural and segmental walls
    • low-voltage lighting
    • grading
    • seed & sod installation
    • planting ○ hand-pruning
    • tree/rootzone protection
  • Ability to assess and adjust for site conditions, soils, drainage, and grade changes
  • Proven skill in project planning, set-up, and mobilization
  • Ability to lay out sites and construct landscape features based on landscape plans and specifications
  • Time management, self-direction, flexibility, and ability to problem-solve in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to exercise discretion, manage sensitive situations, and maintain confidentiality
  • Clear, timely, and professional oral communication with co-workers and the public
  • Strong attention to detail