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This position’s major responsibility is to provide clerical and administrative support to ensure efficient operation of 1st Impressions and its staff.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Clerical and Administrative Support
    • Answer, screen and transfer inbound phone calls.
    • Handle requests for information and data and prepare written responses to routine inquires.
    • Maintain all files both electronically and tangibly.
    • Maintain office supply inventories and coordinate maintenance and purchasing of office equipment.
    • Coordinate and maintain records for staff, telephones and petty cash.
    • Prepare relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports.
    • Prepare and maintain budgets and budget progress reports (monthly, quarterly, yearly).
    • Oversee compliance with statutory reporting and filing requirements.
    • Coordinate the provision of information and records to external auditors.
  2. Accounts Payable
  • Review invoices and check requests and resolve invoice discrepancies.
  • Set up invoices for payment.
  • Prepare and process vendor payments.
  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date.
  • Prepare A/P aging reports.
  • Complete vendor credit applications.
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries.
  • Prepare annual CAT tax returns and process payments.
  • Prepare monthly sales tax reports and process payments.
  • Perform account reconciliations.
  1. Accounts Receivable
  • Carry out invoicing, collections, and reporting activities according to specific deadlines and company policy.
  • Prepare and analyze aging reports.
  • Investigate and resolve costumer queries and perform reconciliation of accounts.
  • Process customer payments and deposit into the bank.
  1. Employee Management
    • Oversee office assistants, HR, and payroll processor.
    • Delegate appropriate responsibilities to other office staff.
    • Administer compensation & benefits ensuring they are in line with company policies and legislation.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of an Associate’s degree or greater in an applicable field of study.

Three to five years of related work experience including bookkeeping and payables/receivables.

Highly-proficient with Windows, Microsoft Office and Quickbooks Premier.

Ability to work independently, highly-organized, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Reports Directly To:                                                                 Compensation and Benefits

President / CEO                                                                         Full-time, salaried position,
Benefits eligible.(SIMPLE IRA, vacation/PTO)

We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals who want to join our growth and success as we strive to be the Premier Landscape Company in Delaware County. The ideal candidate will help oversee the efficiency of our sales floor as well as tackle First Impressions’ social media presence. Behind the scenes, this individual will oversee retail operations, including inventory and visual merchandising, as well as have opportunities to train the retail staff.

Job Responsibilities

• Marketing and Merchandising for the sales floor

• Manage the store sales team to ensure customers are assisted in a courteous and timely manner

• Encourage employees to ensure a high level of morale. • Assist customers and troubleshoot if necessary.

• Engage in Social Media platforms (such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) to ensure web-based presence in order to boost customer sales, outreach, and public awareness.

• Work alongside outside personnel to ensure a professional and up-to-date website.

• Submit ideas for experimental marketing programs to enhance the company’s brand.

• Suggest and submit purchase orders for required products and store needs.

Qualifications

• Excellent supervisory and customer service skills.

• Previous Retail Operations

• Demonstrated organization and leadership abilities.

• Ability to maintain a customer-focused environment.

• Basic math skills • Ability to lift at least 50lbs. on the occasional basis.

• Additional coursework completed in business/marketing preferred.

• Motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.

• Excellent Microsoft Office Suite Skills (with experience in word, outlook, and excel)

Benefits

• $15-$20/hour minimum (experience depending)

• Paid holidays and time off after 90 days

• Retirement benefits after 1 year

1st Impressions is an equal opportunity and at will employer, providing service to much of northern Columbus and Sunbury. We are dedicated to customer service, safety, and quality. Inevitable growth is in our future, and we are looking for key individuals who are willing to adapt our strategies and progress the company towards continued future growth.

1st Impressions Landscape & Garden Center is looking for energetic and driven individuals who want to join our growth and success as we strive to be the Premier Landscape Company and Garden Center in Central Ohio.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in maintaining a clean, customer-friendly sales floor.
  • Develop solutions for customers by listening to their needs, as well as recommending appropriate products.
  • Utilize 1st Impressions’ POS system to complete customer transactions.
  • Maintain accurate receipt and money records.
  • Capability to interpret customer needs and recommend best-suited products.

