Omni Ecosystems seeks a Director of Products & Construction to join our team on a full-time basis. The position is newly created, and plays a key role in Omni’s mission. Candidates should adhere to high standards of excellence, communication, and accountability, and should be self-motivated, attentive to detail, and committed to our shared vision.
Omni has not previously had a staff member whose focus is oversight of the Omni Products & Construction. Through ingenuity, hard work, and robust collaboration, Omni has successfully delivered high-quality products and services. Now, the company has proven Omni’s unique business model and has an ambitious growth plan, and we are accordingly creating a new leadership position.
Omni Ecosystems creates living infrastructure. We are a turnkey operation designing, manufacturing, constructing, and managing working landscapes that elevate the social, environmental and financial bottom lines. We identify and operate as problem-solvers, developing elegant solutions to complex ecological challenges in the built environment. Our success hinges on our diverse, hard-working team with expertise in innovative research & development, design and landscape architecture, construction management, landscape management, and ecosystem stewardship. Omni has a collaborative, team-oriented culture and workplace in which our multi-disciplinary team is encouraged to generate new ideas, push green technology forward, and disrupt staid patterns within the real estate, architecture/engineering, construction, and landscape industries.
Director of Products & Construction Description
Omni seeks an individual with the experience, skills, and passion to oversee material forecasting & logistics, construction planning & operations, safety, and team management. This position will also have limited project management duties for the next 18-24 months, and will participate in the strategic leadership group within the firm. The Director oversees the team that carries out Omni’s product and construction projects, which include growing media, on-grade and on-structure irrigation systems, drainage for on-structure and on-grade ecosystems, plantings, pavers, metal edging, green facade and living wall systems and associated anchoring systems, and more. A successful Director is a self-starter and problem-solver, attentive to details, a clear and proactive communicator, and experienced in logistics, construction, and staff management. The Director is a central and critical member of Omni Construction team, and works from the Omni office in Chicago with occasional travel to project sites in Chicago and nationwide.
Salary and Benefits
Omni offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience. Health, dental, and vision insurance and 401k are also available to eligible employees.
If you are a dedicated professional and manager who excels at collaboration and meets the above qualifications, then please send your CV to Brita Bednar at email@example.com.
At Omni, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We know that an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
For more info about Omni visit www.omniecosystems.com
Omni Ecosystems® creates sustainable green infrastructure by inventing, designing, supplying, constructing, and maintaining working landscapes. Working landscapes work, and work for you by providing environmental, social, and financial benefits beyond a typical landscape.
Working landscapes provide natural beauty and can stack functions, such as managing stormwater, growing crops, creating habitats, and serving as engaging spaces for people.
We believe that integrating natural and dynamic landscapes into the places we live and work is a fundamental building block of resilient cities and of healthier and happier humans.
By infusing nature into our daily lives, Omni Ecosystems brings balance to the built environment, and nurtures a meaningful re-connection with nature.
Our team includes experts in microbiology, ecology, landscape architecture, architecture, horticulture, green infrastructure, logistics, and construction. Teaming across disciplines, Omni provides solutions for ecosystem design, implementation and management.