We’re expanding and looking for Director of Operations to support one of six locations throughout the Southeast. Current locations include: Atlanta, Nashville, Birmingham, Charleston, Savannah and Myrtle Beach. We would consider experienced candidates who live in any of our cities.
Peachtree Tents, d/b/a Music City Tents, Event Rentals Unlimited and Event Works are the leading event rental business in the Southeast. We offer a supportive, congenial work environment and we’ve received numerous awards for company culture and customer service including: “Best Places to Work” and “Best in Business”. We are one of the fastest growing companies in the US and have been listed on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 500/500 list six times. Serving the Southeastern United States from six locations. Our clients include caterers, event planners, florists, food service companies, corporations, restaurants, hotels, schools, venues and more. Position Tasks & Activities: •Coordinators with the General Manager for operations of the business. •Participate in hiring of all Operations staff. •Regularly communicates with the sales staff for details and last-minute changes. •Develop preventative maintenance schedules with department managers. •Track and research all reports of safety violations. •Reviews customized reports prepared by Assistant Director of Operations. •Need to be able to understand and organize problems and then select a method to solve the problem. •Fill in for other positions, when necessary, for smooth operation of the business. •Network with other industry professionals. •Adhere to all company policies, procedures, rules and regulations in written or verbal form. •Enforce government safety requirements and other regulations and security in store. •Represent department at management meeting. •Conduct department, store and safety meetings upon request. •Attend department, store and safety meetings. •Perform other duties as requested.
Nature of the Work: Must be able to supervise and assist the operations crews. Must be able to train and direct activities of subordinates. Must be able to apply logical thinking to a wide range of problems, collect data, draw conclusions and offer constructive opinions concerning day to day activities. Establish atmosphere in the office that promotes customer service and teamwork.
Working Conditions: Most work will be indoors with general office and warehouse conditions. Some work areas may not be heated or air conditioned. This job requires constant interaction with co-workers and with the public. May possibly have exposure to chemicals, including but not limited to gasoline, diesel fuel, propane, kerosene and cleaning solvents. Propane is an obvious hazard; hence a sense of smell is required.
Education, Skills & Requirements: •College degree preferred. •Must have five years of warehouse, delivery or routing management experience. •Must be able to lift approximately 70 lbs. •Must maintain a professional personal appearance. •Must maintain a valid driver’s license. •Must be able to use mathematics to solve problems. •Computer knowledge is preferred. Training on rental software will be provided. •Must be able to speak English clearly and write legibly. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus. •Must pass company drug screen. •Must maintain an acceptable attendance record. •Must have a full range of motion and dexterity. •Must be able to provide, understand and complete instructions furnished in written, oral or scheduled form. •Maintain a cooperative working relationship with co-workers. •Must be able to maintain a high degree of patience and offer constructive criticism when necessary.
Reports to: General Manager
Additional Salary Information: Medical/Health, 401k, Vacation and PTO
Peachtree Tents and Events is the Southeast’s premier full service event rental company. We believe in cultivating meaningful relationships, expressing gratitude and demonstrating humility, and pursuing excellence in service and self.