SITE SUPERVISOR - LANDSCAPING / GROUNDS 5/6/2020
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The Site Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operation, supervision and coordination of the activities of a crew of grounds workers and foremen. This position will oversee the full range of performance of landscaping, grounds maintenance, and outside facilities maintenance duties. The Site Supervisor usually manages and supervises up to nine (9) employees.
The Site Supervisors duties include, but are not limited to the following
1. Coordinates and supervises a crew of ground workers and foremen with the daily required landscaping/grounds maintenance activities.
2. Provide normal care of lawns, shrubbery, trees, walks, parking areas, and fence lines.
3. Observe and report any signs of abnormal development in lawns, shrubs, trees, etc., and recommend improvements as needed.
4. Prepare daily/weekly/monthly duty assignments and schedules for mowing, cutting, fertilizing, liming, seeding, application of pesticides/herbicides, pruning, etc.
5. Ensure employee time sheets are accurate and submitted on time in accordance with company policy.
6. Monitor and approve all proper use of time off and authorize any overtime.
7. Ensure timely completion/compliance with all administrative paperwork and/or procedures, as required, to include security measures.
8. Perform duties in conformance with any safety rules, regulations, or procedures given in writing or orally.
9. Act as a first contact in case of an emergency, accident, incident, or employee problem at the contract site. Provide initial investigation and report to the Operations/Management chain of command. Ensure accuracy and timeliness of contact sheets, incident reports, accident reports, workers' compensation forms, and any other required reports or records.
10. Maintains daily records of security, proper use of supplies, equipment, and vehicles as part of the regularly scheduled inspection process.
11. Attend meetings, in service and conferences as required to keep abreast of the landscape industry and to enhance management skills.
12. Coordinate and assist with snow removal as needed.
13. Other duties as assigned.
The Site Supervisor-Grounds supervises the Grounds Foreman (if applicable).
The Site Supervisor will be supervised by the Landscape Operations Manager.
The Site Supervisor must be able to stand/walk 95% of the work time and sit 5% in order to inspect grounds properly, check equipment, and to complete paperwork and grounds tasks, such as, pruning spraying, and riding mowers. He/she must be able to lift/carry 60 pounds and push/pull 100 pounds, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach and handle, all requirements necessary for loading and unloading materials and equipment, and for planting, cutting trees, and pruning. He/she must be alert to safety hazards and have a method of communicating, so those around can respond and understand. Must possess good vision and hearing, as this is necessary to drive equipment, inspect grounds work and perform grounds tasks. Mainly work outside. Working conditions are subject to extreme temperature and weather conditions. Work conditions may be inconvenienced by dust, dirt, fumes, or flying objects (grass).
1. High School Diploma/equivalent or higher
2. Eight (8) years of progressive experience in landscaping, grounds work, horticultural skills, and applicable equipment knowledge required.
3. Certified Pesticide Applicator required.
4. Three years of supervisory skills preferred.
5. Must be able to pass security clearance.
6. Must be able to work flexible hours with some nights and weekends (and overtime) may be required.
7. Clean driving record and valid drivers license is required.
8. Prior experience managing adults with differing abilities desirable.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)