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Assistant Maintenance Manager

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Job Description: 

Skagit Horticulture operates greenhouses, container yards, and open field production centers in both Washington and California. These unique climates offer optimum environments to propagate and grow plants where they perform best. Whether you need annuals, perennials, grasses, ground covers, or roses, Skagit Horticulture has you covered from starts to finish!

We have an immediate opportunity for an Assistant Maintenance Manager to join our team in Washington State’s beautiful Skagit Valley.

This position is responsible to assist in the creation and maintenance of a clean, safe, well-functioning facility; to assist as required in the management and performance of routine maintenance to the physical properties and equipment of Skagit Horticulture. The assistant maintenance manager will offer ongoing support and coaching on projects based on priority, gain knowledge and expertise with each assignment and advise best protocols towards resolution and long term fixes. Communicates clear expectations regarding maintenance jobs, priorities and accomplishments to the maintenance manager and team. Oversee and share (as needed) on-call responsibilities with other maintenance team members.

You will also  assist managing a team of employees and their tasks as assigned by department manager. Communicates company goals, safety practices, and deadlines to team. Motivates team members and assesses performance. Provides help to department manager, including hiring and training, and keeps manager updated of on team performance. Communications concerns and policies among management and team members.

Required / Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge in maintenance repairs
  • Welding a plus
  • Knowledge in mechanics, electrical, boiler rooms, green houses, redactable roofs, and general repairs required
  • Candidate should have strong people and problem solving skills
  • Experience in Lean processes is preferred
  • Willingness to travel from site to site is required
  • Driver’s license and safe driver record are required.
  • High integrity and respect for confidentiality requirements
  • OSHA 10 or 30 desired
  • Basic competency in Microsoft Office®

A career at Skagit Horticulture is challenging, rewarding, and satisfying. We accomplish our goals when each individual performs to their full potential while contributing as a valuable team player with others in the organization.

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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