Grounds Keeping Supervisor

Customers served (external and internal): all clients, any member of the LifeROOTS Team, board members, all vendors, suppliers and any other members of the public.

Role Summary: Responsible in directing Landscape workflow, completing work tickets, works alongside landscaping crews to complete required work, request supplies, approving time sheets, incident reporting, ensuring that all contractual requirements of each property are complied with of the assigned grounds, inspecting completed work.

Principal Accountabilities: (essential job functions):

  1. Oversees maintenance of grounds assigned under this contract.
  2. Schedules all grounds keeping activities to accommodate contract requirements and personnel         assignments.
  3. Ensures all scheduled work is completed in accordance with the contract.
  4. Ensures crew(s) follows the grounds keeping schedule as submitted to the customer by the Project Manager.
  5. Inspects all grounds serviced on a bi-monthly basis and records any discrepancies and corrective actions on inspection sheets and submits findings to the Project Manager on a regular basis.
  6. Implements and documents the quality control plan.
  7. Monitors crew labor hours to detect and correct problems.
  8. Supervises crew leaders, clients and non-client custodians.
  9. Notifies the Project Manager of any inspections conducted and any corrective action taken.
  10. Provides training and monitors the safety and MSDS program.
  11. Promotes and provides training to clients, non-client custodians as instructed by the Project Manager and according to the client’s plan.
  12. Completes supply inventory and storage on a regular basis.
  13. Maintains phone accessibility during work hours.
  14. Establishes basic and periodic grounds keeping schedules in accordance with the task and frequency chart in the contract.
  15. Complies with all applicable LifeROOTS policies and procedures.
  16. Exercises personnel authority with respect to employment, training, performance appraisals, WSSAs.
  17. Responsible for participation in the company’s quality improvement program and ensures that all department-applicable quality improvement requirements are fulfilled.
  18. Responsible for participation in the company’s financial management and ensures that all department-applicable fiscal responsibilities are fulfilled.
  19. Responsible for participation in the company’s Health and Safety program and ensure that all department-applicable safety requirements are fulfilled.
  20. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Project Manager.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  1. HS Diploma or GED required; Two or more years of experience in grounds keeping and supervision of five or more people.
  2. Able to read and write English; must have good verbal and written communication skills.
  3. Computer Literate in Microsoft suite.
  4. Fundamental understanding of LifeROOTS, Inc. policies.

Beneficial Skills and Experience:

  1. Grounds keeping Supervisor should have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  2. Time Management: Proven ability to manage own time and the time of others well.
  3. Monitoring: Proven practice of monitoring/assessing performance of oneself, other individuals, or organization to make improvements or take corrective action.
  4. Service Orientation: Actively looking for ways to help people.
  5. Experience working in high performance teams and performing as a proven strong team player.
  6. Commitment to company values.

Conditions of Employment:

  1. Fingerprints and background check.
  2. Must have a valid and current driver’s license with good driving record and must have current auto insurance as required by applicable state law.
  3. Routinely operates a company vehicle or a personal vehicle while on company business.
  4. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Physical Challenges

  1. Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position without hazard to themselves or others.
  2. The work is non sedentary requiring walking, bending, lifting and carrying 60 pounds occasionally
  3. Must be able to operate grounds keeping and lawn maintenance equipment.
  4. Additional challenges may arise, at which time LifeROOTS, Inc. may revise this job description.

Reporting to the position are:   Crew Leaders, Grounds Keepers

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position, but rather serves as a tool to assist the employees in this position. The existence of this job description, or any other job description, does not in any way negate “at will” employment status. The Director of Human Resources of LifeROOTS, Inc. is the only person who may elect to modify or delete this job description at any time upon giving notice to the HR Rep to do so.                                                                                                                              

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position, but rather serves as a tool to assist the employees in this position. The existence of this job description, or any other job description, does not in any way negate “at will” employment status. The Director of Human Resources of LifeROOTS, Inc. is the only person who may elect to modify or delete this job description at any time upon giving notice to the HR Rep to do so.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply