Cagwin & Dorward

Manager Trainee

Job Locations US
Manager Trainee
Hiring Manager
Aaron Majors
Salary Range
$50,000 - $59,000 annually, DOE


How would you like to be a part of a company that treats employees with dignity and respect? Cagwin and Dorward is a landscaping contractor that has built a culture around our values, collaboration and teamwork. We are a dynamic company that provides career opportunities combined with learning and growth. If you are looking for a long-term career, Cagwin might be the place for you!


Cagwin & Dorward is a full service landscape provider specializing in landscape maintenance, landscape construction, water management, and tree care for commercial, municipal and residential customers. From 15 local service centers, we serve the greater San Francisco Bay Area from Santa Rosa in the north, to Monterey in the south and east to Sacramento.


We value learning, respect, integrity, commitment, accountability, leadership, honor, courage and results.


While we are always accepting applications, we may not be hiring for this particular job in your preferred area(s) at this time.  However, your application will be retained for future review, when a opening occurs.


Benefit Package:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • 401(k) plan


The Management Training program is designed to prepare candidates for management positions through on-the-job experience of job duties. If you learn quickly, take initiative, are very organized, and have commitment, this may be the right opportunity for you.


The Management Training program lasts between 6-24months (depending on experience and progress), after which you may be promoted to various Manager positions.


  • Learn to coordinate, supervise, assist and train crew members in operations utilizing the Company's practices and techniques. Train crews to work efficiently, within the allotted time budgeted for each account. Learn to monitor performance and conduct employee evaluations of crew members.
  • Learn to create and maintain an ongoing prospecting and lead generation system that includes meeting with and qualifying prospects, maintaining relationships and preparing bids.
  • Successfully pass all company training (certification) requirements of this position and of the direct report personnel, to be able to fill any working direct report position in the event of an absence.
  • Learn and submit site management reports as may be required. Respond to customer requests and telephone communications. 


If you take initiative, are organized, a good time manager, learn quickly and communicate well, we’d like to talk with you!


  • Possess and utilize good interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with customers, employees and management.
  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Successfully pass all company training (certification) requirements of this position and of the direct report personnel.
  • Must possess a valid California driver's license with a driving record acceptable to the Company's insurance carrier.


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