Landscape Manager ($83,600.00-$113,200.00)

Date:  Sep 7, 2023
Property:  131 THEORY (2146)

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  Apartments - Corporate (Apt Corp)
Req ID:  42161

Position Summary:

The Landscape Manager is responsible to maintain the integrity of our landscapes as originally intended by the Landscape Architect, as well as assures that the Landscape Maintenance is in alignment with the ICAC Brand. The Landscape Manager oversees the day-to-day operations of approximately 30 to 35 communities.  The Landscape Manager coordinates the budgeting and execution of CAPEX projects, tree trimming, plant replacements, irrigation system repairs, water management, site inspections, and special projects

Job Duties:

  • Prepares written and verbal reports on financial results in Maintenance Grounds and CAPEX Landscape.

  • Develops strategies to help achieve financial results.

  • Prepares properties for turnover from construction to property management, working with the Reinvestment team, Irvine Company Apartment Development, and Landscape Architects.

  • Specifies bids, negotiates, and drafts landscape maintenance, and Capital expense contracts.

  • Ensures monthly on site visits and inspections at assigned properties are being performed by the Landscape Department and provides feedback to Maintenance Operations Directors,  Community Managers, Service Managers, and contractors to ensure overall landscape maintenance meets contract specifications. Ensures overall consistency and quality pursuant to the landscape maintenance guidelines.

  • Develops, manages and oversees a highly qualified contractor pool.

  • Tracks and manages overall landscape water allocation & usage for each community and will assist in the recovery of dollars spent on penalties that are the fault of the landscape contractors.

  • Ensures the overall landscape appearance and maintenance meets TICAC requirements.  Immediately reports to Maintenance Operations Directors, Community Managers, and Service Managers any cleanliness, maintenance, and contractor issues.

  • Prepares detailed reports as to the condition of the landscape at each assigned community and develops action plans for correction of deficiencies. 

  • Develops processes and programs for identifying, vetting, and utilizing competent new contractors  in a cost effective manner.

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a landscape related field.

Five to seven years of landscape management.

Strong computer skills: Google Suite, MS Office Suite, SAP, Coupa, PPM, etc.

ISA’s Certified Arborist certification is a plus.


Base Pay Range: $83,600.00 - $113,200.00


Actual placement within this range may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location.

The Company also offers competitive benefits for full time employees including paid time off, matching 401(k), and health benefits.


About Us:
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.

Irvine Company is respected for its master planning and environmental stewardship of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, including diversified operations throughout coastal California. Irvine Company brings to life neighborhoods and sustainable communities with a full range of housing, jobs, retail centers, schools, parks and open space.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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