Qualifications

  • 1 yr. customer service-related experience preferred
  • 1 yr. educational field of study (FFA, agriculture, horticulture, landscape) or relative work experience required
  • Ability to work well on a team and self-sufficiently when required
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Landscape and Garden Product Knowledge and Application
  • Willingness to learn about new landscape products and services
  • Interest in the landscape & horticultural fields of study preferred
  • Must be able to lift and move 50lbs+ and stand for extended periods
  • Experience operating light to heavy equipment (bobcat, front-loader, etc.) a plus!

Incentives

  • Flexible Hours
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Continued Education Opportunities
  • Holidays off
  • No night shifts

1st Impressions is an equal opportunity employer, providing service to much of Northern Columbus and Sunbury.  We are dedicated to customer service, safety, and quality.  We are looking for key individuals who are willing to adapt our strategies and progress the company towards continued, future growth.

Are you an experienced hardscape crew leader or member who’s looking for the right place to continue to develop your skills and grow your professional career?  Are you looking for a company that can provide you with the guidance and resources to help you achieve the success you know you’re capable of?

1st Impressions Landscape & Garden Center is a growing company, expected to double the number of crew members and supervisors over the next two seasons.  We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals who want to be a part of our growth and success as we strive to be the premier landscape company in central Ohio.

Job Responsibilities

  • Motivate, train and supervise 1-2 construction crews of 2-3 individuals
  • Ensure employee and worksite safety at all times
  • Ensures quality of work is completed within the budgeted time, working side-by-side with construction crew member
  • Communicate with landscape designers, account managers and customers to over come project challenges and exceed customer expectations.
  • Operate various landscape construction equipment and tools, including but not limited to:  Skid-steer loaders, mini track loader, plate compactor, partner saw, laser levels, material mover and dump trailer
  • Interpret and implement blueprints/plan view drawings to properly layout construction projects and supervise a crew through project completion
  • Coordinate with project manager to ensure all equipment and materials needed to complete a project are acquired
  • Use of company tablet to complete project work orders, employee time sheets and other required paperwork.

Benefits

  • Paid time off after 90 days
  • Paid holidays after 90 days
  • Retirement benefits after 1 year
  • Uniforms provided
  • Paid/reimbursed continuing education opportunities

Qualifications

  • Excellent supervisory and customer service skills
  • Minimum of 2 years experience installing patios and landscape walls on a hardscape crew
  • Demonstrated organization and leadership abilities
  • Possession of a valid Ohio driver’s license with proven safe driving record
  • Ability to drive a truck and trailer combination
  • Ability to lift 80 lbs

1st Impressions is an equal opportunity and at will employer, providing service to much of northern Columbus and Sunbury.  We are dedicated to customer service, safety, and quality.  Inevitable growth is in our future, and we are looking for key individuals who are willing to adapt our strategies and progress the company towards continued future growth.

1st Impressions Landscape & Garden Center, a well-established central Ohio full service landscape company is seeking an experienced Mowing Crew Leader. This working supervisor is responsible for ensuring quality of work, safety of work site and employees, and completion of maintenance and mowing based on company and customer’s expectations.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Direct team of skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers; maintain a productive and motivated team
  • Ensure that the quality of work meets or exceeds the customers’ expectations
  • Oversee comprehensive maintenance of equipment and vehicles; train team members on proper and safe use of equipment
  • Take an active role in all training programs
  • Identify shrubs perennials and annuals
  • Perform quality inspection prior to departing a customer site
  • Maintain a professional and friendly image through attention to vehicle and equipment maintenance and cleanliness, and professional interactions with customers and employees
  • Carry out written and oral instructions
  • Keep records and prepare reports as needed.
  • Spanish speaking is a plus

Skills and characteristics of a successful team member include:

  • Ability to lead others and manage crews
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Strong work ethic
  • Clean driving record
  • Be able to drive company vehicles which would include a truck/trailer combination
  • Be able to frequently stand, walk, or crouch on narrow and/or slippery surfaces; stoop, kneel, bend to pick up or move objects; walk for long distances and on sloped ground and uneven surfaces; move, lift, and carry objects weighing up to 50 pound.

What we offer:

  • Great pay
  • Paid time off, paid holidays
  • Production Bonus
  • SIMPLE IRA

This position can be year-round as First Impressions is contracted to perform snow removal services for many commercial sites in the Sunbury and Columbus area.

This is an opportunity to grow with our company.